Sharing our conversation

TableSmall (2)Around 80 people took part in our Community Celebration and Conversation on Friday 5 February 2016, including residents from Warsop Parish, and partners and representatives from community groups and local organisations, including Nottinghamshire Police, Nottinghamshire County Council and Mansfield District Council.

The event celebrated local achievements and the great work being delivered within the community, and was a chance for Big Warsop to consult with local experts on the latest developments within the area.

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Defibrillators for Warsop Parish

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When Big Warsop was approached by Paul Sear of Meden Vale based Care Trainers about funding to buy and fit a defibrillator for a local community pub, his request was to prove the catalyst for an even bigger idea. Why not purchase and install defibrillators across the parish?

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First phase almost complete at community hub

CommunityHubBig Warsop’s chance to develop a community hub came when a local charitable trust, the Sir John Eastwood Foundation, offered to gift a disused industrial building in the village (the old Eastwood Building) to be used as a youth centre. As a registered charity, Warsop Youth Club had the legal status needed to be able to take on the asset. Backed by funding from Big Warsop, the building was transferred to them in January 2014.

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Exercises for older residents

ChairBasedSquareWebSmallBig Warsop is funding a range of activities aimed at improving the life of older people in the Warsop Parish.

The activities are being delivered by Jigsaw Support Scheme, a local Nottinghamshire charity that supports disabled, vulnerable and older adults to help maintain their independence or their health. The first activity on offer is a series of chair-based exercise classes, delivered in George Shooter Court in Warsop and Melville Court in Meden Vale.

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