WBL Timeline


15th April - Started the Childrens Gardening Club at the Community Corner Garden

20th March - Well-Being and Hobbies Community Chest

28th February - Started the 'Get up and Dance' sessions - Acorn open on Saturdays!

14th February - Valentines Tea Dance


29th November - Held the WeBigLocal Showcase Event to launch the first years funding

November - Daffodil Bulb Planting around the estate

October - Appointed the WeBigLocal Project Assistant - Karen Clark

17th August - Attended the Waterlooville Summer Fete with the Smoothie Bike

August - ‘The Plan‘ for the first years £100,000.00 approved by the Local Trust

August - Submitted ‘The Plan‘ for approval to the Local Trust

Summer - Attended 3 major events with the Smoothie Bike

June - Formalised the WeBigLocal Board

May - Started work on ‘The Plan’ for the next 2 years

May - Video Profile Premiere event

April - A4 Profile document delivered to all residents

April - Third WBL Community Chest Voting Event

March - Photography Exhibition

February - Second WBL Community Chest Voting Event

January - Work starts on producing the A4 Printed profile document

January - Will Millar employed to produce WeBigLocal video profile


December - First WBL Community Chest Voting Event

October - Appointed Michelle Wilding as our Community Development Worker

Summer - Attended Wecock Summer Fair and 3 other local fairs

July - Attended Local Trust Communications event

July - Attended Local Trust Open Spaces event

July - Decision made to employ a part-time support worker

July - Initial project branding, website, banner, card and leaflets created

June/July - Held 3 open consultation meetings with residents and Schools

June - Received £2,000 Getting Started budget

June - Formed Communications, Events, Finance and Youth sub-groups

May - Attended Local Trust spring events

April - ‘Bacon Sandwich’ public consultation event at the Acorn Centre

February - Rep attended Waterlooville Partnership meeting at the Acorn Centre