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Community Kitchen Survey

SURVEY NOW CLOSED. The feedback received will help us to make a decision on the options for investing in a community training kitchen. If you are a resident of Radstock or Westfield (inc. Tyning, Haydon, Clandown, Writhlington) we really need your help! Please can you take a few minutes to complete this survey – and
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Community Mini-Market Launched!

A big congratulations to Rhea Morgan for organising and launching the Community Mini-Market in association with DNA arts! It was a really amazing day at the Roundabout Radstock event and the mini-market was tons of fun with stalls from independent businesses and community organisations, providing entertainment, beautiful products and a real sense of connection to
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Previous Dragons’ Den Winners – Video by Our Bigger Story

Are you thinking about entering the Radstock and Westfield Big Local Dragons’ Den competition this April? You could win £500 to make your community idea happen! Have a look at this fab video to see how previous winners are getting on:   Many thanks to Our Bigger Story for creating the video http://www.ourbiggerstory.com/  

Shining a light on Victoria Hall community building

At a recent Dragon’s Den event run by the Radstock and Westfield Big Local, the good people of the community voted to provide funds to help improve the lighting at the Victoria Hall community building. Caroline Green from Victoria Hall has got in touch to let us know about the positive impact the Radstock and
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Firefighters help Radstock town traders put up Christmas trees

We are very happy to have played our part in getting the Christmas trees put up around the Radstock shops this year.. by politely asking if the Avon Fire and Rescue team could help us! Their extremely generous response was a big YES! The workers at Radstock and Westfield Big Local worked tirelessly with the
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Did you win? The local shopping voucher draw has taken place!

Radstock and Westfield Big Local Vice Chair, Marlene Morley, along with keen helper Emma, drew the winning entries at the Radstock Museum Christmas Fayre on Saturday the 10th of December. The winners each get a £20 shopping voucher (donated by Radstock and Westfield Big Local) to be spent in local shops only. Our community worker,
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Radstock and Westfield Shops Take Part in Big Local’s Xmas Nativity Trail 2016!

Take part in the Radstock & Westfield Big Local Nativity Trail! – Pick up your sheet from Victoria Hall from the 26th November to the 9th December. Search the shops to find a knitted nativity piece and write it’s name on the sheet (please leave the piece in the shop). Once you have identified the
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Lights Switch On – Find the Robins

Come to the xmas lights switch on and enter our Find the Robins competition. You can win an amazing prize of local shopping vouchers!!! Westfield Lights, at Elm Tree Avenue: Thursday 26th November, 6.30pm to 7.30pm Shops with robins in window are: Elm Tree Co-op – Jones Convenience Store – Elm Tree Pharmacy – Coffee
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Dragons’ Den 20th Nov 2015

A date has been set for our third Radstock and Westfield Big Local Dragons’ Den evening, join us and please pass on the good news to your friends, neighbours and colleague’s. The Dragons’ Den pot is designed to enable individuals and organisations to receive money to carry out projects that will benefit the Radstock and
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Free Business Workshops Delivered

  The Big Local Radstock and Westfield team organised two free business workshops for people from Radstock and Westfield, delivered by professional business advisor, Geoff Bartlett. This was in conjunction with UnLtd funding and held at Radstock Working Men’s Club. The feedback was positive and we are considering further ways to support business people in the area.
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