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Movers and Makers inclusive kids holiday camps

.Where: Rosendale Community Centre, 147 Peabody Cottages, London, SE24 9DR
Dates: Monday 21 - Friday 25 October 2019 (9:30am-3:30pm)
Fee: £35 per day per child aged 6-12 years
How to register your child and book: All attendees are to complete the registration form, here.

Portico Bloom

A weekly after school workshop to make artistic creations to showcase at the monthly West Norwood Feast. Portico Bloom is currently collaborating on a 'History' themed project- creating their own pop up fact file.

The after school creative workshops for kids aged 6-12 years, run on Wednesdays (3:45-5:15pm) in the inspiring workshop space of the Portico Gallery. Projects run over four-five weeks and are exhibited at West Norwood Feast.

For further information and updates: Facebook: Portico Bloom

Use less plastic

Want to use less?  There’s a useful online zero-waste guide to help you ditch those disposables and use less plastic. There’s also loads of practical advice on alternatives to using disposable and single use plastics, and a map showing zero waste shops in our neighbourhood.  

Website: useless.london

Black History Month

Black History Month returns with a celebration of history, arts, literature and film. There’s an amazing six events on our patch, and all are listed in our events section.

Knollys Road SW16: road closures

Due to construction work at 73-79 Knollys Road, there will be disruption affecting the whole street.  Knollys Road will be closed on Monday 23 September for one or two weeks depending on how quickly the work progresses.  There will also be gas works, which will mean the road will be closed again be closed  9-11 October 2019.  Further road closures are expected for Thames Water - of course! - but the date for this has not been finalised.

Rathbone Youth Centre: vacancies for Learning Mentors

Rathbone Youth Centre based at The Old Library in West Norwood is looking for local people who can spare one hour a week to volunteer as Learning Mentors. Previous experience is not necessary, just the willingness to support a young person with homework and study skills. We are also looking for people to help with Spanish homework.

Norwood Pensioners Group

In late August the Norwood Pensioners Group went on a coach trip sponsored by Norwood Forum visiting Bewl Water, Biddenden Vineyards and finishing at the Kent and East Sussex Railway for a cream tea on board a vintage carriage drawn by a working steam engine. The bus driver and guide for the day was our Chair, Sunil de Sayrah.