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Dragons’ Den Success – SWALLOW members enjoy their Zumba classes!

“Zumba helps me to express myself” “Zumba is the best, I feel supported and safe in the group” “The class is a great way for me to exercise and have fun” – Lovely quotes from SWALLOW members.   One of our Dragons’ Den 3 winners was SWALLOW charity who won £500 to provide Zumba classes to
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Good news for our Big Local area as the Big Fund starts to make a difference

The Big Fund supports projects across the communities of Radstock and Westfield, which includes Clandown, Tyning, Writhlington and Haydon. If you have a project idea that fits one or more of our five themes of People, Place, Business, Life-long Learning, Mobility and you would like to develop it then please get in touch. We are
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Dragons’ Den 20th Nov 2015

A date has been set for our third Radstock and Westfield Big Local Dragons’ Den evening, join us and please pass on the good news to your friends, neighbours and colleague’s. The Dragons’ Den pot is designed to enable individuals and organisations to receive money to carry out projects that will benefit the Radstock and
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Funding for Youth Worker

  Sally Carmac Bailey accepts a cheque from Radstock and Westfield Big Local, on behalf of Radical youth club. The grant will ensure the youth club can carry on for another 6 months whilst they look for a sustainable source of income. The money comes out the Radstock and Westfield Big Local pot for ‘sustaining professional youth work
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Free Business Workshops Delivered

  The Big Local Radstock and Westfield team organised two free business workshops for people from Radstock and Westfield, delivered by professional business advisor, Geoff Bartlett. This was in conjunction with UnLtd funding and held at Radstock Working Men’s Club. The feedback was positive and we are considering further ways to support business people in the area.
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Big Local Plan Approved!

Our Plan… Has been approved, February 2015!!!! It outlines the themes that we will develop over the next three years. The themes emerged from extensive community consultation. Our first plan, that covers 2015-18, can be downloaded HERE The general themes are People, Mobility, Place, Business, and Life-long Learning. People: This theme includes all our plans concerning
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