Revoe Blackpool

Revoe Blackpool

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

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TIMELINE

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    World Cafe Report
    December 1, 2018      Text
    Following the hugely successful World Café held in September we were then faced with the task of collating the evidence and finding solutions! Simon Lawton, our project coordinator, took this task on and attached is the end result. We are meeting with relevant parties in the New Year to discuss the possibility participatory budgeting working alongside the Lancashire Constabulary and Mutual Gain to tackle the deep rooted issues regarding substance misuse within our area.
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    Winter Newsletter
    November 22, 2018      Text
    Our Winter Newsletter is ready to go out! So much going on in Revoe over the festive period from a Voluntary Arts Open Conversations Consultation to a Christmas Tree Switch On to adult Ukulele classes to parkour sessions with the young people to mixed media workshops to our Winter Festival! We are also recruiting a youth worker and on the hunt for volunteers!
  • Lightpool
    October 26, 2018      Photo
    Following a summer where we worked closely with many community artists and organisations we were invited to be involved in the Lightpool Parade! This involved using lanterns from our Winter Festival, a lot of glow sticks, lumidogs (we ran a workshop so you could decorate your pets!) and some lovely young people and their parents as well as our Chair and staff! The parade celebrates the illuminations and runs over half term. Our community development worker also took part in RUSH, which was a multimedia dance production with 120 community members form all over Blackpool who took part over 2 months to produce an amazing show looking at austerity and it's impact on Blackpool and it's people.
  • Creating Civic Change Bid
    September 28, 2018      Film
    Over the last few months, through community chest and consultation, we saw the potential that art based activities provided for the area and were keen to see this grow. We managed to gather a group of local community artists ranging from traditional to movement to dance to music, who were hungry to meet and explore options. It was felt that creating an art's base on Central Drive would be an ideal way to tackle a few of the issues raised through the plan, with this in mind we set about applying for the Creating Civic Change bid, the video was part of our submission. Unfortunately we were not successful BUT keen to keep this idea going and have been applying elsewhere for the relevant funds so watch this space!