Category: Brandon News

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Advice and support during COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

With the COVID-19 pandemic, you might be finding things harder than usual at the moment. You are not alone, and help is available. Link to PDF Document Southwark Council Public Health Division Last updated 02 June 2020 Sources of Support for Local Residents

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Brandon Estate discussed at the Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Issues on the Brandon Estate were one of the topics being considered by the Overview & Scrutiny committee (OSC) on 2nd June 2020. Tom Lloyd (TRA chair) and five other residents joined the (video) meeting to make representations to the OSC, which included Cllr Evelyn Akoto, and ward counsellors Alice McDonald and James Coldwell. The […]

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The Jack Hobbs Club Fiasco

In 2018, Southwark promised to return our community hall to Brandon residents’ use.  

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Food Parcels for Brandon Residents

The council is sourcing food for distribution to those who need it most. If you are struggling to source food for vulnerable residents who you might be assisting, you can now contact Sophie.Hall-Thompson@southwark.gov.uk stating how many food parcels you need and where you want them delivered to and they will aim to fulfill your request […]

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Help with Coronavirus (COVID-19) effects on families

Neighbours & Families: With schools being off, families being around each other 24/7, and neighbours more sensitive to sharing space than ever before, living well in our communities is changing and will be challenging. Let us help to ease the transition. Community mediators from Southwark Mediation are here to help you to deal with tensions […]

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Covid-19 updates – Newington Councillors email

Dear all We hope you are taking care in this very challenging time.  As TRA and community leaders, we know you are already doing an amazing job of supporting residents. We are here to help with anything we can to support you and residents so don’t hesitate to get in touch with any concerns, issues […]

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Brandon TRA Residents Meeting – 18th March – CANCELLED

Following government guidelines, and the cancellation of some of our invited guest speakers, we have postponed this meeting, until further notice.

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Keeping Each Other Safe

We are now about to be hit by the Covid-19 virus, and it seems inevitable that some of our residents will have to self isolate. We as a community may need to look at how we keep each other safe, and maybe offer to support those who have to self isolate themselves. Please print out […]

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Maddock Way Surgery

We’ve been campaigning with local residents and Neil Coyle MP to make sure Maddock Way doctor’s surgery on the Brandon estate stays open after the decision of the CCG to close it following the retirement of the current GP. We found out this week that the campaign to keep the medical practice open has been […]

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