'Big Local Conniburrow' seeks to improve the area of Conniburrow in Milton Keynes. Conniburrow has been identified as an area of deprivation with a very diverse population but has a wealth of green spaces, an orchard, community Hub and a selection of shops and children's play parks. Its an area with a lot of potential!
The project is seeking to work on 3 priorities as identified by residents, these being to increase social cohesion, improve the physical environment and foster pride in Conniburrow. How these objectives are met is open to interpretation. There is a lot of room for creativity here!
We run a variety of activities from our Hub and have an open door policy whereby residents can pop in for advice or someone to talk to. The orchard provides the opportunity for the community to meet and enjoy time outdoors.
We have various Task Groups that meet regularly to organise events such as day trips, fun days and events in the orchard and to discus ways to engage with residents and undertake environmental improvements.