The Big Local

In July 2010, the Big Lottery Fund launched the £200million Big Local Programme pinpointing areas that have previously been overlooked for funding and investment, that face a range of different issues from the decline of industry to high levels of unemployment and crime, or a pressing need for new support services or activities.

Shadsworth with Whitebirk was awarded £1million to be spent over 10 years to make sustainable improvements to life within the Ward. Read more