BXS Community Fund 2019
Brent Cross South launched a pilot £25,000 Community Fund to support local initiatives celebrating or improving the local area.The fund, delivered by independent organisation Semble, offered grants of up to £3,000 for projects located in, and just outside, the wards of Golders Green, Childs Hill and West Hendon. In total ten local groups received grants and their projects are set out below.
Apache Kids Club
A Friday after-school kids club which provides craft and games activities for children aged between 6 and 14.
Brent Terrace Residents’ Association
the creation of a small village green area with new trees and facilities to hold community events.
North West Two Residents’ Association
A new mural in Cricklewood, designed by the community with a local artist to celebrate local history.
3rd Golders Green Scout Group
Building a new outdoor activities area and installing a climbing wall for local children’s groups to access.
Memories Local History Group
The reviving of the group and the cataloguing and digitisation of two important local resident stories.
The Friends of Child’s Hill Park
Creating a sensory garden in the Park to revive the area, creating a colourful and welcoming space for all to enjoy.
Designing and delivering a children’s play area at the back of Childs Hill Library.
The Warm Hearts Project
Enabling the purchase of a new boiler for a community centre, making it useable by groups in the winter months.
Child’s Hill Walk Art for the Community
Matched funding for an artistic project that illustrates the best of Childs Hill, which will be showcased in the green walkway running from Cricklewood Lane to All Saints’ Church.
Golders Green Estate Residents’ Association
To plant flowers and hang solar lights in five neglected areas of the Estate to encourage better use of the shared space.