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/
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.