UPCOMING CAN ACTIVITIES:
Peckham and Nunhead has the largest population of Southwark’s Community Council areas and contains two of the borough’s most deprived wards: Livesey and Peckham.
Compared to the rest of the borough it has:
- the largest proportion of under 15s (22% compared to the borough average of 19%).
- a higher proportion of households living in social rented accommodation.
- the highest proportion of benefit claimants in the borough (17% compared to the national average of 14%).
- the lowest proportion of White residents (45%) and the highest proportion of Black/African/Caribbean/Black British residents (38%) in Southwark.
Southwark Council has prepared profiles for each Community Council area based on the 2011 census: here is the profile for Peckham and Nunhead.
HOW CAN WE HELP? IF...
- you have an idea for something you want to develop in your community;
- you want to know more about issues, activities, groups and networks in your area; or
- you are concerned about issues affecting your community;
then contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upcoming events and news for Peckham and Nunhead
The following websites are good to look at for more information about upcoming events in Peckham and Nunhead:
Southwark Council's "In My Area" website pages provide access to neighbourhood newsletters, local activities, meetings and consultations, and other associated local information.
Notes from Previous Meetings
Local partner groups and people engaged in CAN development discussions:
- All Saints Peckham
- Peckham Vision
- Peckham Voluntary Sector Forum
- Peckham Citizens
- Coplestone Centre
- Southwark Travellers Action Group
- Nunhead Forum
- Theatre Peckham
- Local Accountancy Project
- PECAN & Hourbank
- Peckham Park Road Baptist Church
- Gill Kelly, your local Community Council Development Officer
Your local councilors
The London Borough of Southwark is made up of 21 wards. Three councillors are elected from each ward, making a total of 63 councillors. The Labour party currently has 48 councillors, the Liberal Democrat party has 13 and the Conservative party has two.
These are the elected representatives that represent the people of Peckham and Nunhead. Get in touch with them if you have an issue that is affecting you or the area you live in. Some of them are even nice!
Further web resources