Grants

East Sussex Foster Care Association

The trustees were pleased to be able to support the East Sussex Foster Care Association who bought 206 tickets for the Panto in Eastbourne.  Foster families enjoyed a performance of Cinderella at the Devonshire Park Theatre where it was the first ever theatre experience for many of the children and their faces told a story …

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Through Care Service

The Trustees were delighted to be able to help the Through Care Service provide a young people’s Christmas party for around 100 young people.

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Old Town Library

Old Town Library now has splendid new signage after a successful grant application to the Trust.

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Association of Carers

The trustees were pleased to help the Association of Carers provide a Christmas Lunch for a local group of carers.

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Oakwood Primary Academy

“We are absolutely delighted with the donation made by the John Jackson Trust.  The children now have a beautiful surface area on which to play and develop their outside learning.  On behalf of all of the children and staff, thank you!” – Oakfield Primary Academy

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Motcombe Gardens Dovecote

Excavation, Investigation and Renovation work at the Motcombe Gardens Dovecote, in Old Town. The trustees have been able to support the Friends of Motcombe Gardens with this project and a  sign will shortly be erected in front of the Dovecote outlining its history.

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Civilian War Memorial

The  trustees  were able to contribute to the cost of establishing a Peace Garden situated at the Wish Tower, Eastbourne in memory of the people killed and injured in the bombing raids on the town during the war of 1939-45 and in memory of the fortitude of residents during those years. The centre piece of the …

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Royal Hippodrome Theatre

The trustees were pleased to help the Royal Hippodrome Theatre in Eastbourne as an important asset for the benefit of people in Eastbourne.  The John Jackson Charitable Trust together with the Lottery provided the funding that had a £100,000 makeover with the  restoration of the building’s deteriorating facade . The image gallery  above shows the …

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The Haven School – Polli:Nation

The Haven School have been presented with a Polli:Nation certificate and legacy pack for successfully changing the school environment to encourage pollinating insects. The Haven school are now considered ambassadors in the South East for its efforts.  The trustees of the trust  are pleased to have supported the school on this initiative.

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Motcombe Primary School

The Trustees were pleased to assist Motcombe School  with a new hall ceiling and lighting. It has made a huge difference and the children are looking forward to putting on performances in the new improved hall.

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BDAA – Disabled Angling

The Trustees were please to assist the British Disabled Angling Association in improving   the facilities at Hailsham Country Park.  Disabled access platforms were built  which allow wheelchair users to fish.

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Band of Brothers

The trustees were  glad to be able to assist the Band of Brothers with their mentoring scheme in Eastbourne.

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Tiny Towner Fun

Tiny Towner fun at the Towner Art Gallery

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Arts in Mind

Arts in Mind project at The Towner Art Gallery.

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Sussex Wildlife Trust

A grant enabled two courses of Wellbeing in the Wild to take place for the benefite of people from Eastbourne with mental health problems. The courses were a fantastic success and 16 beneficiares completed wildlife and nature focused activities which boosted their confidence and self-esteem.

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Happy Paws Rescue

Thr trust was glad to be able to help Lisa Smart at Happy Paws Rescue.

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Citizens Advice Bureau

Helping out with a grant to the Citizens Advice Bureau.

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Chloe – Tap Dancer

Sponsorship of Chloe a very talented Eastbourne Girl who reached the World Tap Dancing Championship for Team UK held in Germany 2016 and who won two gold medals and just missed out on bronze in a third event coming fourth out of 26 which is quite an achievement. Well done Chloe!

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Hazel Court School

It was a great pleasure to sponsor and subsequently attend, the opening of the sensory room at Hazel Court School which they have named The Discovery Room, and a joy to see the pupils and staff using all the interactive facilities it has which are amazing.

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Shinewater School

Shinewater pupils enjoying the new outdoor classroom we were delighted to provide

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Fusion Cheerleaders

Fusion Cheerleaders benefited from funding for vaulting equipment needed to enhance their performance.

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Ice Hockey Club

From nothing to this magnificent hockey rink.A delight to have been able to support such a transformation.

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Lindfield School

The completed Sensory Garden at The Lindfield School designed for pupils with disabilities.

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MyAware

We were pleased to help MyAware which supports sufferers of Myasthenia Gravisa rare disease causing sever muscle weakness.

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Alice Croft House

The new purpose built office at Alice Croft House we were delighted to provide.

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11th Eastbourne Scout Group

The 11th Eastbourne Scout Group enjoy their new tents funded by the Trust, after most of theirs were blown away in bad weather while camping in Switzerland. Picture courtesy of Eastbourne Herald

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New Staff Room at Langney Priory CP School

The Trustees viewing the facilities of the new Staff Room at Langney Priory CP School funded by the Trust. Picture courtesy of Eastbourne Herald

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Phoenix Boxing

The Trustees were delighted to have been involved in this project from the outset to its completion. Picture courtesy of Eastbourne Herald

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