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Local Trust newsletter October 2018
Louise Tickle is ready to visit Big Local areas. If you have a story you would like to share with a wider audience, get in touch with Louise. Read Louise's blog.
Mazhar Ellahi, Greenmoor Big Local partnership member, shares how their commemoration event for Armed Forces Day became a gateway for the residents to learn about local history and build community spirit. Read Mazhar's blog.
"...I was a resident first and foremost. I walk the same streets, I see the same problems, and I share the same concerns." Shana Roberts describes how she walks the line as a councillor and Big Local partnership chair. Read Shana's blog.
Local Trust staff blogs
David King, Partnerships coordinator at Local Trust explains why we have decided to upload Big Local data to 360 Giving. Read David's blog.
Chris Falconer, Head of programme delivery at Local Trust, outlines what will happen to the Big Local grant after 2026. Read Chris' blog.
Events and learning
Join us in Manchester on 14 Novmber to explore how Local Trust, workers, LTOs and partnerships can better support the delivery of Big Local. Places are on a first come, first served basis and registrations closes at midday on 5 November. Book your place now.
On 3 December we're holding an event for Big Local areas who want to learn more about where to find open data, how to intpret and use it. Book your place.
We're inviting Big Locals to express interest in taking part in two brand new learning clusters in project management and how to achieve effective social change. Read more.
Film of the month
The residents of Morecambe in the north-west of England are working hard to change perceptions of their hometown. Watch the film.
Do you own or manage a community asset? Register your community asset on the Community Assets Exchange (CAsE) and you could be in with a chance of winning a £100 gift voucher. Register your community asset.