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6
Nov
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Dream Garden SW11 – Selected by the Mayor of London as one of the 26 most innovative civic initiatives London 2018

Christ Church CE Primary Battersea has been selected to receive a £30,000 pledge from the Mayor of London. This learning outdoors project will create a beautiful, bespoke learning space bringing people together through a range of innovative activities.   The project aims to forge stronger links with our local community; Big Local SW11 has given […]

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19
Oct
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Outdoors Learning Project in a Secret Garden

This is a learning outdoors project that will bring people together through a range of activities-planting, growing, cooking, storytelling and more partly funded by the Big Local Sw11 small grant 2018. The first part of the project is building a bespoke garden designed by pupils of the school with established designer Cleve West. This garden […]

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16
Oct
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Music Workshop & IHEART Wellbeing Programme

We are funding a new wellbeing programme in Battersea as part of our Small Grant for 2018 to tackle youth violence in our area. This workshop starting in October Half term is to address the rise in youth violence and youth fatalities impacting on youth mental health within the BLSW11. This will be 5 days […]

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14
Oct
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Urban Art Festival

The Urban Arts Festival was a project funded by the Big Local Sw11 Small Grant in August 2018. It was a week of creative arts activities incorporating workshops for young people in drama, dance, beatboxing, graffiti art, singing, rap etc.and they created a performance show at the end of the week. Each evening of the […]

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24
Sep
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Big Local SW11 Partnership Executive Committee planning for the next three year strategy

Big Local SW11 Partnership Executive Committee planning for the next three year strategy

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14
Sep
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Falcon Road Festival 2018 Report & Evaluation

BLSW11 Project Summaries and Progress Reports Project: Falcon Road Festival                  PEC Lead: Robert Musgrave Summary Link to Strategy Community and Belonging Aims We all have the opportunity to interact across the wider community, to learn and belong Budget 2017-18 15000 Leverage: Funding or In Kind 15000 in volunteer time How Promoted (Visibility) Posters Flyers Web […]

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8
Sep
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BLSW11 Fitness Movement end of project Report from Enable

We have finally compiled all the data on BLSW11 Fitness Movement.  

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7
Sep
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Intergenerational Lunch & Art with Wow and Thames Christian College

WoW Mums served an intergenerational lunch today and had a fun art class with the students from Thames Christian school in Battersea. Pensioners, mums and children all made their handprints, which the youth will frame and present to the elderly in Haven Lodge as a souvenir of this lovely day. Thank you to BLSW11 for […]

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27
Aug
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WoW Intergenerational lunch with the young refugees from Headstart

In light of their outstanding work in mentoring UK youth in Intergenerational work, Women of Wandsworth have been asked to mentor the youth from Headstart Refugee Project, through The Challenge organisation. Aim of this project is to deliver social action that will allow young refugees, who came legally to this country, the chance to socially […]

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