Catton Grove

Catton Grove

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

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  • Catton Grove Big Local supporting a local park 'Friends' group
    March 25, 2022      Film
    Catton Grove Big Local has been supporting improvements to Waterloo Park since 2017. It had become a bit rundown and surveys and workshops in the park demonstrated people's desire to change this. The Friends of Waterloo park was formed at an inaugural meeting in May 2018 and with financial support and expertise from Big Local, it has continued to grow. The group is keen that everyone can get involved in making the park a better space and that all members of the community can make use of it. This is their story.
  • Catton Grove children's and young people's groups
    March 17, 2022      Film
    Catton Grove Big Local commissioned the YMCA to run two groups each week. Here is what the young participants think about them.
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    Catton Grove Big Local supports local community football team
    April 28, 2021      Text
    Waterloo United FC is a community football team. It was started by two local men looking to keep fit during the pandemic and is open to all. They play in Waterloo Park, and have been supported by Catton Grove Big Local. In this film they explain what it is all about and the role that big local has played in getting them up and running. The link to the film is here
  • Catton Grove Junior Club
    October 26, 2020      Photo
    Catton Grove Big Local supports children and young people's activities in the area. In these photos, junior club members took part in pumpkin decorating ready for Halloween