Growing Together

Growing Together

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

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    Growing Together 'Time For A Change' workshop
    July 24, 2019      Text
    This workshop brought together people from the community of all ages and from different agencies. They discussed how Big Local has worked, what has been achieved, some of the challenges and identified learning for future programmes and projects. The report is attached here - it also includes a list of all projects supported by Growing Together since the start; there is also a short film from the event.
  • ‘Time for a Change’ with Growing Together
    July 24, 2019      Film
    Local residents, young people’s groups, Big Local partnership members, a local councillor, the LTO and other officers from the public and voluntary sectors met together to review Growing Together’s progress since 2013. This film highlights some of the contributions and key messages for Big Local and other programmes.
  • The Growing Together Journey so far
    June 21, 2019      Photo
    In June 2019 Our Bigger Story hosted a 2 day event for all the case study areas. During this time, each of the OBS areas mapped their journey. Here are a few photos.
  • Making a Difference through Growing Together
    June 6, 2019      Film
    Growing Together Big Local has used its resources to respond to local people's aspirations for themselves and their area. With just one big project left to complete, (to improve the environment around three local lakes), this film illustrates some examples of what has been achieved so far.