Back in December we reported on an opportunity for local groups to apply for grants from Southwark's Community Fund. Find out how it's being spent.
During March councillors met to decide how to allocate the £15,000 available to each Community Council.
Here are just a few of the projects in SE1 which were approved for funding:
Research and production of third jargon free leaflet for residents entitled
"Rough Guide to Participation" (£1,000)
Movement and Exercise Classes (£600)
Bangladeshi Health Project Exercise and Seaside Visit (£600)
Combined music/dance/puppetry play for under 4s and their parents and carers (£1,000)
Improve Kitchen (£1000)
Launch club at Rockingham Centre (£600)
Elephant & Castle Somali News £600
Red Cross Bards (£500)
Talent-Unearthed: A community day celebrating local talent (£995)
Local community survey/questionnaire (£900)
To provide a medium for activity in photography and fashion for young girls and women from Arnolds, St Olave's, Whites Grounds and Neckinger estates. (£900)
To run a community learning programme for 8-13 year-olds for four days over the Easter holidays (£950)
To research, write and illustrate four colouring sheets about Southwark local history to be distributed to local children in libraries, to improve children's understanding of their community. (£1000)
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