Travelling Fellowship award for Sandra

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A LARNE woman has been awarded with a Travelling Fellowship from the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust.

Six grants, totalling £34,850 were awarded to Northern Ireland citizens from all walks of life to acquire knowledge overseas for the benefit of their communities.

The Fellows will travel to 10 countries between them, across six continents, where they will carry out a range of projects. The average length of each Fellowship is just under six weeks, with the Trust paying about £6000 per Fellow.

Local woman Sandra Moore, 56, is set to travel to the USA and Australia, where she will study recent innovations on how to tackle homelessness.

The purpose Fellowship is to widen an individual’s experience through overseas travel, while their Fellowship must also bring benefits to others in the UK through sharing the outcome of the travel experience.