The latest round of lottery grant funding has seen local groups around Motherwell and Bellshill share thousands of pounds.
A £1,660 award will help Arthritis Support Group (Bellshill and District) provide outings and activities for its members.
The Motherwell-based Best Way Community Development group, which supports the local African community, has been awarded £10,000 to help African families to understand contemporary British attitudes.
Brandon Court Tenants Association gets £8,961 to fund holiday and theatre trips for residents.
Craigneuk Family Learning Centre has been awarded £10,000 to redevelop the nursery’s outdoor space.
Elim Christian Centre will be able to obtain audio equipment and refurbish its hall thanks to an award of £6,279.
The Friends 4 U group for people with learning disabilities, which meets in locations around Motherwell, has been awarded £9,559 towards outings and events.
Holy Family Primary School in Mossend receives £10,000 for new play equipment.
An £8,260 grant to North Lanarkshire Women’s Aid will support the provision of a 24-hour helpline.
The Motherwell-based Miracle Foundation has been awarded £9,600 to help it support bereaved children.
Treetops Nursery has been granted £3,599 for Tuesday and Thursday sessions.