Big Local is a Big Lottery investment which covers 150 local areas in England. Mottingham Estate is a ‘wave 1’ Big Local area and is beneficiary of one of the £1 million investments to be used for the benefit of the community over 10 years.
Mottingham Big Local Refocused aims to ‘bring together all the local talent, ambitions, skills and energy from individuals, groups and organisations who want to make their area an even better place to live’.
The Partnership Board is made up of local residents who have voting rights, and people from organisations who work in the area. These include Clarion Futures and Community Links Bromley, which is also the Local Trusted Organisation (LTO) for Mottingham Big Local Refocused, responsible for budget, staff and 'community facilitation.'
The Partnership oversees the development and delivery of all aspects of the Big Local Plan, monitoring progress and promoting Big Local and its activities to the local community and wider stakeholders.
Projects including Mottingham Silks, Accessible Dance, Art Therapy and Wellbeing, StEP Community Projects and Training and Mentoring are underway.
For more information, please visit the Mottingham Big Local Refocused website.
Round 2 of the Mottingham Big Local Refocused Small Grants Programme 2023 is now open for applications! The deadline for applications is 5pm on Monday 13th November 2023. More information here
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We are delighted to let you know that the Tender to update and revise the current Big Local Plan for the Mottingham Big Local Refocused area is now available. Click the link below to download the Tender document.
The closing date for tender submissions is 4 August 2023. This will be followed by clarification interviews in the week commencing 7 August. (Provisional interview date 9/10 August).
The successful organisation/delivery partner should be available to start work promptly after the delivery of the contract. The aim is to conclude this exercise by the end of September with plan sign off and submission to the Local Trust.
The appointed delivery partner will be required to adopt a collaborative approach and work closely with the partnership to build on strengths within their existing programme as well as to develop the new plan.
Contact: All enquiries and clarification questions should be made by email to: email@example.com
After several years of planning, thinking, consulting and masses of fundraising, all made more challenging by COVID-19, Lockdowns and spiralling building costs, St Edward’s now has a newly renovated, decorated and re-ordered church. Read the full press release here.