Category: Community

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

Our newest community in Manchester

We are really excited about working in our newest location in Manchester! We have taken on a former pub in Levenshulme and are looking forward to creating a great community of property guardians in such a vibrant city, bringing in more affordable housing and reducing empty properties in the area. Levenshulme is an up and coming… Read More

From guardians…to guardians: Top tips to make the most of your Dot Dot Dot guardianship

Our guardians share some of their top tips for other guardians new and old; this month they’re focused around getting the most for your money when furnishing your property, getting involved in the community, and settling into your new home. Money Savvy If there’s one thing our guardians are good at it’s finding a good… Read More

Dot Dot Dot does sharing

Last week we held our first viewing specifically for people wanting to find someone to share a 2-bed flat with. There was a good amount of interest and with our Dot Dot Dot matchmaking skills, the session went really well with some of the viewers really hitting it off. But why would you want to… Read More

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