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Voices of Big Local

Meet the people working on Big Local

Upskilling initiative looks beyond lockdown

The online training courses preparing residents for a return to work after COVID-19

Virtual youth club is a community hit

The Big Local area pulling in big crowds through their online activities

Brereton rallies for disconnected residents

The initiative reaching beyond the internet to support those in need

Surplus food deliveries create lifeline

Collective effort ensures neighbours have what they need during COVID-19

Dig on: the communities gardening during lockdown

Connecting through horticulture when you can't be together

The Historian

How a community made their voice heard

Mental health: my experience

“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"