Welcome to the Ramsey 'Our Bigger Story' website. This is part of the multi media evaluation of 15 Big Local areas in England. The website is an opportunity to follow what is changing in Ramsey as a result of Big Local over a ten year period.

The aim of the website is to share the learning from everything that is happening in Ramsey with other Big Local areas and highlight what works in communities with a wider audience of practitioners and policy makers.

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  • September 25, 2018 Film

    This ‘Time for a Change’ event brought together residents, voluntary and community organisations and local authority officers and members who have some connection with Ramsey Million – the Big Local partnership in Ramsey. This is a summary of the discussions around: • what is changing in Ramsey, • the extent to which Ramsey Million is contributing to making a difference in the area, • how residents can drive change in their communities and the implications of this for future policy and practice.

  • July 9, 2018 Film

    In July 2018, Ramsey million hosted a celebration event to mark its approximate half way point. This film shows edited highlights from the evening where lots of people reported on the value of Ramsey Million to local projects.

  • January 12, 2017 Film

    Ramsey Million Partnership regularly evaluate projects. Here we're taking a look at CRUNCH youth club one year on. Not as many young people attending as we first thought but still some great outcomes

  • October 4, 2016 Film

    Members of the Ramsey Million partnership discuss their progress towards the four Big Local outcomes and their hopes of leaving a legacy.

  • October 4, 2016 Film

    The Promoting Ramsey Project is funded through Ramsey Million to encourage local people to understand the history of the area and tourism from visitors, thus encouraging greater footfall in Ramsey. Ann Cuthbert explains what they have been doing.

  • July 29, 2016 Film

    Alconbury Weald is a nearby development where 8,000 jobs, 5,000 homes, 700 acres of open space and a range of transport, energy and community facilities will be created over 20 years. Ramsey Million feel it is important to create links in order to offer employment and training opportunities and has contributed £4,000 towards the Top Secret Project. The Top Secret project involved 40 young people and was based in the Alconbury Weald Avionics. This film shows what happened.

  • October 6, 2015 Film

    a 30 minutes film which shows edited ‘highlights' of a Ramsey Million partnership meeting and in particular the process of reviewing their Community Plan, activities over the last couple of years and progress in meeting the Big Local outcomes.

  • October 1, 2015 Film

    Local shopkeepers, business owners, residents and council staff talk about the challenges of living in the rural town of Ramsey and the difference that Ramsey Million is making to the town.

  • August 2, 2015 Film

    This film was shot at our Family Fun Day 2015 which preceded our 3rd annual BOSH (Bring On Summer Holidays) Playscheme for children aged between 5 and 11 years. It was an opportunity for families to meet staff and see what activities were planned.

  • June 1, 2015 Film

    This short film shows the difference the Big Local programme in Ramsey, Cambridgeshire, UK has made to our community. This is a 10 year lottery funded programme and we have just completed our 2nd year of spending. This community led programme aims to enable local people to make decisions about what is needed in their area.