Evelyn Community Store, offering Lewisham much more than groceries

Nestled away from the bustle of Deptford high-street, Evelyn Community Centre is the host of Evelyn Community Store, open every Tuesday evening between 4-7 pm. Opened in February this year, after much hard work from both the volunteers and from the team at Lewisham Homes, the Community Store is...

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Free Festive Meals in Lewisham

No one needs to be alone on Christmas day in Lewisham! Join one of the free community Christmas meals around the borough. If you know of any other free community meals during the festive season, please let Community Connections know on community.connections@ageuklands.org.uk or 0208314 3244. Thank you to Lewisham...

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Understanding Unconscious Bias

It was great to see Rushey Green Time Bank and Age UK Lewisham & Southwark come together to share training on Understanding Unconscious Bias. The training was delivered by Hillna Fontaine from Mabadiliko CIC; a local organisation providing training on cultural competence and unconscious bias. If your organisation would...

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Lewisham Community Conversation & #GivingTuesday

Lewisham charities and businesses come together on Giving Tuesday, 27th November The Mayor of Lewisham, Damien Egan, has praised an innovative scheme to match local charities with businesses to tackle social issues. Lewisham Community Conversation, organised by Lewisham Local, invited local businesses to connect with local charities and learn...

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Lewisham Case Study: Place Based Giving Schemes Report

place based giving report

Collaboration, innovation and community spirit – how place-based schemes are revitalising local philanthropy The report of the largest study of place-based giving schemes in England was launched today, commissioned by the Office for Civil Society, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. The research uncovered a large and growing...

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Lewisham Community Conversation | Responsible Business Week 2018

23-28 April was Responsible Business Week, an opportunity for local businesses to get involved locally and support good causes. To mark the occasion Business in the Community and Lewisham Local organised a Community Conversation. Four local charities presented community challenges they are addressing, including: homelessness, access to arts, youth violence and...

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