WaCoCo promotes the social and economic wellbeing of the people Waterloo by supporting the sustainability and effectiveness of local community and voluntary organisations through drawing in funding, encouraging local partnerships and networks, and increasing their voice on local issues.
News from WaCoCo
Futures Theatre has launched a crowdfunder appeal to raise £6,000 to fund a run of performances of a play it has produced at the Edinburgh Festival fringe in August.
"little Vera Blue" takes domestic abuse of women as its central theme. The idea for the play came from a series of...
St John's, Waterloo, stands in a lovingly cared-for churchyard, large enough to be an oasis of green in the midst of Waterloo's built-up streets.
New volunteers are always welcome to swell the ranks of those who tend the churchyard on Tuesday mornings.
If you would like to...
Thrill-seekers will be able to take rides on the zip wire which returned to Archbishops' Park for a second summer, opening on 22 May. The 225 metre-long ride now allows groups of two or three to descend together.
The Blackfriars Settlement is appealing for new volunteers to befriend older people in Waterloo and Southwark. It is anxious to reach out to those people who have become housebound.
It's a good moment, since it is Mental Health Awareness Week, to note that Coin Street Community Builders offers families a number of courses and networking opportunities. These include a nursery, a holiday play scheme for school age children and a programme of family support....
St John's, Waterloo announces Digital Futures, its tech training course, is back and taking bookings
St John's has announced that Digital Futures - its highly praised tech-focused employability trainng course for unemployed young people - returns in June.
Applications can be made by clicking on https://bit.ly/2rvqg9c
The course takes place...
Bishop's Ward Labour councillors are returned with an increased majority - and pledge to work very hard for the Waterloo community
Now that the dust has settled on last week's ballot papers, the three Labour councillors voted in with a thumping majority to represent the people of Waterloo have publicly pledged to give their very best efforts to serving the community. Now is a very good time to lobby them for their...
Roots and Shoots' website explains very clearly how trainees joining any of its programmes can expect a combination of learning, training and employment experience.
Every trainee is promised a programme tailored to their individual learning needs and employment goals. Within the...
Coin Street Community Builders is looking to fill four volunteering posts. They are all about promoting community cohesion. Anyone interested in bringing their skills and enthusiasm to support young people, older people or familiies might want to check out the advertisements on the...
The programme for June's Waterloo Festival is available and tickets for the events can be booked. See www.stjohnswaterloo.org