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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Sompting Big Local Partnership Member Application Form

Video first shown at the AGM in May 2019.

The video opposite highlights just some of the grants that have been allocated in 2018/2019. It was presented at the AGM in May 2019 and shows the work that SBL and the local Sompting Community have been doing to make Sompting a better place for all our residents.
If you have ideas and suggestions, or wish to apply for a grant, please get in touch with us, we would love to hear from you.

How to Get involved

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Sompting Big Local’s Facebook Page

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Shoreham Herald

The venue has been designed to host weddings and other events

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Sompting Football Club v East Dean First

A 4-2 win for Sompting FC again East Dean puts 6 them points clear at the top of Championship South table. Next up an away game in Bognor Regis against Predators Saturday First Team

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Championship South  7th December 2019, 3:00 pm Sompting Football Club 4 - 2 East Dean First Sompting recreation ground First Team Lineup Name GLS Cards D. Deacon — M. Dixon — M. Hammond — S. ... See more

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If you are travelling by bus over the Christmas holidays (Friday 20th December- Sunday 5th January) on purchase of a dayrider gold ticket, upto 3 kids travel free! Ticket cost £8.80 on the bus or ... See more

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Nick Cook - Circus Entertainer / Performer

Many of you will remember nick who has supported the SBL Christmas event last year & our playday back in the summer. He is great guy & the kids that saw him on the rec in the summer had a brilliant ... See more

Ladies and Gentlemen I proudly present the Nick Cook Youth Circus Christmas Show.
I can’t express how proud I am of these kids, they have worked so hard on their own skills and with working as a ... See more

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EPIC Sompting

The final tree planting session of the year, will happen tomorrow (Wed) from 10am. The weather looks OK, there will be cake and you will leave brimming with good yuletide vibes. Who's in?? Email ... See more