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The evolution of Big Local

Local Trust’s chief executive, Debbie Ladds, invited me to write an article that, on the closure of the Community Development Foundation (CDF) in March 2016, provides an insight into Local Trust’s beginnings and the relationship between the two organisations. Here’s...

Our Place: why CDF is proud to be involved

Why am I supporting Our Place? Most people know what will help them live their lives better in their communities. My route to working with communities, and then onto my role at CDF, was via taking my daughter to a toddler group in my local community. Then, as she...

Big Local funding in Selby

Many of you will know that I am a trustee of Local Trust, the organisation running the Big Local project. And some of you may also know that I lived in Selby District in North Yorkshire for 19 years and both me and my family worked, shopped and socialised in the town;...