West End Morecambe Big Local

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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Local Newsletter!

Local Newsletter! If you live in the West End you may now have received a More Together community magazine for Spring 2019. The magazine is put together by an independent group of local people who are keen to encourage others to get involved. If you want to see the newsletter

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What’s On At Stanley’s

Stanleys

Stanley’s is an amazing community hub and resource in the West End of Morecambe, WEM is currently chatting with them about some potential projects and they have recently shared with us their plan of weekly events and meetings.   Mondays: 9am – 3pm. Open access, free drop-in, use of washer

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New Plan For West End Launched

Press Release: 09/11/18 A new plan to improve the lives of people in the West End of Morecambe has been officially launched. West End Million (WEM) have developed the plan for future work which was launched at The Alhambra when West End organisations and groups were invited to find out

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Change on the Coast

west end morecambe scene, photo by beanphoto

In a recent blog post from Local Trust, Fernanda Balata, Senior Programme Lead for Coastal Economies at the NEF, explains how the new partnership with Local Trust will put coastal communities in control of their future. Coastal communities face complex and urgent challenges. They see higher levels of deprivation, underemployment

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