February ’23 NewsletterFebruary 21, 2023
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National Lottery support Live Well in Braunton with 3 years of funding
Good News!Live Well in Braunton CIC has secured 3 years funding from the National Lottery Community Fund.
Live Well in Braunton CIC has secured 3 years funding from the National Lottery Community Fund. Live Well in Braunton CIC was established in 2017, and Dr Susanna Hill, founding member, said
”Our aims are to connect individuals and organisations to address the needs of our residents. It is fantastic news that we have secured £156,795 from the National Lottery Community Fund, which will enable us to deliver an extensive programme of support, helping our local community develop ideas and projects that will improve people’s wellbeing”
The project will focus on:
1. Increasing awareness and use of activities to create a sense of wellbeing. 2. Enabling people to take part in community life. 3. Increasing opportunities for young people. 4. Increasing voluntary action to overcome loneliness.
Andrea Mules has been appointed as the Community Developer and further members of the team will follow soon. She will work closely with the Social Prescribers, who are based at Caen Medical Centre, local voluntary and community groups to coordinate and develop initiatives that meet the needs of Braunton and its surrounding area. Andrea said
“I have worked in North Devon for more than 20 years and understand the challenges residents and communities face. I am really looking forward to working with the Braunton Community.”
A Cost-of-Living event and Connect2Live Well event was held on the 11th February, with over 23 charities and groups in attendance helping to link residents to local services, support, energy, and financial advice. Future projects include linking isolated people to groups, creating a youth forum, volunteer database, arts programme, wellbeing support, and sourcing community ambassadors.
Live Well in Braunton will be at the Health Fest, on the 15th April at Braunton recreation ground, offering advice and information.