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head on over to The Southampton Collective , Creative Places or Dangerous Ideas Southampton. This website is no longer being updated, as Rebecca’s community work is moving away from this domain name.

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Innovation on the High Street

Creative Places is planning an event on Friday 8 December 2017 exploring initiatives that are making our high streets more inclusive, healthy, creative and economically resilient. This is a collaboration between Creative Places, Culture Southampton and others including Tiger yard … Continue reading

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Cycling in Shirley

A group of local Shirley residents who tend to get about the neighbourhood by bike got together on 30 Aug 2017. We wanted to look at the planning application for a new Lidl on the old Police station site, and … Continue reading

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Changing cities – learning from others

I’ve been interested in urban areas forever. How they can foster social interaction, how money spent locally can stay in the local area, their role in addressing big challenges such as climate change, poor air quality, inequality and social justice. … Continue reading

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Recycling our cycles

If you have an old bike to sell, or looking for a pre-loved one, come to this…. Shirley Infant and Junior Schools car book sale with bring-and-buy bikes Sat 25 March 2017 10am-noon

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Bring and share lunch

Rebecca Kinge and Cherry Okonkwo are hosting a Bring and Share Lunch on THURSDAY 23 MARCH at Southampton Voluntary Services 11am-2pm. An informal free lunch for people (anyone!) involved in community projects and their promotion in Southampton. Bring a plate of food … Continue reading

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How was it for you?

If you came to our Shirley Small Faces#2 event on Tues 14 Feb 7.30pm at the Overdraft, we’d love to hear your feedback. Please complete our very short survey online here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/N65QVFS

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Shirley Small Faces #2

Following our Shirley Small Faces event on Sat 4 Feb 1-4pm at Oxfam’s furniture shop on Romsey Road, we’re doing another evening at the Overdraft! Tues 14 Feb 7.30m, all welcome, it’s free and fun. Get in contact if you … Continue reading

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Shirley Small Faces

SATURDAY 4 FEBRUARY 1-4PM OXFAM FURNITURE STORE, ROMSEY ROAD, SHIRLEY Pop in to Oxfam and join in with Shirley Small Faces. Come along and draw a face – any face – on a recycled postcard. Then it will be exhibited … Continue reading

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Small Faces in Shirley

There’s going to be a large scale art exhibition in Southampton at Solent Showcase Gallery. Small Faces is a postcard portrait exhibition. Anyone and everyone from Southampton can send in an entry and all submissions will be included. The initial … Continue reading

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