Here is the progress report for the camp out which took place in October 2018
Here are the decisions from the panel at the October Community Chest meeting
£932 Ladywood – Junior Duke of Edinburgh scheme
£500 Craft Group for hall rental and materials
£120 Monkey trouble playgroup – toys
£250 Dallimore – transport to university
£367 Dawn Turner and Julie Hunt – Poppy display
Funding was also agreed for a Christmas day meal for older people alone at Christmas but unfortunately this did not go ahead due to lack of demand
Further details of the applications and comments made by the panel can be seen here
Here is the latest newsletter from Local Trust
News from Local Trust and the Big Local programme
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Local Trust newsletter June 2018
Leaders and believers
Get a snapshot of Big Local Connects, our biggest event yet, and help shape a new programme on community leadership. As we track how Big Local areas collaborate with faith organisations, even the Archbishop of Canterbury gets a look in.
Big Local Connects – two days of activity, inspiration and fun
What an amazing weekend at Big Local Connects, the first time 126 Big Local areas have come together at one brilliant event. If you attended and have any reflections, please share them using #BLConnects on Twitter, or in the Working on Big Local Facebook group.
You can also download all the presentations from the weekend here.
Andy Curtis, senior researcher at Local Trust outlines our submission to the Civil Society Strategy consultation. How can the Big Local model help redefine our understanding of civil society? Read the blog.
Author Stephen Bates visited Collyhurst, Grace Mary to Lion Farm, North Ormesby, One Palfrey and Greenmoor Big Local areas to explore the changing role of faith in place. Read the essay.
Leaders – in all their forms – are crucial to the success of Big Local, so we are developing a programme to support community leaders, kicking off with an event in Coventry on the 28 September where you can develop leadership skills and inform the development of the future programme. Register your interest.
This thoughtful film documents the Archbishop of Canterbury visiting a local credit union, discussing the role it plays in the community and the community’s link to the church. Watch the film.
Do you want your Big Local film featured here? Tag us on social media, or just drop us an e-mail.
Big Local workers – the people paid to support the Big Local partnership and the delivery of Big Local – are making an incredible contribution to Big Local, and we want to know more about them and their work. Find out more.
Tell us what you think
We’re reviewing the Local Trust website – but we can’t do it without you. If you’d like to join the consultation or to find out more about our plans, get in touch.
Big Local in the news
Coming soon: We’re going to have two new podcasts available very soon so keep an eye out for those, as well as a brilliant essay on the role of heritage in Big Local areas.
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Here is the progress report for the Holiday play and stay project for the easter holidays
Here is our draft plan for years 5 and 6
We are holding a consultation event about the new plan on Saturday 24 March between 12 noon and 2pm in the main hall at the community centre. Everyone welcome and refreshments provided.
BKH 2018-20 activities-draft180315.docx
Here is the monitoring report for the stay and play project for the summer holidays
Holiday sept 17.docx
Do you know someone who makes a difference to Kirk Hallam?
We are recognising and celebrating people who live or volunteer in Kirk Hallam and make the area a better place
It could be that they are a good neighbour, they care about the area, they are community minded, they give up their time for Kirk Hallam, they have made a difference to you
Nominations close on Friday 17 November and the award ceremony will take place on Saturday 2 December at 2.00pm
Click on the link below for the nomination form and return to jsan Shepherd at the Big Kirk Hallam Community Centre or email to firstname.lastname@example.org