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

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Falcon Road Festival 2019

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 […]

Our Community

Who we are : We have compiled all the information on this state of the sector report: Big Local SW11 State of the Sector Report – October 2018 What we do: 1. Spear Clapham Junction Main Contact: Alice House – Centre Manager Address: St Marks Church, Battersea Rise, SW11 1EJ Telephone: 0203 327 0185 Email: […]

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”  Our partners are: Providence House: http://www.providence-house.org/ Katherine Low Settlement: http://www.klsettlement.org.uk/ St Peter Battersea: https://www.spb.church/ Carney’s Community: http://carneyscommunity.org/ Caius House: https://www.caiushouse.org/ June 2019: Battersea Charity […]

Grants Programme

——————————————————- Our Grants Programme is currently closed pending a review. ——————————————————- Some of our previous grants: Grants projects for 2018 Small grant awards 2016 Small grant awards 2015 Quick wins grants review September 2013 Quick Wins June 2013

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28
Jun
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Battersea Charity Week, a real success

Battersea Charity week was well attended and a real success. It is great to help our local voluntary organisations to with various workshops about funding, finding volunteers, campaigning, networking Some of the highlights were: Campaign stories and tips shared by Fleur from Katherine Low Settlement and Annaliese from SEN Talk parent support group, plus some collaborative campaign brainstorming! […]

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Jun
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Storytelling in the Garden this Thursday

“Join us this Thursday afternoon (13th June) in the magical Secret Garden to hear enchanting stories by a professional Storyteller: 3.30-4.30pm, 18 Fownes Street​” 13 June Storytelling in the garden – Enchanting stories by a professional Storyteller in our wonderful Secret Garden 3.30-4.30pm All welcome (children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult). […]

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21
May
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Falcon Road Festival is coming back next month

Falcon Road Festival is back next month for the 4th time on the 29th of June. There will be a multitude of activities, workshops, performances and things to do for the entire family. Este Road will be full of stalls once again, and music will be heard from Providence House to Shillington Park. Falcon Road […]

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May
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Free events at the secret garden

The secret garden of Battersea SW11 has been very busy preparing and organising a multitude of events and workshops for Spring and Summer 2019. They are free to attend: Here are some of the free events taking place this Spring and Summer: 30 May Planting and Gardening in the Secret Garden – come & help […]

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14
May
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Lunch, Consultation & Birthday Celebration

WoW Mums have organised another consultation in Haven Lodge today with the York Gardens library Architect and the Winstanley regeneration team. It is fantastic to see the plans for the new children’s centre in the new project. It looks spectacular! We celebrated Janet’s 75th birthday today.

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24
Apr
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Battersea Charity Week 24th – 29th June 2019

We have come up with a rough timetable for Battersea Charities Week that we’d like to share with you! All opportunities to get to know each other and learn from each other 🙂 Monday 24th June: PARTNERSHIPS DAY – an evening event will launch Battersea Charities Week including speed dating, developing solutions to local issues and […]

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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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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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