Jason – a child’s story

November 17, 2020

The challenges this year have meant many of our parenting sessions are now online. These sessions can be accessed by families, with children age 5 in our local area. Read about the experience Jason and mum, Bia, had at our online sessions. “I would like to thank your family...

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Christmas on the South Bank

November 18, 2020

Christmas is going to be a little different this year. Despite this, we are excited to announce ‘Christmas on the South Bank’, Coin Street’s Christmas fair at Gabriel’s Wharf. Pop down to Gabriel’s Wharf this December to find  a wonderful range of independent shops selling beautiful handcrafted gifts as...

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Tracy Gilbert – a parent’s story

November 12, 2020

Tracy grew up in Waterloo, which means she’s been familiar with Coin Street since the campaign started in 1984. Much to her mum’s dismay, she used to play on what is now Bernie Spain but was then a bombed-out ice cream factory! She tells how her son started attending...

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What is a social enterprise exactly?

November 6, 2020

A social enterprise is a business that wants to make the world a better place. The goal is to make a profit, much like a traditional business, but all of their profits are reinvested into the local community or back into the business. Social enterprises come in all shapes...

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Children at Coin Street Nursery create artwork for locals isolating

November 10, 2020

This October, the Coin Street Nursery worked with MYsocial and Family Volunteering Club to build connections between local pre-school children and isolated members of the community. Age UK Lambeth’s MYsocial programme identified a number of ‘offliners’ (individuals without regular access to computers) who became the participants of this project....

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