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.
Minutes of the July Partnership Group meeting (8/29/2017) - Here are the minutes from the partnership group meeting held on the 12 July 2017 Areas discussed included update on the community centre and community cafe plans for the holiday play scheme update on the finances plan coordinator update on projects BKH MINUTES 2017.07.12.docx Big Local Rep quarterly report April to June 2017 (7/26/2017) - April – June 2017 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. Running things The partnership continues to meet monthly and partner agreements, reports on activities, minutes […] Thank you letter from Ladywood governor (7/12/2017) - We received the following letter from Rev’d Christine French in her role as a Governor at Ladywood school. It’s great that the BKH funding is making such a difference to the young learners Letter Jsan School On Line 2017.pdf Newsletter June 2017 (7/3/2017) - Here is an e copy of our 10th newsletter. The newsletter is delivered to all households in the Kirk Hallam area The contents include a memorial to hazel cooper; details of the community chest; welcome to Alisya Hill, the community development worker at the community centre; job opportunity for caretaker / cleaner; results of the […] welcome Alisya (6/13/2017) - Alisya Hill is the new community development worker based at the Big Kirk Hallam Community Centre We caught up with Alisya and asked her why she had applied for the role. She said “When I saw the advert I thought it was the perfect job for me; I love meeting people, making a difference […] Results of our survey (6/13/2017) - We had a good response to our recent survey about the future use of the community centre, with support for all of the following: Community café; bookswap, advice sessions, banking / credit union; meeting rooms for self help groups; breakfast club; DIY classes; film club; parent and toddler groups; help with filling in forms; food […] Thank you – Grandparent’s Lunch at Dallimore School (6/11/2017) - we received the following from Debra Ward who attended the grandparent’s lunch at Dallimore Primary School We would like to thank Dallimore School and Big Kirk Hallam for our ‘Grandparents lunch’ on Friday 5th May. We had a lovely time. It was ‘Fishy Friday’ so we enjoyed fish, chips, and a lovely fresh side salad, […] Kirk Hallam’s Perfect Pooch (6/11/2017) - Do you think your dog is the best in Kirk Hallam? Then enter our competition – details below! Big Kirk Hallam Community Centre reopening 17th June (6/7/2017) - 10 days to go!! Opening by Michelle Booth, Puppet show, Tree planting by the Mayor, tea dance, celebration cake cutting, laughter yoga, William the wizard, scouting activities, Kirk hallam’s best pooch dog show, Kid’s fancy dress, balloon release, refreshments, craft stalls, BBQ (free burger/hot dog for all Kirk Hallam residents – on a first come […]