Peckham Residents' Network

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Category Archives: Health/NHS

Peckham Vision News (1) January 2017

TO PV Mailing list  – HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Please note the dates in your diary.

* 12 Jan – Peckham Rye Station drop-in update
* 31 Jan – Station CPO Public Inquiry
* Co-Design review
* Other Town Centre Developments:
– 21 Jan community workshop on the Aylesham Centre
– Flaxyard & Sumner House new planning application
– Planning applications approved: South East Rye Lane
* 26 Jan – A Burns Supper and a Poetry evening in Holdrons Arcade
* 29 Jan – Peckham & Nunhead Community Council
* Crowd funded local projects consultations

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Sunday 15 June 2-4pm Ronald Mcdonald House Camberwell, 6-9 Windsor Walk

Here is info about an event this coming Sunday in a very important building for sick children and their families attached to our local hospital Kings College on Denmark Hill:  Ronald Mcdonald House Camberwell, 6-9 Windsor Walk, SE5 8BB | Sunday 15th June | 2-4pm
The event is organised by Camberwell Arts. They say: “We are pleased to invite you to our 20th anniversary tea party – hosted in partnership with inspirational local charity Ronald Mcdonald House Camberwell. Join us on Sunday 15th June from 2-4pm for art, cake and party games – and find out more about this ‘home from home’ for families with children being treated at Kings College Hospital.

giving a helping hand June 2014

From Peckham Vision Facebook: Do you have 1-2 hours a week to befriend an isolated older person in Southwark? Find out more   Very inspiring and moving short video from Dulwich HelpLine.

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…


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:

Koruso! Southwark Community Choir 12 Sep 6.30pm-8.30pm

Facebook post:

Koruso! Southwark Community Choir FREE Taster Session: 12 Sep 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Location: Oliver Goldsmith School, Peckham Road, SE5 8UH.
Taster session for anyone interested in joining Koruso! Southwark Community Choir. It’s a fact, a scientific fact, singing in a choir is good for you. And it’s also good for the wider community. To realise just how beneficial choral singing is for body, mind, and spirit, this is your invitation to take a taster session with Southwark’s original community choir, Koruso! There’s no audition involved and the choir is open to any adult over the age of 18. Further info: call 07539 525 559, go to or email

Children play out in Peckham street without cars

See here for an inspirational short video clip from Bristol on what amazing things can happen when children get the street back temporarily:   See below for the first of these short temporary street transformations in Peckham. It could happen in most streets if the residents want to arrange it.  Read more of this post

Bussey Building: LAST WEEK Panta Rei Theatre PERFORMANCE

Here is an unusual offer to Peckham Vision supporters:

By quoting ‘Peckham Vision’ at the box office you will obtain an £8 concession-price ticket in this coming week. It is the last week of the latest production in the CLF Art Cafe in the Bussey building in Rye Lane where the Royal Court’s performances were. The last performance is on Fri 2nd March. Read more of this post

Peckham Experiment: party Peckham Sat 15 Oct 7.30pm

Have you heard of the Peckham Experiment? (See note at end of this email, and Do you have an interest in ideas about well-being and health, or about local economic, community and environmental sustainability, and the connections between the two? If so, the Pioneer Health Foundation invites you to come along to this social gathering in Peckham on October 15th 7.30pm at the Monpelier, Choumert Rd, SE15, detailed below. Places are limited so it is important to book a place with Sumi at: Read more of this post