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Community award scheme axed - Wednesday 12 September 2007

The government is dropping its £3m Community Champions Award scheme that gives grants to local volunteers to set up grassroots community programmes.

When it was launched by David Blunkett, the then home secretary, in 2002, the Community Champion awards were heralded as the best way to reach the UK's most excluded communities.

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