At 2.15 Magic Book Theatre presents “Conchita, the Oldest Tortoise in the World” for the child in us all. A story of evolution.
Get your face painted!
A showing of the BBC documentary on the history of Deptford High Street. At 4pm entertainment from Mazaika. Gipsy, Tango, Folk Duo. Deptford Working Histories info Stall, Artists to realise your creative vision for the surrounding open spaces. Children, help design your ideal playground; Young People, tell us what kind of places you would like to hang out in.
Free refreshments available.
All the information gathered will feed into a Neighbourhood Plan which will have statutory influence on development plans for the area in the future. To become a member of this growing group go to our sign up form or at the event.
2pm – 5pm
21 MacMillan Street (corner Creek Road)
London SE8 3EZ
As part of the Neighbourhood plan we have to have some real pieces of information, evidence that what we are asking for has credibility. Our favourite Architect, Andy Belfield, has previously looked up information for the group, and now has created a DRAFT document outlining the communities that make up our Deptford Boundary.
We have a meeting as part of an ongoing series of meetings to start getting to know what people want as part of the Neighbourhood plan..we”ll be starting at 7pm. Hope to see you there! Any questions or problems, get in touch.
Our favourite architect, Andrew Belfield, who happens to be helping with the Neighbourhood plan and map of the boundary, has created a Google map of the boundary to make it easier to move around and see if you are inside the area. It has been put into the constitution page for ease of use.
If you are interested in finding out about the area in detail, Andrew has found a useful resource providing statistics of the population inside the Deptford Neighbourhood Boundary. Have a look.
We’ve just been putting this email out to our members – if you would like to join, please fill out the form and come along. You can just come along and join later if you want.
If you want the email sent to you, please email us.
Dear DNA members,
Thank you for supporting the creation of a neighbourhood forum in Deptford by joining DNA.
DNA (Deptford Neighbourhood Action) are holding another open public meeting to which you are warmly invited – please feel free to pass this invitation on to any people who may be interested:
DATE: SATURDAY 18TH JULY
TIME: 10 – 12AM
LOCATION: MEETING ROOM 1, DEPTFORD LOUNGE: 9 Giffin Street | London SE8 4RJ | 020 8314 7288
w: www.deptfordlounge.org.uk | | e: email@example.com (IF YOU HAVE ANY ACCESS QUERIES)
PURPOSE OF THE MEETING: To plan consultations with local people, groups and organisations to create a strategy for DNA – to draw up a list of places, community groups/services which people want to preserve and to find out what the specific needs are of our community for housing, leisure, health, community facilities etc
DNA membership is open to anyone 16+living, working or volunteering in Deptford – we would very much like to encourage the Young People of Deptford to have a stronger voice in the planning of their community, please encourage any young people you know to come along and join us on Saturday 18th July – the meeting will be run by a Locality Consultant: Angela Koch who will ask us all to contribute ideas of what we would like to see in the Deptford Locality.
HOW YOU CAN HELP DNA:
Please pass along the invitation to the Community meeting above and the information below to anyone living, working or volunteering in Deptford who may also be interested in joining as a member – there is no cut off date for joining but ideally we are trying to encourage as many people as we can to sign up before the end of the this month:
Why a Neighbourhood Plan for Deptford? Once DNA is recognised by Lewisham and Greenwich Councils, we can apply for funding to develop a Neighbourhood Plan (which if approved) means that local people will have a greater say in shaping Deptford and have a stronger voice in planning applications proposals, and Community projects.
We are a small group of people living and working in SE8 and have been working towards setting up a Neighbourhood Forum which can enable local people and groups to have a voice recognised by Lewisham Council. We would like to invite you to an event organised to try and find the community’s voice.
Angela Koch, an official consultant from Locality will introduce how Neighbourhood Forums work, and we will be asking people to put their organisation on the map and residents to sign up in support.