The Background: The communities of Clopton and Bishopton fall within two of the most deprived LSOA within the District, Maybird and Stratford Mount Pleasant East within the Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) 2019.
There is significant evidence that the very characteristics of social exclusion including, unemployment, education attainment, financial hardship, social isolation, health and wellbeing etc. are most pronounced in the most deprived areas of the District. The impact of the pandemic is only going to accentuate these issues.
There are two key assets within the communities; Bishopton Community Centre and Ken Kennett Community Centre which are both run by a limited number of dedicated volunteers, very committed to their communities.
Working within the community, the Community Builder aims to meet and connect residents by:
You can get in touch with the Community Builder, Rachel Knight