West End Morecambe Big Local

Creative West End Network Launch

An invitation to join the Creative West End Network launch on Weds 25th March 6-9pm at More Music. The Creative West End is a locally rooted partnership comprised of The Exchange Creative Community, West End Morecambe (WEM), More Music, Film Morecambe, The ReStore, and local residents seeking to build collaboration

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WEST END ALLOTMENTS GROW A NEW HUB

WEST END ALLOTMENTS GROW A NEW HUB A project to provide a Community Hub at the West End & Heysham (North) Allotments has received a funding boost. West End Morecambe (WEM) – Big Local – the new name of West End Million – has recently approved a £2,000 grant towards

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Musical Chairs

The Seagull Cafe

MUSICAL CHAIRS West End Million (WEM) has funded two Morecambe choirs to the tune of just over £1,000 recently. The newly formed West End Community Choir received £555 from WEM’s Community Chest fund and More Music’s Seagull Cafe was granted £500. West End Community Choir, which meets on Thursdays at

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Chris Takes the Chair

New Chair at West End Million Working together with other agencies and partners to improve the lives and well-being of people in Morecambe’s West End is a key priority for Chris Price, the new chair of West End Million (WEM). Chris has lived in the West End since 2011 and

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GRANTING SUPPORT TO WEST END GROUPS

West End Million has recently given its support to several local groups GRANTING SUPPORT TO WEST END GROUPS  West End Million has given its support to West End Impact, Homestart and the Melting Pot recently. A grant of £400 was approved for West End Impact to re-print their Help In

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AN EXTRA-ORDINARY PATHWAY TO WORK

People from the West End to have their share of the limelight AN EXTRA-ORDINARY PATHWAY TO WORK When ITV drama, The Bay, was filmed outside Janet Hampson’s home, the idea for a business was born which could benefit the people of Morecambe. Janet, a casting director for 10 years, was

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CREDIT WHERE IT’S DUE

Funding from West End Million will enable 150 people to join Morecambe Bay Credit Union CREDIT WHERE IT’S DUE Funding from West End Million will enable 150 people to join Morecambe Bay Credit Union. In order to encourage local residents to join the credit union, West End Million has granted

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SCHOOL’S BIG SCREEN SUMMER

WEM support a Morecambe school in planning a Movies Under The Stars event this summer. A Morecambe school is planning a Movies Under The Stars event this summer. West End Primary School hope that the event will attract the wider community and help to enhance the reputation of the school.

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Saving Grace

An important service for the lonely and isolated which requires a facelift is being supported by West End Million. An important service for the lonely and isolated which requires a facelift is being supported by West End Million. Grace Ministries have been based in Yorkshire Street for nine years but

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WEM supports Morecambe Pride

Community Chest grant awarded West End Million is supporting plans for the first Morecambe Pride with a grant to LGB&T Out In The Bay. Out In The Bay, which supports the Lesbian,Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community in Morecambe, Lancaster and the surrounding area, are hoping to stage a Morecambe Pride

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Action Plan Launch Event

We will be organising a special ‘partner event’ for groups and organisations in the area who consider they may share the goals laid out in our Action Plan or who are well placed for potential commissions. This will be to collectively share what initiatives we are all looking at as

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