Category: Community

30 April 2019 | Community, Making a space a home

Whitechapel Roof Garden

Keen gardeners in our Whitechapel property are turning the rooftop space into a lovely roof garden. Now Spring is here they’ve been working hard on the transformation – check out their progress so far.

20 March 2019 | Community, News and features

Making the most of empty spaces – Bubble Club

We’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with an amazing local community organisation, Bubble Club. They’ll be making the most of a largely under-used space in our Whitechapel property, to run weekly workshops where people with learning disabilities are supported to plan, organise and deliver the Bubble Club event nights.

12 March 2019 | Community, Making a space a home

The Whitechapel Workshop

Check out what our guardian, Jooles, is getting up to in his workshop in our Whitechapel property.

21 December 2018 | Community

The start of a new approach to placemaking in Newham, featuring our guardians

Dot Dot Dot are working in partnership with Newham Council, Civic and V22 to create meanwhile spaces across three vacant sites in Custom House, which are earmarked for future redevelopment.

21 November 2018 | Community, News and features

Community Spirit in Whitechapel

We held the first networking event at our Whitechapel property, organised by our fantastic community host Ewa. Over 30 guardians turned up to mingle, share skills, enjoy brownies by local social enterprise Rise, and sip drinks made by the building’s resident cocktail pro.

7 November 2018 | Community, Volunteering blogs

Greenway Clean Up

Dot Dot Dot staff and guardians joined forces with Thames Water, Newham Council and local school children to clean up the Greenway – Newham’s green walking and cycling highway.

Bitter about litter!

Our guardians in Hendon have been getting up to some good and organised a local litter pick of the estate. There was a great turn out and local people were even stopping and thanking them for their hard work, nice one!

Making a space a home: The Palace Courters room revamp

This week Martina, a current guardian, talks about being part of the Dot Dot Dot guardian community in West London. Together they put an empty room to use as a communal space; all chipping in with painting and various DIY skills. About a year ago, just before the summer kicked off, I was one of… Read More

#VolunteersWeek

We’re taking the opportunity to celebrate Volunteers’ Week and thank our guardians who give up their time to make a difference in communities. All our guardians volunteer for 16 hours a month for a charitable cause of their choice, and we want to recognise all that they achieve through this. Over the next week we… Read More

60 minute makeover Dot Dot Dot style

Last week we donned our latex gloves and anti-bac spray and went out to one of our East London properties in Bow, to turn an empty space into a communal area for our guardians to use. The space was previously being used as an office but had now been vacated so we wanted to make… Read More

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