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.
More than 40 members of Grassland Hasmoor, Thurnscoe, Big Warsop and Elmton, Cresswell and Hodthorpe B Ls attended the GHBL Autumn Network Event 2016 in Grassmoor Community Centre. In sessions 1 & 2 each group made a presentation to another group and all the groups were taken on a bus tour of the GHBL area. We shared and benefitted from each other's failures and successes. In session 3 we discussed how each Big Local had responded to the 5 Big Local Themes. The day was a great succ
Community Cinema brings the love of film to the heart of the community. GHBL invited families from the community to enjoy a film together, in a warm, friendly environment. This event was sponsored by GHBL in partnership Grassmoor Community Centre. The Community Cinema event provided the opportunity for families, who otherwise wouldn't be able to afford it, to be able to experience a film together. The event was a huge success with 91 residents attending.
Pit Stop Diner is a member of the Super Kitchen Project which aims to provide people and communities with the chance to share a low cost, home cooked meal. Their motto is
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 full of opportunity for attendees.
Mill Lane Allotments, Grassmoor, held their annual Open Day on Saturday 6th August. The event was supported by various local charity groups and GHBL.
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.
Grassland Hasmoor held a sixties night in Hasland Village Hall. The event was open to everyone in the Big Local area, more than sixty local residents came along to enjoy good music, dancing and a buffet supper. Music for dancing, sixties style, was provided by local group Shud be Band. The next Sixties night will be held on 12th November 2015.
This report was created to publicise the success of the day and give credit to the volunteers and Partnership Board members who made it happen.
This was the promotional poster distributed in the neighbourhoods to reinvigorate volunteer interest.
This was the publicity created for the Grassmoor Funday, advertising the attractions and activities available on the day.
Grassland Hasmoor Big Local project took a stand at the Hasland Gala Day. The Gala attracts between 3000 and 4000 residents from local communities including Hasland and Grassmoor. Many of the visitors came to the Grassland Hasmoor big red tent to find out about the Big Local project. Members of the project were able to visit the many stalls to tell people about Big Local.