Are you new to our page? Do you know what NWI BLT is actually all about? Simply put, the Big Lottery Fund has provided 150 specially selected areas in the country to have some funding and to be totally responsible for how it is spent. All 150 called Big Local Trust. Ours covers Whitton, Whitehouse … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

Your Health Matters-a guide to wellbeing for children and youth. Wellbeing means more than just being happy, it means feeling able to cope with the challenges life throws at us. If you are unhappy or facing a difficult situation, talk to someone you trust-this could be a parent, friend, teacher or even your GP for … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

Friday Friends

Friday Friends lunchtime club is off to a flying start! If you know anyone who may be interested in trying out our new sessions for local seniors please take a look and find out more, we look forward to hearing from you.                             … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

Drumming Taster Session

Do you have a passion for drumming or would like to learn more about it? Then this is for you… Youth Action group Diversity 2 Unity (D2U) are hosting a drumming taster session in response to young people from the community showing a keen interest! The event is being held on 12th May from 7pm until 9pm … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

Keep On Rockin!

Keep On Rockin goes from strength to strength. Keep on Rockin members and Music Facilitator Trish Bessell have been rehearsing songs to go on their next CD. Funded by the NWI BLT, Keep on Rocking will be recording a CD to help to raise awareness about the group and the work of ActivLives. They say that a … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

Roller of a Ride

Parents and pupils of Whitton and Whitehouse primary schools in North West Ipswich were delighted, on Friday 24th March 2017, to be at Whitehouse school playground to see the Roller Event which was part of the Bigger Picture Printmaking Project. This Project was funded by North West Ipswich Big Local Trust and Councillor James Crossley and was run … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

Friday Friends Café opens for business April 2017

It’s been a dream for a while to increase support for our older residents living with dementia and now it’s happening! Following extensive research to prove there really was a need in our community and not just in our imagination, we looked for an organisation to help us to employ a project leader. We needed someone with … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

Big Idea’s The Movie

In 2012 NWI BLT commissioned students from University Campus Suffolk to produce our first DVD called Big Ideas — The Movie. We wanted to hear from people living in the area what they would spend £1million on to benefit their local community. Filmed between January and March 2012, this film captures what they said…Big Idea’s … Continued

by Tracey Dockery

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