Bell House, Dulwich wins Historic Houses Award for Innovation in Education

Bell House is a charity based in Dulwich that supports the community with educational lifelong learning skills and various other cultural services outside of what the mainstream curriculum offers. The team reached out to us to share the good news that they had won an award from Historic Houses – ‘the Frances Garnham Award* 2019, … More Bell House, Dulwich wins Historic Houses Award for Innovation in Education

Look Local – 55 East: A Social Enterprise Hub, East Street, Walworth.

In 2017, Hatch Enterprise, a charity that supports social enterprise in South London opened 55 East:  a co-working space set up as an affordable hub for the community on East Street. After a successful crowdfunding campaign, it has now launched three spaces:  55 East Studio, an affordable co-working and training space; 55 East Lounge, events and … More Look Local – 55 East: A Social Enterprise Hub, East Street, Walworth.

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