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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Big Local Slide Show for 2018

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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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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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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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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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Sep
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Big Local SW11 Partnership Executive Committee planning for the next three year strategy

Big Local SW11 Partnership Executive Committee planning for the next three year strategy

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Sep
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Falcon Road Festival 2018 Report & Evaluation

BLSW11 Project Summaries and Progress Reports Project: Falcon Road Festival                  PEC Lead: Robert Musgrave Summary Link to Strategy Community and Belonging Aims We all have the opportunity to interact across the wider community, to learn and belong Budget 2017-18 15000 Leverage: Funding or In Kind 15000 in volunteer time How Promoted (Visibility) Posters Flyers Web […]

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Sep
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BLSW11 Fitness Movement end of project Report from Enable

We have finally compiled all the data on BLSW11 Fitness Movement.  

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Sep
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Intergenerational Lunch & Art with Wow and Thames Christian College

WoW Mums served an intergenerational lunch today and had a fun art class with the students from Thames Christian school in Battersea. Pensioners, mums and children all made their handprints, which the youth will frame and present to the elderly in Haven Lodge as a souvenir of this lovely day. Thank you to BLSW11 for […]

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