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Tonight’s Board Meeting has been postponed

Tonight’s Board Meeting has been postponed

The board have made the decision to postpone tonight's board meeting. We will announce further details as soon as they have been agreed so please keep checking for latest news on our website and social media.

Let’s Talk – Free English lessons in the community

Let’s Talk – Free English lessons in the community

We met up with Liz Peattie who has just started to provide free English lessons for people in the local community. Here’s what Liz had to say about it. Tell me a little bit about yourself Liz. I’m a mother of 2 children. My son is at Bourne School and daughter is at...

Our AGM for 2020

Our AGM for 2020

You are invited to our AGM on Thursday 20th February (7-9pm) at Eastbourne Blind Society. As we are half way through this 10 year project the AGM is an ideal way for you to find out more about the difference the projects funded by Devonshire West Big Local have made...

Celebrating 175 years of the YMCA

Celebrating 175 years of the YMCA

As this year marks the 175th anniversary of the YMCA we will be attending their Open Day at the Youth Advice Centre (Charlies) today from 2-6pm. Come and drop by and find out more about the YMCA and other agencies working in Devonshire West.

Come and join the Team!

Come and join the Team!

If you live in the Devonshire West area and would like a say in how we spend £1 million then come and join the Team.  #makeadifference #dosomethinggood Contact Sue on 07378 972277 to find out more.

Do you provide services to older people?

Do you provide services to older people?

If you provide a service for older people living in the Devonshire West area of Eastbourne or are thinking about delivering regular activiites then we would be interested in hearing from you. Round 9 of the Community Grants is now open and we are interested in hearing...

How should we invest in local community groups?

How should we invest in local community groups?

We want your views on how DWBL should invest in local community groups that provides services for local residents. Please do leave your comments below or come and join us at our Focus Groups to share your ideas!

We want your views on how to regenerate Seaside

We want your views on how to regenerate Seaside

If you live in the Seaside area of Eastbourne then we'd like to hear from you on how we can regenerate Seaside Road and the Seaside area. Leave your comments below or get in touch to see what we can do together!

We want your views on open spaces

We want your views on open spaces

We want to hear your thoughts and we'd like to know what you think we can do to enhance public open spaces for local residents. Please let us know in the comments below.

Many thanks to everyone who came to our Focus Group at the Hub

Many thanks to everyone who came to our Focus Group at the Hub

Hearing from local residents about what they want for the area is a key part of big local and it was great to hear from so many at the last Focus Group at the Hub. Residents were asked about what kind of activities they would like and there was a focus on providing...

We had an ‘Animazing’ Time

We had an ‘Animazing’ Time

Thanks to Devonshire West Big Local funding the Animazing Story of Children's Television has been at The Pavilion Cafe over the summer. They welcomed an estimated 6,000 visitors to the exhibition since they opened in July and the exhibition will be continuing into the...

It’s World Mental Health Day

It’s World Mental Health Day

As it's World Mental Health Day today we would like to recognise the work that is being done locally by charities and community groups that we fund and support in order to help residents improve their wellbeing and feel more included in our local community. Since 2015...

Free Print-Screen Workshop at the YMCA

Free Print-Screen Workshop at the YMCA

Devonshire West Big Local were delighted to be funding a new screen-printing workshop that is happening at the YMCA every Friday evening and we went along to talk to them to find out more. Here's their interview: 1. Please tell us a bit more about your workshops and...

Friday Lunch Club at the Hub

Friday Lunch Club at the Hub

Community Stuff have been running their popular Friday Lunch club for over a year now at Seaside Community Hub. It was originally funded by Sussex Community Foundation and the Chalk Cliff Trust. Devonshire West Big Local have funded Community Stuff's lunch club to...

Beyond the Disco

Beyond the Disco

Devonshire West Big Local funded The Hive (Mencap) to create visibility within theatre and the performing arts in Eastbourne. WATCH THE VIDEO HERE! The workshops (including script writing, prop and costume making /design, film making & drama) have all been hugely...

Our next Focus Group is on 18th October at the Hub

Our next Focus Group is on 18th October at the Hub

Our next Focus Group is at the Seaside Community Hub on Friday 18th October between 1-2pm. Come and let us know what you think of the Devonshire West area and tell us how you would like it to develop. We will look at the future priorities and plans and hear some ideas...

Join Us

Join Us

Devonshire West Big Local is a resident run, lottery funded organisation which aims to make Devonshire West a better place to live and work. If you live in the Devonshire West area of Eastbourne then we are interested in hearing your views on how the money should be...

Devonshire West Big Local announces new Programme Support

Devonshire West Big Local announces new Programme Support

Devonshire West Big Local (DWBL) is a resident led partnership which aims to make the Devonshire West area of Eastbourne a better place to live and work have announced their new Programme Support provider as Helen Owen Marketing Enterprises (HOME) CIC. DWBL recognises...

Community Grants Spring 2019

Community Grants Spring 2019

Our Community Grants Spring 2019 is now opened ! Deadline to submit applications is Monday, 29th April at 5pm. Click here for further information.    

Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting

Come along to our Annual General Meeting. Find out about the projects we fund. Elect the new Board members or become one.

Call for Volunteer Board Members

Call for Volunteer Board Members

Devonshire West Big Local are looking for passionate, reliable and community-minded individuals to join our voluntary Board. You don’t need any special skills or qualifications, you just need to be interested in making Devonshire West a better place to work and live....

Community Stuff: Creepy Crafts at Seaside Community Hub

Community Stuff: Creepy Crafts at Seaside Community Hub

Community Stuff put on a spooktacular craft session for families at Seaside Community Hub on Monday 23rd October 2017. Over 15 children and adults attended this Devonshire West Big Local funded event. For just £1 kids were able to create a variety of creepy crafts,...

POSTAL ADDRESS

The Seaside Community Hub, 125 Seaside, Eastborne, BN22 7NN

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Contact Us

Email: info@devonshirewestbiglocal.org.uk
Phone: 07378 972277

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07378 972277