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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Croshaw Hedge is now finished!
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A massive thank you to everyone who came out to plant the Croshaw Hedge today, with a special shout-out to the resident who brought everyone tea and biscuits! We planted about 150 hedgerow trees and p...

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Crafts 4 All, Craft Fayre

February 24, 2018, 11:00am - February 24, 2018, 3:00pm

Blue Dawg Entertainments & Re-incarnations By Donna are proud to present Lancing's newest Craft Fayre, Featuring crafters from Lancing and surrounding areas. Stunning handmade crafts for sale, Hot & C...

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