Big Kirk Hallam is a scheme to spend £1 million pounds over ten years on community projects and is paid for with lottery money.
Our vision is to help make Kirk Hallam an even better place to live through fostering community spirit and increasing companionship, improving the opportunities we have and the environment in which we live.
Annual Report August 2017 – July 2018 (10/9/2018) - Here is our Annual Report for year 4 of our plan It includes updates on all of the projects we have funded during the year; notification of our Big Thank You and AGM on 20 October; notification of the Christmas event on 1 December; details of projects funded through the community chest during the year; […] Newsletter July 2018 (10/9/2018) - Here is our newsletter from July 2018 Inside you will find confirmation that our year 5 and 6 plan is approved Information about the Big thank you awards 2018 What’s happening at the community centre over the summer holidays Update on the community cafe Information about the community garden Update on knit and natter […] Big Local Rep quarterly review July – September 2018 (10/9/2018) - As your Big Local Rep, every three months I share my thoughts on local area progress with you as residents and with the central team managing the national programme. Your comments and thoughts are always welcome. Looking back Recent activity and successes for Big Kirk Hallam are overshadowed by the death of partnership member and […] Big Kirk Hallam AGM and Big Thank You Award date (9/26/2018) - Big Kirk Hallam is holding its AGM on the 20th October 2018 at 2.00pm at the Big Kirk Hallam Community Centre on Kenilworth Drive. Partnership Group members standing for reelection are Sarah Addis Amabel Badder Matt Betesta Alex Harris Sylvie Humphries Antony Robinson Amanda Speake Tracy Thorp If you are interested in joining the […] Doing the right thing right (9/13/2018) - How things are run in Big Kirk Hallam – Big Local rep, Bill Badham, reflects Occasionally questions arise about how the Big Local resident-led programmed is managed and overseen. Residents on the local partnership put themselves forward to support the community, giving of their time and expertise. They do an amazing job in identifying and […] Dave Addis (9/13/2018) - It is with great sadness that we report the death of one of our Partnership Group members, Dave Addis, who passed away on Tuesday morning. Our thoughts and love are with Sarah and the children at this time. R.I.P Dave you will be greatly missed community chest awards June 2018 (9/12/2018) - Here are details of the awards made in June by the Community Chest panel Check out the link below for amounts of awards Awards were made to Big Kirk Hallam Community Centre Warm Welcome Club Ladywood Primary School Friends of Lake and Meadows 21st Ilkeston Scouts 1st Kirk Hallam Brownies Community chest decision June 2018 […] Year 5 and 6 plan (9/12/2018) - Here is our year 5 and 6 plan running from August 2018 – June 2020 BigKH-plan2018-20-final August18 – Nova Minutes of the Partnership group meeting July 2018 (9/12/2018) - Here are the minutes of the July meeting They include: update on year 5 and 6 plan Update on the Community centre Update on projects Community Chest awards Finance update LTO update BKH minutes 18.07.11