Skate Skills at South London’s Skate School….

South London based schoolofskate.co.uk started offering group skateboard lessons at the newly built Charlton Skatepark in late 2017. Last year they expanded to Folkestone Gardens skatepark at Deptford and this year to Victoria Park in Hackney. Stuart Hopper, Head Coach at School of Skate tells us a bit more about the school. ‘This Easter we have released some … More Skate Skills at South London’s Skate School….

Community Garden Blog: Spring Equinox

This month I take great pleasure in introducing a regular gardening contribution from the team at Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses (BPCG). Based in Brockwell Park, the Community Greenhouses is a community garden that includes an orchard, a series of demonstration gardens, a walled herb garden and two commercial-sized greenhouses. The team help people grow through learning … More Community Garden Blog: Spring Equinox

Sujan Katuwal of Panas Helping Hands: On a mission to cook 100k Free Meals

Sujan Katuwal, owner of Panas Gurkha Restaurant and Atul Kochar, Michelin star chef, are on a mission to cook 100k free meals for the NHS and homeless, and they are not going to stop there. Rosanna Head Sujan, his wife and the team have been working tirelessly since the beginning of last year to bring … More Sujan Katuwal of Panas Helping Hands: On a mission to cook 100k Free Meals

Theatre Peckham puts student’s mental health centre stage

Following the 2021 new year government announcement to stay home, Theatre Peckham has launched a world-class creative learning programme online to support the well-being and mental health of young people. A recent Ofsted report stated, ‘repeated isolation has chipped away at progress pupils have made… and had a negative impact on many children’s well-being.’ Theatre … More Theatre Peckham puts student’s mental health centre stage

Creating Change, Growth and Enablement: Edible Rotherhithe, Southwark

Edible Rotherhithe is a community food growing, gardening and arts charity based in Southwark. They are a local project that works between schools, educational facilities and community centres, to offer food growing, gardening and arts & crafts workshops for children and adults. Rosanna Head We spoke to Christina Nilsen Wheatley, Trustee, Edible Rotherhithe who told us … More Creating Change, Growth and Enablement: Edible Rotherhithe, Southwark

A passion for food and a platform to fight loneliness – FoodCycle Lewisham

Two of the biggest plights thrust into the spotlight during lockdown were isolation and the availability of food. Long before anyone had heard of Covid-19 or understood furlough in it’s modern context, the team at FoodCycle Lewisham were tackling these issues. FoodCycle Lewisham opened in 2016 aiming to serve as many people in the community who … More A passion for food and a platform to fight loneliness – FoodCycle Lewisham

National Lottery Award: Nominate Southwark’s Lockdown Legends

RACHEL RILEY IS CALLING ON SOUTHWARK TO NOMINATE THEIR LOCKDOWN LEGENDS FOR A 2020 NATIONAL LOTTERY AWARD Countdown star, Rachel Riley, is searching for Southwark lockdown legends as part of the 2020 National Lottery Awards, as time is running out to enter.  This year the annual search for the UK’s most popular National Lottery funded projects … More National Lottery Award: Nominate Southwark’s Lockdown Legends

Contribute to scientific research; King’s College London research children’s attention and motivation

Dr Virginia Carter Leno, a researcher based at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King’s College London, Camberwell has launched a new research project to better understand children’s profiles of attention and motivation. Julia Bird The research aims to better understand how attention and motivation might be linked to strengths and difficulties in … More Contribute to scientific research; King’s College London research children’s attention and motivation