Cardiff Central’s Welsh Liberal Democrat MP Jenny Willott has welcomed the news that four projects in Cardiff Central are receiving grants from this year’s Lloyds Bank Community Fund awards.
The projects set to benefit are Cardiff Marrow – Cardiff students' branch of Anthony Nolan the country's most successful stem cell register, Vision 21 Cyfle Cymru, which provides training for people with learning needs, Cardiff First Responder Cyclists and Ty Celyn Sunday Club.
Around 1,400 good causes in 350 communities across the UK have been awarded money from the Lloyds Bank Community Fund, including these four local projects in Cardiff Central which have a positive impact at the heart of their communities. All those who have received awards will get grants of between £500 and £3,000.
Votes were cast between 2nd September and 10th October, with people voting in Lloyds’ branches, online, via SMS text message and on Twitter.
Commenting, Jenny Willott MP, said:
“I’m delighted that these four projects in Cardiff Central have been recognised and will receive funding to support the important work that they do in our local community. The awards are very special because local residents have voted for them and I’m sure that the money will be put to good use to make our local area even better.”
Graham Lindsay, Director, Responsible Business and Community Affairs, Lloyds Banking Group said:
“It has been fantastic to see so many members of the public nominating and voting for good causes in the 2014 Lloyds Bank Community Fund. Looking at all the wonderful causes that the Community Fund awards will go towards is truly heartening to see. Helping our communities thrive in this way is crucial to us delivering our ambition to help Britain prosper.”