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The metropolitan district of Bradford is located in the north of England and comprises several urban areas, including the city of Bradford, and several outlying towns. Wealthy neighbourhoods contrast strongly with areas of low economic activity and high deprivation, particularly within the inner city areas of Bradford and Keighley. The high levels of deprivation found in particular areas of Bradford, including Lidget Green and Scholemoor, are tied up with the recent history of the area, particularly since deindustrialisation.

The area defined as Scholemoor and Lidget Green Big Local is a multi-cultural community two miles west of the city centre largely within the Great Horton Ward, a small area falling within the city ward boundaries. We have now had our Big Local plan endorsed by Local Trust. The plan is based on the research set out in our community profile. The Big Local community plan sets out the priorities for the area. It,  together with the community profile can be used to review and check progress.

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Research and evaluation

Dialogues Series: an introduction

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Get noticed: the Big Local video guide

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