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Ipswich community projects receive more than £100,000 in Health Lottery funding

PUBLISHED: 14:06 14 October 2019 | UPDATED: 14:27 14 October 2019

Ipswich projects have received more than £100,000 from the Health Lottery Picture: CAD TAYLOR

Ipswich projects have received more than £100,000 from the Health Lottery Picture: CAD TAYLOR

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Three Ipswich community projects have received a share of more than £100,000 from the Health Lottery.

Children taking part in the South Street Kids project  Picture: CAD TAYLORChildren taking part in the South Street Kids project Picture: CAD TAYLOR

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."

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