Community money - invested by the community

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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Meet Our New Locally Trusted Organisation

  We are very pleased to announce that the BANES Carers' Centre have generously taken on the responsibility of our Locally Trusted Organisation for Finance (LTO). This is an important position in the Big Local programme because it involves holding our money, performing due diligence on any payment to make sure it is in accordance
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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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Launch of Plan 2 – 2019 to 2022

We were recently given the good news that our community investment plan for 2019 to 2022 (Plan 2) has been endorsed by our funders (Local Trust), with a proviso that we can access the community kitchen funds should our business plan demonstrate need and value. The beginning of the new plan is great because we can
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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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Training For Radstock Museum Results in Regular Radio Show

Congratulations to Radstock Museum for making the most of the radio, media and print training funded by Radstock & Westfield Big Local - They now have a regular slot on the Somer Valley FM station!!! See the other organisations that have received funding to learn skills in radio, media and print - training provided by
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Support and Arranged Activities for Children and Young People in our Community

Support for Young People Young people have asked for more information on what support there is out there for a range of things - health, wellbeing, education, bullying, work... We have put together this document to help: Support for Young People – what help is out there and how to get it   Arranged Activities
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