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Charities & Community

The Pod, Episode 3: The Good Grief Trust

In episode 3 of our new series of "up close and personal" interviews in "The Pod", Denise Waterman chats with the lovely Linda Magistris, founder of Wimbledon based charity The Good Grief Trust: www.thegoodgrieftrust.org twitter.com/goodgrieftrust facebook.com/thegoodgrieftrust To find out more about filming opportunities in "The Pod", as well as how SWL.TV can help put your video in front of 20,000+ YouTube subscribers and 11,000+ social media followers, please head over to: http://www.southwestlondon.tv/ThePod And don't forget to subscribe to our channel! Just click on the "SUB" logo, bottom right in the video player, or follow this link: http://www.youtube.com/user/southwestlondontv?sub_confirmation=1

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Young Mums Support Network

https://www.spacehive.com/make-the-house-a-home Fiona and her team need your help urgently with a Crowdfunding campaign to get 100+ backers by 10th October 2018. You can help by donating as little as £2 but the raw number of supporters is the important thing right now so please follow the link above and help them make a big difference to families in Wandsworth. https://twitter.com/young_mothers https://www.facebook.com/thejoysofmotherhood

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The Pod, Episode 5: Young Mums’ Support Network

In episode 5 of "The Pod", Denise Waterman chats with Fiona Small about her community interest company Young Mums' Support Network in Battersea. https://www.peerclinic.co.uk https://www.facebook.com/peerclinic To find out more about filming opportunities in "The Pod", as well as how SWL.TV can help put your video in front of 20,000+ YouTube subscribers and 11,000+ social media followers, please head over to: http://www.southwestlondon.tv/ThePod And don't forget to subscribe to our channel! Just click on the "SUB" logo, bottom right in the video player, or follow this link: http://www.youtube.com/user/southwestlondontv?sub_confirmation=1

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Thessaly Road bridge is set for a colourful makeover

Denise Waterman follows the uplifting story of how the Thessaly Road underpass was identified for a bit of love and attention and became the focus for a major competition and consultation run by Wandsworth Council and the London Festival of Architecture. The winning artist has just been announced and work will be starting soon! http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/news/article/14709/colourful_design_wins_thessaly_road_railway_bridge_competition

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Development Plans for York Road and Winstanley Estates: 4

This is the final report in a short series of videos about the regeneration plans for the York Road and Winstanley Estates in Wandsworth. In this episode, local resident and spokesperson Marlene Price has the chance to ask Council Leader Ravi Govindia and MD of Taylor Wimpey, Lee Bishop, about plans for the area and how they will affect local residents. You can click on the following links to go directly to each question: Right to Return for residents and leaseholders: 0:36 Unit Size and allocations in future phases: 1:16 Creating a Community, not just disjointed housing: 1:54 Liaison Officer and handling issues: 2:42 Considerate Construction and managing disruption: 3:08 Fitted Kitchens: 3:45 www.wandsworth.gov.uk/winstanleyyorkroad #brighterborough

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Nine Elms – Battersea Dogs and Cats Homes

Battersea Cats & Dogs Homes is synonymous with the area that has been home for nearly 160 years. During that time much has changed around it, including the iconic chimneys that form Battersea Power Station. Chief Executive Claire Horton talks about how the charity is forging a bright future as part of Nine Elms. This short video is an excerpt from our recent behind the scenes documentary on the Nine Elms development in London. If you enjoyed this video, please have a look at the full report here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7MTjes0vBU www.wandsworth.gov.uk/nineelms @NineElmsTeam

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Nine Elms – Behind the scenes in London’s newest district

Every day thousands of commuters pass the new and emerging buildings that are beginning to change London’s skyline on the South Bank. To tell the story of what's happening behind the skyline at Nine Elms, Wandsworth Council commissioned this mini-documentary which looks at the redevelopment of a once barren industrial area from the perspective of new and old tenants. www.wandsworth.gov.uk/nineelms www.nineelmslondon.com @NineElmsTeam

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Yvonne Ellis, founder of Daughter Arise

The aim of Daughter Arise is to support those who have been through sexual abuse and also emotional and physical abuse who are struggling with the aftermath to help them build a solid foundation for their future by offering encouragement, support, education and spiritual motivation which in turn will empower the individual to make informed choices and positive changes in their circumstances. We work with survivors of sexual abuse, their families and supporters irrespective of faith, culture, life choices or personal background we are here to listen and support. www.daughterarise.org.uk @DAriseCIC

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Christmas Lights in Southfields

The Wimbledon Foundation got together with local businesses and community members again this year for an even bigger and more popular Christmas Lights event in Southfields. This is just one of the many events supported by the foundation and Denise Waterman spoke to Dan Bloxham and Helen Parker to find out more. http://www.wimbledon.com/en_GB/foundation @wimbledonFdn

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Autumn is a great time to volunteer

Link UP recruits volunteers and works with charities throughout the borough of Wandsworth bringing together individuals who are willing to share their professional skills with local charities, community groups and social enterprises that need these skills to make a real difference in the Wandsworth community. All of the volunteers are professionals and whilst some are […]

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Storm Peace Concert 2017

We were honoured to attend the STORM Peace Concert again this year - highlighting both the impact of gun and knife crime on victims and their families, but also the positive efforts being made by so many community groups to provide opportunities and support for everyone involved. www.stormempowerment.com www.dreamsreality.co.uk http://www.jimmyasherfoundation.org/

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Jimmy Asher Foundation at the Storm Peace Concert 2017

It was great catching up with our friends from the Jimmy Asher Foundation during the 2017 Storm Peace Concert at Wandsworth Town Hall. Joseph and Tafari say a few words about the work of the foundation and if you'd like to see one of their events we filmed previously, please head over to: http://southwestlondon.tv/celebrating-with-the-jimmy-asher-foundation/ The Jimmy Asher Foundation (JAF) is an organisation founded in honour of the late Denzil “Jimmy Asher” Maye, a staunch advocate for youth and community cohesion. The mission of JAF reflects the personal values and lifelong aspirations of Jimmy Asher, namely to offer a “helping hand for young people”. They offer support to youth from diverse backgrounds who wish to make positive life choices and develop into responsible young adults, further impacting on the wider community. http://www.jimmyasherfoundation.org @JAF_GLOBAL

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Wimbledon Foundation 2017

South West London TV and Lady Wimbledon were invited to Centre Court ahead of this year's tennis championships to find out more about the amazing projects supported and funded by the Wimbledon Foundation. http://www.wimbledon.com/en_GB/foundation @WimbledonFDN Original sound track composed for SWL.TV by local London talent Joel Mitchell: Sound Cloud: https://soundcloud.com/mb24ss Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mb24s_beats/ Website: http://officialjayymulaba.wixsite.com/mulabandzz

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Nine Elms youngsters bring monsters to life

Pia Jackson visits the Nine Elms regeneration area to see first hand how Wandsworth Council is working with local primary school children to get them interested in the changes going on around them and to excite their interest in the new arts and culture hub which has started to take shape. The "Monster Soup" project, funded by the Wandsworth Council and the Battersea Power Station Foundation, uses puppet theatre to explore connections between the River Thames and local communities, culminating in a lantern puppet parade through the area’s changing landscape. www.nineelmslondon.com www.pumphousegallery.org.uk @wandbc @PumpHouseGal @puppetswithguts @BatterseaPwrStn #monstersoup

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Peace Symposium 2017 – Speeches in Full

This Symposium is a key event of the Community held at the largest mosque in Western Europe and this year marks the 14th to date. The event promotes a deeper understanding of Islam and other faiths and seeks to inspire a concerted effort for lasting peace. This year’s theme is Global conflicts and the need for Justice. More than 800 guests attend the unique event including Secretaries of State, parliamentarians, diplomats, faith and civic leaders as well as representatives from numerous charities and faith communities. Guests will also get an opportunity to be given a guided tour of the mosque complex. Various dignitaries will give short speeches and the highlight of the event will be the keynote address by the Khalifa of Islam. http://peacesymposium.org.uk Reproduced with kind permission of Muslim TV Ahmadiyaa, MTA. www.mta.tv @muslimtv

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Surprise performance at Southside Shopping centre

Denise Waterman followed a tip-off to witness a brilliant "Flash Mob" by our friends at the World Heartbeat Music Academy at Wandsworth Southside shopping centre. Special thanks for additional video footage from: Michael Csanyi- Wills Quinn Oulton James Gero @whbeat www.worldheartbeat.org https://www.globalgiving.org/projects/years-music-tuition-for-70-disadvantaged-children/

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Celebrating with the Jimmy Asher Foundation

Keith Maynard meets the team behind the Jimmy Asher Foundation and some of the local young people they've helped. The night was a warm celebration with food, drink, music and dancing. A night full of love and unity... in true Jimmy Asher style! Filmed and edited by local videographer Rakeem Caesar. ❤💛💚💚💛❤ Subscribe to Jimmy Asher Foundation YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/results?searc... Jimmy Asher Foundation on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jimmyasherf... Jimmy Asher Foundation on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Jimmy-Asher-... Jimmy Asher Foundation on: https://twitter.com/JAF_GLOBAL Jimmy Asher Foundation on on Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-928839284 Jimmy Asher Foundation Official Site: http://www.jimmyasherfoundation.org/ #HelpingHandsForYoungPeople #JAFGLOBAL #LoveLove Special thanks to the following performers: Irah Carty @mriccold https://www.facebook.com/YungIC?fref=ts Leon Anthony @LeonAnthonyUK https://www.facebook.com/LeonAnthonySpence?fref=ts Maverick & Malachi @MaverickMalachi https://www.facebook.com/reuben.alfredlecky?fref=ts https://www.facebook.com/malachi.alfredlecky?fref=ts

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Another successful TEDxWandsworth at South Thames College

South West London TV were proud to sponsor TEDxWandsworth for the second year. This time the theme was "Perspective" and tickets sold out within hours of going up online! A tremendously successful event thanks to all the hard work of the volunteers, organisers, speakers and performers. www.tedxwandsworth.com @tedxwandsworth Live music with kind permission of Sarah Bird: www.sarahbirdmusic.com @sarahbird_music

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Take 10 film exhibition at Wimbledon AELTC

Wimbledon BookFest partnered with Chocolate Films to teach sixth formers film making skills in a project funded by the Wimbledon Foundation. Sixth formers from 8 local schools took part and made short documentary films profiling individuals from the local community as part of the London wide project 1000londoners.com. Film subjects included actor Arnold Oceng, literary agent Peter Straus and GP Siyana Shaffi, who is running a project with refugees in Greece. Participating schools were St Mark's Academy, Graveney, Wimbledon College, Southfields Academy, Raynes Park High, Ricards/Rutlish (RR6) and Ursuline High. The films will be released on www.1000londoners.com every Monday from 17 October 2016. Click here to see the first film released featuring Peter Straus: www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZVtHN9Ryco A public exhibition about the project is on display at the Wingfield Café at the AELTC. All welcome [Tues 18 October-Sun 13 November, 10am-5pm, Admission free] @wimbledonfdn @Wimbookfest Kindly edited by Jo French: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/frenchjo

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Wimbledon Village raises funds for the Royal Marsden

Lady Wimbledon, Darling Magazine, the Dog & Fox and Dantastic joined Wimbledon Village Stables as they raised an amazing £11,000 for the Royal Marsden Hospital and had an absolute blast in the process. Pets, Fancy Dress, Horses, Families and Children all getting together on a beautifully sunny Autumn afternoon. www.ladywimbledon.com @LadyWimbledon www.darlingmagazine.co.uk @DarlingMagazine www.dantasticproductions.com @Dantastic_Prod www.royalmarsden.org @RoyalMarsden

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Clubercise with Shelly Palmer

We meet Shelly Palmer from Fabulicious Fitness who teamed up with Bellissima Beauty to help raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support at the Tunnel Club in Wimbledon. As well as helping with the medical needs of local people affected by cancer, Macmillan also looks at the social, emotional and practical impact cancer can have and campaigns for better cancer care. Its goal is to reach and improve the lives of everyone living with cancer in and around Wimbledon, and we would like to help them continue to do this. Clubbercise is a blend of simple aerobic and street dance moves, offering high and low impact options aimed at all abilities. So grab your glow sticks, get your disco on, and dance the evening away to 90s classics and the latest floor fillers. www.fabuliciousfitness.co.uk @ShellyVPalmer

Share Community Garden at Springfield Hospital

Hannah Christian reports on the great work of Share, a charity based in Clapham Junction which provides training and employment opportunities for disabled adults, including those with learning disabilities, physical/sensory impairments, autism and mental health needs. Share Catering: http://www.sharecommunity.org.uk/social-enterprise/share-catering Share Gardening: http://www.sharecommunity.org.uk/social-enterprise/share-gardening @ShareCommunity facebook.com/SHARECommunity

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Introducing the Wimbledon Foundation

Wimbledon All England Lawn Tennis Club is one of South West London's best known sporting venues... but did you know their charitable arm, the Wimbledon Foundation, donates £300,000 to local charities in Merton and Wandsworth every year? This short report gives a flavour of their work and links to four of the many charities they support. www.wimbledon.com/foundation @wimbledonfdn

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