CHINBROOK ACTION RESIDENTS TEAM Big Local Plan September 2017 2017-2019 (Plan Years 2 and 3)
CHINBROOK ACTION RESIDENTS TEAM BIG LOCAL PLAN 1. Introduction 2. Chinbrook Context 3. Partnership 4. Vision and Priority Areas o Priority 1 : Health & Well-being o Priority 2 : Parks & Green Spaces o Priority 3 : Education, Training & Employment o Priority 4 : Community & Belonging o Priority 5 : Routes out of Poverty o Priority 6 : Community Investment 5. Consulting the Community 6. Plan for Years 2 & 3
Introduction from our Vice Chairs Welcome to Chinbrook Big Local, we call ourselves Chinbrook Action Residents Team, or ChART for short. Together we are working to make Chinbrook an even better place for people to live, work and play. We are pleased to introduce our second plan. We worked hard as a steering group to take on board the comments and view of local residents to forge our next set of priorities. There was a strong sense of the need for everybody to work together to tackle the harsh economic climate that is facing many people up and down the country which is why we have added a new priority, Routes out of Poverty. Over the last year I feel ChART has really started to make an impact in the area, doing what we intended which is galvanising local community solidarity based on what local people say they need, helping them to come together to do so. We have moved from people saying “ChART? What’s that” to “ChART, What are you up to?” and it was great to get so much positive feedback about our projects from the consultation exercise we undertook during the summer. There is still a lot of work to build on our core partnership of local residents. We also have made brilliant links with other local key players such as the school, the local church and Lewisham Council but, with experience, we will be able to make these working relationships even stronger. And the awesome turnout of people from all sections of the community for the ‘Great Get Together’ and community clean up the week before really proved how local people DO want to contribute and be part of what’s going on in the area. So in Year 2 and 3 we will be able to build on this willingness, finding new ways to bring people out from behind their closed doors to work together to improve our community, support each other and have some fun along the way!
Anne Slater, Vice Chair
I have lived on the Chinbrook Estate for the last 27 years and still enjoy the area and all its beauty and quirkiness. I find it peaceful but also saddening that the poverty levels are so high, though as part of ChARTâ€™s Steering Group I see a positive way to bring about change. We have a marvellous team of people who work hard to make changes. Please come along and join us, we'd love to meet you. Have a look at our website www.chartbiglocal.org.uk to see what has been happening and will continue to happen. If you see me in the street and know who I am, please stop me so we can chat about ChART and the world in general. Take care,
Jacqui Cook, Vice Chair
Chinbrook Context Chinbrook is a suburb in south east London; it is located 14 km (8.7 mi) southeast of Charing Cross and is in the southeast corner of the London Borough of Lewisham on its boundary with the London Borough of Bromley. Chinbrook lies between Grove Park and Mottingham, approximately half a mile east of Grove Park centre and is generally considered part of Grove Park. The Chinbrook Big Local area consists of 1,615 properties (likely to be between 4,000-5,000 residents); the majority of which are houses, the highest proportion of these houses are either social registered housing or owner occupied of a pre1930’s terraced cottage design. There are two main housing estates in the area. Grove Park Estate, to the southwest of the crossroads is a group of roads all with terraced houses, and some semi-detached houses between Marvels Lane and Chinbrook Meadows that was built by Lewisham council between 1926 and 1929. Chinbrook Estate, to the southeast of the crossroads is several small roads, has two high tower blocks plus many smaller terrace houses and flats and one community centre. It lies in the south east corner of the Grove Park ward but comes under SE9 not SE12 like most of Grove Park. It is surrounded by and has entrances on Marvels Lane, Dunkery Road, Grove Park Road and Mottingham Sports Ground. Chinbrook residents benefit from being sandwiched between two large parks, Mottingham Playing fields (known locally as ‘Foxes’) which borders the Mottingham Big Local area and Chinbrook Meadows. Mottingham Playing fields has a small children’s play area, caged basketball and football space and changing room facilities. It also has a stream which borders the woods that link to Elmstead Woods at the top of the neighbouring Chinbrook Meadows. The park has open access from a road that runs alongside it 24 hours a day. Chinbrook Meadows is one of Lewisham's public parks in the south of Chinbrook and Grove Park, the area was previously occupied by Chinbrook Farm, a dairy farm. The park was first formally opened to the public in 1929 and was then a children's play area of 8-acre (32,000 m2), on the edge of the recently built Grove Park Estate; London County Council purchased a further 23 acres (93,000 m2); and the larger area was opened to the public in June 1937. The majority of the park is maintained short grass with footpaths and lined with tall trees and bisected by the River Quaggy; the grass often has markings for football pitches, a cricket ground and other sports and is used by local schools for sports days. Chinbrook meadows also contains public toilets, a café, public concrete tennis courts, and a football pitch and basketball court in one. The parks and woods are part of the green chain walk linking green spaces throughout London. There are a number of small green spaces dotted within the catchment area as well. Despite what would appear to be a wealth of green spaces in this part of London the parks are most regularly used by dog walkers, some families and those hiring pitches and courts. Both parks benefit from committed local groups and associations committed to the improvement, care and increased use of the parks. This has been addressed over the past year with successful ChART walking groups, nature clubs, free yoga sessions and environmental conservation work sessions as well as a ChART presence at the local dog show. Chinbrook Meadows (which is the park most centrally within the Chinbrook Big Local area) has ‘Friends of Chinbrook Meadows’. 5|Page
They have been instrumental in gaining funding for new play, leisure and sports equipment and park furniture. In addition they have successfully hosted a number of events which have increased take up and use of the park over the years. The name Chinbrook is derived from "Chin Brook" which was an alternative name for the Quaggy River at the turn of the twentieth century. Data from Local Insights (see summary below) shows that the Chinbrook population has slightly more young people and older people than the London average. This data also shows that Chinbrook has somewhat less ethnic diversity than average for London, with the Black African and Black Caribbean communities the largest ethnic minority group in the area. There is a higher than average number of lone parent households in the area. There are also higher than average (for London) numbers of people in the area claiming incapacity benefits and working age workless benefit claimants and in particular, 16-24 year olds receiving workless benefits. The number of people claiming Disability Living Allowance is approximately twice as high in Chinbrook as the London average and the difference has been increasing over the last ten years. Similarly, the numbers of working age people claiming Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) benefits is twice the London average and the number of Housing Benefit claimants is also much higher than the London average. The proportion of children living in poverty in Chinbrook is 31%, which is higher than both London and England. The number of people on mental health related benefits is almost twice as high as the London average. Approximately 10% of people in the area are providing unpaid care. A person is a provider of unpaid care if they give any help or support to another person because of long-term physical or mental health or disability, or problems related to old age. There are higher than average numbers of children in the area providing unpaid care and numbers of people providing more than fifty hours of unpaid care per week. The numbers of people in social housing are higher than London averages (approximately 33% in Chinbrook). Crime figures overall are lower than average compared to London. Approximately 19% of the population describe themselves as having a limiting longterm illness. Lifestyle behaviours are risk factors which play a major part in an individualâ€™s health outcomes and will have varying physical and psychological consequences. Chinbrook has lower numbers of people with healthy eating levels (consumption of five or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day among adults) and higher numbers of people who are smokers and children who are obese than average. Almost one third (30%) of the working age population in Chinbrook have no qualifications, which is higher than average for London. There are higher percentages of people in Chinbrook who are economically inactive than average for London. The largest employment sectors in the area in which people are employed are health, social work, retail and education.
Chinbrook statistics from Local Insight
There are 4,235 people living in Chinbrook Estate Education & skills
Crime & safety
Health & wellbeing
31% of children are living in poverty in Chinbrook Estate compared with 24% across London
2% of households lack central heating in Chinbrook Estate compared with 3% across London
The overall crime rate is lower than the average across London
19% of people have a limiting long-term illness in Chinbrook Estate compared with 14% across London
Access & transport
Communities & environment
30% of people have no qualifications in Chinbrook Estate compared with 18% across London
34% people aged 16-74 are in full-time employment in Chinbrook Estate compared with 40% across London
42% of households have no car in Chinbrook Estate compared with 42% across London
The % of people 'satisfied with their neighbourhood' is lower than the average across London
Oxford Consultants for Social Inclusion (OCSI), www.ocsi.co.uk / 01273 810 270. ÂŠOCSI 2016.
Map of the Chinbrook Big Local Area
ChART Big Local Partnership The ChART partnership structure is our way to ensure that people locally have mechanisms to provide recommendations in good faith about how our local area can be improved and to agree that the vision/plan reflects what people locally think are important. This partnership (locally referred to as the Steering Group) was endorsed by Local Trust in December 2014 and have agreed terms of reference, code of conduct and policies such as conflicts of interest. The partnership’s role is a strategic one and includes planning activities, reviewing the vision and priorities, engaging with local residents, creating budgets and monitoring spending for the Big Local area. The partnership also work with a Local Trusted Organisation (LTO), currently Lewisham Disability Coalition; to employ staff, manage finances and deliver support to the partnership and their projects. Current partnership members are listed below. Members of ChART Big Local partnership in 2017 1. Lesley Palmer – Chair (resigned as Chair June 2017, chair role is currently vacant) 2. Anne Slater – resident and vice-chair 3. Jacqui Cook – resident and vice-chair 4. Karina Carew - resident 5. Georgina Butler – resident 6. Kath Webb - resident 7. Ed Dove/Jackie Cariello – Marvels Lane Primary School and Children’s Centre 8. Patricia Okonkwo – L&Q Housing 9. Trevor Pybus – Community Connections 10. Colin Elliot – Local Councillor
ChART Vision and Priorities The Chinbrook Action Residents Team (ChART – which is the Big Local partnership and decision-making body) developed a vision and priorities for the area in consultation with the community. Our vision for Chinbrook is a community: where residents feel proud, embrace and celebrate our diversity; where people respect each other, feel safe and cared for; have a sense of belonging and neighbourliness where people know each other and care for each other; taking a ‘cradle to grave’ approach with opportunities to grow and explore the world. ChART priorities: Priority 1: Health & Well-being A healthy and well community. A community with access to appropriate projects which positively improve individuals’ well-being both physical and mental. An engaged community who understands the wider impacts of lifestyle, economics, and environment on their own well-being. Priority 2 : Parks & Green Spaces Well used, vibrant spaces that the community takes pride in and uses to relax, learn and socialise. Priority 3: Education, Training & Employment To support local people to be as fully employed as possible, such as through: Supporting entrepreneurs Apprenticeships for young people Linking employers with local job seekers Linking local residents to training and qualification opportunities Supporting the development of a local base or hub related to employment and training Supporting emerging local economies and local business Priority 4: Community & Belonging A community that has a sense of belonging, unity and neighbourliness where people know each other and care for each other. The community looks after each other, feels and is safe. Priority 5: Routes out of Poverty Supporting families and individuals to find routes out of poverty; including fuel poverty, food poverty and helping people out of crisis. Building a thriving and prosperous community, where young to old have access to reliable affordable finance and financial advice. Priority 6: Community Investment Supporting the development of local community structures and groups via small grants to support local action and build local infrastructure. 10 | P a g e
Consulting the Community ChART are committed to look at this funding opportunity from a ‘Cradle to Grave’ perspective to ensure that all sectors of the community have been considered in the development of our plan for 2017 and beyond. In the past year and a half, we have engaged local residents and organisational partners in reviewing our vision and priorities and developing activities and projects for the next two years of our plan. The community consultation has included:
A range of informal meetings and gatherings to bring people together; Monthly meetings of ChART which are open to the public; Social media engagement via Facebook, twitter, ChART website and Instagram; Larger more formal events and Surveys.
Over the past 18 months ChART have been actively engaged with a wide range of individuals and groups, including the following:
Young people in the area seeking work Job seekers who are local residents Young families in the area Older residents (including the Tuesday Club) Students and families at Marvels Lane Primary School and Children’s Centre Carers Lewisham Disability Coalition Job Centre Nature’s Gym Friends of Chinbrook Meadows L&Q Housing residents Eltham College and Gerald Moore Gallery staff and students Youth Service Volunteer Centre Lewisham Voluntary Action Lewisham Local ward councillors and Grove Park Assembly Grove Park Youth Club Building Preservation Trust World of Life Church Grove Park Neighbourhood Forum (for the elements of the draft Neighbourhood Plan that fall within the ChART area) Adult Education Lewisham
Staff, partnership members and volunteers have worked very hard this past year to engage new members and get ideas from local residents about future plans. Some examples of resident engagement are illustrated in the photos below. 11 | P a g e
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Big Local Plan for years TWO and THREE Below we have detailed the activities and projects for each priority area as well as for infrastructure and partnership development. For each area, plans are described for year two (beginning September 2017) and year three (beginning September 2018) with a budget for each heading accompanying the document (as a separate attachment).
Plan Priority: Health & Well-being ChART has employed a part time Health and Green Space Outreach worker, who began in June 2016 and she has made good progress in this area. The main activities for this priority relate to supporting carers of all ages, reducing isolation, increasing health & well-being and developing a nature project which supports local people to engage with nature (local green spaces including Chinbrook Meadows) with some focus around the health and well-being benefits of the activities. Some of these activities are run internally by ChART via staff, some involve volunteers and some are externally commissioned to others.
Supporting Carers We know in Chinbrook that there are a high number of unpaid carers and local experience tells us that this group do not get enough support. Activity 1: (year two) further scoping and feasibility to address the needs of Carers in Chinbrook which would include development of a more detailed plan for year three related to supporting local carers in the ChART area. Delivery: a written report detailing the possible options for supporting carers in Chinbrook (including a possible Hub) and a detailed plan that would be ready to go by the end of year three. This work will be externally commissioned. Activity 2: (year two and three) Supporting a Young Carers Club at Marvels Lane Primary School. This includes partnership working with the school to support young people at the school who have caring responsibilities at home. It may include after school support, signposting and trips and activities for the carers. Delivery: Financial support to MLPS and staff involvement with school. Activity 3: (year two and three) Developing links with local GP surgeries to connect with local carers and signpost them to resources both locally and wider. Delivery: Staff to deliver this outreach and report back to partnership for review. Activity 4: (year two) Investment in activities to support carers to care for themselves (e.g. pamper sessions, “men in sheds”) as a series of ‘quick wins’. Delivery: External commission 14 | P a g e
Befriending Activity 1: (year two) Develop a local befriending project in partnership with other organisations as a pilot project with a review at the end of the first year. Delivery: Externally commission an organisation who is already running befriending schemes, with support from the LTO.
Health and Well-being Activity 1: (year two and three) Provide free / low cost exercise opportunities in the Chinbrook Area â€“ taking place outdoors during spring/summer/ early autumn. As well as actual classes, e.g. yoga, ChART wants to train local residents on the use of the outdoor gym in Chinbrook Meadows. Trainers will run sessions at no cost to residents which will get less active people using the equipment and increase health and well-being. Delivery: External trainers, support from staff and FOCM Activity 2: Continue to lead weekly Healthy Walks in Chinbrook Meadows with a target of 5-10 participants each week. Build on current work by recruiting and training volunteer walk leaders for the second year. Delivery: staff and volunteers Activity 3: Develop and lead a healthy eating project that could be led in conjunction with other projects such as homework clubs and is targeted at young people and families. Delivery: Staff and partners
Plan Priority: Education, Training & Employment ChART wish to address unemployment and lack of qualifications, particularly for young people in Chinbrook. We recognise that our role is not to re-produce available services but to address local need. In May of 2016 ChART employed a part time worker to focus on Education, Training and Employment who has been working with residents and partner organisations to maximise access to opportunities for local people. The challenges are mainly related to addressing education and training needs but the need is high especially among young people. Our approach to increasing education and training programmes needs to have multiple layers, varied approaches and flexible delivery. The past 18 months has seen the development of a jobs club, homework support and employment support, all of which form the key activities for this priority area going forward. However, when we appointed a new Local Trusted Organisation to support us from April 2017 part of the suggested activity was how the Big Local money might be matched by other investment in the ChART area. Currently we are also researching how best ChART can act as a catalyst for investment in jobs and support for local small and medium enterprises, and are considering what funds 15 | P a g e
there are from organisations such as the Greater London Authority and social investment opportunities linked to Local Trust. Our steering group are particularly interested in creative enterprises and “green jobs”. We have also been partnering with Gerald Moore Gallery, which is part of Eltham College, to provide arts education and activities. Activity 1: (year two and three) continue to run a weekly Jobs club for local residents supported by experts which will build confidence and increase opportunities for job seekers. Employment support will include one to one advice for local job seekers, CV support, signposting to additional resources and training. Delivery: Staff supported by external tutors as needed. Activity 2: (year two and three) Homework support will include provision for both younger children and those 11 and older. Support for younger children will be in partnership with Marvels Lane Primary School (MLPS) and support for older children will be externally commissioned with tutors to support as many local students as possible. Delivery: Staff and tutors as well as MLPS. Activity 3: (years two and three). Signposting and outreach to local residents including the development of an information resource guide for local job seekers. Delivery: Staff Activity 4: Deliver an annual jobs event locally to link local residents with employers locally and regionally. Delivery: Staff and partners Activity 5: (year two and three) Arts project with a specialist partner to be externally commissioned. We will work with MLPS to offer children free art sessions at the gallery which are linked to the curriculum. This project aims to help local young people develop skills and confidence and to think creatively and increase their aspirations. Delivery: Three sessions at the school and three at Gerald Moore Gallery starting in 2017. After School Art Club in Spring and Summer term 2018 for years 36. Sessions would run Thursday afternoons, from 4.00pm – 5.30pm. There will be space for 12-15 children. If an interest in the after school class develops, we will run a project in 2018 which brings together the history of the Chinbrook area – ‘Chinbrook Voices’. The children and adults will meet up on Sunday afternoons from 2pm – 4.30pm. The mix of adults and children will be decided in collaboration with Marvels Lane School and the other local community groups, such as the Tuesday OAP Club, the Word of Life Church and any other community groups with an interest in preserving the memories of Chinbrook. Activity 6: Coding Club - We will commission or identify funding to deliver a coding club to support skills which are likely to be in high demand in the future economy. 16 | P a g e
Delivery: External commission with support from LTO Activity 7: (year two) Develop literacy and numeracy classes in partnership with MLPS as a pilot project focused on equipping parents to support their children with homework. Review after first year. Delivery: Externally commission provider or school with support from staff and LTO.
Plan Priority: Community & Belonging This priority area includes outreach work and events which bring together the community to foster inclusion, appreciation of diversity and cohesion. Activity 1: (years two and three) Trips for older people in Chinbrook. Delivery: Four trips per year in partnership with the Tuesday Club to be open to any Chinbrook resident fifty or older in order to reduce isolation and foster community belonging. Staff to coordinate with Tuesday Club. Activity 2: (ongoing) A series of local events to engage with Chinbrook residents, to inform them about ChART and to foster good relations between people and different communities. This will include supporting and engaging with the Chinbrook Dog Show and Carnival which takes place each summer in Chinbrook Meadows and an annual Big Lunch event as well as Play Street events and development of partnerships with the Police and SNT. Delivery: Staff, Steering Group and volunteers Activity 3: (year two and three) We will continue to mark the history of Chinbrook and talents of local residents with a series of events including a Fun Palace in October 2017. Delivery: Staff Activity 4: (year two and three) Develop a ‘play streets’ project for children as well as safe opportunities for older people to be out and about in the area outside their self-imposed curfew, the community taking back their own space. Delivery: Staff and partner organisations such as London Play.
Plan Priority: Parks & Green Spaces The first year of the plan a Health & Green Space Outreach worker was employed to organise local people and organisations and develop both individual projects and build a programme of delivery for activity on and in the park and open spaces locally. The first year has tried a variety of projects and partnerships including working with Friends of Chinbrook Meadows, Thames21 on restoration plans for the Quaggy and work with Nature’s Gym to involve local residents. 17 | P a g e
The learning from the first 18 months has led to a new focus on a Nature Club, local environmental education, investment in equipment and training and a healthy walks scheme. Activity 1: (years two and three) A nature club for children and families in Chinbrook during holiday times. This project is based on feedback from our consultation event and small surveys carried out at local events, it seems the community wants more activities for children. Delivery: Develop a base of 15-20 children attending each event by the end of year three. Delivery will be commissioned externally to a local provider and will involve local volunteers to support and take part in both organisation and facilitation. Staff to engage with local community and drive families’ interest by working with schools, allotments and local groups. Activity 2: (years two and three) Nature’s Gym to run in Chinbrook Meadows and engage with local people in order to increase health, well-being and green spaces engagement. Delivery: Nature’s Gym will develop in partnership with Lewisham Conservation Team and Friends of Chinbrook Meadows. Activity 3: (years two and three) Environmental education project to educate, involve and signpost local residents to local natural resources. This strand involves working with a number of partners including Thames21 to part fund plants and provide volunteers to work on projects – but also the Chinbrook Allotments and the opportunities their grounds offer (despite just outside the ChART area). Delivery: External providers, staff and volunteers Activity 4: (year two and three) Support for activities in Chinbrook Meadows with an annual equipment and materials grant to Friends of Chinbrook Meadows. Grant will be based on a brief summary each year of current equipment and materials and future needs. Delivery: Direct grant Activity 5: (year two and three) Develop a front garden project or competition which supports and encourages residents to take pride in their front gardens and creates more nature-friendly spaces. Delivery: Staff and volunteers
Plan Priority: Community Investment The new focus going forward will be on delivering a small grants process to local groups and organisations to support the development of local structures and activity to meet local need. 18 | P a g e
Activity 1: (ongoing) Small grants project will provide small grants (up to ÂŁ1000 for local groups and/or individuals with project ideas) locally to build local resources and cohesion. The resident panel will be supported to run a rolling or quarterly grants panel to support local initiatives which fit in with the ChART priorities and outcomes. Delivery: Staff support, Steering Group, volunteers and LTO support.
Plan Priority: Routes out of Poverty The first 18 months of the plan employed a Financial Inclusion worker to develop a clear understanding of the particular needs of the wider community related to financial inclusion. This area of work struggled to get going and see progress and ChART have learned from these challenges and have revised its priority to the wider goal of helping people out of poverty. This priority will also support young people to save and scope the need for financial and debt advice locally. We plan to work more closely with local organisations such as Citizens Advice Lewisham, Christians against Poverty, Whitefoot and Downham Community Food Plus Project and the Lewisham Plus Credit Union to signpost residents to what is available locally and encourage services funded through other sources to develop a Chinbrook base. Activity 1: (years two and three) further develop a Savings Club with MLPS for local students. Delivery: Work with partners such as the Credit Union, MLPS, LTO and staff Activity 2: (year two and three) Develop a project in partnership with others such as faith groups and food banks to address food poverty locally in Chinbrook. The aim of the project will be to get people out of food poverty and debt and encourage and support them into a more sustainable situation. Details of the project and delivery mechanisms should be developed and agreed by April 2018. Delivery: Staff, Steering Group, partners and LTO support Activity 3: (year two and three) Develop a project in partnership with others to address fuel poverty locally in Chinbrook. Details of the project and delivery mechanisms should be developed and agreed by April 2018. Delivery: Partners such as Groundwork, staff and LTO support Activity 4: (year two) Scope out the need for financial and debt advice and one to one support and pilot a project to provide services locally. Review in year three. Delivery: Commissioned externally.
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Infrastructure and Partnership Development The first 18 months of the plan saw ChART employ three part time workers, open an office space at WG Grace Community Centre, develop and launch a website www.chartbiglocal.org.uk, develop a logo, leaflets and newsletters and a social media presence on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The steering group have agreed that we will consider relocating the office to the Grove Park Youth Club, if this is reopened, as the WG Grace Community Centre does not currently meet all our organisational needs. The focus for the next two years of the plan will continue to be on communications, having enough staff to support the plan, training and development and support of the partnership. Activity 1: (year two and three) Recruit at least three new partnership members (including a new Chair) who are local residents to the Steering Group by January 2018 and develop a wider Residents Forum with a quarterly event taking place. Delivery: Staff, Steering Group, volunteers and LTO Activity 2: (year two and three) Develop a written communications plan for ChART which includes regular newsletters, flyers, website, and social media outreach (Grow ChART project). We will also consider noticeboards and other â€œvisualsâ€? in the ChART area as this approach has worked well in other Big Local Areas. Delivery: A mix of staff delivery and external providers, such as for support of website and flyer design. Activity 3: (training) In addition to taking advantage of the training and development opportunities with Local Trust, ChART has identified other training needs for staff, volunteers and the partnership. This includes first aid training, social media, project management and ICT training. Delivery: Externally provided by various training providers, as locally based as possible. Activity 4: (years two and three) Project management, staff and partnership support delivered by the LTO. This will include a representative from the LTO to attend all partnership meetings, take minutes and provide papers to members as well as developing and keeping a database of partnership members and residents who are interested in ChART. This will also include staff management, recruitment as needed and project management for the plan. Project management will include support for commissioning and tendering external delivery of projects and the small grants process. Delivery: The LTO, Lewisham Disability Coalition, will deliver this with specific funding as per the agreed budget. 20 | P a g e