Big Lottery Community Buildings Fund
for a maximum grant and enabling us to learn new skills in the development processes of the project.
Partners In Community Action (PICA)
an initiative of Newcastle Diocese, for their encouraging support and major grant towards the Rainford Room.
our 'Link' Diocese, for generous and timely gifts.
The Church and Community Fund (CCF)
supporting community initiatives, for a generous grant in the formative stages of the project.
The Co-operative Community Dividend Fund
for enabling us to employ a local craftsman to recycle wood into new furniture.
Garfield Weston Foundation
for a significant grant towards the general construction costs.
The Clothworkers Foundation
for their amazingly surprise grant towards the cost of the community kitchen.
The Joicey Trust
for generous support for the community room.
W. O. Street Charitable Trust
for a significant grant towards the community facilities.
Sir James Knott Trust
for their grant for the Rainford Room.
William Webster Charitable Trust
for a grant towards the community room.
The Bernard Sunley Trust
for a generous donation
The 1989 Willan Charitable Trust
for a grant for a heated food trolley
Low Carbon Buildings Programme and
Big Lottery Community Sustainable Energy Programme
for grants to install renewable technology
Ballinger Charitable Trust
for a significant grant to ensure the buidling project could be completed and also the initial fudning for the Peace Gardens.
Dementia Care Partnership
for a grant to support the project's work with carers.
SITA Trust for the major funding of the Peace Gardens
- Christ's Hospital in Sherburn Trust
- +Martin, Bishop of Newcastle
- Christian Unity Fellowship
- St John's Church Whorlton
- Hedley Denton Trust
- Allchurches Trust
- William Leech Foundation
- Milecastle Primary School
- Knoplaw Primary School
- Dr Hari Shukla and many local residents and friends
- All those who sponsored Ruth and Anne in the Great North Run
- All the organisers and supporters of fund-raising activities
- Denton, Newburn and Westerhope Ward Committees
- Parkway Medical Practice
- Councillor Marc Donnelly of Westerhope Ward for his tireless active support of the projects.
- Our Architects, Spence and Dower
- Our Ward Councillors and Ward Co-ordinators
- The Ward Partnerships
- Staff of the Planning Department
- Parkway and Holmside Medical Practices
- North of Tyne Primary Care Trust
- Staff of Ashley House plc
- Dementia Care Partnership
- our Archdeacon, the Diocesan Registrar and other diocesan advisors and staff
Thanks especially to the founders of the church in this community,
whose vision has informed and shaped the current project,
and to those whose prayers have sustained the church in the community for over 40 years,
including five parish priests.
And to God in all things.