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​​​​​​​New Cross Assembly fund 2018–19

The assembly fund is now open. Local groups working towards our priorities, you can apply for up to £2,000.

Funding criteria

Your proposal should reflect one or more of our priorities.

Current priorities

  • unemployment and skills development
  • activities for older people and tackling social isolation
  • housing developments and the built environment
  • health, wellbeing and community safety.

How to apply

  • Download and complete the application form and send it to sarah.lang@lewisham.gov.uk.
  • The deadline for applications is Monday 15 October 2018 at 12 noon.
  • If you have any questions, email Sarah Lang or call her on 020 8314 6306.

How are projects selected for funding?

The coordinating group will meet after the closing date to discuss all the applications and decide the following:

  • Does the application meet one or more of the priorities?
  • Is it value money and are the costs reasonable?
  • Is there a need for this project?
  • Is the project delivered in an established partnership?

If your application is successful you will be invited to take part in a market place at a New Cross Assembly event on Tuesday 6 October, where residents can vote on which projects get the funding. ​​​​​​​​​

Examples of previously funded projects

  • A film making project for young people promoting health.
  • Studio recording sessions for young people at Riverside.
  • Events as part of the Evelyn 200 Project.
  • Activities, information & support sessions at 2,000 Community Action Centre.
  • Music activities & entertainment for older people’s lunch club.

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Council services over the Christmas and New Year period

Find out about changes to council services over the Christmas and New Year period.

Events

Christmas Wreath Workshop

Lewisham ArthouseLouise House 
18 December 12.30PM to 2.30PM

Make your own Christmas wreath workshop

Active You! Free dance classes for women of all commmunities Free

 
19 December 10am to 11am

Open to women of all communities who want to dance, keep active, meet others in their community

Branching Out

Telegraph Hill Centre 
20 December 10am to 2pm

Weekly gathering of over 55s, more isolated adults in a welcoming, safe environment.

Active You! Free dance classes for women of all commmunities Free

 
26 December 10am to 11am

Open to women of all communities who want to dance, keep active, meet others in their community

Branching Out

Telegraph Hill Centre 
27 December 10am to 2pm

Weekly gathering of over 55s, more isolated adults in a welcoming, safe environment.

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