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Young Campaigner Recognised With City Award

A 16-year-old sixth form student has been recognised for her work to raise awareness of the
impact of sexual harassment and assault on women and young girls across the city.
Amelia Roe, a pupil at Allestree Woodlands School, was nominated by local charity Safe and
Sound for the Outstanding Contribution to the Community award, sponsored by Derby City
Council at this year’s Derby Youth Awards which are organised by Sporting Communities.
With the help of Sporting Communities, she has developed and delivered a series of

The East Midlands Railway Community Fund

The EMR Community Fund is available to a range of organisations, including charities, sports clubs, schools, which are within a 15km radius of an EMR managed station. The fund has various aims including, bringing communities together and supporting diversity and inclusion.

Comic Relief Community Fund - Opens 31st October 2022

This Fund's aim is to create change at the community level, via projects which align with four strategic themes, including:

  • Children Survive and Thrive: Supporting Children uo to the age of 11 to grow, play and learn.
  • Mental Health Matters: Supporting good mental health in communities and tackling stigma and discrimination.

Grants up tp £10k.