Have your say on the redevelopment proposals for Fulham Town Hall

Have your say!

 

The public exhibition on the proposals for redeveloping the Hammersmith Town Hall site will be held on Thursday (9th May) and Saturday (11th May) at the town hall.

 

– Thursday 9th May from 2:00pm – 8:00pm

– Saturday 11th May from 10:00am – 1:00pm

 

Fulham Town Hall, Fulham Road, SW6 1EX

 

 

Please find here the flyer regarding public exhibition.

 

Summer Maker Challenge at The Invention Rooms – Apply now

 

Applications for our free Maker Challenge Summer Intensive programme are now open!

 

Over two weeks, local young people aged 14-18 will prototype, design and make with access to cutting-edge equipment in our state-of-the-art workshop.

 

We teach a crash-course in 3D printing, laser-cutting, woodworking, electronics, CAD, programming and working with materials.

At the end of the programme the young people will present their inventions and prizes will be awarded to the most creative designs.

 

Dates: 29th July or 12th August (Mon-Fri, 10am-4pm)

Cost: Free

Location: The Invention Rooms Maker Space, White City

Ready to apply? Click here.

Deadline 24th June

White City Innovators’ Programme – Deadline tomorrow at 12.00pm

White City Innovators’ Programme – Deadline tomorrow at 12.00pm

Applications are now open for the White City Innovators’ Programme at the White City Campus.

 

Run in association with NatWest, the 5-week programme gives entrepreneurs and start-up companies working on an tech-enabled service or creating an innovative product in any sector free access to work space, workshops designed to help them grow and access to change makers through Imperial College.

 

The programme is designed to help entrepreneurs take the next step in their business journey, from learning about the responsibilities of company directorship to what angel investors are really looking for.

 

You will interact with sector experts through a series of workshops, mentoring and networking opportunities designed to teach you how to grow and launch a start-up including:

  • How to pitch your idea
  • Business planning
  • Business basics
  • Customer validation
  • Branding and Marketing
  • Funding and capital
  • Intellectual Property
  • Sales and growth

 

The programme is open to local entrepreneurs and companies based in the borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, as well as the Imperial community. If you are an entrepreneur with an innovative idea, product or early stage company you should consider applying.

 

Applications close 12.00pm on Wednesday 1 May 2019. For full entry criteria, more information about the programme and to apply, please visit the White City Innovators’ Programme application page.

 

If you have any questions, please contact Richelle McNae on r.mcnae@imperial.ac.uk.

Pizza and Puzzle Night – Next Friday 10th May 2019

 

Pizza and Puzzle Night – Next Frida, 10th May 2019

 

The Pizza and Puzzle Night is part of an ongoing community programme organised by local residents, and aims to complete part of the world’s largest jigsaw puzzle.

 

Your participation will help Hammersmith and Fulham to break the world record! 

 

The evening is open to everyone aged 10 and over, who lives in Hammersmith and Fulham.

You’ll get to meet local residents, have a crack at our ‘Fantasia’ puzzle piece, learn more about The Invention Rooms and… eat Pizza!

 

If you would like to attend, then please sign up via the Eventbrite link.

 

Friday 10th May from 5.00pm at The Invention Rooms Café, 68 Wood Lane, White City.

Community Arts & Science Mash Up: Magic and Mystery a Family Workshop – Apply now

 

Community Arts & Science Mash Up: Magic and Mystery a Family Workshop

 

The Riverside Artists Group and Imperial College London have teamed up to celebrate the 150th anniversary of The Periodic Table of chemical elements, through a free hands-on art and science making workshop for local families.

 

Led by Imperial Chemist Richard Kong and Riverside Artist Group Emma Davies, the workshop will creatively explore magical experiments made with elements from the Periodic Table. It is the mystery of these chemicals, with their coded formulas, invisible but essential, that makes up our extraordinary and everyday worlds.

 

Demonstrations by Richard will inspire, while Emma will invite the families to invent and make elemental artworks.

The final design will be displayed on 2 street banners hanging outside White City Underground Station and The Invention Rooms as part of the H&F Arts Festival and will be there throughout the month of June for everyone to see.

 

The workshop is suitable for 7 – 11 year olds.

Please note, places are limited and open to families living in North Kensington and North of Hammersmith and Fulham.

 

Date and time: Sunday 12th May, 10.30 – 13.30

Venue: The Invention Rooms, 68 Wood Lane, W12 7TA

 

To book your place please click here.

Digital Skills Coordinators – TechMate Project – Job Opportunity

 

We run an innovative Digital Inclusion project – TechMate.

The project focuses on demystifying the digital world and making it more accessible to for local residents who are digitally excluded.

 

We are looking to recruit two Digital Coordinators who are IT savvy, have bags of energy, enthusiasm, and excellent customer service skills.  We are looking for candidates who can confidently communicate with individuals on a one to one basis, and to groups.

 

To apply visit http://cahf.org.uk/about-us/work-us/ for more details.

 

Click here to see full Job Advertisement.

Parsons Green Fair – Saturday, 6th July 2019

 

Parsons Green Fair

The Parsons Green Fair is an annual family event for the whole community and takes place every year on the first Saturday in July.

The event celebrates the local Fulham community and is an excellent opportunity to meet your neighbours, enjoy some exiting performances and attractions and indeed some great food. In addition, there are over 100 stalls with a wide and varied offer and of course we hope you will become more familiar with the work of the Fair’s organisers – Fulham Good Neighbour Service. Please do join us at the next fair on Saturday, 6th July 2019.

Further information is at www.parsonsgreenfair.org

 

The organisers – Fulham Good Neighbours – are now looking for:

–       Volunteers willing to be Event Marshalls for 4hrs on Saturday, 6th July 2019 https://www.parsonsgreenfair.org/get-involved

–       Residents in SW6 willing to display a promotional estate agent board 2 weeks before the fair

 

Please get in touch via info@fulhamgoodneighbours.org if you might be able to help.

 

Click here to see a poster.

Communities Together Network meeting

The Communities Together Network exists to promote Strong, Successful and Resilient Communities for 2019.

The next Communities Together Network meeting is on 6 June at 9.30 for networking to start at 10am until noon at Unitas, Barnet Youth Zone, 76 Montrose Ave, Edgware HA8 0DT.

The theme is Emergency Planning – how community groups can help provide support in emergency situations.

 

Booking is now open here with an option to tour of Unitas afterwards.

Click here to se the bulletin.

Community Business Fund

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Funding for existing community businesses to grow and become more financially sustainable

What is The Community Business Fund?
The fund is designed to support existing community businesses with grants to help them progress towards self-sufficiency. This could be through increasing trading income, securing an asset or significantly reducing revenue costs

Click here for more info

Small Charity Week – 2019

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About Small Charity Week

Small Charity Week is a campaign which was first established by the Foundation for Social Improvement (FSI) in 2010 to celebrate and raise the profile of the small charity sector.

The week is organised as a series of activities and initiatives to support and raise awareness of the hundreds and thousands of small charities that, every day, make a huge difference to vulnerable communities right across the UK and the rest of the world.

The objectives of Small Charity Week are to:

  • Celebrate the contribution that small charities make to communities throughout the UK and across the world
  • Improve the knowledge, representation and sustainability of small charities
  • Highlight the work of the small charity sector to the broadest possible audience
  • Encourage public giving
  • Work with the small charity sector to develop political engagement at a national and local level

Click here to see details about the theme for each day of Small Charity Week

In the meantime, there are already a few ways to get involved:

  1. Win an award to showcase the fantastic impact your charity has – applications are now open for the Small Charity Big Impact AwardsEnter now and be in with the chance of winning a 5 minute video all about your charity, as well as an invitation to the exclusive prize ceremony! Check out some examples of 2018 winner videos to see what you could win.
  2. Share your fundraising expertise with small charities – applications are open to speak at our Fundraising Conference until 6th February. 
  3. Got a specialism or expertise in a charity subject? Submit an expression of interest to become an advisor for Big Advice Day. Small charities looking to receive advice? Sign-ups will be released soon!
  4. Ask your local CVS or local authority to get involved and bring the Week around the country – send them a link to smallcharityweek.com and ask them to get in touch about becoming a partner.
  5. Grab your Press Pack and Social Media Support Pack for ideas on how to spread the word about the week.
  6. Register your Small Charity Week events on our website so we can help promote them.
  7. Get other charities involved by following and sharing on Facebook and Twitter!