News Archive: April 2015

Volunteer Achievement Awards from the Mayor of London

Now’s the time to nominate your volunteers for an award from the Mayor of London as part of the Team London 2015 Achievement Awards – nominations close on Friday 12th June 2015.

Volunteers can be nominated in one of five categories, with awards for volunteers under 25, volunteers over 25, and people who volunteer in a team. The winners will be presented with their award at the prestigious ceremony at City Hall in September.

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Spring – Summer at the Wandsworth Common Nature Centre

Wandsworth Common’s Nature Centre is located within 73 hectares of green space in Wandsworth Common. The Centre is run by NatureScope, a consortium of organisations which includes Groundwork, All Star Tennis, Thrive and Wandsworth Council.

Wandsworth Common has a variety of habitats including woodland, meadow, ponds,

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Mentoring Marathon

It’s spring time! New Year, new start! Traditionally the time to get your running shoes on, whether that be for a sudden sporty urge or pounding the pavement in search of an exciting new job.

With that in mind Theatre503’s very own Associate Artistic Director Lisa is embarking on her own Mentoring Marathon in support of our upcoming show Animals.

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Celebrating the launch of Energy Gardens

Join us this May Day to celebrate the launch of this exciting new project and to find out how you or your organisation can get involved!

Over the next 2 years the Energy Garden team will be supporting communities across London to transform many of the grey, uninspiring London Overground platforms and stations into thriving community gardens that will incorporate food growing plots and solar energy providing on-site renewable energy for lighting, water pumps and other small scale amenities.

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Pension Auto enrolment New legislation that affects your organisation

Lifetimes, in partnership with Leading independent pension advisor Chase De Vere, are holding a workshop to inform and assist you with the Government’s new pension plan called Auto Enrolment. This workshop is for senior managers and finance officers of organisations who will be responsible for overseeing and guiding their organisation to ensure implementation of the new systems.

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Volunteer with people with Learning Disabilities this Summer!

Kith Kids (a charity that support children and their families with learning disabilities) are currently looking for lots of energetic and enthusiastic volunteers, to join them on their fantastic fun filled Summer Social Development Project.

On the project you and an additional volunteer will be paired with one of our members with a learning disability, where you will support and encourage them in talking part in a wide range of activities such as our Arts and Crafts, video, massage and music workshops. Not only is it a week full of fun and games, for you and our members. You will be a vital part in supporting them to develop their social skills in a day to day environment.

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Battersea Park's 10th Annual Barbecue

Head down to the Battersea Park Children’s Zoo on Monday the 8th of June from 6pm to 9pm to enjoy the zoo after hours and see the monkeys, meerkats, emus and otters off duty!

There will also be a host of children’s activities, tombola, raffle and silent auction as well as live music and a bar for the adults.

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