Projects benefit from big cash

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SOUTH Yorkshire projects have benefited from thousands of pounds of funding.

Barnsley Alcohol And Drug Advisory Service was given £138,347 by the Big Lottery Fund’s Reaching Communities payout.

Endeavour Training Limited, which helps young people who are ‘excluded from society’ and is based in Rotherham, was also awarded £293,461.

Nationwide, 64 projects benefited from a share of £14.8 million.

The money will also help disfigurement charity Changing Faces open its first regional support centre in Sheffield.