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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  • 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 ar
  • 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.
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    Our Latest Big Local Newsletter
    February 1, 2016      Text
    After many months of negotiation Catton Grove Big Local are pleased to announce that we have finally signed the lease on the old Police Box on Woodcock Rd, giving us the 'green light' to turn it into a community resource for the whole community.