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News from Brixton and Norwood Foodbank

The Forum is pleased to share some news from Brixton and Norwood Foodbank, including a new intiative to encourage Foodbank users to book a 'call back' from a volunteer, to take the place of face-to-face chat which has been limited in the last few months.

The Big Give: High Trees Community Fundraiser in Tulse Hill

Next week, High Trees Community Development Trust have a fantastic crowdfunding opportunity, which will be matched by the Big Give/Childhood Trust - to support their Remote Service for young people providing activity packs and laptops to families in need.

Free interactive 8 week business course for all residents

Confusion, anger, frustration, sadness, worry, cashflow stress? We are all feeling it,  especially since coronavirus descended on us all those weeks ago.

Whether you have been recently laid off, your business has suddenly stopped, or you have been struggling to find work for several years, it can be hard to see the wood for the trees. Tree Shepherd, a local social enterprise who run GLOWS in Tulse Hill, are here to help.

Tree Shepherd launches free 8-week course to help you kick-start your business

Confusion, anger, frustration, sadness, worry, cashflow stress? We are all feeling it,  especially since coronavirus descended on us all those weeks ago.

Whether you have been recently laid off, your business has suddenly stopped, or you have been struggling to find work for several years, it can be hard to see the wood for the trees. Tree Shepherd, a local social enterprise who run GLOWS in Tulse Hill, are here to help.

The Coronavirus Crisis: Appeal for community support

Herne Hill and Brixton charities have not escaped the Coronavirus crisis. One of our community’s best-known organisations, the Brixton Advice Centre on Railton Road, has struggled to cope with a significant increase in calls for help. The Centre has served local people for over 50 years and normally handles anywhere between 2000 and 5000 cases each year. Austerity and changes in the government’s Legal Aid scheme have reduced its income so there are now only half the number of staff the Centre employed 10 years ago, supported by a small team of volunteers.

The Parish of Herne Hill: Services Move Online

An update from Ben Goodyear, Vicar of the parish of Herne Hill: Sadly our buildings are closed but the virtual church is open!
 
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