Public meeting on air quality, Monday 29th January

The Ella Roberta Family Foundation are organising a public meeting with London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s advisor on air quality, and all are invited to attend. The meeting will be at the Corbett Community Library on Monday 29th January from 7pm to 9pm. If you would like to ask a question, please email your question in advance…

Peter’s having a party – and everyone’s invited

The Archibald Corbett Society’s founder and chair, Peter Ranken MBE, is sadly leaving Catford at the end of January. Peter’s achievements and contribution to the Corbett Estate and beyond have been recognised nationally and we are extremely sad to see him go. To say goodbye he is throwing a big leaving party on Friday 26th January at the Corbett Community…

We made a movie!

We’re delighted to invite you to a very special screening of our new film, Archibald Cameron Corbett: The Man and The Houses. This new documentary, made by local filmmaker Ben Honeybone with the help of the local community, takes a look at the history of the Corbett Estate and the man himself. The film features…

Defend Torridon Road Library – Update

The Archibald Corbett Society wholeheartedly supports the efforts of the Defend Torridon Road Library Campaign to protect our local library and professional librarians from Council cuts. The Campaign seeks to influence the outcomes of the Council’s Mayor and Cabinet Meetings on 9 December and in the New Year. Stay updated on the Group’s activities on…

Shop Local, Shop Corbett News – December 2015

Seasons’ Greetings from the Shop Local, Shop Corbett team!           Our campaign to breathe new life into Corbett shopping parades is making real progress thanks to your support. Read on to learn more: Good Food Catford – We did it! Congratulations to Corbett resident Vicky Skingley and to all those who…

The Big Draw Catford

Join us for a fun day of creative activities for all ages at the Abbotshall Healthy Lifestyles Centre on the 24th October. Whether you’re a budding artist, simply enjoy drawing for fun or never had the opportunity to draw before, pop along and get creative doodling, drawing, painting, spraying, making and creating with our free…

Lewisham Story Festival

We are very excited to announce that the Lewisham Story Festival will be presenting authors and workshops at Torridon Library on Saturday 19th September. It would be great if you could circulate this information and ask people to visit their website: www.storyfestival.co.uk for a full programme list. They are also short of volunteers to help…

Shop Local, Shop Corbett Update

We have been working hard behind the scenes on our campaign to inject new life into Corbett shopping parades. We are beginning to see some results, but we have some significant challenges. Shopping survey gets great response  Thanks again to everyone who took part in our Shop Local, Shop Corbett survey in April and May. We received…

Shop Local, Shop Corbett Survey – A great response

Thanks to everyone who filled out our Shop Local, Shop Corbett survey. We have received nearly 250 surveys, full of great ideas for injecting new life into our shopping parades. The surveys give a clear message that respondents would use new shops and services if they were available. Here are a few headlines: 98% of…