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.

You can visit our website at: http://www.grasslandhasmoor.co.uk/

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Timeline

  • May 27, 2020 Photo

    GHBL Open Forum took place on Saturday 14th March and gave local residents of Grassmoor and Hasland a chance to meet their local Partnership Board members, speak to the various working groups about the projects they are involved in and learn about the success stories of 2019-2020 including an amazing £491,698.15 additional funding secured for the area.

  • August 2, 2019 Photo

    In June 2019 Our Bigger Story hosted a 2 day event for all the case study areas. During this time, each of the OBS areas mapped their journey. Here are a few photos.

  • 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.

  • November 2, 2018 Film

    This ‘Time for a Change’ event brought together residents, voluntary and community organisations and local authority officers and members who have some connection with Grassland Hasmoor Big Local. This is a summary of the discussions around: • what is changing in Grassmoor and Hasland, • the extent to which Grassland Hasmore Big Local is contributing to making a difference in the area, • how residents can drive change in their communities and the implications of this for future policy and practice. The Third Sector Research Centre at the University of Birmingham is carrying out a longitudinal evaluation of the Big Local programme. Grassland Hasmoor is one of fifteen Big Local areas that volunteered to be a case study. The ‘Our Bigger Story’ evaluation uses a range of media to record progress and learning; this can be viewed at ourbiggerstory.com

  • March 10, 2018 Film

    The Open Forum is an annual event where 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.

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    October 5, 2018 Text

    In February 2018 Grassland Hasmoor Big Local launched its second community profile of Grassmoor and Hasland, North Derbyshire. In addition to updating local demographic information the profile outlines Big Local's progress to date and summarises feedback from residents on their future aspirations. The forward plan is presented under two themes - PEOPLE ( children and young people, working families and senior citizens) and PLACES (green and open spaces, living environment and community facilities).

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    August 6, 2018 Text

    Each year, GHBL produces a photo-book which illustrate its activities and how it is contributing to making the area an even better place to live. This is the Year Book for 2017.

  • 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 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.

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    August 6, 2018 Text

    Each year, GHBL produces a photo-book which illustrate its activities and how it is contributing to making the area an even better place to live. This is the Year Book for 2016.

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    November 8, 2016 Text

    Members of Thurnscoe, Big Warsop and Elmton, Cresswell and Hodthorpe Big Locals attended the GHBL Autumn Network Event 2016. The event included a mini bus tour of the GHBL area, presentations by the groups to the groups & a pie and peas lunch.

  • November 12, 2016 Photo

    Members of Thurnscoe, Big Warsop and Elmton, Cresswell and Hodthorpe Big Locals attended the GHBL Autumn Network Event 2016. The event included a mini bus tour of the GHBL area, presentations by the groups to the groups & a pie and peas lunch.

  • October 11, 2016 Photo

    Community Cinema brings the love of film to the heart of the community. GHBL invited families to enjoy a film together, in a warm, friendly environment. This event was sponsored by GHBL in partnership with Grassmoor Community Centre.

  • October 11, 2016 Photo

    On 24/9/2016,Grassmoor Community Centre opened it's doors to GHBL's 1st Super Kitchen - the Pit Stop Diner. 75 residents of both communities came together to share a home cooked, low-cost meal, followed by art & crafts and the Community Cinema.

  • 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.

  • September 13, 2016 Photo

    During the summer holiday 2016 Grassland Hasmoor Big Local sponsored picnics and activities in Barns Park, Grassmoor and Eastwood Park, Hasland. The events took place on two days of each of a five weeks period in both parks, a total of 20 days.

  • August 9, 2016 Photo

    Hasland Gala photos, Eastwood Park Sunday 12th June. Gate counters registered over 4000 visitors on two of the five entrances. The Mayor and Mayoress attended the Gala and opened the petanque piste. GHBL was promoted throughout the day.

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    August 9, 2016 Text

    Grassmoor Funday- sponsored by Big Local ensuring activities are free on the day such as face-painting, climbing walls, bouncy castles and much much more. GHBL Partnered up with local organisations to provide an event that was educational, inspiring and

  • September 14, 2016 Photo

    Mill Lane Allotments, Grassmoor, held their annual Open Day on Saturday 6th August. The event was supported by various local charity groups and GHBL. Mill Lane Allotments hosted GHBL to create the setting for community engagement.

  • September 6, 2016 Photo

    Grassland Hasmoor Big Local volunteers were much in evidence from set up to take down and throughout the day our volunteers were out and about flying the flag for Big Local. Lots of people visited the big red tent to find out more about Big Local.

  • 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.

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    April 6, 2016 Text

    The Grassland Hasmoor Big Local Green and Open Spaces group shows what can be achieved though local passion for the area, some voluntary effort and building a relationship with decision makers.

  • April 27, 2016 Photo

    Grassland Hasmoor held a sixties night in Hasland Village Hall. The event was open to the Big Local area. Sixty plus local residents enjoyed good music, dancing and a buffet supper. The event was organised by the Friends of Eastwood Park, Hasland and spon

  • April 13, 2016 Photo

    GHBL had a community focus in Grassmoor, we needed a similar facility in Hasland. We signed the lease on 3rd August. Unit 2 Penmore Business Park needed renovation and furnishing. Ribbon was cut by GHBL Chairman, Steven Wright.

  • September 6, 2016 Photo

    See previous post "The Creation of Hasland Hub"

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    September 6, 2016 Text

    Grassland Hasmoor Big Local needed a focus / a meeting point in Hasland. Our Grassmoor base is the Community Centre, Hasland did not have an obvious comparable facility. By October 2015 we had found, acquired, cleaned and furnished The Hasland Hub.

  • April 20, 2016 Photo

    Two Refresher Events were held to re engage the community in GHBL. Both were held in the evening to enable working people to attend. This podcast explains what happened.

  • April 13, 2016 Photo

    Grassland Hasmoor Big Local project took a stand at the Grassmoor Funday. The Funday attracts hundreds of residents from Grassmoor and surrounding villages. Many of the visitors came to the Grassland Hasmoor big red tent to find out about the Big Local

  • April 13, 2016 Photo

    Grassland Hasmoor Big Local took a stand at the Hasland Gala Day. The Gala attracts 3000 to 4000 residents from local communities. Many of the visitors came to the Grassland Hasmoor big red tent to find out about the Big Local project.

  • April 12, 2016 Photo

    Grassland Hasmoor “Lift Off” 9th May 2015. The Lift Off event celebrated being awarded £1 000 000. Grassland Hasmoor, Chairman, Stephen Wright, welcomed 20+ volunteers and members of the public.

  • April 27, 2016 Photo

    Grassland Hasmoor Big Local established working group, Green and Open Spaces, in action in 2015 improving the accessibility of footpaths joining together the Grassmoor and Hasland areas.

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    April 12, 2016 Text

    This event was held at Grassmoor Community Centre. The event aimed to enthuse the community and grow the number of residents engaged in the working groups. These working groups were created to deliver the local plan.

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    April 13, 2016 Text

    The Grassmoor and Hasland Big Local Plan lays out the partnerships priorities for 2015 and 2016.