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. The workshops (including script writing, prop and costume making /design, film making & drama) have all been hugely successful and well...

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...

We are looking for people to come and join the board.

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October
  • 17

    Board Meetings

    19:30 -21:00
    17/10/2019

    Join us at our monthly Board meeting! Our board members are responsible for ensuring the £1 million Lottery Funding is used for the benefit of the residents who live in Devonshire West. Board meetings are a great opportunity to see if you might like to get involved!

  • 18

    Come and take part in our Focus Groups

    13:00 -14:00
    18/10/2019

    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 that you may have.

    Some of the discussion points are:

    • How can we enhance public open spaces for local residents?
    • How can we secure the future of heritage buildings for local residents?
    • How can we regenerate Seaside Road and Seaside area?
    • How can we ensure that local residents are financially included?
    • How should we invest in local community groups that provide services to local residents?

    Whatever ideas you have we want to hear them and we look forward to seeing you at our Focus Groups in the near future!