All posts tagged: peckham

Help keep Aneto Cafe open

Aneto Cafe need your help.  In 2013 Chef Damiano Vecchio opened Aneto where Locale once was. Inspired by great fresh ingredients, Aneto, a small neighborhood café began creating great breakfasts for regular guests. Due to their success, neighbours began to ask for homemade soups and salads, and even made-to-order sandwiches. After successfully trading for five years Aneto moved into bigger premises next door to showcase more dishes and increase trading hours until 8pm in the evening. Since Covid 19 crisis started, and the café was closed, Aneto swiftly changed  into a deli/shop complete with all the proper self distancing rules and guidelines . Selling fresh homemade pasta, in-store made breads, wines, dry and fresh goods and the occasional toilet roll! They also have a delivery service where they make sure the proper cleanliness is adhered to in making, picking and packing the orders. They provide a free delivery service to the most vulnerable people living in SE22/15 Post Covid-19 the objective is to build a bakery to produce even more bakery items and expand their deli …

Hande, a new Peckham-based Organic Hand Sanitiser

Hande, a new Peckham-based organic hand sanitiser brand, launches to support care homes, food banks and local communities Manufactured in Peckham, Hande will return profits and donate 30% of its product to support the most vulnerable, including local care-homes and food banks. The company will generate new living wage jobs in Peckham, with a focus on those affected by the crisis, including hospitality workers and the self-employed. Hande has been designed and created in just two weeks as a collaboration between  Country of Origin, a successful British knitwear brand and IYA Studio, a design agency It is formulated using WHO guidelines. Hande, a new Peckham-based hand sanitiser brand, launches today as a collaboration between the founders of knitwear brand Country of Origin, and established design agency IYA Studio. Entirely manufactured in an industrial space in Peckham, Hande is designed as a premium organic product, made with TSDA organic ethanol and to a formula stipulated by the World Health Organization. It will donate profits to supplying the sanitiser to the most vulnerable in society. Hande has …

The Peckham Festival Fun Run 2018

This year Peckham Festival will be introducing their first FUN run through the amazing Peckham Rye Common on Sunday 16th of September at 9am. Sponsored by Gareth James Property and brought to you in association with Parkrun, Runhead and Peckham Vision. Peckham Festival are looking for participants of all experiences to take part in one of the 3 different sections: 1k for our younger aspiring runners. 5k for our aspiring beginners and more moderately experienced runners. 10k for experienced runners. Peckham Festival will be timing everyone but if you do want to put the FUN in FUN run we would love to see you in fancy dress. Additionally if you would like to run for a charity that you care about, go for it! Please register your interest at funrun@garethjames.com Peckham Festival is a hyper-local festival with a single aim of celebrating creative and cultural Peckham. It exists to to promote artists, makers, creators, and community groups with a particular focus on an inclusive approach to the BME, youth and LGBTQI groups within the area. For more details of what’s on please visit www.peckhamfestival.org.

Peckham to welcome Syrian refugee family

Peckham Sponsors Refugees will meet with a Home Office representative in the next few weeks to seek pre-approval to re-home a refugee family fleeing conflict and devastation in Syria. The family is expected to arrive in the community early next year. Peckham Sponsors Refugees, which has been supported by around 100 locals, has worked tirelessly over a period of months to prepare for the family’s arrival and get all the necessary plans in place, culminating in handing in what Tim Finch, a local resident who is founding director of Sponsor Refugees, said is ‘the most thorough and comprehensive application I have seen.’ The group has found a home for the family, raised funds to help support them when they arrive, and drawn up a safeguarding and resettlement plan. The group has also sourced an Arabic translator and researched educational and support services available to help the family settle into the area when they arrive. Over the next few months, the Home Office will complete final checks to ensure the community is ready to house the …

Peckham Sponsors Refugees

Peckham Sponsors Refugees are now delighted to launch their fundraising page www.give.net/peckhamsponsorsrefugees They have a fundraising target of £20,000 which will secure a deposit on a home, furniture and provide extensive, expensive support with interpretation and counselling. They need to hit £9,000 before they can formally start the process with the Home Office.  How can you help? Peckham Sponsors Refugees are arranging several fundraising events which will help build awareness of this cause and raise funds… But there is loads that you can all do individually or in smaller groups to get the ball rolling. Donate! Visit the page now  www.give.net/peckhamsponsorsrefugees and remember to include gift aid with your donation (if you are eligible). Share the link. If you’ve been talking to your friends and families about this initiative then I’m sure you’ve had lots of offers of support. Please send the link to anyone who’s shown an interest, or post it on social media. Can you raise money through work/social groups/school? You might want to organise a bake sale for the office or a bucket collection in your …