With another City Living, Local Life year drawing to a close in March, what better time to look back at some of the 112 projects councillors across Kensington and Chelsea have supported in collaboration with community groups, borough organisations and local residents.
So, do have a browse and if any of the great stories inspire you to turn your ideas on how to improve your area into reality, we would love to hear from you at firstname.lastname@example.org!
In 2014 and 2015 City Living, Local Life has been busy in the Royal Borough…
- restoring the Ennismore Street Hitching Post in Brompton & Hans Town;
- providing improved equipment for the St. Quintin’s Film Club and helping the St. Charles Garden Club to make it grow in Dalgarno;
- supporting the powerful Childhood Memories of World War II production in Earl’s Court and Redcliffe;
- keeping the World’s End planters looking SMART in Chelsea Riverside;
- honouring the life of Lady Churchill with a blue plaque and promoting the fantastic local businesses on Stratford Road in Abingdon;
- remembering the sacrifices made by Chelsea residents both at home and abroad during the Great War in Royal Hospital;
- expanding the green-fingered work of the Food Explorers and capturing oral history in Notting Dale and St Helens;
- bringing over 3000 people together for the family-friendly Golborne Festival;
- opening up the rich local history of Colville;
- creating community kitchen gardens at Stanley-based Chelsea and Westminster Hospital;
- celebrating local life at the Avondale Fun Day in Norland;
- tackling older people’s isolation in Campden;
- communicating with residents about key local issues in Holland;
- returning Christ Church Kensington’s Garden to its former glory in Queen’s Gate;
- … and welcoming Courtfield to City Living, Local Life and asking residents to have their say.