Making Changes, North West Ipswich BLT

NWI BLT will provide over a million pounds worth of funding, which will be available over a period of 10+ years. Local residents are the decision makers on how the lottery funding is used based upon resident consultation.

For Local People by Local People living or working in Whitton, Whitehouse & Castle Hill who want to bring real improvements to the community and to the lives of people living in it.

Local Residents

We're a group of Whitton, Whitehouse and Castle Hill residents supported by a team of advisers.

Meet the Team

Local Investment

We have £1 million to invest in building, supporting and growing the community of North West Ipswich.

How we can help you

Building Community

NW Ipswich is lacking in activities, training and opportunities. We want to change that.

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Latest Posts

UnLtd Star People Award

Have a BIG idea that will change your local area for the better? Do you live in the Castle Hill, Whitehouse or Whitton areas? If you do, why not apply for a ‘Try It’ award and positively change your community… We are proud to be working in conjunction with UnLtd to provide funding and support […]

Citizens Advice Drop-In’s

Citizens Advice host free Drop-Ins at Whitton Clinic (Meredith Rd) on Tuesdays from 9.30 – 12.00 They can support with issues such as Benefits, Housing, Work, Relationships, Debt and Money, and more. Or parents can phone the Advice line on 0300 330 1151 Or there’s drop – in sessions at the Citizens Advice base in […]

Parents and grandparents go back to school for big Ipswich printmaking project

Parents, grandparents and pupils at Whitton and Whithouse primary schools in NW Ipswich have been learning printing techniques. A two-tonne ‘steam roller’ will be used to create giant wall hangings for two Ipswich schools as part of a community arts project The Bigger Picture Printmaking Project invited parents and grandparents of pupils at Whitton and […]

Streetlife closure

NWI BLT moves from ‘Streetlife’ to ‘My Local Forum’ Social media group ‘Streetlife’ announced on 6th February that it would be closing in 2 weeks which came as a complete shock to residents and groups alike. Streetlife was a successful local social network which provided a free and simple place for residents, community groups & businesses to discuss the local area, […]