Northfleet North

Northfleet North

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

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  • October 28, 2022 Film

    This film tells Peter's story: a local Northfleet resident who founded the secret Garden community business, then joined the Big Local partnership, became the chair and then went on to become a local councillor and the Mayor of Gravesham.

  • October 27, 2022 Film

    Many Our Bigger Story films show physical change in Big Local areas - the new community centre or improved play facilities. This film captures how involvement in Northfleet Big Local has changed the lives of local residents

  • October 8, 2021 Film

    Northfleet Fun Day on 30th August 2021 was the first large scale Big Local event for two years - following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions. This film is a record of the day and local residents, Big Local partners and workers describe on the day on why this community event was important and then reflect on how the Fun Day went and what had changed, following the pandemic, from previous years.

  • May 19, 2020 Film

    Having chatted to people on my daily walk about and the weekly foodbank it became apparent that some people were struggling with being cooped up in blocks of flats and were starting to feel anxious and some were even scared to go shopping messages of positivity were the next step. People responded to these by writing their own outside their houses. Mandi Knight: Northfleet North Big Local

  • August 9, 2019 Film

    With the creation of Ebbsfleet Garden City there are major " and rapid " changes happening surrounding the Northfleet Big Local area. This film records those changes and the views of Big Local partners, local residents and other stakeholders on the impact of those changes, the voice that the community has in influencing changes " as well as people's hopes and fears about change. This is a companion piece to the "Change in Northfleet' film recoded at the same time during Northfleet Big Local's summer event 2019.

  • August 9, 2019 Film

    Things are changing in Northfleet. This film records those changes and the views of Big Local partners, local residents and other stakeholders on how things are changing and plans for the future. This is a companion piece to the "Change all around Northfleet' film recorded at the same time during Northfleet Big Local's summer event 2019.

  • August 12, 2018 Film

    This film is a record on the Northfleet Big Local Fun Day in August 2018.This is one of two Fun Days Big Local organises each year to promote the work of the partnership and community groups active in the community. In addition the day aims to bring together people from the different estates in Northfleet to tackle isolation and build local networks.

  • October 21, 2017 Film

    This film is a record of the opening of the Northfleet Central Community Hub in October 2017. The Hub is a Northfleet Big Local initiative which has saved a local resource for the community.

  • October 29, 2016 Film

    This film records the changes being brought about " for those using services, volunteers and the wider community " by three projects supported by Northfleet Big Local: CAS Training Solutions, Hive Hope Foodbank and the No Walls Garden.

  • August 1, 2015 Film

    A short film about Northfleet History, With 2 large developments on the horizon, Northfleet North is inevitably going to look different. We are very keen to highlight the importance and heritage of the area!

  • July 18, 2015 Film

    The North Northfleet summer celebration was held on 18th July 2015. The aim of the day was to publicise Big Local and to celebrate its successes over the year.

  • July 25, 2014 Film

    Peter Scollard talks about his social enterprise No Walls Garden. Peter is an UnLtd Star People Award Winner. Star People is a partnership between UnLtd and Local Trust offering Awards from £500 for people living in Big Local Areas.

  • July 16, 2013 Film

    Big Local's pilot projects have been designed to provide areas with support and advice. Northfleet is Big Local's first People, Place and Environmental pilot project case study.