Month: July 2020

Young Leader Liam shares his thoughts on green technology

July 21, 2020

Liam wanted to share some thoughts about an extended project he is doing for school. It explores how businesses should be embracing green technology: “Quarantine’s been pretty boring for everyone and we’ve all had to change our daily activities and find something new or interesting to do at home. Before quarantine had started, I had […]

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Young Leader Maya writes creative piece for online festival

July 8, 2020

Maya Coombs, one of our young leaders, has written a creative writing piece for another online festival A Town Explores A Book. Maya thought it would be cool to create descriptions of a favourite landmark or building in the style of H.G. Wells. Read an extract from Maya’s Time Machine Creative Writing Challenge below: “I […]

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Black Lives Matter: Our commitment

July 7, 2020

To our Black staff, volunteers and communities. We recognise your anguish, pain, and turmoil as well as the systemic disadvantages you have experienced. As a community organisation, we are committed to providing spaces for people to lead their own change. The shocking killing of George Floyd and the subsequent Black Lives Matters protests have highlighted […]

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Adapting to support our neighbourhood

July 2, 2020

Coin Street, are supporting one thousand and forty residents of Waterloo and North Southwark weekly. These include local families, key workers, individuals who are isolating, vulnerable adults and anyone that needs a bit of much needed TLC. Natalie Bell, Head of Youth and Community Programmes recently explained how the work of her team has adapted […]

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