Lambeth Safeguarding Children Board – training day

lscbA free training day for religious and cultural groups will take place on 27 September in Brixton, SW2.

The day is designed for small groups who work with young people and are not commissioned by Lambeth Council, such as faith and cultural groups.

Features of the training day will include:

  • Details of support available to the faith sector and small independent organisations
  • Practical guidance on safer recruitment
  • Advice on child accident prevention, road safety & fire safety
  • Time to network with similar organisations
  • A chance to speak to the Local Authority Designated Officer and specialists from the LSCB, the Safe Network, Lambeth Children’s Services, Health, Police and Fire services
  • Information about free safeguarding training and resources
  • Updates on hot topics such as e-safety & sexual exploitation

Download the flyer and fill in the booking form if you are interesting in applying.  Thanks to Faiths Together in Lambeth for sharing this opportunity.  Are there other boroughs offering this kind of training?

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AGMs ahoy!

It’s the time of year for celebrations and AGMs.  Five invitations have dropped into the LBFN inbox.

ftil logoFaiths Together in Lambeth holds its meeting on Tuesday 11th June at 6pm – more details from the Chair, Alan Gadd.

batca logoBATCA – Balham & Tooting Community Association holds its AGM this week on Tuesday 21st May at 7pm.  Details from the Secretary, Narween Barwany.

The Greenwich Peninsula Chaplaincy‘s 10th Anniversary falls on Wednesday 5th June and celebrations will include welcoming the Mayor of Greenwich.  Contact the Co-ordinating Chaplain, Revd Malcolm Torry for more details.

hfof_logo_no_strapNot a meeting, but Hounslow Friends of Faith are planning a Walk of Peace and Friendship on Sunday 30th June.  Contact the Secretary for details.

Westminster Cathedral Inter Faith Group has circulated an invitation for Thursday 13th June at 4.30pm at the Cathedral’s hall.  Cardinal Tauran, the Pope’s senior advisor on interreligious dialogue, and representatives from different religions will offer prayers for peace in their different traditions.  More details from John Woodhouse.

Let LBFN know if you have an AGM or event planned and you’d welcome visitors from other boroughs.