b"Grants for GoodTulgey Woods Sanctuary - 1,000 GrantA 10-acre wildlife haven situated in the city centre ofPlymouthNearly 10 acres of mixed woodland and brush, TulgeyWoods was purchased by husband and wife Sid andSam Remmer to preserve the wildlife and protect theland from development. The woodland and brush aresituated in the heart of the city of Plymouth and are animportant ecological asset for the area. The project will:increase habitat and biodiversityimprove the sustainability of local drainageprovisioneducate and promote environmental innovation to awide audiencecreate an oasis of calm and refuge within the cityfor those in needThe project's main aim is to increase biodiversity; however, the project has brought so manyother benefits to the community. It has improved the environment, helps with flood defencesand has created lots of community involvement through volunteering and other communityprojects that use the site. Our funds will help the project develop its community outreach.Welcome to English - 1,000 GrantHelping refugees & asylum seekers practise English andhelp them become part of the local communityWelcome to English was created by Karen van Diesento help newcomers to Hull (primarily refugees andasylum seekers) practise English, make new friendsand find out more about living in Hull. They achievethis with the help of around 35 befriender volunteers,most of whom are qualified teachers. In the last fouryears, they have helped around 800 learners to speakEnglish, learn about life in the UK and help them toadapt and become part of the local community.Funds from the Matthew Good Foundation will gotowards resources and activities to enhance learningand wellbeing."