Catton Grove

Catton Grove

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

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  • What's happening in Catton Grove
    April 6, 2018      Film
    This film, made at Big Local's 'The Box' and Catton Grove Community Centre, records what's happening in Catton Grove, how people are benefiting and how the area is changing.
  • Catton Grove Community Allotment Group
    December 12, 2017      Film
    This short films is a follow on to a previous film (27.4.2016). It updates the progress of the allotment group which started as a Big Local project and is now independent. Here, group members discuss the challenges of community engagement and what they are trying to do.
  • Catton Grove Community Allotment project
    March 23, 2016      Film
    Volunteers at the community allotment show how Catton Grove Big Local is encouraging people to get some fresh air, to grow food and to make new friends.
  • Open the box
    March 23, 2016      Film
    This film shows the opening of the Catton Grove Big Local ‘box’ - previously a disused police office. This is the culmination of lots of work around negotiating management and refurbishment of the space.