Big Local’s small grants to benefit North-East Hastings residents

At a recent meeting of its Small Grants Sub-Committee, Big Local North-East Hastings agreed to grant more than £15,000 to 14 organisations to offer a wide range of services and events to local residents in the coming months. These included:  Hastings Storytelling Festival for two performances of Ling Nose puppets at Sandown School as part […]

Big Local projects reveal lack of Wi-Fi, devices and skills in North East Hastings

This year’s annual general meeting for Big Local North-East Hastings was held online but in spite of the pandemic, the resident-led partnership which decides how £1 million of lottery money is spent in the area, continues to meet and allocate grants. Much of the AGM was dedicated to hearing about the support for residents during […]

Money helps make lives ‘that bit better’

More than £100,000 has gone in to projects in North-East Hastings in the last year making people’s lives, ‘that bit better’. Residents of North-East Hastings gathered at the Bridge Community Centre on Saturday for the Annual General Meeting of Big Local North-East Hastings. In 2012, 150 areas in the country were granted £1 million of […]

Big-Local – making lives ‘a bit brighter’ in North-East Hastings

Residents of North-East Hastings can look forward to another varied programme of activities in the coming months following the awarding of over £14,000 in grants by the resident-led partnership that runs Big Local North-East Hastings. Each year £20,000 is allocated for bids to provide activities for local residents. In this year’s first round, 14 bids […]

Grants will improve the lives of local people

Residents in North-East Hastings can look forward to more events and activities in the coming months as Big Local North East Hastings awards more grants to improve life for local residents. In 2012, 150 of the most deprived and neglected areas of the country were each given £1 million for residents to spend improving their […]

Making north-east Hastings a great place to live

The first newsletter from the resident led partnership looking to make north east Hastings a better place to live has been published. In 2012 an organisation called Local Trust received £220 million from the Big Lottery Fund. With that money 150 ‘Big Local’ areas were created in the country and each one was given £1 […]