South Lambeth Estate : September Newsletter

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The Development Management Team have produced newsletter #5 for South Lambeth and it is available to read below.

Hello Everyone, 

We hope you have been enjoying the wonderful weather. We just wanted to update you on the recent Housing Needs Survey; we have almost finished! We would like to say a big thank you to all of you who took part. The information provided will help us ensure that we build more and better homes, tailored to the needs of the residents that live here on South Lambeth Estate. We are in the process of reviewing all the responses and will summarise the key findings in our next newsletter. We have a couple of events coming up and hope you will be able to attend both. We were intending to carry out the Key Guarantees wrap up consultation in September however, this has now been pushed back to later in the year. As ever, any questions or comments please get in touch. 

Sid and Marcus On behalf of your Regeneration team. 

Tel: 020 7926 4166

Email: southlambeth@lambeth.gov.uk

INDEPENDENT ADVISOR 

Your resident representatives have been busily working with me behind the scenes, to urge more residents to give their views and review the various aspects of the regeneration. Don’t forget it is never too late to ask questions or give your views and not asking, could lead you to not having clarity about what the best options are for you and the community as a whole. We are responding to what you are saying and some residents have asked to know who their local resident representatives are; so you will soon see some fantastic ‘selfies’ of your resident representatives on your notice board. You will be able to contact them through the freephone number for a friendly chat on the estate. We are busy planning a fantastic family fun day for the 1st October. Please do let us know if you would like to help out with any of the planning so that we can make it a great event for all. 

Micheal 

Contact details: 

Tel: 0800 731 1619 or Mobile: 07960 925 409 

Email: m.dsimms@btinternet.com

WORKSHOP: Looking at your existing homes and new homes. This workshop is being rescheduled for later in the year. We are however, replacing it with: 

A LANDSCAPE WALKABOUT 

This will look at some of the examples of landscaping in the local area to discuss what has been done and how landscaping can be included in the regeneration of the estate. 

Date: 10th September 2016 

Time: 10am-12 pm (Meet outside Wimborne house at 10am) 

Wear comfy shoes and bring an umbrella (just in case!) 

If you would like more information please contact Claire from Tibbalds on 020 7089 2138

Estate Fun Day 

Saturday 1st October

We will be hosting a fun day for residents to come and look at how the masterplan has changed since we last spoke to you. 

We will be looking at how the landscaping, play and green areas on the estate may take shape and would love to hear your views. 

Time: 12:00 - 4:00 pm 

Where: Under the gazebos in front of Wimborne House and various other locations around the estate (maps with directions will be displayed around the estate).

Launch of Memories Project 

Viv from your REP has been working hard behind the scenes to create a memories project and is keen for all residents to share their stories about the estate. Please come along to the Fun Day with any photos of your memories of the estate. 

Gardening workshops:We will be running a number of gardening workshops on the day. 

There will also be: 

  • Lots of tasty food, 
  • Lambeth Council will be providing free bike checks, courtesy of Cycle Confident. Bring your bike along and get it checked over by a qualified mechanic. Any small adjustments will be made there and then and mechanics will be happy to fix minor issues at no cost. 

We are busy booking lots of other activities for residents to take part in - you won’t want to miss this! 

 

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES FOR RESIDENTS 

Industrial Cadet Work Experience Opportunity for a Young Resident Aged 16-19 

The regeneration team is offering a young resident from one of the programme’s six estates an Industrial Cadet work experience placement in the department. 

Industrial Cadets is an industry-led accreditation, which allows employers to run accredited experiences for young people, in order to create a talent pipeline for UK industry. Young people can develop skills, gain an insight into industry and become better informed about careers available. 

The 20 hour placement will see the young person attending meetings, going on site visits and putting together a piece of work that they will present back to the team. At the end of the 20 hours, the young person will achieve an Industrial Cadets Bronze Award and will have access to exclusive industry opportunities with a network of employers UK Wide. 

If you, or a young resident you know is interested in applying for the Industrial Cadet work experience placement, please get them to send their name, phone number and email address along with 100 words about why they would like to apply for work experience with estate regeneration to Anna on aallan@lambeth.gov.uk. If you have any questions about the work experience placement, please call Anna on 07950 696 814. 

Involvement in Housing and Communities Level 2 Award 

Would you like to learn ? 

  • About the range of services provided by housing organisations , other groups and agencies for the community? 
  • Understand and engage with different groups that make up neighbourhoods 
  • Recognise opportunities for and participating in community activities. 

Hightree community development trust are running the above course on Tuesdays from 10-3pm from the 27th September to 24th January 2017.The course is free for Lambeth council housing residents. 

If you would like more information please contact us on: 020 7089 2138 or southlambeth@tibbalds.co.uk 

FUTURE ACTIVITIES: 

REP Meeting 27/09/16 @ 6.30pm 

TRA Committee Meeting: 4/10/16 @7pm 

Digital Workshops: 26th September 4-6pm 

All of the above meetings take place in the Caretakers' Mess Room

 

 

 

 

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