Where the funds could be allocated in Three Towns

Several projects have applied for money in Three Towns

If you live in this area- you CAN VOTE NOW, for three projects project using the Three Towns Link. However please ensure that you know how to vote, young people at school or home schooling will vote with teachers in school - young people who have left school should follow the instuctions here

 

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The projects in this area are:

5th Ardrossan Guides

Theme: 4) Digital Connections

Applying For: £1000

We are a local branch of the Girlguiding organisation and would like £1000 for a laptop computer and one year's supply of 4g mobile internet to provide online meetings for our group via Zoom. If we are able to return to Face-to-Face Guiding in the future then the computer and internet would allow our girls to connect with other groups and to carry out Guiding activities and research in our rented premises.

 

 

Active Schools Dance North Ayrshire

Theme: 1) Health & Wellbeing

Applying For: £200 (This group is applying across all Localities for a share of £1000)

Dance North Ayrshire (DNA) has been created by the Active Schools team which aims to provide a range of free dance opportunities to young people across the whole of North Ayrshire. Dance is a popular sport within the schools and community. With this funding we would like to organise events on a localised level, support our qualified dance leaders in gaining experience, organise regular classes in a range of styles, specialised training workshops with skilled performers from within in the professional industry while making sure all these opportunities are accessible to the young people of all ages and stages.

 

 

Ardeer Parent Council

Theme: 1) Health & Wellbeing

Applying For: £850

We aim to engage our community in accessing learning opportunities outdoors. We will do this through the creation of a community wellbeing garden. Our community garden would become a learning opportunity for all. We aim to create a space that nurtures community health and wellbeing by providing a safe and engaging place for children, families and the community. We will use this space to reinstate some opportunities our young community has for intergenerational work with Thistle day care (Nursing home).

 

 

Ardrossan Academy Wellbeing Ambassadors

Theme: 1) Health & Wellbeing

Applying For: £1000

We are Ardrossan Academy’s Wellbeing Ambassadors and we would like to create a Wellbeing Garden to provide a safe space for all pupils to go to, where they can reflect, relax and connect with others. It is hoped to be a place for breathing space and mindfulness, where pupils can manage their emotions and take part in personalised learning opportunities. Our S6 ambassadors will be available during lunchtimes in the garden to talk to and support anyone who may need it. Seating, shelter and colourful plants will give the garden a comforting feel and help everyone with their wellbeing.

 

 

Ardrossan Sea Cadets

Theme: 1) Health & Wellbeing

Applying For: £1000

During COVID, we have not met since 23rd March 2020. Our Power Boats now have batteries that have completely died due to non-use. We would like to rectify this and be ready when Young People can meet again in person

 

 

Auchenharvie Academy - Middle school Pupil Council

Theme: 1) Health & Wellbeing

Applying For: £1000

We are organising a whole school mental well-being week which will include class inserts, external speaker’s significant awareness raising involving local and national charities and additional training for staff and pupils to be mental health first aid trained. This will allow for the legacy of the week, which will be organised exclusively by pupils to last well beyond the immediate impact.

 

 

Evolution Skatepark Scotland

Theme: 2) Poverty & Inequality

Applying For: £1000

We are asking you to consider to part fund our insurance fees. Due to significant loss of income we will struggle to pay our annual fee of £3500. The fee covers us for outdoor sporting activity and provides us volunteer and public liability insurance. We cannot operate our facility without the maximum cover, and we want to open our doors when the restrictions are lifted.

 

 

Myc On the Move

Theme: 1) Health & Wellbeing

Applying For: £200 (This group is applying across all Localities for a share of £1000)

We are a partnership that will create packs for the most vulnerable and isolated young people in our community. Using the mobile youth centre to distribute these the packs will give young people tools and activities to help tackle isolation, mental health, employability skills and support digital connectivity.

 

 

North Ayrshire Active Schools Young Ambassador Programme

Theme: 1) Health & Wellbeing

Applying For: £200 (This group is applying across all Localities for a share of £1000)

Our Young Ambassador Programme for all 9 secondaries in North Ayrshire would use this funding to provide t-shirts/ hoodies, whistles, stationary, reward stickers, chateez flashcards, medals, certificates, portable speakers and badges. Our YA programme intakes over 150 S2-S6’s pupils and trains them up to become YA’s within their own schools. A YA promotes sport and inspires pupils to take part in physical activity in their schools and local communities. Becoming a YA develops pupils’ self-esteem, creativity, confidence, organisation and communication skills. This programme is an amazing opportunity for our young people of North Ayrshire.

 

 

North Ayrshire Ambition Agreement

Theme: 2) Poverty and Inequality

Applying For: £200 (This group is applying across all Localities for a share of £990)

The money will be used to purchase award booklets that focus on employability and wellbeing for the young people to complete. The resource also comes with access to the digital platform which is a crucial requirement in the current circumstances. The booklets are used for both group work and 1 to 1 keyworking. These booklets are SQA accredited awards that grant the young people SQA credits once they are completed.

 

 

North Ayrshire Sports Academy Students - Auchenharvie

Theme: 1) Health & Wellbeing

Applying For: £1000

The P7 pupils in cluster primaries have missed out on a lot this year. We will run a series of sport and physical activity challenges in the lead up to them beginning S1. This would be done virtually just now but hopefully we will be able to come together to have a sports day in the Summer. On this day we would like to give each pupil a t-shirt in their house group colour. This could be used as PE kit when they begin S1. Our aim is to provide a positive experience to engagenew S1 pupils in Physical Activity.

 

 

North Ayrshire Youth Exec

Theme: 1) Health & Wellbeing

Applying For: £200 (This group is applying across all Localities for a share of £1000)

This money will be used to create localised and youth led 7 45 second short animated videos and standalone individual workshops to support and educate young people and professional to make informed decision about drugs and alcohol.

 

 

PE Pupil Focus Group - Auchenharvie

Theme: 1) Health & Wellbeing

Applying For: £1000

We would purchase branded PE kit that would be accessible to all pupils who are unable to bring kit to school on a regular basis due to difficult circumstances that their families may be facing. At the moment pupils are reluctant to borrow school kit. This can then prevent them participating. The kit would match our newly revamped house system colours and uniformity of the PE department enabling pupils to identify with their house, feel included and encourage them to participate in lunchtime and extra-curricular activities too. Being more active more often will benefit pupils physical, mental, emotional wellbeing enormously.

 

 

Scratch Group

Theme: 4) Digital Connections

Applying For: £950

We want to make the SCRATCH online group more inclusive, be part of the making things better during Covid and beyond. Give a place to go, to be part of something. No one should be feeling lonely now it was bad enough for some people in normal times. To make it fun and to make sure we are in a good place when we come out of lockdown.

 

 

St Matthew's Academy Young Ambassadors

Theme: 1) Health & Wellbeing

Applying For: £1000

Currently due to Covid-19 restrictions we are unable to run our usual transitional activities with the PE dept to highlight the great opportunities to promote Health and Wellbeing we would like to make a number of videos and promotional materials to welcome this year’s new S1s to the Academy and highlight the great opportunities for them when Extra-Curricular sport can resume. We will continue to use this equipment to promote sport and a positive outlook on Health and Wellbeing in all of our projects going forward.

 

 

St Peter's Primary Active Health Group

Theme: 1) Health & Wellbeing

Applying For: £1000

Our group would like to purchase outdoor basketball posts to allow us to improve the outdoor extra-curricular sports opportunities available to our children. In partnership with Active Schools, Sporting Pathways visited the school and delivered taster sessions which linked to a community opportunity for young people to participate in basketball. This has resulted in basketball’s popularity increasing. Through consultation with the young people, the Active Health Group identified that permanent basketball posts for lunchtime and after school clubs would allow them to develop their skills further in a safe, outdoor environment.

 

 

Team FR

Theme: 1) Health & Wellbeing

Applying For: £750

We are a voluntary run dance school and planning to hold a day of learning different styles of dance while promoting the benefits of exercise, healthy eating, confidence building, team building, talk about mental health. We will also discuss dangers and precautions around coronavirus and how to keep safe while still enjoying a fun filled healthy hobby.

 

 

Team Inspire

Theme: 3) Voice and Participation

Applying For: £200 (This group is applying across all Localities for a share of £1000)

Team Inspire is a group of North Ayrshire Sports Academy (NASA) graduates. We provide future graduates, children and young people with opportunities to be inspired and gain the skills to make a difference in their communities. We want develop our leadership skills by engaging in further learning which would enable us to support future participants of NASA. The team would like to purchase branded ki. This would encourage our successors to become part of the group whilst raising our profile, further enhancing our growth and making a recognisable impact as leaders in our communities.

 

 

The Friday Night Youth Club & Monday Night Fun Crew

Theme: 1) Health & Wellbeing

Applying For: £200 (This group is applying across all Localities for a share of £1000)

We will focus on health & wellbeing/keeping active - our clubs are for young people who have additional support needs and we want our attendees to be healthy, active and have the opportunity to socialise with their peers. To achieve this, we are planning additional support needs fun days for our groups which will include inflatable assault courses, games and activities. We also hope to have a petting zoo visit for therapeutic purposes and catering for the events.