Welcome to the Barrowcliff '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 Barrowcliff 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 Barrowcliff with other Big Local areas and highlight what works in communities with a wider audience of practitioners and policy makers.
A review of digital inclusion, internet access and facilities across the Barrowcliff Big Local area.
Report showing the findings of a community research project looking at the barriers to work in the Barrowcliff area and recommendations for the next steps.
The day proved to be a fantastic opportunity to meet residents and workers from other Big Local Partnerships to share ideas and advice on their Big Local journey. It was particularly interesting, and comforting, to know that each area is unique and takes a different approach to making the programme work for their community. The Barrowcliff participants certainly learned some valuable lessons, understood some of the common challenges faced by partnerships and took away some new working practice
There was a good selection of workshops on offer throughout the day, ranging from Good Financial Management, Working with Volunteers and Roles and Responsibilities of the LTO and Big Local Partnership. The Barrowcliff contingent ensured they made good use of the opportunities by opting for different workshop topics. The day proved to be a fantastic opportunity to meet residents and workers from other Big Local Partnerships to share ideas and advice on their Big Local journey.
On 7th December 2016 two residents (Chair and Vice Chair) and the Support Worker from Barrowcliff Big local attended the networking event at Sheffield University, joining a whole host of other Big Local communities from across the country. Here is our report.
Bill, vice chair of Barrowcliff Big Local talks in this short film about Barrowcliff: the best bits, the hard bits and the doing the bits others can't do.
Barrowcliff Steering Group (Barrowcliff Partnership) members discuss how they are identifying and meeting local needs, how they engage people, work with others, deal with local expectations and are making a difference to Barrowcliff. The film illustrates how residents are working as a team with social landlords, council officers and others to try to better the estate through involving residents in generating ideas and from research and employment opportunities, to intake at the school, to OAP di
This is the second Barrowcliff Big Local Plan to be approved which covers the period August 2016 to July 2018 and is based on residents' wishes for their area. The Plan follows on nicely from the first Plan by developing projects under similar themes such as the environment, job creation and healthy living.
In this film, Made by Scarborough TV News, Cllr Bill Chatt from the Barrowcliff Big Local partnership talks about using sport to involve young people around the partnership’s Annual General meeting. He also talks about plans for the future, including developing employment support opportunities for local residents.
This report, prepared by the Big Local Rep for Barrowcliff and based on a Review Workshop, a Partnership Steering Group meeting and project reports, summarises the Achievements of Barrowcliff Big Local over 2014-2015 and records progress against the outcomes included in the original Big Local Plan.
A local beauty spot in Barrowcliff.
People from the six areas take a tour on an open top bus around Scarborough
The original Big Local Plan details residents ambitions for Barrowcliff. It provides a detailed work programme for the first 2 years and covers the themes of parks and play areas, health, jobs and community safety.