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Hope House Helps Sugar Smart Campaign

We awarded Hope House just under £500 to purchase scales with height measure for the residents of Radstock to be able to regularly check their weight/BMI accurately. This is because there has been a steep rise in the prevalence of obesity amongst the residents of Radstock over the last few years. This is largely lifestyle
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Youth Connect Supports Sugar Smart

We awarded Youth Connect £500 to deliver training to young people over the course of 15 cooking sessions. The sessions were held at Radstock and Westfield Youth clubs focusing on low sugar and healthy eating. 45 young people took part in the cooking activities, however a lot more young people took part in the eating
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The Sugar Smart Campaign!

We’re very pleased to have worked with B&NES council and Virgin Care to deliver the Sugar Smart message across our area – with a bit of help from Westfield Parish Council, Roundabout Radstock, Hope House GPs, Youth Connect and Fosseway School. We received £2,000 from B&NES Sugar Smart campaign to promote healthier choices in our
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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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Fosseway School Healthy Cooking

We awarded £500 to Fosseway School as part of the Sugar Smart campaign. Thet report: Sugar Smart has been an excellent learning tool for our students. The money has meant they have been able to learn to cook food they would not have ordinarily have tried. It also has given a focus to their cooking
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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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