Posts by Catton Grove Big Local

Our latest Big Local newsletter

Our latest Big Local newsletter will be delivered to every household in the Big Local area from Monday 22nd February.  If you can’t wait until a copy drops onto your doormat here’s a copy for you to read now! Big Local Newsletter 5

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Big Local Shuffleboard Sessions

Shuffleboard is a game for 2 or 4 people. The aim of the game is to out-score your opponent by shooting discs into the marked areas at the opposite end of the court. Shuffleboard is similar to bowls or curling, it is easy to learn and lots of fun for people of all ages and…

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Community Chest Update

We have awarded two more grants from our Community Chest.  Catton Community Choir have been awarded £483.00 and Oak Grove Community Church have received £469.00.  Are you involved with a local community group which benefits residents living in the Catton Grove Big Local area, if yes we could be awarding your group in 2016, contact…

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Training with Clare Pastorius

Who says training is boring? Last week we had a great afternoon training with Clare Pastorius.  Clare took us through a range of topics including setting outcomes, monitoring progress and project planning.  The session was light hearted and interactive.  The skills we learnt will be really helpful for us to manage our Plan effectively.

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Download Youth Club – new dates for 2016

Are you 11-19 years old living in Catton Grove?  Download Youth Club meets on alternate Thursday evenings at Catton Grove Community Centre from 7.00-8.30pm.  Come along for x-box, pool, table football, music and art activities including photography, film making and  dj-ing.  We also have multi-sports sessions on Pointers Field. Check out our Activities for Young…

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Our Bigger Story…

Good News!  Catton Grove Big Local have been selected to take part in a country-wide evaluation project called Our Bigger Story.  We are one of 15 Big Locals who will be recording our progress through a range of multi-media formats including film, photography and pod-casting.  There is free training available for residents who would like to…

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Our Big Local Allotment

Our Big Local Allotment has been a busy place since we met for the first time back in May, we now have an impressive range of fruit and vegetables growing and we also have a brand new shed to store our tools and keep us dry during the summer showers ! Our allotment in May…

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Community Chest grants increased to £500

Are you a member of a community group which benefits residents of Catton Grove?  Did you know that Big Local Community Chest now offers grants of up to £500 to help community groups in Catton Grove do something great.  The application process is really simple and we can help you if you don’t like filling forms in.  For more…

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Big Local Building New Partnerships

Catton Grove Big Local are pleased to announce that we have appointed two new partners who will be working with us from 1st July. Voluntary Norfolk will be joining us as our new Locally Trusted Organisation.  The role of the LTO is to help us with administrative tasks such as employing people to work with the…

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