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Category Archives: Green living

Summer Repair Clinic 19 June – 4 July

Do you have an item at home that you wish you could repair but you don’t have access to the right tools or knowhow? The Summer Repair Clinic is the solution to this problem. From 19th June – 4th July this experimental project by Peckham design company, Complete Departure Ltd (off Bellenden Rd near Blenheim Grove) will share their facilities and knowledge with local people. You can book a 1 to 2 hour session and can work with plastic, metal, wood, leather, or ceramic; with the expert guidance, and choose how much input you ‘d like to have in the repair process. At the end of your session, you donate what you think the repair and your learning experience are worth. To see the studio’s work go to   To book sessions:


Foodcycle Peckham start-up June 2014

From Peckham Vision Facebook: FoodCycle is a UK charity that combines volunteers, surplus food and spare kitchen spaces to create tasty, nutritious meals for people at risk of food poverty and social isolation.
Foodcycle Peckham is being set up as a weekly meet to turn surplus food into yummy healthy meals for free! Currently in start up phase, they are looking to establish a core group to make this a reality. If you want to go along to find out how you can be involved…


Goose Green fair 11 May 2014

Great day as usual last Sunday at Goose Green Fair. The weather was cold but the rain kept away and there was lots of interest and fun and food! The five hours sped past as several of us were busy all day talking with our visitors. The PV mobile exhibition always is well attended and now there are several interesting things to buy on the stall. See photos!

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Transforming Bournemouth Close with planting

From Peckham Vision Facebook: Message from Rye Lane Pocket Places: The seeds have been sown for Bournemouth Close to be transformed! Quite literally. Neighbours living close to Bournemouth Close, many of them from Atwell Estate, spent a sunny day planting seeds a couple of weeks ago. The seedlings are now bursting to life in the houses of the participants as well as in greenhouses at the Peckham Wildlife Garden on Marsden Road and at Brockwell Park Greenhouse. They’ll be ready to be planted out in the new Bournemouth Close Community Garden next weekend. Click here for all the information.


Peckham Rye Park Changes – 5 April 10am-2pm

From Peckham Vision Facebook: Peckham Rye Park is changing !
* a new children’s playroom *    * new football changing rooms & facilities *   * a new play space *
Come along and give yr views to The Building Exploratory and Southwark Council. Staff will be available to talk about your thoughts and ideas for the future of the park. There will be illustrations by local children from Peckham Rye Park. If you would like to share your thoughts outside of these sessions call 0207 608 0775 or email:   Read more of this post

Victor’s Lab Grand Opening in the Bussey building 5 April

From Peckham Vision Facebook: Yoga, pilates & more: Sat 5 April. Victor’s Lab Grand Opening in the Bussey building. They say: “We’re having an opening this Saturday in the Bussey Building! Lots of free taster classes and give-aways. Could you give our event a share for us?

The Bussey building is special to Peckham Vision as it is where we were born in 2006 in the campaign to save the whole site from demolition, because it had great potential. Many sceptics opposed the idea. Now we can all see the potential being realised through the Bussey building and on the rest of the Copeland site. So we congratulate Victor’s Lab being part of that.

Yoga comes to the Bussey building

From Peckham Vision facebook – Evening Standard discovers yoga in Peckham! After years in the yoga wilderness, south London is suddenly dripping with downward doggers. Emily Jupp grabs a mat and heads to Peckham’s Bussey building… all part of a wave of shiny fitness establishments that have appeared in Peckham in the past two months. Hurrah! Yoga’s finally gone south… All the feedback has been, ‘Oh, thank God, we can finally do it here!’” The studio, located in Peckham’s mixed-use Bussey Building, is flooded with light from the large windows… more:

Bring + Fix Saturday 8th February 2014

Today Saturday 8th Feb – 2pm-6pm.  Bring & Fix at Copleston Centre, Copleston Rd, SE15 4AN

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News from Peckham Vision (2) – October 2013

Our information distribution system is evolving with the digital media outlets. Messages are now posted frequently on Facebook and twitter as things happen, and then copied on to the PRN
wordpress blog. So if you want to keep up to date you can follow with or the blog at The news items will be summarised in Catch Up News from Peckham Vision every now and then in the direct email system. Also at a glance you can see the news as it unfolded in the last month – scroll down on

Early Plans for Peckham Pocket Places

From Peckham Vision Facebook – Message from Hannah at Pocket Places: This month we’re sharing our plans for the Pockets along Rye Lane far and wide; we’ve been talking to various departments in Southwark Council, we’ve toured the pockets with Peckham People, it’s the Rye Lane Traders Association turn next and later we’ll be meeting with Southwark Cabinet Members, Cllr. Fiona Colley for Regeneration and Corporate Strategy and Cllr. Barrie Hargrove for Transport, Environment and Recycling.  Read more of this post