Big Local SW11 is an independent, resident led group that has been awarded £1m, over 10 years, to invest in projects that improve opportunities for local people and strengthen our community.

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The Alliance (BLSW11)

Battersea Alliance – Annual Report 2020-21 14Oct21BLSW11 is working with key local organisations to develop a strategy that aims to “Remove barriers that prevent people from reaching their potential as workers, volunteers and members of our community”  . Big Local SW11 Alliance – Strategy – Revised December 2020 – 11Dec20 Our partners are: Providence House: […]

BLSW11 Alliance Covid-19 Community Support Fund

Our Covid-19 fund aims to support local organisations operating on the frontline to assist the vulnerable in our community To date we have had 45 applications and approved 23 projects and estimate that 2500 people have directly benefitted from our funding! The BLSW11 Partnership is constantly reviewing the application process to determine how we can […]

Community & Belonging Forum

CBF 25th October 2021 – Notes of Meeting  Working as a Community to tackle Loneliness, Isolation, & Mental Health (Anxiety and Depression) Community and Belonging – Amended 16th June 2020   – Sets out the rationale CB Projects September 2020 – presents some project ideas that could be implemented  .CBF Living Rooms – Discussion Paper March […]

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Big Local SW11 & Battersea Area Profile & Community Needs Assessment (Sept 2021)

Interesting report compiled by Big Local SW11 in September 2021 The following report provides a summary of the key statistics for BLSW11 and Battersea contrasted with LB Wandsworth and, where relevant, London or England.1

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Battersea Fights Back

Amazing turnout at the Battersea Fight Back Event last week. Community Stories 28 charities, 28 community stories… Find out what happened when Battersea Fights Back during the Covid Pandemic… Battersea Fights Back is today, see you there if you have pre-booked your spot. Networking Lovely to hear what everyone has been doing, seeing old faces […]

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Thank you

The Big local Alliance is proud to announce that the COVID-19 community support Fund is complete, having supported over 3,000 Battersea residents during this challenging time. Thank you for your project ideas, volunteer time, and for spreading the word to support the most vulnerable in our community. Join us on the 8th of October for […]

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Battersea Together Event is back

Our annual Battersea Together event is back in October 2021 Where: Caius House Youth Centre, 2 Holman Road London SW11 3RL, United Kingdom When: Friday, 8 October 2021 from 10:00 to 16:00 What: Community Groups, Residents, Local Organisations, Statutory Services! Learning from the Challenges of Covid-19 to build community resilience in Battersea! Chaired by Marsha […]

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Maysoule Road Fun Day 2021

The Maysoule road Fun Day is back on Saturday 4th September 2021 Presented by Vibesquad Family, Fée Uhssi & Editorial Elle with Big Local SW11 A Battersea community led event to bring the Maysoule road neighbourhood together,  promote wellbeing & positivity, celebrate the community’s creativity, entrepreneurship & leadership Join us for a day packed with […]

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Covid-19 Battersea Fights Back !

Covid-19: Battersea fights Back! The BLSW11 Alliance Covid-19 Community Support Fund was launched in April 2020 with a focus on supporting local (Battersea) organisations in response to the pandemic, so that they might be better placed to provide help to some of the most vulnerable residents in our community. As of January 2021 we have received 36 applications and funded […]

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Big Local SW11 Alliance Covid-19 Community Support Fund – Relaunched!

Our Covid-19 fund, launched on the 2nd April 2020, was aimed to support local organisations operating on the frontline to assist the vulnerable in our community To date we have had 26 applications and approved 19 projects totalling £56,000 and estimate that 300 people/families, supported by around 70 volunteers, have directly benefitted from our funding! […]

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BLSW11 Alliance Covid-19 Community Support Fund Projects

Projects Click on the arrow to see all the pages Click here to download the pdf file

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Coronavirus support flies in to Battersea

New local initiative to help disadvantaged and elderly (Battersea-March 24, 2020) A valuable new service called ‘Battersea Corona Virus Angels’ has been launched today by three prominent local institutions in Battersea. Staffed by volunteers, the service aims to help vulnerable, self-isolating and elderly people in Battersea and the wider Wandsworth area cope with the restrictions […]

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Falcon Rd Festival & Battersea Together Event Postponed

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the Falcon Road Festival planned for the 4th of July and the Battersea Together Event arranged for the 27th April are postponed. Alternatives are under consideration! For information about what help and volunteering are getting organised in our area check our facebook page   https://www.facebook.com/biglocalforsw11/ Another very good place to find information […]

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