Meet the people working on Big Local
“Mental health problems have affected me all my life… Sometimes I go through a really bad dip in my moods and I’ll vanish off the scene"
DY10 resident, Sarah Rook, explains how her communication skills have improved considerably
Val Fendley, Ramsey Million Big Local, is a strong advocate of trusting residents to make their own decisions – and passionate about skilling up young people
Nurturing confidence, skills and friendships
Barry Mead, CELL Big Local, chats to our journalist-at-large about how he and a team of incredible volunteers unlocked hundreds of thousands of pounds to secure the future of a medieval castle
George Hill, chair of Kingswood and Hazel Leys, talks to our journalist-at-large about his life before Big Local and why he thinks the programme is inspiring people to take charge
In one of his final projects, artist and photographer Tim Wainwright got to know the people of Barnfield Big Local area in Greenwich, and recorded them as they spoke about their lives and their estate.
How Big Local areas can lead or influence physical change.
How local projects can make a big difference
Measuring change event in London