Fun Palaces took place on the weekend of 6th and 7th October. 

Fun Palaces about ordinary people bringing their passons and skills to share with others, for free.
There were fantastic activities the public could try out. 
These varied from African dance to pedal power, and from life-drawing to wall climbing! 
Various community centres in the borough hosted Fun Palace activities. 
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Making Lewisham a safer place for young people 

MP Vicky Foxcroft addressed a packed Children and Young People's Forum at the Riverside Youth Centre, Deptford, this week.
VAL's CYP Forum looked at a number of perspecitives on how to make Lewisham a safer place for young people. 
MP Vicky Foxcroft outlined the findings of the Youth Violence Commission's report. This report outlines key areas which the Commission would like to see policy changes in.

Children and Young People's Forum


Making Lewisham a safer place for young people 

18 September, from 10am, arrive 9.45am
Riverside Youth Centre, Grove St, SE8 3QQ
10.00 Welcome – Nalan Salih, CYP Forum chair
10.05 Making Lewisham a safer place 
10.20 Questions 

The Charity Commission has released the questions that will be in the revised annual return that will come into force from late August 2018. These include the following new questions that will apply to all Charitable Incorporated Organisations and registered charities with income over £10,000.

Does your charity work with a professional fundraiser? Does your charity have written agreements with all of its professional fundraisers?

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