Catford South Local Assembly Meeting – 12 November 2018

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You are invited to the next Catford South Assembly meeting – Join our special Assembly Funding Market Place Event!

Your chance to vote on how we spend our assembly fund of £15000 – which projects matter most to you? This is your assembly – so please come along and have your say!
You can also join the #CatfordConversation to find out about local developments and news.

Date: Monday 12 November 2018
Time: 7-9pm (Voting will close around 8pm)
Place: Rushey Green Primary School, Culverley Road Entrance – Culvery Road, Catford SE6 2LA
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What’s on the agenda?
This is an information Market place event where you can stroll around and chat to stall holders and talk to council officers about the Catford regeneration and the local democracy review – plus more still being booked!

Meet and chat to the organisations hoping to receive your vote for our assembly fund on the following community projects:

  • Abbotshall Community Garden – Catford Orchard Trail
  • Abbotshall Healthy Lifestyle Centre – Stay and Play sessions
  • Abbotshall Healthy Lifestyle Centre – Youth Club
  • AJAY Fitness – Tiny Ballers soccer school
  • Catford Film – Film making workshops
  • Cavendish Court Association / Rushey Green Primary School – Culverley Road Schools Safety Programme
  • CHAMPS Academy Lewisham & Bromley – Confidence & Life Skills Coaching Club for Young People
  • Corbett Residents Association – Gazebos for public events
  • Culverley Green Residents Association – Improvements to the Green
  • Diamond Club / St Andrews Church / Brownhill Baptists / Holy Cross – Catford South Connects older people
  • Lewisham Tigers – Football Development
  • Lewisham Youth Theatre – Junior Youth Theatre
  • Ravensbourne Residents Association – Community Clean Up
  • TTT – Third Thursday time – Mental Health Cafe
  • Torridon Primary School – Cleaner Air Hedge Fund
  • Young at heart Group – Activities for older people
  • You can find out more about these projects by having a look at the funding booklet Agenda-and-funding-booklet-12-Nov-2018

    Who else you will meet at the Market-place Event:

    Team Catford – Join the #CatfordConversation
    Our neighbourhood is on the brink of big and exciting change and Team Catford is leading a major community engagement on behalf of Lewisham Council. You can come along and talk to members of Team Catford about what’s happening right now, what’s coming soon and your hopes for Catford.

    Contact them direct: email: hello@teamcatford.com Twitter/ Instagram: @TeamCatford Facebook: @TeamCatfordSE6 Web: www.teamcatford.com

    Lewisham Local Democracy Review
    Lewisham Council has set up a Local Democracy Review Working Group to help local residents, community groups and businesses get more easily involved in the democratic processes and will make recommendations on how the Mayor and Council could:

    Enhance their openness and transparency, Increase public
    involvement in Council decisions and Promote effective decision-making

    You can share your views, experiences and suggestions for change with representatives from the Local Democracy Review at the Catford South Assembly on Monday 12th November. Alternatively, you can complete an online questionnaire or visit their website at

    Check out www.lovecatford.co.uk for information about more community stalls as they confirm!

    Get the Christmas Lowdown

    Do you love shopping locally? Are you a small business? Join in with the @Lewishamlowdown twitter/instagram #supportlocal challenge this December.
    Every day we will be sharing pictures of great present ideas that you can buy locally using the hashtag #ChristmasLowdown Everyone can join in and get some great ideas for present shopping while supporting the local community. You can follow LewishamLowdown on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Why not follow @Love_Catford too!
    The Lovely Alison – AKA Lewisham Lowdown will be having a stall at the event and if you have any questions about improving your social media presence I am sure she will be glad to help you.

    Also attending are
    Save Lewisham Hospital campaign
    Clean Air Catford
    Ella Roberta Family Foundation
    Lewisham Pensioners Forum

    The Assembly is a meeting for people who live work or learn in the Catford South area – you
    are a part of that community, so come along, have your say and get involved!

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    Hi. I am the coordinator for the Catford South Local Assembly and a friend of all things Catford :-)

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