Awarded groups at the community small grants event.

Community Small Grants Fund

The funding scheme is open to groups and organisations, whose applications will directly benefit people living in Rastrick. The Rastrick Big Local Community Small Grants Fund is a grant fund ...


What is Rastrick Big Local

What is Big Local? The Big Local programme is a national programme, funded through the Big Lottery Fund, that invests in local communities that have often been overlooked by outside ...


Voice Your Choice

The Voice Your Choice voting has now closed, thank you to everyone who voted, results will be announced shortly.  Rastrick Big Local is a resident organisation that over the next ...



Voice Your Choice voting open

Voice Your Choice is open, cast your vote. Voting opened at 9am ...

Rastrick Big Local HD6 3 is all about making Rastrick an even better place to live

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How time banking is creating a new generation of volunteers

How time banking is creating a new generation of volunteers Two years ago Cheryl Hughes was a stay-at-home mum in Cardiff, south Wales. She lacked confidence and was unsure about what she could achieve outside family life. She also wished she could buy treats for her loved ones occasionally, but struggled financially. When she came […]

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Voting closed…..but what did you say about the process?

On March 31st the voting for Voice Your Choice closed, we will shortly have the results and we will share them with you as soon as we can.  This is the first time we have attempted a neighbourhood vote on this scale so we wanted to know what you thought to the process. Here are […]

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Local Trust spring events at Manchester Museum and York Railway Museum

Join in and find out- Spring events at Local Trust spring events at Manchester Museum and York Railway Museum YOU can join residents from across the country, at Local Trust Spring events coming up in April. Any residents or volunteers are welcome to take part, with all travel expenses paid. You can find out more […]

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Rastrick Community Small Grants projects have been awarded £6,650.

Our first round of small grants for 2015 have been allocated, six fantastic groups with as equally brilliant projects have been awarded a combined total of £6,650.  Peter Edwards, Vice Chairman of Rastrick Big Local said, This was our third round of Community small grants conducted with every applicant making their appeal in front of all […]

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It’s time to vote!!!

By now every household in Rastrick should have received a voting form through their letterbox and our volunteer deliverers will be resting their weary legs and blistered feet (5.400 households is quite a large number to get round). There are fourteen very interesting bids for the funding on offer and who gets that funding will […]

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