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Forest Hill assembly fund 2017–18

The assembly fund is a budget allocated to each ward to meet the local assembly priorities. The fund may also be used as seed funding to attract other sources of finance.

How much is available?

There is £12,500 available and the maximum amount that you can apply for £2,500.

What can it be spent on?

The money could be used to start up a project, support a group to develop new activities, or support a larger project that has secured funding from other sources.

The projects must also aim to tackle the priorities that have been identified by residents, community groups and local businesses:

  • Youth engagement and provision – we are looking for activities that will appeal and support new and existing schemes for young people. These could include those that are art, music, drama and sports based as well as ideas around exciting intergenerational projects.
  • Making Forest Hill more attractive – we are looking for proposals that will help to keep Forest Hill streets clean and appealing. This could include the planting of trees and flowers or a proposal that would increase street art or improve an area.
  • Community events – we are looking for proposals around events that include celebrations, such as Christmas, or events that engage residents and local groups by offering education and information as well as being fun.
  • Supporting local traders – we are looking for proposals that could support and promote Forest Hill as a vibrant town centre and the Kirkdale area for local businesses.

How to apply

Download and complete the assembly fund 2017–18 application form and send it to maya.onyett@lewisham.gov.uk.

The deadline date for applications is Friday 1 September 2017. 

The assessment of all bids received will take place at the Brockley assembly meeting on Saturday 30 September, venue to be confirmed, 1.30–3.30pm.

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St David Coffee House open evenings

St David Coffee House 
22 July 8am to 1am

We are now open until 11pm serving wine, craft beer and food.

Horniman Farmers' Market Free

Horniman Museum and Gardens 
22 July 9am to 1pm

A locally sourced, locally sold farmers' market selling vegetables, meat, fish, bread, flowers, hot food and much more in the glorious Gardens.

Get the bug on a one-day course with a top entomologist

Devonshire Road Nature Reserve 
22 July 10am to 4.30PM

Create a bug collection with Bugman Jones

Ewart Community Hall Festival Free

 
22 July 11am to 4pm

Fun day including food, activities for all ages and live performance provided by the hall users and local groups.

Councillors' surgery Free

Forest Hill Community Library 
22 July 11am to 11.30AM

Councillors' surgery

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