Grassland Hasmoor

Grassland Hasmoor

Welcome to the Grassland Hasmoor '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 Grassland Hasmoor 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 Grassland Hasmoor with other Big Local areas and highlight what works in communities with a wider audience of practitioners and policy makers.

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  • March 30, 2019 Film

    This is a film of Grassland Hasmoor Big Local's Open Forum in March 2019. The Open Forum includes elections to the partnership - GHBL has a healthy turnover of residents and the film provides a opportunity to hear why those seeking election wish to be involved. The Open Forum also includes a participatory grants process and reports on how money has been used to benefit residents over the previous year.

  • March 10, 2018 Film

    The Open Forum is an annual event where achievements of the last are shared, people can vote on how grants are distributed and new partnership members are elected. In this film, people at the event share what they know about GHBL, the kinds of things going on in the area, and why some of them wanted to get more involved.

  • March 10, 2018 Film

    Grassland Hasmoor Big Local has supported this Men in Sheds project. This film tells the story of how it began and why, and the importance of delivering projects that people want.

  • September 7, 2017 Film

    A film showing the Pit Stop Diner which provides a meal made from surplus food for the local community. The Big Local chair, local residents and partner agencies, talk about how Big Local is making a difference. People in the film highlight how residents are making change and their long term strategy to engage local communities and change mindsets and local authority ways of working.

  • May 6, 2017 Film

    This film shows how residents in the Grassland Hasmoor Big Local area have responded to a need to help people remain active through partnering with the local authority to create a petanque court - a relatively low maintenance sport. Already, the club has a member waiting list.

  • September 13, 2016 Film

    Members of Grassland Hasmoor Big Local partnership discuss how they have identified needs in their area, made a difference to local needs and are working to make the villages of Grassland and Hasmoor even better places to live.

  • April 28, 2016 Film

    In this film members of the Grassland and Hasmoor Green and Open Spaces Working Group talk about their plans for environmental improvements in the Grassland and Hasmoor Big Local area. They talk also about using environmental strategies to bring the two villages together and raise the profile of Big Local.