Catford South Assembly 2016–17 Fund
Applications for the Catford South Assembly fund are now closed.
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Love Catford Website
Catford South Assembly, in partnership with local people, community organisations and volunteers, is delighted to let you know it has created a new community website. Visit their website for information on all things Catford South or follow them on twitter.
Top priorities for Catford South Assembly
Streetscape and environment
This refers to issues that affect how you feel about your area. The general appearance of the area including overall beauty, particularly around adding more trees and plants and a focus on the recurring problems of litter, fly tipping and green waste dumping, dog fouling. Streetscape also includes condition of streets, roads and parking.
Developing local opportunities for children (aged 16 and under) and young people (aged 17–25)
This priority will focus on creating opportunities for children and young people to be more involved in their area and become engaged in community opportunities and projects. The aim is to empower young people to develop and learn new skills for their future and to make lasting, local friendships.
Increase opportunities for older people
To help communities work more with older people to help reduce isolation through encouraging neighbourliness, bringing generations together, developing opportunities for older people to remain active, healthy and a part of the Catford South community.
Improvements to shopping hubs
Building on the work carried out on the Sandhurst Parade Feasibility Study, working with local businesses and the Council to help steer the future of local shopping hubs, particularly through consultation, involvement in planning at an early stage and ensuring the local voice is heard on the issues.
As well as bringing communities together through local events and projects, community cohesion also puts a focus on tackling antisocial behaviour and crime, working with the police, Community Safety Team and Neighbourhood Watch to foster better relationships throughout the local community and develop a greater sense of pride in the area.