South London Healthy Homes

Do you struggle with energy bills?

They can offer free help to anyone living in South London who is over 65, on a low income or has long term health conditions or disability. Their friendly team can make your home warmer, saving you money and improving your health.

For free help call: 0808 169 1779

or visit :

Community Connections

is a social prescribing service, supporting adults in Lewisham who are looking to improve their health and wellbeing.

They can help you find local services and

groups. Call 0330 058 3464

Pilates from 28th February

Mondays 11am – 11.45am

Pilates is for everyone! Not only does it strengthen your core , it gives you greater mobility and balance in your body.

Local instructor Penny's classes are open to all levels and combine a mixture of strengthening, stretching and mobilising, leaving you feeling amazing!

Classes are at WG Grace Centre and are free to ChART residents (£5 for non-residents). Mats are provided (but feel free to bring your own) and wear something comfortable.

Register by contacting

or 020 8851 0174 or drop in on Mondays (please arrive 15min before the class to complete a health questionnaire)

Are you a website developer?

We are redeveloping our website and need your help. We want to refresh and develop the ChART website ( to make it more userfriendly and easier to edit. If you are interested in bidding for this piece of work then get in touch to receive the tender document - or call 020 8851 0174



Are you a local organisation or person with a great idea on how to improve our area?

ChART are now accepting applications for grants of up to £3000 for projects in our priority areas. Projects must be for Chinbrook residents.

for further details and an application form contact: / 07494 213577

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Exercise & Wellness 2022 - What Would YOU like?

We're busy planning a programme of activities and classes for 2022 - but we need to hear from you!

Is there a class you've always wished you could try?

Or are you a local trainer or coach with a great idea for a community class?

We want to hear from you - contact Victoria with your suggestions: / 07585 840644 

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Community Coffee Mornings

Get out of the house and come and join our welcoming social group on Thursday mornings.  We have free tea, coffee and snacks and plenty of good conversation and laughs.  Everyone is welcome so give it a try!

We are planning different things each week including pottery painting, collage, card making, weaving, music, dancing, chair yoga, quizzes and Christmas decoration making during December.  Activities are decided by group members so if you have an interest to share then let us know!  

WG Grace Community Centre, 1 Lions Close, SE9 4HG

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 and we are delighted that in January we will be welcoming Yoga instructor Geny Galoisi back for seated yoga classes on Thursday 13th & 27th at special extended Coffee Mornings - get 2022 off to the best possible start!

Start 2022 in the best possible way! Our weekly Community Coffee mornings will be continuing every Thursday 11am - 12:30pm in the WG Grace Community Centre  We are delighted to be welcoming back Yoga Instructor Geny Caloisi for SEATED YOGA classes  Thursday 13th & 27th 12:30 - 1pm  For more details contact: / 07585 840644

Changes at ChART

Our new Project Manager, Kate Sing'ombe, has joined the ChART team.  Kate says "I'm really pleased to join ChART and work on the projects that residents feel are priorities in Chinbrook over the next 2 years.  There are some great ideas in the three priority areas: Health and Wellbeing, Youth and Community Investment and Routes out of Poverty.  With so much on hold with COVID the team will be working hard to get activities restarted.  I'm always keen to hear from residents about what they think we should be working on.  Please do get in touch or 020 8851 0174.

Do you need help with a local issue?

Contact your Grove Park Councillors 020 8314 6944          07875 092648       020 8314 7886

See them in person on 1st Saturday of the month at Grove Park Library 10am - 11am

(4th December and then from February 2022). 

Learn English

Do you want to learn or improve your English? Classes are free. All levels welcome.

Starting at the end of February

at the WG Grace Community Centre, Lion's Close - day and time to be confirmed. Contact / 07494 213577 to book a place or for more information.


 What's On:

Litter Picking

Saturday 12th Feb 11.30am - 12.30pm

Come and join us as we tidy up our estate. Equipment provided, all ages welcome. Meet at the WG Grace Community Centre at 11.30am - 2nd Saturday of every month

You can find our most recent Newsletter with information about community events, activities, and funding opportunities here.

Follow us on social media! Coming up this Spring: Yoga, Walking Group, Poster Competition & African drumming Don't miss out! Get the news first!

Twitter: @ChinbrookAction

Facebook: @ChARTBigLocal

ChART Community Food Project at WG Grace Community Centre  

Wednesdays 10:30 - 11:30 am.  Come down and meet us in the Main Hall, have a cuppa with our friendly local volunteers and choose from a selection of food to keep your cupboard stocked for a couple of days.  We can also provide home deliveries for those who are housebound.
Food Project Nov 21

We are incredibly grateful that both Costcutter and Brook Pharmacy on Chinbrook Road have become donation points for us! you are now able to support our work by buying donations in both shops, their teams will hold the items ready for ChART to collect and distribute in our parcels.
If you need to contact Citizens advice Lewisham we have been informed that the advice line is open- the number is 0800 231 5453.
For additional support in Lewisham, including befriending, help with deliveries and access to food parcels / foodbanks please phone 03330 150378 or visit the website for further details.

We are hoping to restart our walking group in the New Year.  We are looking for more volunteers to train as walk leaders with GCDA in January.  If you like walking and meeting new people you could be a walk leader!  Contact 

07585 840644 or drop into our Thursday coffee morning for a chat.

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Chair Yoga with Geny
Thurs 27th Jan & 17th Feb 12.30 - 1pm
WG Grace Community Centre
Join us for a gentle stretch from your chair.
Homework Club
Mon, Wed & Fri from 24th January
Our friends at Sporting Way are starting a homework club & safe space at: Grove Park Youth Club Marvels Lane, SE12 9PR from 4pm - 6pm every Monday, Wednesday & Friday. All 8 - 14 year olds are welcome to drop in (with parental approval). Come and get some help, play sports and meet your friends.
Rummage Sale
Saturday 5th March 11am - 1pm
Sell your unwanted items and pick up a bargain! Sellers: £5 for a table at the WG Grace Centre, set up from 10am, ChART area residents only. Buyers: 50p entry with free tea and coffee from 11am. Book a table by contacting or 07494 213577 or come down on the day

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Do you want to do something for your local community?

Volunteer with ChART and help make our little corner of the world an even better place.

Even half an hour can make a big difference.

We have a variety of volunteer roles available including:

Street Champions - help to deliver Newsletters and keep your neighbours in Chinbrook up to date. Even just 30min delivering flyers locally and updating noticeboards can make a big difference.

Walk Leaders - help lead our weekly Healthy Walking Group in partnership with GCDA and Ramblers Assemble. Training and support provided.

For more information e-mail: 


Phoenix Community Housing

Phoenix are taking over the houses and community centre on Monday 29th November.  If you need to get in touch to report a repair or discuss rent arrears then contact:

0800 0285 700

You can register for their online portal at by clicking here 


WG Grace Tuesday Group

are a group of local over 50s who meet at the WG Grace Centre on Tuesdays.

10am - 12pm   Knitting & Craft

1.30pm - 4pm  Bingo

Bingo entry is £1 including refreshments.

New members are welcome.