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

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  • Responsive Design
    Telescopes Magnify Town’s Beauty
    February 10, 2017      Text
    Two large telescopes installed along Whitley Bay promenade have brought a new view of our dramatic coastline
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    Bountagu Time Line History “From little acorns mighty oaks grow!”
    January 1, 2017      Text
    A timeline of key milestones from 2012 to 2016, concluding with 700 registered members and 40 active volunteers.
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    Bountegu Children and Young People Summer Report
    September 29, 2016      Text
    This is a record of children's and young people's engagement and activities May to September 2016. It covers engagement, enterprise and community activities
  • Partnership Discussion - 'It’s growing together'.
    April 28, 2016      Audio
    A discussion between Growing Together Big Local partnership members about they work together, what's been achieved so far, how they are making a difference, how they manage their own and others' expectations, and their thoughts about the future.