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.

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Building Community

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

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Latest Posts

Big Local’s new CEO and his first thoughts…

Local Trust is a place-based funder who works with 150 Big Local areas, where people are making their communities even better places to live. NW Ipswich (Whitton, Whitehouse & Castle Hill) is one of those 150! The new Local Trust Chief Executive ‘Matt Leach’ has written on his first thoughts as he has taken on […]

Youth Action!

To give our young people the opportunity to tell us what they want for their age group in the community, we set up a youth group. They named it Diversity 2 Unity (D2U). So far they have asked for: A skatepark. Tick! For years our young people had been asking for their own skatepark. We listened […]

Our beautiful countryside-right on our doorstep

Do you enjoy walking? Do you know that as well as our parks, we have some stunning views right on the doorstep of NW Ipswich? Some area’s as we know are likely to be used for housing at some point but we do have lots that isn’t at risk. Perhaps you have some photos of […]

Looking back on our amazing achievements in year 4 & planning year 5!

On February 4th 2017 we held our annual Away Day when members look back on the successes of the previous year and decide actions for the next. We looked back on the many projects that we have done ourselves, or supported in some way, and at how much impact that work had on the community. […]