£700,000 Peabody Community Fund opens

£700,000 Peabody Community Fund opens

Community groups have until 2nd July to apply for grants of up to £30,000 from one of the capital’s oldest housing charities.  Peabody is looking for groups with a plan to help some of their 133,000 residents across London. Over half a million pounds in grants has been distributed in previous...

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Education, Enterprise & Empowerment – Charity Seminar this Monday 17th June at 6pm in Belgravia

Education, Enterprise & Empowerment – Charity Seminar this Monday 17th June at 6pm in Belgravia

You are invited to join Simply Learning Tuition for an inspiring early evening seminar with their charity partner, Shivia, on Monday 17th June at Eaton House Belgravia. The seminar is suitable for teenagers and adults. CEO and Founder, Olly Donnelly, will be joined by her management team, Joe and Chandrani...

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Volunteer’s needed for Kensington and Chelsea’s blind community

Volunteer’s needed for Kensington and Chelsea’s blind community

A leading national charity is appealing for volunteers to come forward and help them to support blind and partially sighted in Kensington & Chelsea . British Wireless for the Blind Fund (BWBF) is the only charity providing specially adapted radios to blind and partially sighted people across the UK. BWBF...

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New Local Charity Supporting Children and Young People with Complex Educational Needs and Disabilities

New Local Charity Supporting Children and Young People with Complex Educational Needs and Disabilities

Children and young people at the Federation of Westminster Special Schools (FWSS) are set to benefit from a new local charity. The FWSS Charity Fund has been established to raise funds to enhance the education of children and young people at the Federation’s special schools: College Park School (for children...

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Children’s Society worker wins ‘Commanders Commendation’ for tackling child sexual exploitation

Children’s Society worker wins ‘Commanders Commendation’ for tackling child sexual exploitation

An employee from The Children’s Society has been given the ‘Commanders OCU Commendation’ police award, for her exceptional work raising awareness in child sexual and criminal exploitation.   Lucy Belcher, a Disrupting Exploitation Worker of the national charity, was presented her achievement by Craig Turner, British Metropolitan Police’s Detective Superintendent, at...

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Friends of Chelsea and Westminster Bric-a-Brac stall needs you

Friends of Chelsea and Westminster Bric-a-Brac stall needs you

The Friends charity, raise money for Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, for the benefit of patients, their families and staff. Celebrating their 25th anniversary this year, the charity relies on large donations and supporters, but is also dependent on its smaller entrepreneurial fundraisers such as the hospital’s book shop and trolley...

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The winners from last week’s Octavia Awards

The winners from last week’s Octavia Awards

London community organisation Octavia celebrated the invaluable work of all of its wonderful volunteers at an awards evening at Lambeth Palace yesterday (Thursday 28 June). The event shined a light on the work of the many and varied contributions that Octavia volunteers make to the lives of people living in central...

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Volunteers to be celebrated at Octavia awards ceremony at Lambeth Palace

Volunteers to be celebrated at Octavia awards ceremony at Lambeth Palace

Octavia will be celebrating the work of their volunteers with an awards ceremony at Lambeth Palace on Thursday 28th June. Volunteers work with people living in the boroughs of Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea, offering support and company. Awards will be distributed by the actress Tasmin Greig, and fall into...

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School referrals in London and the south east for mental health treatment up by 20%

School referrals in London and the south east for mental health treatment up by 20%

The number of referrals by schools in London and the south east seeking mental health treatment for troubled pupils has increased by a fifth in the last three years, the NSPCC reveals today.   In a Freedom of Information request to NHS Trusts in England, the National Society for the Prevention...

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Concert in Westminster: Cantus Ensemble, 10th March

Concert in Westminster: Cantus Ensemble, 10th March

Join The Cantus Ensemble for its Spring concert of ethereal and exquisite choral works. Featuring Britten’s Hymn to St Cecilia and Rejoice in the Lamb, MacMillan’s Strathclyde Motets and Poulenc’s Quatre motets pour un temps de pénitence, this is not a concert to miss. ​ Tickets: £15/£10 Date: 10th March 2018 Time: 7.30pm Location: Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street 114 Mount St, Mayfair, London W1K 3AH...

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