A sad goodbye to Simon our Coordinator

We are sorry to announce that our fabulous Coordinator Simon Vincent, one of a kind, has decided to take early retirement.  Simon recently took a sabbatical and got to like the retired life! Simon has been with Plaistow South Big Local since our beginning in 2013, contributing with his immense experience and passion for community […]

Brand new planter for Chalk Road

We are proud to reveal the brand new, beautiful wooden planter, installed on the lawn in Chalk Road.  This was a project that neighbours have been discussing and planning with Milena and Ros (our Green Spaces community workers) over quite a few months. Chalk Road resident, Joseph, already has a gorgeous open garden on the green, […]

Community Harvest Festival in Plaistow’s Greenway Orchard 6 October

Enjoy nature and the outdoors in Plaistow’s Greenway Orchard.  Celebrate harvest and join in some old fashioned community activities. Saturday 6th October 3-5pm on the Greenway Orchard (Boundary Lane entrance) Making corn dollies English apple tasting Best vegetable display (home grown veg), Apple pie & wonky vegetable competition, Plant swap/seeds swap/planting winter veg Local herb […]

Pics of Plaistow Festival week 2018

  Nearly 3500 people enjoyed our week-long Plaistow Festival last month, run by PSBL in partnership with Newham Council!  This was the first ever Plaistow Festival week. Over 700 attended weekday events ranging from a local heritage walk to NewVIc’s Arts and Media Showcase, with more than 2600 joining in the final event with stalls, […]