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​​​​​The Lewisham Central Assembly fund 2018–19

The Lewisham Central Assembly fund is now open for groups and organisations who can deliver projects which improve the Lewisham Central area.

Your proposal should reflect one or more of our priorities as identified by local people and meet other eligibility criteria.

Current priorities

  1. Improving health and wellbeing.
  2. Cleaner, better environment.
  3. Better access to activities for children and young people.
  4. Better access to activities and opportunities for the elderly.
  5. Promoting and improving community cohesion.

How much is available?

There is £12,500 available.

Community activities or projects of a one-off nature can also apply for a £2,500 locality fund (the councillors' discretionary fund). These projects do not need to meet one of the assembly priorities but they must benefit or enhance local community. You will find the application form for this fund below.

What can it be spent on?

The money could be used to

  • start up a project
  • support a group to develop new activities
  • support a larger project that has secured funding from other sources.

How to apply

  • Download and complete the assembly fund application form in the documents section below and send it to the contact details also listed below.
  • Please read the important information on page seven of the form and the funding guidance document, also below, before you complete the application form.
  • The deadline for submitting all application is 5pm on Tuesday 11 September 2018.

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Suttons Radio quiz night

Suttons Radio 
17 February 7pm to 9pm

Very entertaining general knowledge quiz held weekly with cash and drink prizes.

Stay and Play

The Parkside Centre 
18 February 10am to 1pm

A drop in stay and play session for adults and children aged 0-4

Calabash Day Centre/Lewisham Older Adults

Calabash Centre 
18 February 10am to 4pm

Hestia’s Lewisham Older Adults Day Service, which is based in Lewisham, is a specialist service that helps to meet the needs of Older Adults who may have a physical disability, an acquired brain injury, a history of mental ill health and onset dementia.

LPF Monday Project Knit & Knatter

St Mauritius House 
18 February 10am to 12.30PM

Knit n Knatter: sociable crafting with needles, crotchet hooks, etc.

LPF Digital Drop-In

St. Mauritius House  
18 February 12.30PM to 3pm

Face-to-face, 1-2-1 help with your digital devices - smartphones, tablets, cameras, etc

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