Welcome to the Westfield '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 Westfield 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 Westfield with other Big Local areas and highlight what works in communities with a wider audience of practitioners and policy makers.

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  • In conversation with Westfield Big Local
    November 10, 2016      Audio
    Westfield Big Local discuss how they started and where they are now, including the ultimately successful but long road to taking over management of the community centre, the need to support families and older people, and what they count as success.
  • Westfield Play Area Project - 'The Castle'
    May 6, 2016      Film
    Film made at 'The Castle' pizza and football evening. The 'castle' is the name for what was once a play space and the film illustrates the consultation taking place about its future development.
  • Star People and the difference Big Local makes
    August 10, 2015      Film
    Kara Concannon talks about her experiences as an Unltd Star People Award winner and her involvement in Westfield Big Local Partnership.
  • Westfield Big Local and Sheffield University Partnership
    January 30, 2015      Photo
    The Department of Town and Regional Planning’s Community Engagement Initiative was launched in October 2013 and involves staff and students working with residents in Westfield, helping to plan a sustainable future, for their local area.