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Local Young People need (Virtual) Volunteer Learning Mentors

Rathbone Youth Centre, based at the Old Library on Knights Hill, is looking for people in the local community to become Learning Mentors to provide 1-to-1 study support for young people aged 11-16 for one hour a week. Previous experience not necessary.

Blue Plaque Scheme for West Norwood

Rev Richard Marzetti, Chatsworth Baptist Church, points to the Norwood Forum Historical Plaque installed today, 18 September 2020. The original church, founded in 1878, was totally destroyed 76 years ago today at 7:05pm by a V2 rocket. Two residents of Chatsworth Way were sadly killed and many injured. The current church building was opened in 1959.

The Copyshop is back!

The Copyshop run by Southside Rehabilitation Ltd. (SRA) at 45 Knights Hill SE27 0HS has reopened. They are able to print and design flyers, booklets, newsletters, Business cards and Christmas cards!

Open House Festival 2020

This year's Open House is running over its normal forthcoming weekend (19-20 September 2020) but then also extending until 27 September. The Festival is providing a more varied programme than ever with nine days of original films, model buildings to make at home, loads of fascinating guided walks all around London, building tours and much more. Full information is on their website.

Focus On... West Norwood - Lambeth Council

Shop Local! Good to see Lambeth promoting local businesses in the West Norwood town centre. Councillor Matthew Bennett paid a visit to cafes, including Sweet Carolina, to find out how they have been getting on.

Lambeth local support for better health

Covid-19 has made people really think about their health, and free help with losing weight is available in Lambeth to get you back on track. Lambeth Public Health supports the Government’s Better Health campaign – helping adults of any age reset their lives starting with a few healthy changes.