Lea Bridge Library is a beautiful but run down Carnegie library in the heart of Lea Bridge in London, one of the poorest neighbourhoods in the UK. We are local volunteers called the Friends of Lea Bridge Library and Gardens who are campaigning for funding to restore this building and turn it into a community run resource. Too many people in our community can\'t access the help they need to study and realise their ambitions. Our children have so many plans for the future but they need the right resources to inspire them to succeed. We believe that a refurbished building offering not just books but educational and social opportunities for all would help local people achieve their potential - and that could bring benefits not just here but across society. We have just one chance to win funding for our project so please sign our petition and help us lobby Waltham Forest Council and the UK National Lottery to approve funding for the restoration of this building and the provision of community learning services for the people of Lea Bridge. You can read all about our campaign and the work we do as well as watch our short film at our website www.library4leabridge.org.uk.
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frazer moutrie, United Kingdom5 years ago Comments: -
Laurence Braithwaite, United Kingdom6 years ago Comments: I really care about the community I live in and the activities you've organised show that you do too! I live in Cotteridge in Birmingham and have worked with Friends of Cotteridge Park. I wonder if we could arrange an exchange visit and help each other out... I've helped organise events in my community and resurrect community activities from the past such as the procession I took part in last Saturday. Put the 'unity' back into community!
juyhdgs bftrdgd, United Kingdom6 years ago Comments: lea bridge library staff are not nice new staff please.
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