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From George 2018-03-05T18:11:55+00:00

We worked very hard over the summer months of 2016 to establish the charity formally and complete the processes required by the Charity Commission. We were very conscious that until we received their approval we shouldn’t begin to allocate the funds that we had generated.

Our formal recognition was received on 10th October 2016, and shortly after we made our first allocation of funds. Listed below are the projects that have received funding so far.

2019-12-07T05:18:29+00:00

Allocation 39 – St Andrew’s Church Clock – £1,000

The Church clock was installed by Joyce of Whitchurch in 1887, to mark Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. The winding of the clock takes place once a week. Three heavy weights need to be elevated to the height of the Tower Clock Chamber, which can take over 200 turns of the winding handle! The Tower Captain, Colin Howarth  has [...]

2019-12-07T05:04:33+00:00

Allocation 38 – Tarvin Primary School Sports kit – £250

Tarvin Primary School were looking for "sponsors" for new sports kit for use by the football and rugby teams. As a former TPS pupil, and having donned the school colours on many occasions, we know that George would approve of this allocation! Photo to follow when available!

2019-12-07T05:17:18+00:00

Allocation 37 – The Daisy Garland – epilepsy sleep monitors – allocation pending

According to the Epilepsy Society, epilepsy affects at least 300,000 people in the UK - 60,000 of these people are children under the age of 16. Epilepsy affects 1 in every 100 children. It is the most common serious neurological condition in the world and can affect anyone at any time in their life - it has no [...]

2019-12-07T04:19:12+00:00

Allocation 36 – Tarporley 6th Form – Photographic Studio – pending

The School Media / Photography faculty were DESPERATE for a photographic studio for GCSE and particularly A Level subjects and for TERM magazine, for quality shoots. The George Heath Foundation have previously supported the students' TERM magazine with some photographic equipment and it goes from strength to strength having won four awards last year at the National SHINE Awards [...]

2019-12-07T04:03:02+00:00

Allocation 34 – CHANCE Changing Lives – Winter Provisions £840

CHANCE Changing Lives is a local charity that provides help to the homeless. They operate a community pantry and offer a weekly hot meal provision for the vulnerable, together with advice and various other fundamental services (including haircuts). This year we have, once again, provided them with sleeping bags and tents as well as insulated thermos mugs [...]

2019-11-28T18:16:09+00:00

Allocation 30 – Defibrillator – King George Playing Fields Tarvin £1295

At the July Parish Council meeting it was reported that on Sunday 30th June someone had collapsed and died of a heart attack at Tarvin Tennis Club. The defibrillators on the High street and at the Community Centre could not be used for different reasons. The trustees of the George Heath Foundation found out about the need [...]