Residents want to access services and information that enables them to take charge of their health and wellbeing. We have so much going on in our community – from sports teams to support groups, coffee mornings to free outdoor gyms – that we want to help promote these and invest in providing more options.
Off The Record successfully applied to our Small Fund to provide a mental health support service to young people in our community. They’re been running the sessions out of Hope House Centre during 2022/23. Here’s what they have reported: The introduction of OTR’s listening services in Radstock has evidently met a need amongst local -> Continue reading Support for Young People
The good folk at Larch Court Allotments were successful in their pitch to our Dragons’ Den 9, winning £500 to help make their paths around the allotments more accessible.. They’ve been in touch to let us know how they got on: “We are so pleased with our new pathways that you have kindly enabled us -> Continue reading Pathways to health – at Larch Court Allotments
We’re pleased to say that we have found a brilliant new owner for the Radstock Foodies Club! The honour of providing a membership food club to local people has now passed to Mercy In Action. They have done brilliant work at their food club/pantry in Bath, and want to continue to make a positive difference -> Continue reading New Owner of Radstock Foodies Club
We are delighted to announce that local people will have 14 amazing community projects to choose from at our 9th Dragons’ Den – Taking place on Friday 21st April, from 5pm at Whisty Hall in Radstock. If you live within the Radstock and Westfield ward boundaries you are invited to come along, lend your support, -> Continue reading 14 Community Projects to Choose From at Dragons’ Den 9!
We are pleased to have supported Sporting Family Change with a grant, in order to explore and evidence a social prescribing project that enables isolated people to get out of their house and get moving. Sporting Family Change reported: Sporting Family Change have continued to deliver this new project focused on social prescribing in the -> Continue reading Sporting Family Change – Social Prescribing Project
In 2020/21 we commissioned a study looking at how effective the forest school approach can be in our community. Led by a forest school organisation called Curiositree, with support from Bath University, the study focused on two groups – one in St Mary’ school, and the other in the community with support from the Children’s -> Continue reading Forest School Is Brilliant
We are pleased to have contributed £5,000 towards St Marys outdoor play equipment, improving and increasing their pupils time spent outdoors in the fresh air. The school let us know that: Health and Happiness is at the heart of St Marys, due to COVID children have missed on building resilience, having new play equipment will -> Continue reading St Mary’s Get New Play Equipment!
We are pleased to have been able to support Fosseway school to develop their play equipment so that children can get out more and exercise and learn in the fresh air. The school reported: The funding was used to support Fosse Way School update their Primary Playground area. Money was used to purchase climbing equipment -> Continue reading Outdoor Play at Fossway
We are pleased to have contributed £5,000 towards the creation of an accessible nature area, including a pond, at Westfield Primary School. The school reported: that the site was significantly overgrown, unsafe and inaccessible to all of our school community. The area was cleared during Summer 2021 to enable all of the school’s children, from -> Continue reading New Pond at Westfield Primary School