Big Lunch campaign shortlisted for award

By Grainne McCloskey, Big Lottery Fund’s Big Lunch manager 

The Big Lottery Fund’s Big Lunch campaign here in Northern Ireland has been shortlisted for a high profile local award.


The campaign, which encourages local neighbourhoods to come together and share  food, friendship and fun, has been shortlised for the Northern Ireland Best Housing Story 2012, run by the Chartered Institute of Housing.

The story that has been shortlisted is east Belfast’s Shaw Street neighbours, whose Big Lunch has brought people of all ages and backgrounds together. As a result community spririt  has blossomed and new friendships have been formed.

Read the inspirational story

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