Whitley Bay

Whitley Bay

Welcome to the Whitley Bay '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 Whitley Bay 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 Whitley Bay 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

  • February 10, 2017 Film

    What do Whitley people really want for their town?

  • January 5, 2017 Film

    Meet Nick Wright who is helping to bring Whitley Bay back to its former glory.

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    October 25, 2016 Text

    A record of the huge amount of activity going on in Whitley Bay Big Local on the 20th October 2016

  • August 5, 2016 Film

    On 5th August 2016, WBBL brought together residents, volunteers, community organisations, local businesses and public agencies to tell their stories about how Big Local is making their town an even better place to live.

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    June 16, 2016 Text

    Extensive consultation has resulted in 500 people suggesting ideas about Whitley Bay. All comments and suggestions were ranked based on impact and ‘do-ability’ and a draft plan was shared at an open meeting in January 2016. A Partnership away day was held to reflect on previous delivery and consider logistical and capacity issues in the delivery of agreed projects, and achieve consensus for the detailed draft version of the Plan. Contents include: Review of years 1 and 2 Summary of object

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    April 18, 2016 Text

    A leaflet explaining WBBL plans for 2016 - 2017. It identifies achievements so far, activities for the coming year and how people can be involved.

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  • September 23, 2015 Film

    Residents of Whitley Bay come together at their Big Local Community Forum to reflect on what’s happened so far and share ideas for the refreshed community plan.

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    March 15, 2016 Text

    Residents of Whitley Bay come together at Whitley Bay Big Local Community Forum to reflect on what’s happened so far and share ideas for the refreshed community plan.

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    December 22, 2015 Text

    Whitley Bay Big Local 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.