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
Our Dragons’ Den winner, Jen Hird, has made a massive difference to the community with her Red Box project. She spent her winnings on providing menstrual supplies to the local schools to help counter “period poverty” in a discreet way. The presence of the box in schools has also helped the schools start more conversations
-> Continue reading Good work Red Box project!
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
-> Continue reading Running For Belief
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
-> Continue reading Radstock Juniors Learn New Skills
We’re very pleased to see that SWALLOW cafe have got their idea for a takeaway option up and running, thanks to a grant they won at our 7th Dragons’ Den event. The money went towards the purchase of a chiller to keep the food cool and ready for consumption. Nicky Tew told us “With
-> Continue reading SWALLOW your takeaway… is cool!
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
-> Continue reading Supporting Independence and Life Skills
The land behind the garages at Larch Court until April in 2019 was a patch of unused waste ground, it has now been turned into allotments for the local people surrounding the area, and it’s bringing people together for a common cause.