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22
Mar
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Free2B Grant Evaluation

We feel the project has been a great success and we would like to thank Big Local for giving us this opportunity. Check Free2B promotional video made by Wandsworth videographer Sandra Munoz-Alvarez Please find attached our Free2B evaluation form together with participant evaluation data on Free2B Big Local evaluation Anon Evaluations FREE2BE support young people […]

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13
Mar
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Battersea Together 2019

Last Thursday was our annual event Battersea Together.  It was well attended and a great meeting of many minds : Local charities and organisations came together to think about how we can work in partnership meet the needs of our local communities. MP Marsha de Cordova also came to listen and share her thoughts. Battersea […]

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25
Jan
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The Alliance Big Local SW11 Video Explainer

BLSW11 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” Find out more about the Alliance Big Local SW11 in this video explainer: Our partners are: Providence House: http://www.providence-house.org/ Katherine Low Settlement: http://www.klsettlement.org.uk/ St […]

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23
Jan
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Battersea Together – Get involved!

The Battersea Together Event 2019 is happening on the 7th March at York Gardens Library.  Marsha De Cordova will be speaking. . Follow the Eventbrite link to register for Battersea Together: . About this event : Big Local SW11 launched the first Battersea Together event in 2016, 70 people from 44 organisations attended and discussed […]

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5
Jan
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Big Local Slide Show for 2018

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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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