Ipswich community projects receive more than £100,000 in Health Lottery funding
PUBLISHED: 14:06 14 October 2019 | UPDATED: 14:27 14 October 2019
Three Ipswich community projects have received a share of more than £100,000 from the Health Lottery.
The money was awarded by the Health Lottery through its Active Communities scheme, which invests in projects that benefit communities.
Ipswich Community Media, who received £36,680, will run weekly creative workshops in arts, music and media for young people in the town's Westgate ward.
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Out Loud Music Community Interest, which runs weekly multimedia workshops for young people with additional needs, has received £37,020.
It has also planned a summer camp after children leave school for their break.
Phoenix Project Ipswich, which helps people with mental health issues, received £29,481.
Chris Lunn, director of Health Lottery East, said: "We are delighted money raised by Health Lottery East is supporting such important projects in Ipswich."