Three Parishes

Three Parishes

Welcome to the Three Parishes '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 Three Parishes 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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  • Gabowen Platinum Jubilee Celebrations
    July 4, 2022      Film
    Gobowen Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Committee. 3PBL gave the committee a grant of £1000 to help with the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations on the nearby Gobowen Playing Field. The video explains some events that were happening on the field. The chief organiser is Brenda, a member of the local United Reformed Church. Brenda was interviewed briefly in the URC building as the committee were busily setting up stalls on the playing field. It also transpires Brenda is involved in URC’s Foodbank which the 3PBL has also helped with an earlier grant
  • Friends of Chirk Bank and Queen's Platinum Jubilee Celebrations
    June 4, 2022      Film
    Friends of Chirk Bank and Queen’s Platinum celebrations. Media Rep spoke to Natasha and Annemarie who, with 3PBL help, got land from the authorities, then converted it into a much-needed children’s playpark. This had been on-going for several years and its grand opening nicely coincided with the Queen’s Platinum jubilee celebrations. 3PBL granted £8k+ for the play equipment, gave money for the celebrations, and also gave considerable advice in the past.
  • St Martins Institute Platinum Jubilee Celebrations
    June 3, 2022      Film
    St Martins Institute Queen’s Platinum celebrations. Media Rep interviewed organisers Keith and Heather. 3PBL granted £1000 to help with their celebrations. Many events were organised, inside the Miner’s Institute, on the local playing field, and in the local pub, The Keys. By all accounts, the village really enjoyed all their hard work, both young and old. It was day to remember.
  • 3PBL grant to St Martins Parish Council
    October 13, 2021      Film
    In October 2021, St Martins Parish Council received a gift of land – 12 acres- from Iain Hill-Trevor, landowner of the Brynkinalt Estate. The 3PBL gave a grant of £20,000 to help kickstart the project, but that is only in a token in a project that has been conservatively estimated at £1.7 million.s Parish Council