Archive for September, 2009
October means several things- leaves changing colour, Halloween costumes, half term holidays…and conkers! Ever the favourite playground sport, conker challenges have been around as far back as 1848 in the UK with the World Conker Championships starting in 1965. Originally, the game was played with snail shells, but today it’s the conkers of horse-chestnut trees [...]
Are you looking for funding for a local project or organisation you represent?Fancy getting your hands on anything from £500- £10,000 in funding for your cause? If you’ve got a project which could benefit from help from the People’s Postcode Trust then simply visit http://www.postcodetrust.org.uk/and download the application form.
A €500,000 prize has been given to a British entrepreneur who beat over 300 entries from across the world to secure funding for an almost-invisible rooftop wind turbine that not only cut energy costs and usage but also pay for itself within a matter of years. The Postcode Lottery Blog was there in the thick [...]