About us

What is the Local Conversations Programme?

The Local Conversations Programme is an innovative funding approach developed by People’s Health Trust who work to ensure that where people live does not unfairly reduce the length or quality of their life. The People’s Health Trust funds projects, using money raised by Health Lottery East through The Health Lottery to address health inequalities in Suffolk.

  Aims of the Local Conversations Projects

        • Provide opportunities for projects to be designed and directed by local people and participants.

        • Create stronger connections between people living in Kirkley.

        • Enable people to make their communities even better places to live, to encourage social connections and activities.

        • Improve the wellbeing of local people.

        • Support local solutions to meet local needs.

        • Promote community cohesion.

        • Develop a sustainable and supportive community.

Our 3 priorities are:

Enhancing the Environment, Training & Education, Activities & Events!

So far we have...

provided a free space for community groups to meet, held numerous community activities including cake decorating, photography club, bring & swap, litter picks, bulb planting at Fen Park and distributing over £40,000 to local community groups supporting residents.

SUPPORTED PROJECTS

WHAT WE DO

Community Events

Bringing the community together by organising local events in Kirkley!

Communtiy Support

Helping to support our Community through community grants in Kirkley!

Local Conversation

Engaging with & listening to what our residents want in Kirkley!

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