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.
Currently in year 6 of 10 years 113 Grant applications received 69 grants approved Match funding brought in £608,912 at least £200,000 brought in through match funding through other projects 1209 Volunteers directly engaged through grants 22,701 People have benefitted through our grants.
The essential element of the 150 Big Local groups around the UK is that it is run by local people, for local people. The area is defined and in our case it’s within NW Ipswich comprising of Whitehouse, Whitton and part of Castle Hill. We have a Partnership which is a group […]
Report by Friday Friends Co-ordinator Louise Barnard ‘After a very busy May and June, the highlights of which were the official launch of the cafe by the new Ipswich Mayor , a vintage bus trip to Felixstowe and a Cupcake Fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Society, we filled July with some great activities at the cafe. […]
Many congratulations to Whitton Allotments for winning Silver in the Best Field category of the Ipswich Allotment Holders Association’s Annual Awards ceremony. Also to Roy Howes who was surprised with a Lifetime Achievement Award! This success comes as no surprise to us because we’ve had the pleasure of working with this dynamic group and supported […]