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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]