Looking for something to do in Lewisham over the Summer?

Here are a few suggestions from Laura Luckhurst, LBL’s Development Officer

TNG Youth Centre Summer Programme – starting 29 July

A fabulous programme of activities for the summer starts up on 29 July, running Monday-Friday until 23 August. Loads of exciting activities on offer including roller skating, wall climbing, cake baking, fashion design, storytelling for YouTube, trips and much more! Contact: Deniz Amoah on 02083143553 or 07875091098
email: deniz.amoah@youthfirst.org.uk for details.

Para Swimming Tickets for £1 – snap them up quickly!

This September the London Aquatics Centre will host the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships. Tickets are on sale for as little as £1. More details of the events on offer and tickets here: London Para Swimming Championships

Make Renting Better – consultation deadline 20 August

Don’t forget to have your say on how to make renting a better experience for local residents. Survey here: Make Renting Better

Tackling Obesity – Share your ideas

1.30pm - 4.30pm Monday 29th July 2019 – Lewisham Civic centre (Rooms 1 and 2) Catford Road, London, SE6 4RU

An awareness raising and ideas sharing event aimed at local community groups and organisations, to help us shape services going forward. If you would like to attend, please register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/market-stakeholder-engagement-event-tickets-64413581757

For any queries email: publichealthcommissioning@lewisham.gov.uk

Lewisham health and wellbeing directory

The new interactive directory allows local organisations including a range of small community groups offering activities that benefit wellbeing, to add and update their information. If you would like to update or add your organisation’s details then please open the link below and follow the instructions. https://lewisham.gov.uk/myservices/socialcare/adult/health-and-social-care-directory

A simple how-to page can be found here:https://lewisham.gov.uk/myservices/socialcare/adult/How%20to%20update%20your%20details

Join positive ageing for their festival of creative ageing dance workshops in August and September

Over 60? like a laugh? Want to have fun getting active? – find out more here

http://lovecatford.co.uk/2019/07/02/join-the-positive-ageing-council-festival-of-creative-ageing-dance-troupe/

FREE 2-day training on Physical Activity and Healthy Eating 11th and 19th September

This training is open to local community groups operating in the borough of Lewisham. To register or for more details, contact:

Fay Williams - Tel: 020 8269 4886 Email: fay@gcda.org.uk

Funding – up to £5,000 available: Groundwork London - Our Space Award - Deadline 5 August

Grants to not-for-profit community groups, charities, and schools based in London to help local people improve community open spaces, making them inclusive places for all to enjoy. For more information visit: https://www.groundwork.org.uk/Sites/london/pages/our-space-award

Many more funding opportunities for your projects – to receive regular bulletins contact: lillian@valewisham.org.uk

Calling all families with disabled children! Family Fitness Summer Programme at the Bridge

Assessments 25 July, sessions start 29 July Mondays – Wednesdays until 14 August. For details and to sign up, contact: matthew.houghton@fusion-lifestyle.com