Welcome to the Three Parishes '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 Three Parishes 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 Revoe Blackpool with other Big Local areas and highlight what works in communities with a wider audience of practitioners and policy makers.
Local residents in the 3PBL villages became aware about difficulties folks — in particular, the elderly — had in claiming entitled benefits from the government. So we decided to set up My Money Matters, in cooperation with Citizens Advice Shropshire, to facilitate their benefit claims. Next, we needed the ideal person from the CAB to make this joint venture work. Karen was employed by the CAB and the 3PBL ‘leased’ Karen to work to achieve our aims. Karen proved to be the ideal person. Indeed, we did not envision how successful this project would be; and, over the years, it has proved to be outstandingly successful. This video shows how and why