The Pimlico Foundation has been delivering children and youth work on the council estates of Pimlico since its formation in 2015, and today I had the pleasure of meeting Mark Liburd, Ian Mullens and Rev Lis Goddard; the team behind Outbreak, the Foundation’s fantastic youth-focused ‘movement’.
It was an absolute pleasure to visit the Maggie’s Centre located at Barts for the first time since I attended its opening almost a year ago and to see it up and running, as well as meeting again with Laura Lee, Maggie’s Chief Executive and champion.
As the balmy days of what seemed like one of our hottest summer recesses in recent years fades into memory, Parliament is again in session and gearing up for what will be a crucial few months in the Brexit saga.
Charities and community groups are now able to apply for a share of a funding pot worth over £3 million that has been raised by players of People’s Postcode Lottery to support projects which help local people.
I am delighted to write that yesterday the Communities Secretary, James Brokenshire MP, announced that the Government will be allocating £534,466 to Westminster Council and £215,348 to the City from its Rough Sleeping Initiative fund.
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