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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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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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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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Clock Tower Chimes Again… But Only When Told!!!

Well done to Radstock Museum for raising the funds to restore the iconic clock tower so that the clock face functions and the bells chime. We're pleased to have been able to contribute to the process, providing funding towards engineering that ensure the chimes only go off during sociable hours! Here's what they told us:
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Walking Festival in Radstock & Westfield

The Somer Valley Walking Festival gave a great pitch to the voting public at Dragons' Den 5 and were awarded funds towards promoting the festival to our community. They wrote in to let us know how it went: All the events ( opening talk, short walks , longer walks and family walk and art walk) 
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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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