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

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  • December 11, 2020 Photo

    Big Local and the community foodbank are preparing food hampers for residents at Christmas.

  • December 11, 2020 Photo

    Westfield Big Local wanted to make sure that children could celebrate Halloween, despite the restrictions. They provided packed lunches, pumpkins and Halloween outfits for the children

  • December 11, 2020 Photo

    Litter is becoming more and more of a problem but hopefully we can send a message that the majority of people on the estate want to see it clean and tidy.

  • August 2, 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.

  • November 30, 2017 Film

    Residents of Westfield, Sheffield, describe taking over management of the local community centre, and some of the activities and campaigns Big Local is supporting. These include a community cafe, a football team and a local park.

  • February 26, 2019 Audio

    Westfield Big Local discuss how they started and where they are now, including the ultimately successful but long road to taking over management of the community centre, the need to support families and older people, and what they count as success.

  • May 6, 2016 Film

    Film made at 'The Castle' pizza and football evening. The 'castle' is the name for what was once a play space and the film illustrates the consultation taking place about its future development.

  • August 10, 2015 Film

    Kara Concannon talks about her experiences as an Unltd Star People Award winner and her involvement in Westfield Big Local Partnership.

  • May 24, 2016 Photo

    The Department of Town and Regional Planning’s Community Engagement Initiative was launched in October 2013 and involves staff and students working with residents in Westfield, helping to plan a sustainable future, for their local area.

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    May 24, 2016 Text

    The Westfield Big Local Interim Plan presents the partnership’s key actions for the period 2015-18. Building on the Community Profile priorities include the development of a community hub.

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    May 24, 2016 Text

    The Community Profile of Westfield describes the local communities and their priorities for future action by the Big Local partnership.