March News Edition!
Updated: Mar 11
It's officially the first month of spring "hooray" this blog post will keep you in the loop of what's happening locally this month and more!
Age UK Lambeth at Magdalene Estate 9th March!
Today, Age UK Lambeth south neighbourhood team will do their first drop-in advice session at the Magdalene Estate between 11:30 -1:30 pm.
Do share with your networks!
Social Prescribing Day 10th of March!
Book your ticket for the 4th International Social Prescribing Network Conference https://tinyurl.com/bookSPN2022
There is more information on what's happening this week from the National Academy Of Social Prescribing here's the link for anyone interested! https://socialprescribingacademy.org.uk/social-prescribing-day-2022/
Thriving Streatham Community Fair!
Next Friday 18th of March is world global recycling day and our next Thriving Streatham community event!
Please do share this flyer with your networks as this event is open to all Lambeth residents😊
Fuhara Wellbeing Project!
Crime & Community Safety Summit
Wednesday 9th March 2022 7pm - 9pm
Streatham Baptist Church
22 Lewin Road, SW16 6JR
Do you worry about crime and staying safe in Streatham?
Come and discuss how we can work together to make Streatham safer.
Our panel of speakers will be
Bell Ribeiro-Addy, MP for Streatham
Insp. Aaron Barnes, Metropolitan Police, Lambeth
Cllr Jacqui Dyer, Deputy Leader, Lambeth Council
Louise Abbotts, Manager, InStreatham (Streatham Business Improvement
Mark Wood, Streatham Youth and Community Trust
The meeting will be chaired by Charles Hymas, Home Affairs Editor, The Daily Telegraph
What is the Crime and Community Safety Summit?
It is an opportunity to enable Streatham community members to come together to discuss what they and their neighbourhoods see as the main Crime and Community Safety issues and how we may work together to resolve them.
On the evening it will be based around a panel of individuals who will give background information and be available to answer questions from the audience and take on board issues and concerns raised by the community.
Why are we doing it?
We want to see how we can develop a sub-group within Streatham Action that would nurture improved communication and links across community groups, Safer Neighbourhood Panels, Neighbourhood Watch groups, local police teams and Lambeth Council and any relevant others such as planners etc.
* To map perceived crime ‘hot spots’ and types of crime in
* To work with police and safer neighborhood panels in identifying
and agreeing on methods of updating key local and Streatham-wide
* To raise Community Awareness of how to prevent and report crime.
* To provide support to police in reporting back crime ‘clear up rates’ and actions taken to prevent crime.
What are the intended outcomes?
Greater awareness of perceived crimes and ways to prevent and report them.
Better relations with police and a greater community understanding of how police work and are funded.
Greater community involvement in crime prevention and reporting. Improving inclusion and diversity.
We hope that at the end of the evening many community members will be willing to sign up as active members of a new Streatham Action Crime and Community Safety group.
We hope for a diverse and representative membership with clear plans and methodology of working to support the Streatham community as a whole and to share with other groups within the network of other Lambeth civic groups similar to Streatham Action.
Back in Control Consultancy
Vicar's Oak Gardening Dates!
Yesterday was international women's day so let's end this article with a quote!
"Joy is a sustained sense of wellbeing and internal peace - a connection to what matters".
So that's all for now, feel free to email us if you have any local community projects you want to be shared or promoted via Thrivingstreatham@gmail.com
As ever take care, stay safe, and stay connected!