Lewisham Community Toilets, now live!

Have you ever had difficulty finding a toilet to use in Lewisham? Lewisham Community Toilet scheme has found a solution to a common problem. Thanks to the new Lewisham Community Toilet scheme there will be more clean, safe and accessible toilets that are open to the public, free of...

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#GivingTuesday 2017 – What happened?

On 28 November, #GivingTuesday was celebrated in Lewisham. A global day of giving what you can to good causes, following the huge retail sales of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Building on Giving Tuesday 2016, we encouraged local organisations to use Giving Tuesday to promote their work, gain supporters...

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Mayor’s Awards winners announced!

Mayor's Awards winners announced!

  A heartwarming evening on 24 November was hosted at the Civic Suite by Lewisham’s Mayor Sir Steve Bullock. One hundred people and organisations were given a Mayor’s Award to thank them for their voluntary contribution in Lewisham. About the Mayor’s Award The Mayor’s Award was launched to recognise the...

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Giving Tuesday | 28 Nov 2017 | What good things will you do?

Giving Tuesday | 28 Nov 2017 | What good things will you do?

Giving Tuesday is a day to do good stuff for charity and follows hot on the heels of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Last year in Lewisham we gave it a shot – #GivingTuesdayLewisham 2016. We want 2017 to be even bigger and better!  What are you going to do...

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Trustee Networking Event for #TrusteesWeek | 16 Nov 2017

Trustee Networking Event for #TrusteesWeek | 16 Nov 2017

To mark this year’s #TrusteesWeek we decided to join forces with Volunteer Centre Lewisham and Voluntary Action Lewisham to focus on trustee recruitment. Over 30 individuals and organisations came together to learn what it means to be a trustee and meet organisations looking for trustees.   The event took...

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Be a Community Minded Business in Lewisham

Be a community minded business in Lewisham Join us for talks and networking with local business owners on the subject of ‘giving back’ locally. Tuesday 28th November is Giving Tuesday, when we turn our attention towards what we can do to ‘give back’ locally. There are many different ways...

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Goldsmiths Volunteering Fair by Sarah Hiscock (Goldsmiths Volunteering Administrator)

Goldsmiths Volunteering Fair by Sarah Hiscock (Goldsmiths Volunteering Administrator)

  I’ve recently started work at Goldsmiths in the new role of Volunteering Administrator. I’ll be the main point of contact for both students looking to volunteer and organisations within the local community who have volunteering opportunities. There are such a fantastic range of organisations within Lewisham and the...

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Young People’s Volunteering Day – Autumn 2017

There are many great initiatives in Lewisham for young people. Some of which include Youth First, Lewisham Young Mayor’s and Young Advisers and much more. Once a year, the summer also sees a national initiative. The NCS The Challenge, seeks to engage young people across Lewisham and connect them with local charities and good causes. We...

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#LoveItLewisham | London Borough of Culture Bid

  London Borough of Culture is a new initiative devised by London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan as part of his plans to support the arts in London. The competition will see the capital’s 32 boroughs bid for more than £1m of funding to stage a programme of cultural events and...

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New Volunteering Platform for Goldsmiths Students!

Goldsmiths Volunteering Platform Goldsmiths, University of London in New Cross are looking to engage with more organisations with volunteering opportunities they can promote and market to their students. They have a student body of over 9,000 studying subjects across the arts, humanities and social sciences. Sarah Hiscock has been...

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