Catford South Local Assembly meeting – Tuesday 25 February. 7pm

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You are invited to come along to the Catford South Local Assembly meeting!

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!

Date: Tuesday 25 February 2020
Time: 7-9pm (arrive from 6.45)
Place: Corbett Community Library, Torridon Road, Catford, SE6 1RQ

The way assemblies fund local priorities is changing ‘NCIL’ FUNDING IS HERE!
At this meeting we will be hearing more about how these changes will affect your ward, how to apply for NCIL funding and agreeing our local priorities together.

What is the Neighbourhood Community Infrastructure Levy (NCIL)?
When new building projects take place in Lewisham developers are usually charged a fee – this is called the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL). This money is spent on improvements to the environment or services in the borough, such as changes to road layouts, better lighting for safety or more trees to help improve air quality. There is now funding for each ward in Lewisham– including your ward – Catford South
Tell us how you want the money to be spent in your local area by adding your ideas to the map or coming along to the meeting

This could be…

Doing up a local community centre
Activities for young people
Building a community garden
Projects supporting isolated older adults
You can add your ideas, priorities and issues to our map until midnight on Monday 17 February 2020.

Access the map here: https://catfordsouthwardassembly.commonplace.is or come along to the meeting.

Team Catford – Join the #CatfordConversation
Our neighbourhood is on the brink of big and exciting change.
Come along and find out more about the masterplan framework for the town as well as how the Neighbourhood Community Infrastructure Levy (NCIL) could fund exciting projects and initiatives in the town centre.
Contact them direct: email: hello@teamcatford.com
Twitter/ Instagram: @TeamCatford Facebook:
@TeamCatfordSE6 Web: www.teamcatford.com

Changes to Lewisham Ward Boundaries
We will be able to give you a very brief update on this at the meeting but we are encouraging residents to join the consultation on Boundary changes in Lewisham  – All the information you need is below

The independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England (@LGBCE) is asking for your views on proposed new electoral arrangements for #Lewisham. Their draft recommendations propose new council wards, ward boundaries and ward names across the council area.
Consultation is open now: Have your say by 2 March.
Further information on the review and interactive maps of
the existing wards can be found at www.lgbce.org.uk and
www.consultation.lgbce.org.uk

Catford In Bloom

Ravensbourne Residents Association are asking us for our ideas and support for reviving this popular activity in our ward. Lovely gardens, window boxes and pots make us all happy. Let’s get involved again this year.

Contact: ravensbourne8974@gmail.com

Meet your new Safer Neighbourhood Team

We are delighted to introduce your new safer neighbourhood representative Kinara Inderjeet Manku, and our old friend Gul Cater. Why not get involved and join the Safer Neighbourhood Ward Panel:

wardpanelcatfordsouth@gmail.com

Community Updates – Tell us your news

If you would like to update the assembly on anything, please let us know and we will try to give you a forum to promote your news – either at the assembly meeting, on www.lovecatford.co.uk on Facebook: @LoveCatfordSE6 or on Twitter: @Love_Catford

Refreshments from Good Food Catford
Enjoy delicious pastries and cake from lovely local business ‘Good Food Catford’ on Sandhurst Shopping Parade. Funded by our friends Team Catford.

 

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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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