Tell Engaging Stories: Griot Communications

The power of authentic storytelling was the theme of our second employee volunteering workshop on 12th February. Joanne Roberts from Griot Communications facilitated an interactive session, Tell Engaging Stories, with charities on how they can harness the power of their authentic stories to gain support for their causes. What...

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Filigree Communications volunteering for Wild Cat Wilderness, Catford

Businesses in Lewisham are increasingly looking for ways to ‘give back’ to their local community. Last December, the Filigree Communications team ventured into the Wildcat Wilderness, a community green space in Catford. More than half the team live locally and walk to work, so were all keen to give...

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Mayor’s Awards For Volunteering 2018

Lewisham’s volunteers celebrated at Mayor’s Awards ceremony Representatives from Lewisham’s voluntary and community sector and Lewisham Council came together on 30 November for the annual Mayor’s Award for volunteering ceremony. The Mayor’s Awards recognise the valuable work of individuals, community projects and businesses who contribute to or support others to volunteer their spare time and...

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Student Volunteering from Christ the King Sixth Form

Chris the King Students Get Involved We love young people rolling up their sleeves and getting involved in their community. This is exactly what happened with students from Christ the King Sixth Form on 4th July. Five willing volunteers spent the day with Lewisham Local to speak with local...

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Why Volunteer? By Nykolette from GoodGym

I am a proud member of the GoodGym movement. I joined GoodGym Lewisham in November 2016 and have enjoyed everything I have done with them to date including racing and volunteering. I initially stared attending and just did the group runs before signing up for missions and eventually coach...

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Deutsche Bank at Wild Cat Wilderness

‘London is full of big corporates but we never see any of them down here’. Well, occasionally that might be true in Lewisham, but not on this occasion! On 10 and 11 May, volunteers from Deutsche Bank came to Wild Cat Wilderness in Catford, a community green space cultivated...

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Fairtrade Fortnight 2018 in Lewisham | Come On In!

Fairtrade Fortnight is from 26 February to 11 March 2018. Join us in supporting the farmers and workers who grow our food. With Fairtrade we have the power to change the world every day and put a spotlight on trade. When trade is fair it has the potential to improve the...

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