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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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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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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14
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.   [pdfviewer width=”800px” height=”1049px” beta=”true/false”]http://www.biglocalsw11.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Big-Local-SW11-Fitness-Movement-End-of-Project-Report.pdf[/pdfviewer]

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7
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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27
Aug
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WoW Intergenerational lunch with the young refugees from Headstart

In light of their outstanding work in mentoring UK youth in Intergenerational work, Women of Wandsworth have been asked to mentor the youth from Headstart Refugee Project, through The Challenge organisation. Aim of this project is to deliver social action that will allow young refugees, who came legally to this country, the chance to socially […]

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Aug
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Project Evaluation (Small Grant 2018)

The organisations who received the Small Grant 2018 from big Local SW11 sent us some feedback about their projects. Let’s see how they helped and supported people in our community. A2I Dyslexia: Employability Skills Workshop Click on this Word document link to see their evaluation form : A2i Dyslexia Big Local Monitoring and Evaluation Form […]

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