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

Friday Friends Café Food Hygiene Rating

By law all cafes must ensure that any staff who handle food are supervised, instructed and trained in Food Hygiene in a way that is appropriate to the work they do. As you would expect, we have taken this as seriously as everything else that we do, and have been rewarded with the top rating-success!                    […]

Vintage Bus Ride courtesy of the East of England Co-op.

To coincide with Dementia Awareness week, the East of England Co-op organised a vintage bus trip for people living with dementia and their carers and some of our Friday Friends customers & carers were lucky enough to go. The red double decker bus was loaned and driven by volunteers at the Ipswich Transport Museum.  We […]

New Mayor opens “Friday Friends” Dementia Cafe in Ipswich On Friday 19 May, the new Mayor, Sarah Barber, in her first official capacity as Mayor of Ipswich, officially launched a Dementia friendly cafe at the Whitehouse Baptist Church called “Friday Friends”. The cafe has been set up in partnership between the North West Ipswich Big […]

Paper Planes

If you thought Friday Friends was just about the gorgeous lunches you’d be mistaken. The main activity last week was making and designing your own paper aeroplane and then we had a competition to see whose flew the furthest.  Pete and Albert won causing much laughter and enjoyment for all. The first photo shows all the volunteers and […]