Local residents present at the 5th Radstock & Westfield Big Local Dragons' Den, chose to grant the Somer Valley Walking Festival £500 towards bringing interesting and engaging walks to our community. Councillor Jon Bull has been in touch to let us know how the festival went: "All the events ( opening talk, short walks ,[...]
Local residents voted to grant Jim Plunkett-Cole £500 at the Radstock and Westfield Dragons' Den event in 2016. He was due to set off on a huge run, following in the footsteps of (the fictional) Forrest Gump across the USA. His project idea was to carry out live video chats with classes at our local[...]
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/
The Somer Valley Walking Festival were successful applicants to our Big Fund pot in 2016. With the grant from us and match funding from others they were able to organise two guided walks in our area and link in with a talk about the Somer valley at Radstock Museum. This is their report: Please tell[...]
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[...]
The residents of Radstock and Westfield chose to fund SWALLOW to enable their members to go on a team building trip. SWALLOW were awarded the money at the Dragons' Den event in Jan 2015. Here's an advert our community worker, Rob Wicke, produced - which has an interview with Nicky Tew of SWALLOW about the trip.
Radstock and Westfield Big Local began the year with another very successful Dragons' Den style event: “Dragons' Den 2 - The Dragon returns” - the results!! Community groups show how many good ideas & great projects there are around in the area Radstock and Westfield Big Local were been thrilled to receive 17 ideas from[...]