March 11th 2013 was a bitterly cold day and an even colder evening - yet,despite wind and a hint of snow,nearly 40 people came along to the event organised by local people, aiming to begin widening the awareness of the activity that our group of volunteers are nurturing in the Bedford Ward, which lies (roughly) between Balham and Tooting Bec stations.
The event was hosted by St Anselm's Church (the plan is to use different venues throughout the ward to allow as much access as…Continue
Posted on March 19, 2013 at 14:57 — 2 Comments
Into 2013 rain, wind and snow have not defeated us, and we have been able to progress our work in Balham and also in Barking and Dagenham, having visited both areas during the last week or two. A brief update on progress follows.
Balham: Unfortunately, the Christmas street fair we had intended to join in with (see Deborah's last posting) was cancelled, and so the group decided to postpone activities until the new year. We met recently at the house of one of our volunteer members (and…Continue
Posted on January 30, 2013 at 16:55 — 1 Comment
We are delighted to have started facilitating our ABCD (see main body of the website for information on this approach) work, with a small group of people who live in the Bedford Ward of Wandsworth. This blog is intending to share a little of what went on at our first meeting, held in a local social club, one evening last week.
However, before we do that, one of the main aims of our blog (and indeed of the ABCD movement) is to share stories and we heard one last week that we all found…Continue
Posted on October 1, 2012 at 14:52 — 1 Comment