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

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  • Home Alone at Christmas 2017
    December 25, 2017      Photo
    Barrowcliff Big Local is proud to support Home Alone at Christmas 2017. The project was set up 3 years ago by local resident and volunteer, Monica Smith, to provide a day of festive food, fun and good company for those that would otherwise be alone.
  • Barrowcliff Opportunities Programme (BOP) - Year 3 Funding
    October 30, 2017      Photo
    Pictured here are members of the Big Local Partnership handing over funding to support the continuation of the BOP as it enters its third year. More information about this fantastic project can be found further down our timeline - see March 1, 2017.
  • Wreyfield Girls' Group 30 Year Anniversary
    August 30, 2017      Photo
    Wreyfield Girls' Group celebrated its 30-Year Anniversary this year (2017), and to mark the occasion, Barrowcliff Big Local part-funded a day out to Flamingo Land for Group members and leaders. The first ever outing in the Group's history!
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    Barrowcliff Dog Show
    July 28, 2017      Photo   Text
    Big Local decided to try its hand at running a Dog Show this year, and WOW, what a great success it turned out to be! The event attracted 20 dogs and their owners who competed in a choice of four classes and an overall "Top Dog" Award.