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GWR provides grant and a listening ear to podcast-making project

A project teaching young adults how to make successful podcasts has received a grant of nearly £12,000 from Great Western Railway.

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GWR grant will help refugees and non-EU migrants to master UK’s public transport systems

A project to help refugees and non-EU migrants to navigate their way around public transport systems in London and Bristol has received a £37,000 grant from Great Western Railway.

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Boardmasters 2021: Can I go to Newquay by train?

Extra services provided but festival goers warned to reserve a seat

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GWR’s grant boost for Gloucestershire Community Foundation projects

Two projects designed to lead Gloucestershire’s recovery from the impact of Covid-19 have received a grant boost from Great Western Railway.

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GWR’s £20,000 boost for prison needlework project affected by Covid pandemic

A project which teaches prisoners creative needlework skills has received a £20,000 grant from Great Western Railway.

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GWR grant will help to educate young people about the dangers of ‘County Lines’

A project by independent charity Crimestoppers to raise awareness about ‘County Lines’ has received a grant of more than £21,000 from Great Western Railway.

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GWR supports competition to help develop young people’s employability skills

A project helping to develop young people’s employability skills has received a £15,000 grant from Great Western Railway.

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GWR grant boost for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Great Western Railway has given a £10,000 funding boost so more disadvantaged young people can access The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.

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GWR teams up with world-class athletes to help young people get On Track to Achieve

A project which sees world-class athletes inspiring young people to achieve their goals has received a £33,000 boost from Great Western Railway.

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GWR grant aims to deliver a smile to vulnerable adults experiencing dental pain

A project which aims to improve dental health among vulnerable adults has received a £5,000 grant from Great Western Railway.

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GWR grant boosts project to increase visitor numbers to Cornwall nature reserve

A project encouraging visitors to Churchtown Farm Community Nature Reserve has received a £4,500 grant from Great Western Railway.

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GWR grant to support mental health and wellbeing of young people in Cornwall

Projects to enhance the mental health and wellbeing of young people in Cornwall are to receive a slice of a £20,000 grant from Great Western Railway.