10 years to make a positive difference to the community

Driven by residents

Helping the community to grow

Welcome to the Sompting Big Local website

Sompting is one of 150 areas in England to be awarded £1 million, to make a lasting and positive difference in the community Sompting Big Local is all 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. To find out more about Big Local, please click here.

Take a look at the 4 minute clip of how exciting Big Local opportunities can be for all residents click here.

What’s going on?

Find out the latest upcoming events for Sompting

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Who are we?

Read more on what the Big Local scheme is all about

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Find out if your group is eligible for our small grant scheme

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Making Sompting a more united community, and a better place to live, work and play.

Run by the Local Trust, Big Local is working with over £200m from the Big Lottery Fund and a range of partners, to provide expert advice and support for residents.

The four programme outcomes for Big Local are:

  • Communities will be better able to identify local needs and take action in response to them
  • People will have increased skills and confidence, so that they continue to identify and respond to needs in the future
  • The community will make a difference to the needs it prioritises
  • People will feel that their area is an even better place to live.

To find out how you can get involved in Sompting

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♻️ 🌍 Take our Recycling Quiz! 🌍 ♻️

We know that understanding what can/can't be recycled is confusing!

Take our quick recycling quiz (and let us know if any of the answers surprise you!) www.adur-worthing.gov.uk/recycling-quiz/


Alternate weekly waste collections are set to be introduced across Adur and Worthing from September 2019 in a bid to boost recycling across our communities.

The move sees Adur & Worthing Councils follow in the footsteps of more than 75 per cent of other local authorities in the country who already collect waste bins (with grey lids) one week then recycling bins (with blue lids) the other.

Currently only 36 per cent of waste collected in Adur district and Worthing borough is recycled - below the average across West Sussex.

Evidence elsewhere has shown that alternate collections can increase recycling by up to seven per cent, with levels of residual waste also reducing.

Yet we recognise that we all struggle to know exactly what we can and can't recycle. We will commit in the next few months to do all we can to help you increase your recycling and help the planet.
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Date for your diary. ......Sompting Christmas Event
Friday 14th December
5pm Harriet Johnson Centre, Loose Lane
Meet Santa, sing carols, Free rides for the kids.
Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate
Mulled Wine and Mince Pies
Organised by Sompting Parish Council and Sompting Churches. 🎅
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3 days ago

Is sompting having a Christmas fair? I've read a leaflet about something going on on 14th December but can't find any more details?
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