Welcome to the Whitley Bay 'Our Bigger Story' website. This is part of the multi media evaluation of 15 Big Local areas in England. The website is an opportunity to follow what is changing in Whitley Bay as a result of Big Local over a ten year period.
The aim of the website is to share the learning from everything that is happening in Whitley Bay with other Big Local areas and highlight what works in communities with a wider audience of practitioners and policy makers
"Work is taking place to tackle loneliness and isolation among Whitley Bay residents. Whitley Bay Big Local (WBBL) is embarking on a number of initiatives to address the problems affecting young and elderly residents. The charity has been given a boost thanks to a grant of £12,100 from North Tyneside Council and North Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group, which was facilitated by ward Councillor John O’Shea." From Whitley Bay News Guardian, full article can be viewed here: https://bit.ly/2tqdcU8