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)

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”  . Big Local SW11 Alliance – Strategy – Revised December 2020 – 11Dec20 Our partners are: Providence House: http://www.providence-house.org/ Katherine Low Settlement: http://www.klsettlement.org.uk/ St […]

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

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 2021 CBF Community Champions – Discussion Paper March […]

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Update from our website

We are please to tell you that we have updated our website. Helen and Sandra met last month to discuss how the website could be improved. As a result, our latest news are now displayed directly on our home page and you just have to scroll down to view them. We have also added the […]

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2019 in Pictures

Goodbye 2019, hello 2020. Big local has been busy last year organising many events and funding projects for the community. This included the Falcon Road Festival, the creation of the Battersea Alliance, the Battersea Charity week, Battersea Together and helping projects with funding like the Secret Garden on the Este Road Estate with Christchurch school. […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New year from Big Local SW11

Big Local SW11 team is wishing you a happy new year 2020.

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Growing Together Report

Big Local SW11 and Christ Church Primary School Growing Together Introduction The aim of the Big Local Growing Together project was to bring the local community together through a range of outdoor activities that focussed on health and well-being. We rallied the community to work together to transform a scruffy area of land into a […]

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Oct
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Big Local SW11, Our Story

Check our story in this explainer video made by local filmmaker Sandra Munoz-Alvarez. It shows how Big Local SW11 came about, show some of the grants we awarded to amazing local projects and our goals for the future.  

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2
Oct
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Big Local SW11 AGM

Our AGM was yesterday at Providence House. Thank you to everyone who attended.   Amazing Battersea historical presentation from Cllr Tony Belton. It was nice to see everybody and welcome our new committee members. Phil explained his artwork called: “The Wall of Pain” We also showed two films: one about the last Falcon Road Festival […]

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Sep
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Falcon Road Festival 2019 Highlight video

This is the highlight video for the 4th Falcon Road Festival. It has been filmed and edited by local videographer Sandra Munoz-Alvarez from Keepsake Videos.

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Sep
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Big Local SW11 Elections – Two Weeks to Go!

If you live, work or volunteer in SW11 please consider standing for election to the BLSW11 Partnership Committee! Or pass on this information to someone you know…. Details can be down loaded here! Go Here to find out all about BLSW11! https://www.biglocalsw11.co.uk/

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Big Local SW11 AGM

Join Us – BLSW11 AGM 1st October, 7:00pm, Providence House Find out about our Three Year Strategy,  eat, drink and enjoy entertainments provided by our local community…….   Leading up to the AGM we are holding elections for new members to manage and oversee our Strategy. Information about the election process will be sent out soon…. […]

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Falcon Road Festival pictures

Our 4th Falcon Road Festival was a complete success and we were blessed with a lot of sunshine. The theme this year was “Battersea Together” and the entire community came out to enjoy the sun and the fun. It was our busiest festival so far with the fire station, the park, Providence House and Este […]

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