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Annual Memorial Service at West Norwood Cemetery 15 Dec 2017

A time to commemorate those whose funerals have taken place here with us. Family & friends are invited to place a remembrance card on the Memory Tree. From 2pm.   Norwood Road SE277 9JV All are welcome. For any more information please contact 0207 926 7999 or email Jacqueline Landy For a map see the events page on Lambeth Council’s website The Annual Memorial Service at Lambeth Cemetery in SW17 is a week earlier, Friday 8 December at 2pm

Annual Memorial Service at Lambeth Cemetery 8 December 2017

A time to commemorate those whose funerals have taken place here with us. Family & friends are invited to place a remembrance card on the Memory Tree. From 2pm. Blackshaw Road SW17 0BY All are welcome. For any more information please contact 0207 926 7999 or email Jacqueline Landy For a map see the events page on Lambeth Council’s website     The Annual Memorial Service at West Norwood is a week later, Friday 15 Dec at 2pm  

Girls Friendly Society comes back to Brixton

The Girls Friendly Society has recently re-launched its Brixton-based group for girls and young women at The Edmundsbury Estate Community Centre on Ferndale Road! The group which opened its doors on Wednesday 8 November 2017, offers opportunities for young women aged 10-17 to meet new friends, take part in new activities and gain new skills.       About the GFS Girls Friendly Society (GFS) is an organisation that has been providing opportunities for girls and young women since 1845 – with our first project starting in Brixton! We brought the group back to our roots this year and have...
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London Borough of Culture – send a photo of your inspiration

Lambeth is bidding to the Mayor of London to become London Borough of Culture in 2019 or 2020.  Inspired by the UK City and European Capital of Culture awards, the London Borough of Culture is a new initiative aiming to capture the energy and imagination of an entire city. Lambeth’s bid needs to be based on what people living and working in the Borough would like to see, run and participate in.  We have worked with groups from across Lambeth who have identified as being part of a passionate and open-minded community with a radical and campaigning spirit.  We want your help...
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Event: Lambeth Together – 9 November 6-8pm

Lambeth Together is an exciting development integrating Health and Social Care in an alliance, bringing together different organisations and stakeholders to work as one. It builds on the great things we are already doing in Lambeth and will help us plan to do even more. Click here to find out more about Lambeth Together. Lambeth Together 6pm- 8pm, Thursday 9th November registration from 5:30pm 336 Brixton Road, London SW9 7AA It is key that those who work in health and social care in Lambeth, both paid and unpaid, feel they have the trust and permission to focus on people and...
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Apply now – get Bags of Help for your community project

Local community schemes including Bandstand Beds have successfully applied for ‘Bags of Help’ funding. Here’s info from Tesco about how to apply for up to £4,000 in funding.   Tesco Bags of Help – Community Funding Scheme The money raised by the 10p carrier bag charge in Tesco stores is being used to fund a large number of projects that benefit the local community. This includes improving community buildings, indoor and outdoor spaces, buying new kit or equipment, training coaches or volunteers, hosting community events, and capital and revenue projects. Three projects in each Tesco region receive an award every...
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Enrol for Creative Sparkworks new film makers course

Aged 18-30, interested in films and a #filmcareer? Join our #FREEcourse ‘VOICE4HEALTH’ Find out more on 26/10/17 at 157 Lambeth Walk SE11 6EE. We are looking for young adults aged 18-30 who are interested in working in the film industry, to train with us on our ‘Health In Mind’ project. They will learn technical skills on industry equipment to make a short narrative film to share awareness and stop the stigma on youth mental health matters, and gain paid work placements on productions in London. Our past trainees were lucky enough to work on Spectre (James Bond), 100 Streets, A...
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Conference: Linking the local to the London-wide

Invitation to a tenant-led conference for social housing tenants, TRAs, TMOs and Co-ops Linking the local to the London-wide Saturday 28th October  9:30am-3:30pm  London Welsh Centre  157-163 Gray’s inn road, London WC1X 8UE  This conference will build on the success of our 2016 post-Housing and Planning Act conference, which brought together the largest number of mainstream London social housing tenant representatives than had occurred in many years. We will provide updates on our work since last year, look at changing perspectives since the Grenfell disaster, some of the key issues for tenants at the local level and links London-wide, including the draft...
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Small Change Big Difference training

‘Small Change, Big Difference’ is an EU-funded project about food waste prevention and can offer four workshops to community groups covering the following topics:  1. Meet and Greet – Learn about the campaign and what will be covered over the four weeks and get a chance to grow your own greens! 2. Buy what you need, eat what you buy – Learn practical tips on preventing food waste by making changes to shopping, storage and meal preparation 3. Good for you, good for the planet – Create a simple one-pot meal and learn about healthy sustainable eating along the way! 4. Food...
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Tulse Hill turns on the tap to change

When Tulse Hill TRA asked Jason of Lambeth’s Technical Services Team for help with watering their garden, he got watering points installed. From that small drop of change, the estate has grown in community spirit and grown the number of gardeners getting involved. Tiziana from the TRA explains:   Airing and watering People had to go to the old airing rooms, take out a big roll of hose, and attach it to the tap 20 to 30 yards away from the Children’s Garden (Brockwell Park side). It was difficult because there are only two keys to the airing room. Some people would carry down...
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Black History Month October 2017

Black History Month is 30 years old in 2017. See what’s on and book for highlights of October’s celebration of history, arts, literature and film features   Sonia Winifred, Lambeth Council’s Cabinet Member for Equalities and Culture said: “I am delighted to invite you to this year’s Black History Month celebrations, which will be running throughout October in Lambeth. Last year people told us how inspiring and uplifting they found the events and this year’s programme is just as exciting. There is something for everyone to enjoy and it is a wonderful opportunity to learn about and celebrate African and Caribbean culture and...
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‘TRiFOCAL’ – Transforming City Food Habits for Life

Veolia are asking residents to help tackle food waste in Lambeth by sending in recipes or food saving tips, starring in a film making their recipe in their own kitchen, or letting their kitchen be a film location. Your recipes or ‘waste not want not’ food tips can help transform food habits in Lambeth and across London Lambeth is part of ‘TRiFOCAL’ – Transforming City Food Habits for Life, an innovative EU-funded project designed to tackle food waste. As part of it, , Veolia will produce cooking/kitchen skills videos about using up leftover ingredients, and keep food from going off. People aged 18-34...
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