We need you to:
The review allows your Big Local partnership to assess your Big Local plan – to find out what’s going well, what isn’t going as planned, how things can be improved – and what you have learned from the experience. So it provides your partnership with:
Your review may result in changes to what you are doing. If that means updating your Big Local plan, you need to be clear why you want to make those changes and provide evidence that your decisions are supported by the wider community. For more information on updating your plan please see our guidance on the Big Local plan.
You may need to set aside some dedicated time and space for your review, to enable your partnership to think about and discuss your progress.
Your Big Local rep can help with your plan review. This might include suggestions for structuring discussions, who to involve, and what kind of information to prepare. There are also tools and resources to help with this, including:
We need you to answer these nine questions:
The plan review will help you decide whether or not you need to revise your plan – to identify what difference your activities are making, and how they fit in with your vision and priorities, and with Big Local outcomes.
When you have finished your plan review, please send the review via BLC and fill in the nine questions in the form. We will read your review when we assess your new plan.
Your review also informs us about what your Big Local area is doing, what is working well and what the challenges are. This helps us know how to support you better in the future.