Congratulations to Radstock Museum for making the most of the radio, media and print training funded by Radstock & Westfield Big Local - They now have a regular slot on the Somer Valley FM station!!! See the other organisations that have received funding to learn skills in radio, media and print - training provided by[...]
Check out this write up in the MNR Journal about how SWALLOW Charity members are learning new skills in media, radio and press with Somer Valley FM. We're really pleased to have funded this course for SWALLOW, and have also provided funding to other organisations too, see here for other reports.
Support for Young People Young people have asked for more information on what support there is out there for a range of things - health, wellbeing, education, bullying, work... We have put together this document to help: Support for Young People – what help is out there and how to get it Arranged Activities[...]
We've teamed up with Somer Valley FM to provide a unique opportunity of 10 hours media training for organisations, groups and individuals.
Greenlinks @ The Potting Shed is an allotment project where people who have been feeling low, struggled with poor mental health or feel they need their ‘emotional batteries charging’ perhaps after a long illness or bereavement can come to garden for leisure and pleasure in pleasant surroundings. People are encouraged and supported to develop and[...]
Local children now have a place to learn about and grow vegetables in the Westfield allotment site! Thanks to the hard work of Westfield Allotment and Gardens Society (WAGS) and the funding from Radstock and Westfield Big Local, land has been cleared, prepared and had two more raised beds built on it (phase 1). Scouts,[...]
Hundreds of people were introduced to the Sugar Smart campaign by Rob, our very own human banana! Making up the friendly bunch were Sarah and her side-split Emma. It was great fun and tons of people played the popular human fruit machine and won a goody bag supplied by Radco, with water, fruit and a[...]
We recently caught up with Jaydean Dawkins who is the director and founder of Confessions of a Youth Theatre Company. Her group were grateful to receive funding from local residents who voted for their project at the Radstock and Westfield Big Local Dragons' Den in September 2016. Hi Jaydean, you won £500 at our fourth[...]
We are honoured to have been nominated the lead community for the B&NES Sugar Smart Campaign! We launched it in Radstock at the Roundabout Radstock event and will be working with Virgin Care and B&NES to promote sugar awareness in the community. Check out the Sugar Smart website for more information on what it's all[...]
Chloe Edgell reports on how her organisation, DNA arts, helped to benefit our community with support from Radstock and Westfield Big Local: Please give us a statement of how it has helped/improved/impacted on our local community: Round-about Radstock 2016 was yet another sunny, happy day in the town centre. 400 people took part in the[...]