Category Archives: Events

Allotment 2018: returns February 24th

The Allotment returns in 2018 with the first session on Saturday, February 24th, between 1 and 4pm with everyone welcome to attend.

Venue: Martin Way Allotment Gardens Association (West Allotments), Martin Way, Raynes Park, SW20 9BS (click here for details)

Sue Hughes will be meeting people at 12:30 at Drake House if you would like to catch the bus to the allotment with her (Drake House, 44 St Georges Road, Wimbledon, SW19 4ED).  If you are catching the 164 bus from Wimbledon get off at the Martin Way bus stop.

New Carers Group February 2018

The new carers group will start on Tuesday 27th February 10:30-12:00.  This will be a great chance to meet other carers in a relaxed and friendly environment and will be facilitated by Justine Speigelberg.

Venue: The Plough Bar and Kitchen, 89 St John’s Hill, London SW11 1SY (just a few minutes walk from Clapham Junction station).

Fundraising Bike Ride

140907_London2Windsor_1887Following the success of last year’s event, which raised £4,000 for charity, participants are required for the London-to-Windsor bike ride on Sunday, September 4th, to help fundraise for Headway South West London.

There are three routes, ranging from 29 miles, to 37 miles, to 55 miles.

Richmond law firm Moore Blatch, which specialises in supporting individuals with brain injury, are entering a team into the challenge to raise awareness and funds for HSWL.

Trevor Sterling, Moore Blatch, comments: “Brain injury is an area very close to our hearts, so we are delighted to be raising funds for the South West London branch of Headway which provides support for people all over South and South West London, including areas such as Wimbledon, Richmond, Balham, and Croydon.”

The ride will commence at 9.30 am, starting at The Green in Richmond, TW9 1PL and finishes at Alexandra Gardens in Windsor, SL4 1QZ. Anyone wanting to participate or support the event should call or email Julia Bell (julia.bell@mooreblatch.com) or Eman Hassan (eman.hassan@mooreblatch.com) at 020 8332 8639.

Great Wall of China Marathon – sponsor Becky

Sponsor Becky NewmanBecky Newman, manager of the Bricklayers Arms in Putney, trustee of Headway South West London and marathon running superhero is participating in another challenge to raise money for Headway South West London.  Becky previously completed the North Pole Marathon (pictured).

On 18 May, Becky will be taking part in the Great Wall of China marathon.

All donations, large and small, gratefully received. Visit www.charitygiving.co.uk/beckynewman