We are sorry to say that our Dragons’ Den event is postponed until further notice whilst we all work together to contain the spread of the coronavirus. We are working on ways to get much needed funding out to the groups and organisations that support our community. Application Form Briefing Notes
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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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 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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We’re very pleased to have contributed to the community spirit in Westfield by supporting the Westfield Parish Council’s lights switch on, by running a free gift stall and also providing the star for the tree. Here’s what the Westfield Parish Council had to say about the event they run for the community: The Christmas lights
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One of ten winners at the 2018 Big Local Dragons’ Den event, local resident Christopher Lewis-Smith used the funds to build a giant fish from plastic collected from the river running through Radstock. The final touches were applied to it at The Somer Valley Arts Festival in Radstock and it was displayed in all it’s
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What an amazing community spirit showcased at this year’s Radstock & Westfield Big Local Dragons’ Den event… Thank you for all your effort and time … together we really can make positive things happen! Well done to everyone who took part and big thanks to the audience/voters who numbered around 180!!! See the photos on
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SWAN Transport were one of the winners of the 5th Radstock and Westfield Big Local Dragons’ Den, receiving £500 towards providing transport for local residents who are older, frail or disabled on low incomes. They told us that Swan “was first set up by a social worker 32 years ago who recognised the need for
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