Regenerating near Bristol

Regenerating near Bristol

A visit to Mike Robbins, Hartcliffe & Withywood Angling Club, which has for many years undertaken outstanding work with young people on housing estates in Bristol. Mike has provided outdoor diversionary and engagement through angling for young people who have little other way of getting out from the urban environment. […]

Angling School supports Sportivate fishing project

Aaron with 1lb mackerel
Aaron with 1lb mackerel

Great to hear of our friends at the Angling School in Cornwall supporting the Cornwall Sports Partnership generating sustainable angling interest among members of the Adult Social Group of the West Cornwall Branch of the National Autistic Society. The Cornwall Sports Partnership wanted to encourage ‘semi-sporty’ people aged 16-25 years […]

All set for the new season.

Saddleworth School worked with the Environment Agency to develop a previously derelict pool, close to the school, to open up the possibility of fishing as an extra-cirricular activity. Dreamstore provided a small grant to enable equipment to be purchased from Preston Innovations to help with the development of school Club.  But […]

Angling alternative

Hartcliffe and Withywood Angling Club offers a scheme to divert young people, living in a deprived area of Bristol, away from anti-social behaviour, crime, drugs and alcohol misuse.  Through strict conduct and behaviour rules, the club helps young people, within the environment of fishing, to gain new skills, build confidence […]

Dreamstore to re-open Small Grants funding

New Year cheer, Small Grants are back.

Good news for the New Year. Dreamstore is re-opening Small Grants funding. It has been a hard couple of years for voluntary sector funding. Reorganisation, reinvention and retrenchment have all been part of the consideration in maintaining a presence to see out the other side an unsettled and subdued economy. […]