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 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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Call For Expression of Interest

Please contact David Stone at [email protected] or 07950013153 to express an interest in this assignment or please let us know if you are aware of someone who might be interested. Intergenerational Challenges in SW11 – Commission for a Scoping Report Introduction Our main aims include; improving the mental health of all generations, reducing isolation and […]

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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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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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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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