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, 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 36 applications and approved 22 projects and estimate that 450 people/families, supported by around 90 volunteers, have directly benefitted from our funding! After initially […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Jan
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Big Local Slide Show for 2018

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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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