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Running For Belief

John Reynolds is a man on a mission. He wants to help children and their parents to improve their confidence, especially around health and wellbeing. John is an enthusiastic runner and has committed a lot of his time towards a very popular local running club that he set up called Westfield TT… now he’s taking
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Radstock Juniors Learn New Skills

One of the best things about our Dragons’ Den is that so many people benefit from it. One of the 11 winners in 2019 was Radstock Juniors Club, who pitched for £500 towards a weekend residential trip for their members. Amanda from Radstock Juniors has been in touch to share with us news of how
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Supporting Independence and Life Skills

The Radstock & Westfield Big Local’s Dragons’ Den is a brilliant event where people can showcase their passion and ideas for the community. Local people present their amazing project ideas and local people decide which projects receive Big Local funding. We are excited that we have helped local people to deliver over 70 projects that
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Community Orchard Justgiving

We are sad to say that the newly planted community orchard in the Church Street Recreation Ground we helped to fund was recently vandalised. Radstock In Bloom are fundraising to replace the broken trees and to improve access to the space by putting in steps. If you can make a donation, please go to their
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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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Dragons’ Den 7 – Applications Invited

Dragons’ Den 7 will take place at 4pm on Friday April 5th, 2019 – Prattens Sports and Social Club . Free buffet! Tons of fun for all the family! Residents and organisations are invited to take part to win up to £500 to make good things happen in our community. APPLICATION FORM BRIEFING NOTES –
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Boxing Club Floored By Dragons’ Den Win!

The Norton Radstock Amateur Boxing Club were amongst the winners of our Dragons’ Den 6, held by the community, for the community in April 2018. They gave a good pitch, asking for support towards re-flooring the club which would help them to make it a better and safer place for it’s users. They recently got
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The Amazing Confessions!

We’re pleased to have heard from Jaydean Dawkins, founder of the Confessions of the Youth Theatre Company, who let us know how they got on with the funding from our Dragons’ Den 6. The young people who made an brilliant pitch were awarded £500 to write and perform a musical, involving the community. Here’s what
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Westfield Voices Vocal about their Improvements!

Westfield Voices weren’t always known by that name, in fact they won a grant at our Dragons’ Den 6 to help them to re-brand (including new equipment) from Westfield Ladies Choir – a name that has been well known in the community for decades, but was beginning to restrict what they wanted to do going
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