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Big Local Central Jarrow

What is Big Local?

Big Local is an exciting opportunity for residents in 150 areas around England to use at least £1m to make a massive and lasting positive difference to their communities. It’s about bringing together all the local talent, ambitions, skills and energy from individuals, groups and organisations who want to make their area an even better place to live.

Big Local is being run by Local Trust which is an independent organisation working with £200m from the Big Lottery Fund and a range of partners providing expert advice and support to the local community.

Big Local Central Jarrow is part of Phase 2 of the Big Local initiative announced on the 29th February 2012.

The first Interim Steering Group meeting was held on the 4th July 2012 as a result of work undertaken by the Big Local representative.   The Partnership Board produced their terms of reference and set out on the journey of getting people involved, exploring the Big Local vision for Central Jarrow and forming the Big Local Partnership for Central Jarrow.

The Partnership prepared a profile of the Central Jarrow Area, and submitted a Plan based on the consultation work to Local Trust for approval. The plan was accepted and the programme has been running since March 2014. Two projects that were orginally tendered continue to benefit the residents of Central Jarrow these are:

Download the Training Application & Criteria here.

Click below to download our AGM reports

Click below to download our AGM Minutes

View the Partnership Board Meeting Minutes Here

Community Grants

Community Grants scheme where community groups can apply for up to £400 for projects that support the community of Central Jarrow.


New Ideas Project

Initial Proposal

New Projects Flowchart Dec' 16

New Ideas Project Application

New Ideas Terms of Reference

For more information or enquiries please contact Anne Corrigan on 0191 424 1577, email or visit 

Or visit us in person at Jarrow Hub, Cambrian Street, Jarrow, NE32 3QN

Groundwork South Tyneside and Newcastle is the Local Trusted Organisation for the Big Local Central Jarrow.

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