APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR ELEPHANT & CASTLE’S COMMUNITY FUND

The Elephant & Castle Community Fund has launched for 2017, its fifth year, and would like to see applicants from the local area. Delivered through The London Community Foundation, the fund will see £50,000 donated to support the Elephant & Castle community.   Lendlease and Southwark Council created the fund in 2012 as part of their … More APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR ELEPHANT & CASTLE’S COMMUNITY FUND

Make a difference in 2017: Take some time to help your community this year

Did you start the new year with a resolution to play a bigger role in your community? If so, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for. This week we were contacted by Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID) who are looking to reach out to people to join the charity’s volunteer team and help … More Make a difference in 2017: Take some time to help your community this year

PROJECT DIRT: RESOURCING COMMUNITIES FOR GOOD

I recently came across Project Dirt on Twitter, you may have heard of them, they are the UK’s most active network connecting and resourcing community groups and projects.  So I dropped them a line to find out more. James Baker, Community Manager told me:  “Project Dirt is useful for a variety of different people doing … More PROJECT DIRT: RESOURCING COMMUNITIES FOR GOOD

Forest Hill High Street shortlisted to be crowned Britain’s Best High Street #gbhighst

Our neighbouring community Forest Hill is in the running to win up to £10,000 in prize money as part of a nationwide search for Britain’s best high streets.  With just a few days to go, Forest Hill is one of the first areas off the starting block to apply for the London category.  The Forest Hill … More Forest Hill High Street shortlisted to be crowned Britain’s Best High Street #gbhighst

Ovalhouse Presents Unique #BrixtonCity 11th – 14th August

We love to hear about community initiatives so when details of Ovalhouse’s #BrixtonCity Festival dropped into our inbox we just had to share the news with you. Ovalhouse, a lively theatre and arts centre on the Kennington Oval, presents Brixton City Festival from 11th – 14th August, a celebration of Brixton with new artist commissions showcasing exciting … More Ovalhouse Presents Unique #BrixtonCity 11th – 14th August