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 contributed to the Good Food Catford crowdfunding…

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 Facebook and Twitter.

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 out on…

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…

Twitter Walkabout, 23rd May 2015, Torridon Road Library

Explore your area, meet locals and use Twitter to connect the dots and have your say The Corbett Estate Neighbourhood Forum is all about preserving the old and embracing (the best of) the new. So we’re pretty excited about our next event, dreamed up for us by local digital innovators Stickyworld. A Twitter Walkabout is a brilliant way to…

Gardening volunteers needed!

If you reckon you’ve got green fingers (and even if you haven’t), do come down to the community Garden at Abbottshall Road Playing Fields this coming Saturday 2nd May, between 10.30am and 2pm. To encourage those vital bees none of us can do without, we’ll be weeding, sowing a wild flower garden and making bee houses. That’s…