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.
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 […]
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 […]
Are you new to our page? Do you know what NWI BLT is actually all about? Simply put, the Big Lottery Fund has provided 150 specially selected areas in the country to have some funding and to be totally responsible for how it is spent. All 150 called Big Local Trust. Ours covers Whitton, Whitehouse […]