The Residents Stories

Our Bigger Story is a multimedia evaluation which aims to record change in Big Local areas, and understand how those changes come about and how they can be sustained. Residents are telling their stories of change over a ten year period, through a range of media including animation and film.

Making A Difference in Whitley Bay

Local residents, small business owners and board members came together for a discussion about what is changing in Whitley Bay and how Big Local is helping to make this happen. In this film, people talk about the overall impact of Whitley Bay Big Local - the value of their community shop, the importance of making connections, the diversity of the community, their influence over the environment, and relationships with strategic partners.