It was a pleasure to head to Streatham Hill last weekend for the Friends of Hillside Gardens annual sports day and a tour of the beautiful allotment.
Last weekend, I had the chance to join the weekly community litter pick in Brockwell Park for the first time. Unfortunately, more people has meant more litter.
Public leisure facilities play a vital role in supporting local communities but long closures during lockdown have taken their toll. Exercise should be affordable and accessible for all.
Helping with everything from basic provisions to technological support and legal advice, South London Refugee Association urgently needs donations of food, toiletries and technology (laptops, tablets and smartphones). Please reach out if you can help them: https://www.slr-a.org.uk/contact
I paid a visit to Clapham Common homelessness hub Ace of Spaces to discuss the challenges they’re preparing for over the coming winter.
It was great to catch up with the team at Streatham Space Project today, which will be opening its doors in September with social distancing in place.