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The Award recognises individuals, community projects and businesses for their contribution or support to others to volunteer their spare time to Lewisham.

Complete our volunteering survey

We are committed to making volunteering in the borough a positive and fulfilling experience. Please give us a few minutes of your time to let us know how many individuals have started volunteering in your organisation.

Lewisham Local and Refill London 
In the UK alone, it is estimated that 800 plastic bottles per MINUTE end up in landfill or as litter. At the current rate by 2050, there will be more plastic than fish in the sea.
Have your say on Civil Society strategy

Volunteers’ Week 2017 (1-7 June 2017) is fast approaching and Lewisham Local, a collaborative pilot initiative to encourage local giving of time, talents and treasures, is planning a new approach to attracting potential volunteers.

The key word to be taken from the Spring budget 2017 announced by Chancellor Philip Hammond yesterday remains 'austerity', with a further 3.5 billion in departmental cuts to be announced later in the year.

The Way Ahead, which is a new emerging strategy to improve support to Civil Society across London, is keen to gather examples from charities, community groups and public sector bo

Sam Hawksley, Lewisham Local Development Lead, reports on the outcome of the first ever #GivingTuesdayLewisham