Three Parishes

Three Parishes

Welcome to the Three Parishes '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 Three Parishes 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 Revoe Blackpool with other Big Local areas and highlight what works in communities with a wider audience of practitioners and policy makers.

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  • August 30, 2018 Photo

  • August 30, 2018 Audio

    Ifton Meadows cheque presentation

  • July 7, 2018 Film

    Three Parishes Big Local organised a ‘Have a Go’ day on Saturday 7th July at St Martins School. The idea of the day was to provide local children and families to take part in a range of physical activities (from archery to swimming) free of charge. The day was also an opportunity for local projects which have been supported by Three Parishes Big Local to showcase their services and activities and to raise the community’s awareness of the Big Local programme. A major theme for participants in this film was the way in which Big Local is helping to build new initiatives in the area, network new and existing groups and build a stronger sense of community in, and across, St Martins, Gobowen and Weston Rhyn.

  • May 17, 2018 Film

    3PBL Media Rep Glenn speaking to Susie Hancock Shropshire NHS about Diabetes Awareness training. Interview took place before majority attendees arrived in St Martins Centre.

  • November 26, 2017 Film

    3PBL Vice Chair Pat McGuinnness presents an awards folder to Steve Cooper, Manager of Gobowen Youth FC. The 3PBL Grant enabled GY FC to purchase two sets of goalposts for the sports field which they rent from Derwen College, Gobowen. Voice-over is 3PBL media rep Glenn Pennington speaking to Steve.

  • October 18, 2017 Film

    A Member of the 3PBL talks with a manager and a student of Derwen College which works with young people who have a learning disability about the difference a grant for tree planting at the College is making for students.

  • September 28, 2017 Film

    Ladies of Weston Rhyn Gardening Club speak to media rep of 3PBL.

  • May 29, 2018 Photo

  • May 29, 2018 Photo

  • May 1, 2017 Film

    Members of the 3PBL talk with a representative of the New Saints F.C. Community Foundation about how they will be using a small grant to extend sport and leisure coaching and activities across the Three Parishes during the summer.

  • March 4, 2017 Film

    3PBL enable St John's install WifFi for benefit of local community.

  • September 7, 2016 Film

    3PBL gave a grant to buy some equipment as well as did various sponsors. From an idea to completion in reality took just several years. Truly a communal and social enterprise.

  • July 12, 2016 Photo

    These photographs show volunteers in St Martin's (Three Parishes) taking part in the community pond clean-up.

  • July 12, 2016 Photo

  • July 12, 2016 Photo

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  • June 28, 2016 Film

    In this film residents in the Three Parishes talk about how small grants from Big Local have helped develop seven community projects: support and training for adults with a learning disability, three environmental improvements, a school based savings club, a 'Men in Sheds initiative ' to address isolation and the junior Rainbows.

  • June 8, 2016 Audio

    16th May 2015 was the first time 3 Parish Big Local held a celebratory event in St Martins All-Through School. On this occasion, the 3PBL asked those who had received Community Chest grants of £500.00 to have a stall in the School gymnasium. There were about 30 stalls in a circle because we also asked other organizations whether they wanted to advertise through having a stall. There were activities in the gymnasium: walking football; school choir; archery and scouts had displays outside.

  • May 14, 2016 Film

    We brought together grant beneficiaries, some local organisations, folks who use the School, for social networking and promotion of Big Local. Head of School gave a good interview, very informative and co-operative, so this video looks briefly at the Celebration and her interview.

  • January 23, 2016 Film

    This film records the Three Parishes ‘Big Chat’ event. This was a consultation day with local residents across the Three Parishes to review progress against the original Big Local Plan and inform developments in the future. It captures the views of local residents as well as those of projects supported through the partnership.

  • July 7, 2016 Audio

    In this podcast, Glen, from the Three Parishes partnership, talks with Lesley about the ideas behind the Valuation Day and how the event came together.

  • July 7, 2016 Photo

  • July 7, 2016 Audio

    Christina Trevanion and business partner, Dean, held a free valuation of antiques for the three Parishes Big Local. Items to be valued brought in by members of public cost £3/item. Funds were donated to the Community Centre for its maintenance.

  • September 12, 2015 Film

    In this film, Three Parishes Partnership Board members and local residents talk about what Big Local means to them and how the three Parishes are working together. It is a record of the Village Shows in Western Rhyn and St. Martin’s which were held to promote Big Local and local talent more generally – as well as illustrate how three areas are working together and some of the challenges this involves.

  • Responsive Design
    December 22, 2015 Text

    Three Parishes Community Plan outlines Big Local’s original aspirations for the area. Against Big Local outcomes, the Plan identifies the responses to needs and priorities identified through consultations with the local community.

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    May 24, 2016 Text

    This report outlines the Big Local partnerships aspirations for the Three Parishes of Gabowen, Western Rhyn and St. Martin’s. It also gives a brief history of the origins of the Three Parishes Big Local and the principles that inform its work.