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Warsop’s Tudor Barn Archaeology Project

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The Blessing Of The Oaklands Memory Garden

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RoLo/Community Chest update 2019

Read about the latest Community Chest awards and how you can apply for funding.

Freedom Project to Support Warsop Communities

Big Warsop is funding the Freedom Community Project to run two support centres in Warsop from this month.

Groups get Creative for Commemorative Poppy Sculpture

Groups from across the Parish came together to create a very special Remembrance poppy sculpture.

A Celebration of Creativity at Warsop Fun Palace

The Shed was awash with colour and noise as the community came together for Warsop’s first ever Fun Palace.

Big Warsop Vacancy: Delivery Plan Coordinator

We are looking for a Delivery Plan Coordinator for 4 hours a week to support the coordination of the Big Warsop Plan.

Local Rep’s Update for Quarter 5 2018

Our Big Local Rep reflects on what we’ve achieved between July and September 2018 and how we are moving forward with the new plan.

Fun Palace to Celebrate the Creativity of Community

The Warsop Fun Palace – a free event that celebrates creativity and culture – is coming to The Shed on 7th October.

How Things are Run in Big Local

In his latest blog, our Big Local Rep, Bill Badham, reflects on how things are run in Big Local.

Join us for our AGM

Local residents, business owners and delivery partners are all welcome to attend our AGM on 19 September 2018.

Autumn Round of Community Chest Funding Opens

Local groups and organisations have until 21 September to apply for up to £500 of funding towards projects that benefit the local community.

Another Successful Year for Warsop Carnival

Despite soaring temperatures, this year’s Carnival was once again a big success.

Independent Assessment Gives Thumbs Up for New Plan

Big Warsop’s latest plan has been approved by Local Trust.  Read more in the latest blog from our Big Local Rep.

Warsop Youth Club Seeks New Trustees

The Youth Club are seeking new Board members as it enters the next exciting stage in its development.

RoLo/Community Chest update

Read about the latest Community Chest awards and how you can apply for funding.

Youth Roadshow is a hit with young people

A Youth Roadshow offering a series of pop-up youth clubs in the parks of Warsop Parish has been going down well with young people over the school holidays.

You are welcome to attend our AGM

Our Annual General Meeting will be held on 13 September 2017 at 7pm.

Baby yoga brings positive results

Great feedback on the baby yoga course delivered by the Sure Start Warsop Children’s Centre.

Community mini-bus available for bookings

An update on how the community mini bus is being used.

Dressmaking course starts 20 June

News of a new course for people interested in learning dressmaking skills.

Growing stronger together

Update on the positive impact Vibrant Warsop is having on the local community.

Fantastic family engagement activities in Warsop

An update on some of the family engagement activities that are taking place locally.

New creative opportunities for the summer

The Creative Warsop programme offers two new crafting courses for the summer.

Time for reflection and review

The Big Warsop partnership carries out an interim review of the Big Warsop plan.

Creative Empowerment in Warsop

Big Warsop is supporting Creative Warsop.

Free Door Supervisor Training

Big Warsop is once again funding free Door Supervisor training for people aged 18 and over who live in the Warsop Parish.

Seven new first aiders in Big Warsop

Seven people from the Big Warsop area have attended a one-day first aid course funded by Big Local.

New equipment for 2nd Warsop Scout Group

The 2nd Warsop Scout Group has used RoLo Community Chest funding to purchase new equipment for their camping trips.

30 September deadline for next round of Community Chest funding

You have until 30 September to apply for support from the latest round of funding from the RoLo Community Chest.

A fun-packed August

Young people in Warsop enjoyed a fun-packed programme of summer activities throughout August

Summer course was sew good

Big Warsop’s RoLo/Community Chest has provided £500 to fund Warsop Infotech to run dress-making classes over the summer break.

New Big Lottery Fund helps communities to celebrate

The Big Lottery Fund has launched a new programme offering grants of between £300 and £10,000 for groups to hold one-off events or activities which celebrate their local communities.

Free summer activities in August

As part of the new ‘Having Things to Do‘ theme, Big Warsop has agreed to fund a series of summer activities for young people during August

Another successful year for Warsop Carnival

An estimated 4,500 people turned out for the 2016 Warsop Carnival on 3 July. This year’s theme was The Elements (earth, wind, fire, and water) which were featured on the brightly coloured floats and on cakes, floral displays and in the competitions.

Strong support from community at AGM

Thirty people attended the Big Warsop Annual General Meeting, which was held on 13 July at the Community Hub in the Adam Eastwood Building on Wood Street.

Our latest plan is approved

Big Warsop’s third plan covering the period April 2016 to March 2018 has been approved by Local Trust.

Read our Annual Newsletter for 2016

Big Warsop has published an Annual Newsletter highlighting some of the key activities delivered during 2015-16.

Children’s choir hits just the right note

A new children’s choir called Voices of the Vale has been formed in Meden Vale.

Latest community chest awards announced

Big Warsop has awarded more than £4,000 in the latest RoLo Community Chest funding round.

Community groups are invited to ‘get on the bus’

Meden School has taken delivery of a new 15-seater minibus, funded by a £35,000 investment from Big Warsop.

Wheelie good gazebo

Warsop Wheelies BMX Club has used RoLo Community Chest funding to buy a gazebo for use at events.

Funday at the Adam Eastwood Building

On Saturday 26 March, Warsop Youth Club invited young people and their families to the Adam Eastwood Building for a free funday.

Perambulating in style

Warsop Footpaths & Countryside Group has established the Warsop 1816 to 2016 project to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the 1816 Perambulation of the Manor of Warsop.

Sitting comfortably?

Big Warsop has awarded £500 of RoLo Community Chest funding to the Warsop Parish Centre for the purchase of new tables and chairs.

The little shop of opportunities

A £490 Community Chest grant from Big Warsop has helped Hetty’s Charity shop expand its offer to customers.

Local people benefit from CAB outreach

More than two hundred people have used the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) outreach in Warsop during the last year.

New lunch club for older residents

Group activities being delivered by Jigsaw Friends in local community venues are proving popular with older residents.

New round of Community Chest funding

The next round of funding from the Big Warsop Community Chest, in partnership with Rotary Club Warsop, Shirebrook & District is now open. The application deadline is 31 March.

Sharing our conversation

Around 80 people took part in our Community Celebration and Conversation on Friday 5 February 2016. Find out more about what they talked about.

Defibrillators for Warsop Parish

Six defibrillators have been fitted across the community, making Warsop Parish a safer place to live.

Time to reflect and review

The Partnership Group has been busy putting the finishing touches to its plan review and agreeing a budget and activities for the next phase of the plan.

Community hub latest

As the first phase of the community hub nears completion, we get an update from Big Warsop member and Warsop Youth Club trustee, Halina Kochanowski.

Local Rep’s Update – Quarter 4, 2015

Our Big Local Rep reflects on what we’ve achieved between October and December 2015 and how we are moving forward with the new plan.

Chair-based exercises for older residents

We are funding a range of activities aimed at improving the lives of older people in the Warsop Parish.

Training helps to secure jobs

Eighteen people from the Big Warsop area have been given the opportunity to train for jobs in the security industry.

Supporting Warsop Carnival

Find out how Big Warsop has been supporting Warsop Carnival and save the date for the Carnival in 2016.

Our Annual General Meeting

Our AGM will take place at 7pm on Wednesday 20 May 2015 at Warsop Town Hall.

Local Rep’s Update – Quarter 1, 2015

Our Big Local Rep reflects on what we’ve achieved between January and March 2015 and how we are moving forward with the new plan.

Birklands Gardening Club

In April 2014, Birklands Gardening Club benefitted from a RoLo Grant which was used to install a greenhouse which is used by young people at an after school club at the Reg Freeman Community Garden.

Fire Station Consultation

As part of the Consultation on the closure potential closure of Warsop Fire Station, Big Warsop submits it’s views to Nottinghamshire Fire and rescue Service.

The Big Rep’s Blog

Bill Badham, the big local rep for Warsop, posts his latest blog with his views on direction and progress of Big Warsop.

Warsop Fire Station faces closure

As part of new proposals put forward by Nottinghamsire Fire and Rescue Service, Warsop Fire Station faces permenant closure.

Local Trust says Thank You

The Chief Executive of the Big local trust, Debbie Ladds, sends a personal thank you to Big Warsop.

Big Local Spring Event

Delegates from #BigWarsop attend the Big Local Spring Event.

Work starts at the Aspire Centre

Volunteers from #BigWarsop and the Warsop Youth Club began to clear the Aspire Centre site.

Big Warsop Supports Warsop Youth Club’s new Aspire Centre

Big Warsop has commited to supporting Warsop Youth Club to the tunr of £100,000 over the next 12 months

3 new Partnership Members

At the AGM in February 3 new voting members were voted on to the Partnership Board to further strengthen the .group.

Big Warsop gets the Thumbs up

After nearly 3 years Big Warsop has finally got access to the £1,000,000, It has taken a lot of time, effort and consultation and some thought we would bever gey yhere!

Big Warsop Appoints new Co-ordinator

Lesley Watkins has taken up the tole of Big Warsop Co-ordinator, this will giv Big Warsop a physical presence ay Warsop Town Hall 1 day per week.

Big Warsop Appoints new Big Local Rep

Bill Badham as been selected as the new Big Local Representative, Bill will be the link between the Big Warsop Partnership and the Big Local Trust.