Welcome to the Bontagu '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 Bontagu 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 Bontagu with other Big Local areas and highlight what works in communities with a wider audience of practitioners and policy makers.
Whitley Bay Big Local, together with North Tyneside Council, has introduced the new seafront telescopes to encourage both residents and visitors to take a closer look beyond the shore and admire the views of the beautiful coastline. Read more here, and see the photo.
A timeline of Bountegu Big Local milestones 2012-2016, concluding with 700 registered members and 40 active volunteers.
A report on activities May to September 2016, including engagement, enterprise and community activities.
In this presentation from the Big Local Spring Event in London (April 2016) Bountagu Big Local partnership describes its approach to environmental improvements. These include tackling fly-tipping, improving green spaces and the development of allotment and garden projects.
This is an appendix to the Bountegu Big Local Plan 2016-19. It includes: 1. Socio Economic Profile 2. Questionnaire Results 3. Evaluation Results 4. Conversation Consultations Results 5. Summary of Results
This three year plan describes the focus for Bountagu Big Local from April 2016 to March 2019. This plan follows on from the first plan that covered the period from October 2013 to March 2016.
A short pamphlet outlining the development of Bountegu Big Local two years in to delivery of its plan.
It’s about bringing everyone together, using all our local talent, skills and energy to make the area an even better place to live, now and in the future. The emphasis is always on ‘we’ and ‘our’: if it is to mean anything, Bountagu has to be a community effort that we all feel belongs to us. “Within ten years, we will build an integrated, harmonious Bountagu community, bringing together diverse groups...