Bro Aberffraw is made up of the small rural villages Aberffraw, Soar, Hermon, Bethel, Malltraeth, Capel Mawr, Llangristiolus, Newborough, Llangaffo and Dwyran in the South West part of the Isle of Anglesey. Containing around 5,000 people the community is small, close knit and always looking for new ways to improve the lives of people in the community. Bro Aberffraw’s priorities under the Fourteen programme is to tackle the level of apathy in the area, and increase the opportunities for young people and those who usually don’t participate.
In June 2015, the Bro Aberffraw Panel awarded 19 grants to community groups totalling £16,428.
Always Aim High Events Community Ltd £950 To increase the number of local young people participating in the Newborough Junior Sandman triathlon to be held in September 2015.
Atgof.com £1,000 To fund an art installation on Llanddwyn Island that would use forged oystershells, to be found and retained by volunteers at a community event.
Bodorgan Community Centre £626 To provide a better amplification system to allow more people who are hard of hearing to participate in community meetings.
Bodorgan Joint Venture £1,000 To run Gwledd Gymunedol BODORGAN Community Feast and to share information about the Fourteen Programme.
Bodorgan Juniors FC £1,000 To fund football leaders, welfare and first aid courses for members and replenish training stocks, kit and facilities.
Bodorgan Women's Institute £530 To hold free Water Colour Painting Sessions so that more people can participate in arts activity and promote the WI.
Criw Niwbwrch CYF - Babanod Rhosyr £340 To run a Teddy Bears Picnic to help increase participation in the twice-weekly Babanod Rhosyr sessions.
Criw Niwbwrch CYF - The Square Project £930 To run four sessions for local people to work on rejuvenating Newborough Square by planting flowers.
Criw Niwbwrch CYF - The Summer Forest School £1,000 To run free Summer Forest School Sessions for local children to participate in outdoor activity.
Eisteddfod Mon Paradwys a'r Fro 2016 £1,000 To bring in more volunteers for the Mon Eisteddfod in May 2016.
GeoMon Global Park £1,000 To train local volunteers to participate in leading Newborough Forest and Llanddwyn geo-heritage trails.
Gwynedd Archeological Trust £980 To lead two archaeological guided walks which aim to increase participation in decision making relating to Bro Aberffraw's historical assets.
Llanddwyn, Newborough Women's Institute £498 To hold a Centenary Event to celebrate the Women’s Institute and encourage more people to participate in the WI.
Llyn Parc Mawr Community Woodland Group £1,000 To run a Community Event in Llyn Parc Mawr to get more people to volunteer and participate in activities in the Woodland.
Malltraeth Ymlaen CYF £854 To buy picnic tables for the Bodorgan Adventure trail to increase parent participation in volunteering.
Newborough Football Club £1,000 To cover rent and resurfacing of a pitch, to re-establish a football club in Newborough in which local people can participate.
Newborough Leisure Club £720 To continue providing days out for older people living in Newborough by covering the costs of coach hire and keeping costs down for members, to remove barriers to participation.
Syrcas Circus Ltd £1,000 To fund a yurt construction course to engage local people and increase their participation in outdoor activities.
The Severn Wye Agency £1,000 To fund a household mail based survey that would promote participation by identifying environmental and heritage assets in Bro Aberffraw.
To read more about how the Fourteen programme has already made a difference in Bro Aberffraw, click here.