Peckham Residents' Network

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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Old Waiting Room news + 14th March meeting

To all who have registered an interest in the future of the Old Waiting Room.  This is to ensure you know about the next meeting relating to the Old Waiting Room on Wed 14th March 7pm, exhibition 4pm. This will be part of a community meeting about a number of important developments in the town centre. Please see the details at end of this email. You can see here some of the news over the last six months or so:

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McDermott Grove Gardens news

Message to residetns in Rye Lane West from Friends of McDermott Grove.

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Friends Of McDermott Grove, SE15   Awarded £4,421
McDermott Grove Community Garden is a site of 1200 square m [corner of McDermott Road & Costa Street]. The land is owned by Southwark Council, and managed by the Friends Group. The garden is an important space for leisure and recreation in a dense urban area where residents have very small gardens if at all. The group would like to encourage the use of the site by the wider community and enlarge the volunteer circle to involve many ethnic groups. They aim to share skills, promote the site, continue to garden and to liaise with local groups, and translate leaflets into other languages.
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town centre – Wed 14 March 7pm celebration

This is early notice of a community meeting of the Rye Lane & Station Action Group (RLSAG) and Peckham Vision on WED 14th MARCH about Peckham town centre. See some information below; we will send more later. Do please put it in your diary now so you can join us.

Peckham Vision –
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19 January 7.30pm – coming together in Peckham post-riots

Last summer following the public disorders, a new network began to grow in Peckham of people who wanted to change the way we relate to each other and get things done in Peckham for the collective good. The notes of the last meeting in October are pasted below. The next meeting will be on

7.30pm – 9.00pm tea etc from 7pm
at All Saints Church hall (behind the church, entrance from Blenheim Grove)See the details below. Anyone keen to take part is welcome. We look forward to seeing you. Read more of this post