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Tea and Tech: digital life skills sessions

A series of eight workshops covering Digital Life Skills are to be held by our friends Tea and Tech from Crystal Palace. These sessions are to be held at Gipsy Hill.

Scholarship grants: apply now!

QEST provides grants of up to £18,000, for scholarships and apprenticeships for craftspeople intending to do specific training. The grants support scholarships of up to a year, and apprenticeships of three years. 

White Hart pub, Tulse Hill: Licensing application

We are pleased to hear a licensing application has been submitted to reopen the White Hart at Tulse Hill station. The pub is now owned by The Brading Group who run the popular Prince of Peckham pub at Peckham Rye. Full details on the application can be read here on the excellent Brixton Buzz website.

Streatham terrorist incident

Councillor Jack Hopkins (Leader of Lambeth Council), Detective Chief Superintendent Simon Messinger (Lambeth Borough Police Commander), Councillor Mohammed Seedat (Lambeth Council Cabinet Member for Community Safety) and Saleha Jaffer (Chair, Faiths Together in Lambeth) have written to local residents following last Sunday's terrorist incident.  The letter includes details of support services, and can be read here.

Norwood and Brixton Foodbank: news

News on a new app for required food items, how to make donations, and volunteering opportunities..

Foodbank app.: This new app allows you to view food items that are in short supply and allows the Foodbank to send a push message to you when we urgently need a particular item. The app is now available for both iPhones and Android phones. Its free to download; simply go to your app store and search for Foodbank by Redemption Media.

Current advice for EU citizens

The UK left the EU on 31 January, 2020 and the status of non-UK nationals is unclear and to be determined. Lambeth Council wrote to all households in mid-January 2020 to advise as follows:

Lambeth Together: engagement

Following cancellation of the earlier session, Lambeth Together invite Lambeth voluntary sector representatives to a meeting this coming Thursday on how to do engagement differently. Lela Kogbara from Black Thrive will facilitate this conversation aiming to ensure Lambeth's VCSE sector can be a part of this important discussion. 

Small Charities: transform your fundraising & governance

Sign up now for the FSI low-cost training sessions that cover a wide range of fundraising techniques and back office skills delivered by experienced and knowledgeable trainers.If you’re a #smallbutvital charity in or around London, don’t miss the FSI's popular small charity training on 4 and 5 February 2020.