SIX organisations in Kirklees are among 120 good causes across Yorkshire to share in more than £1m of lottery funding.
The groups have scooped a total of £58,124 in the latest batch of grants from the Big Lottery Fund to support community organisations, sporting groups and schools in the region.
Grants of £10,000 each go to Our Lady of Lourdes RC Primary School in Sheepridge and Fresh Horizons at Deighton.
The school will use the windfall to improve the playground by installing outdoor play equipment, a safety surface and playground markings.
Fresh Horizons will use the funding to run activities on issues such as crime prevention workshops, training to create community mentors, carnival costume making workshops and basic IT skills.
Slaithwaite Cricket and Bowling Club receives £9,990 to convert old changing facilities into a self-contained room with a kitchen, WC and space for workshops and meetings for use by local community groups.
A grant of £9,525, goes to The Motherhub, a Lindley-based parent support group. The cash will help provide a space for young children to play and for their parents to get support on parenting, job hunting and accessing public services.
Holme Valley Gardening Network Kirklees Ltd will use its £9,359 grant to deliver gardening, cookery workshops and environmental craft activities for families of children with disabilities or social or behavioural issues.
Bradley-based Friends of St Thomas receive £9,250 to run activities including craft workshops, cookery classes and an international food celebration event.