Big things ahead for Leigh Park charity as it merges with major organisation

A CHARITY which works to improve the life chances of young people in deprived areas has merged.

Saturday, 2nd April 2016, 6:06 am
Updated Saturday, 2nd April 2016, 10:38 am

Big World Impact was founded by internationally-successful businesswoman Joanne White, who was born and brought up in Leigh Park and wanted to put something back into the community she loves.

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The charity supports 1,000 young people through activities in the area.

It has now merged with Active Communities Network, which works with young people across the country.

Miss White said: ‘This merger will provide a huge platform for Leigh Park.’