Northfleet North

Northfleet North

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

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  • August 12, 2018 Film

    This film is a record on the Northfleet Big Local Fun Day in August 2018.This is one of two Fun Days Big Local organises each year to promote the work of the partnership and community groups active in the community. In addition the day aims to bring together people from the different estates in Northfleet to tackle isolation and build local networks.

  • October 21, 2017 Film

    This film is a record of the opening of the Northfleet Central Community Hub in October 2017. The Hub is a Northfleet Big Local initiative which has saved a local resource for the community. In the film, local residents, Big Local partners and delivery agencies talk about how the Hub came about and their hopes for it as a community venue. The aim has been both to protect existing local activities and services such as the Foodbank and groups for young people, whilst developing new inititiatives.

  • October 29, 2016 Film

    This film records the changes being brought about – for those using services, volunteers and the wider community – by three projects supported by Nothfleet Big Local: CAS Training Solutions, Hive Hope Foodbank and the No Walls Garden.

  • August 1, 2015 Film

    A short film about Northfleet History, With 2 large developments on the horizon, Northfleet North is inevitably going to look different. We are very keen to highlight the importance and heritage of the area!

  • July 18, 2015 Film

    The North Northfleet summer celebration was held on 18th July 2015. The aim of the day was to publicise Big Local and to celebrate its successes over the year. It was also an opportunity for those accessing Big Local services and events to reflect on the difference Big Local is making in the area and their homes for the future.

  • July 25, 2014 Film

    Peter Scollard talks about his social enterprise No Walls Garden. Peter is an UnLtd Star People Award Winner. Star People is a partnership between UnLtd and Local Trust offering Awards from £500 for people living in Big Local Areas.

  • July 16, 2013 Film

    Big Local's pilot projects have been designed to provide areas with support and advice. This equips areas with skills to develop and implement interventions that can turn the local environment around, one step at a time. The pilot projects provide targeted support to areas on a wide range of green space projects. Northfleet is Big Local's first People, Place and Environmental pilot project case study.