Local thinking

Local Trust is leading new approaches to community-led change

Long reads

Discover our essay series exploring how people and places are changing through Big Local, and the potential of community-led change

Hear from the communities

I’ve always been a volunteer, but I’ve learned through being involved with Big Local that change really is possible. But to make that change happen, having a voice is important
Sarah Rook
DY10 Big Local
What I’m clear about is that a good community development officer works themselves out of a job. You’re not supposed to be there forever – you’re there to build the community to do it for themselves
Val Fendley
Ramsey Million Big Local
We live in really challenging times economically, socially, politically, and so I credit anyone who gives up their time
George Hill
Kingswood and Hazel Leys

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