Hope you are all keeping safe & following Government guidelines to protect each other at the present time.
Looking forward to the sunflower display outside the Fire Station soon!
More info on sunflowers below
Apply NOW for funding to make your project happen in Plaistow South!
Have you got a great idea for a project that would benefit our community in Plaistow South during Covid-19? We encourage residents and groups to apply for a grant for between £100 and £2500. The deadline is imminent - Tuesday 21st July. It’s a simple application form. https://www.plaistowsouthbiglocal.org.uk/initiatives/supporting-local-action/.
If you would like to talk about your ideas before applying, do get in touch with us through firstname.lastname@example.org / 07957 534908
Thriving with Nature – some tips for you to benefit from nature
Keeping safe: free bike health check in Plaistow South 14 & 15 August
We are pleased to announce a 2-day Bike health check to be held at The Mix, 1A Cumberland Road, E13 8LH. Booking is essential for your 15-minute slot and free bike lights and high viz jackets. Priority will go to Plaistow South residents but do get in touch!
Everything has got more local during Coronavirus – how to keep it local
One positive outcome during Lockdown is people getting to know their neighbourhood more.
We thought you may like these Time Out tips about how to enjoy and participate in Plaistow (and all neighbourhoods!) a bit more. https://www.timeout.com/london/how-to-keep-it-local
Sunflowers, Greenway Orchard and tree pits in Plaistow South
Hope you like the sunflower snaps! Looking forward to the Fire Stations display this year!
To read an update on some growing projects taking place during Covid-19 and Greenway Orchard news, click here.
Plaistow Haiflu? National project for short Haiku poems about Lockdown
There is an interesting historical record of the UK in the midst of great change during Lockdown – 600 Haiku poems. Really worth a look - so varied and interesting. https://www.livtorc.co.uk/?page_id=365
We would love to inspire Plaistow South residents to write down your experience in 17 syllables in 3 lines. We will post them on our website! Please send to email@example.com or text to 07957 534908. Here’s our try!
Funny ol’ Plaistow
With locals full of laughter
Lasting friendships formed
Funding for Newham creative residents and groups for the Docks festivals
"Are you an individual or creative organisation with a connection to the Royal Docks or Newham? Do you have a great idea for a creative project? Do you want to be part of the four-month long celebration of culture, history and the arts in your area? Then why not apply for one of our Join the Docks grants. Funding available to you and your organisation: Small: £500 - £5,000, Medium: £5,000 - £14,000,Research and development commissions: £5,000 - £14,000"
Money issues and help – read Money A and E’s July newsletter