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.

Latest updates

Grandparents lunch – Dallimore year 5 (9/11/2019) - Here are the monitoring reports received from Dallimore highlighting the success of the project through year5 Grandparents to Lunch Autumn 2018 Community Lunches Project Spring 2019 completed Community Lunches – Monitoring Report Summer 2019 completed
Grandparents Lunch – Ladywood – year 5 (9/11/2019) - Here are the monitoring reports from Ladywood school highlighting the success of the grandparents lunch throughout year 5 Autumn 2018 Lunch version 2 Grandparent Meal Speech Bubbles April 19 Spring lunch april 19 completed LUNCH summer 19 completed
Big Camp out year 5 (9/11/2019) - Here are the reports produced by Ladywood advising of the project details Big Kirk hallam camp out Autumn 2018 completed Big Kirk hallam camp out Summer 2019 completed
Stay and Play is a little gem (9/10/2019) - Thank you Jane Bettany for capturing these lovely comments and pictures he you came to stay and play in the summer 2019  
Approvals July 2019 (9/10/2019) - 15TH July 2019
Approvals May 2019 (9/10/2019) - 7 May 2019
Approvals March 2019 (9/10/2019) - 11 March 2019
Approvals February 2019 (9/10/2019) - 6 February 2019
community chest February 2019 (9/10/2019) - Here are the decisions from the community chest awards in February 2019 Community Chest Decision form Feb 2019
July newsletter (9/10/2019) - Here is our latest newsletter from July 2019 have a look inside There are articles on TLC BKH review and consultation summer holiday activities community centre garden community cafe report back from Brownies following their community chest award BKHNewsletterJuly2019

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    1. jsanbigkh

      Hello Maz

      Big Kirk Hallam is providing funding towards a number of events over the summer

      1. Kirk Hallam Lake and Meadows festival July 5th 12.00 noon – 4.00pm
      2. Kirk Hallam Childrens Centre summer party August 19th
      3. Kirk Hallam Community Academy summer fun festival August 22nd 10.00am – 4.00pm
      4. Harvest Moon festival September 17th

      The delivery partner for the Summer Fun Festival is Kirk Hallam Community Academy and the contact is Elly Cummings at the sports centre. Her email contact is community@kirkhallam.derbyshire.sch.uk

      Additionally there is some brief information in our latest newsletter https://bigkirkhallam.files.wordpress.com/2015/06/summer-15.pdf

      Thank you

      Jsan Shepherd
      Plan Coordinator

  1. Dave Morley

    Dear Sir or Madam,

    I’ve been looking on your website and I’m contacting you in the hope of obtaining some help in funding the setup of a local Kirk Hallam community youth football team. I’ve been looking through your site and I am wondering if these grants are still a possibility.

    I am the club secretary for AFC Kirk Hallam, a well established local adult amateur football team that has been in existence since 1994. In 2013, we successfully added a second team to our club and have teams in the Long Eaton Sunday League Premier Division and Division Two. The next logical step for the continued growth of the club would be to move into youth football, with the aim to give local young people the chance to play football on Saturdays as well as being able to take extra training sessions during the week. Most local junior football clubs only play their matches on Sundays, which leaves a large gap gap on Saturdays which would provide not only more activities for the local community, but also the opportunity for young players to develop and give them a clear path from youth football into adult football if they are not fortunate enough to be picked up by local professional academies. The plan is to start with an under 11’s and under 16’s team for the 2017/2018 season and see how that goes, before expanding further.

    The club has recently become an FA Charter Standard adult club, which is a nationally recognised standard and shows that the club is being ran properly. The big stumbling block at this point is the startup costs for the project. Being an adult club, we have never had the need for the required elements for running youth football. These elements include:

    · DBS checks for coaches and volunteers
    · Safeguarding for children courses
    · Welfare officer training
    · Coaching courses for new coaches
    · A new kit, training and matchday equipment, first aid kits

    The estimated setup cost for this project is around £1100.

    I’m sure you will agree that this is a well worthwhile project.

    I look forward to hearing from you.

    1. jsanbigkh

      Hi Dave

      The community chest would be a great way for you to access funding – we give awards unto £1000 – It is open 3 x a year and there is currently one open now – the application form can be found on the website under community chest. It would also be good to meet up with you anyway – I am normally available all day Mondays, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons – let me know what would be good for you


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