Barnham Leisure and Amenities Development Enterprise (BLADE) is all about Barnham people helping Barnham people!
Comprising local people of all ages and from across the village, BLADE is an ambitious local event organising and fund-raising group dedicated to improving life and amenities in the village.
Since its formation BLADE has already achieved considerable success for Barnham:
- Over £100,000 has been raised through staging local events, large and small
- Grant funding of nearly £200,000 has been secured from The Big Lottery Fund, SITA Trust and LEADER
- Major new community facilities have been planned, built and opened
- The new Community Park at Murrells Filed
- The new Childrens Play Area
- The new ‘Barnham Game Zone’, hard-surfaced multi-use games area
- Plans are well advanced to construct a new £1million Community Hall