Watch this space for details of election hustings to be held in Southwark where candidates will be invited to respond to questions put by local church members and others… This will be your chance to put your questions to find out candidates views on justice, ethical, and other important issues impacting Southwark and more widely. Do they ‘do God’ and what is their view on the role of churches and faith based organisations in building a society where the well-being of all really matters?
Neighbourhoods Fund 2015 – Last few days
This fund, combining the old community council fund and the Cleaner Greener Safer Revenue fund will be closing at noon on 16 February. Make sure your community benefit from this opportunity to get backing for projects that develop good relationships, bring neighbourhoods to life, and help local communities to grow from strength to strength. www.southwark.gov.uk/neighbourhoodsfund
The Red Nose Day Community Cash Grants scheme has opened providing funding aimed at small organisations working to help local people living tough lives in deprived and disadvantaged areas. The Red Nose Day Community Cash Fund is provided by Comic Relief and administered in partnership with local community foundations and their local newspaper.
Local voluntary and community groups, registered charities, co-operatives, faith organisations, community interest companies, and social enterprises that are based and working locally and have an income of less than £100,000 the previous year can apply.
Grants of between £500 and £1,000 can support a variety of things, including running costs, project costs, or equipment. Find out more from London Community Foundation
Sessional Workers are currently being recruited by Esteem Network to support the delivery of sessions on self-esteem, relationships and sexual health in schools and other youth environments such as youth clubs. Closing date for applications: mid-day Fri 27th Feb 2015. Find out more or to get an application pack contact Sarah Smith: firstname.lastname@example.org