Ramsey

Ramsey

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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Timeline

  • July 13, 2019 Film

    The 3rd FREE Ramsey community music festival 'CREATE-Fest' was another great success. Over two thousand local people (a quarter of our Big Local Area's population), spent the day together listening and watching community music/dance acts who shared the stage with professionals. Community stalls, bouncy castles and zorbs ensured there was something for everyone. The day would not have been possible without support from local businesses and volunteers from the community including first time volunteers from the new Ramsey Timebank.

  • 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.

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    October 1, 2018 Text

    Ramsey Million has created a photo book to document its first five years. this booklet is a summarised version of the book, illustrating through pictures what they have achieved so far.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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    June 6, 2016 Text

    In this presentation from the London Big Local Spring Event in London (April 2016), members of Ramsey Millions describe their approach to involving young people in Big Local and the work of the CRUNCH Youth Club.

  • 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.

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    March 15, 2016 Text

    Maurice Kendrick tells the story of how he has set up a community newspaper with the support of UnLtd and Ramsey Million, and the difference it has made to him and the people of Ramsey.

  • 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.

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    November 23, 2015 Text

    On the 1st anniversary of Big Local spending in Ramey Parish we wanted to celebrate with our community the difference the project had made to local people. Debbie Ladds, Chief Executive of Local Trust wrote this blog about the event.

  • November 27, 2015 Photo

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    November 27, 2015 Text

    This booklet was circulated to all the residents in Ramsey Parish to publicise the CREATE project. Local people were encouraged to try new activities, attend clubs and CREATE-Fest.

  • 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.

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    November 23, 2015 Text

    Toddler Time sprang from a pilot project to see if there was a need for soft play in the area. The pilot was so successful that a group of parents decided to keep it going. Sustainability is achieved by a small entrance fee and selling refreshments.

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    November 23, 2015 Text

    This fold-out plan was distributed to every household and business in Ramsey Parish. It provided the community with a brief background to Big Local and outlined what Ramsey Million Partnership, working with local people, aimed to achieve by 2016.