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National Literacy Trust

GWR grant to help improve pupils’ reading and writing skills in Swindon

A National Literacy Trust project to improve reading and writing skills among children in Swindon has received a £13,500 grant from Great Western Railway.

Reading station

GWR grant for schools’ project focusing on Reading Station

A project using Reading Station to inform and inspire primary school pupils has received a £4,000 grant from Great Western Railway.

7 Railway

Vital lifeskills to be taught via video thanks to GWR grant

A Bristol-based project teaching vital safety messages has received a £10,000 grant from Great Western Railway.

Life Cycle UK

GWR boosts cycling project setting prisoners on path to a new qualification

A project which teaches prisoners to become bike mechanics has received a £10,000 grant from Great Western Railway.

KTCR

Keynsham community radio station to launch rail-themed media project thanks to GWR grant

A project offering media training and promoting rail travel to residents in Keynsham has received a £3,500 grant from Great Western Railway.

FunKids

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.

Newquay (Great Western Beach)

Boardmasters 2021: Can I go to Newquay by train?

Extra services provided but festival goers warned to reserve a seat

GCF

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.

Fine Cell Work stitcher

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.

Fearless

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.

Envision

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.