An independent charity for people with learning disabilities

Spring Newsletter

Read our latest News Dear Friends and Supporters, Hello and welcome to our latest newsletter. Spring is in the air and we are pleased to announce some new growth at Lewisham Speaking Up! First, we welcome Ellie Spirrett to the team as our new Self-Advocacy Coordinator. Ellie will be taking over lots of our self-advocacy […]

Winter Newsletter

Read our latest News Dear Friends and Supporters, I’m writing this not long after our AGM, where we looked back at an eventful year. I used a picture of a roller coaster to illustrate the last 18 months or so, and there certainly have been plenty of ups and downs! A well-attended AGM Some of […]

Give where it matters this season!

We all want to be heard don’t we? Giving generously to our advocacy service this Christmas season, will help a neglected section of society to feel heard and cared for. Support Lewisham Speaking Up now by donating via Crowdfunder. Ways to donate 1. Be part of our Crowdfunding appeal. 2. Set up a one-off, or […]

Autumn Newsletter

Read our latest news update Dear Friends and Supporters, Hello and welcome to our latest newsletter. By the time you are reading this, we will have returned from the Positive Voices self-advocacy conference in Birmingham. This is the second year we have been involved in planning and being part of this new conference, organised and […]

Summer Newsletter

Dear Friends and Supporters, I’m writing this during Learning Disability Week 2023 and thinking about the theme this year, which is ‘myth busting’. I’m lucky to work closely with some amazing people with learning disabilities who are great self-advocates, artists, workers, parents and much more. We spend a lot of time fighting for the rights […]

Spring Newsletter

Dear Friends and Supporters, Welcome to our first newsletter of 2023. I’d like to say hello as the new Director for Lewisham Speaking Up, although I hope most people know me, as I have been around for 7 years now! This has been a challenging time for us, as we have lost some of our […]

*Address Change*

We are moving! After many years at the Albany in Deptford, we are moving to the Leemore Centre in Lewisham. New address: Room F1, Leemore Centre, 29-39 Clarendon Rise, London, SE13 5ES Note that our general email and phone number remain unchanged. Our last day at the Albany will be 28 February 2023. Please call or email […]

Donating and Cycling for LSU!

Thank You for your support A huge and grateful thank you to everyone for your generous donations towards our People’s Parliament Crowdfunder campaign. We are very pleased to have raised £3380 in a short period of time, thereby enabling LSU to continue with our People’s Parliament. Sean, one of our great trustees and treasurer has […]

Winter Newsletter

Dear Friends and Supporters, We hope everyone had a good break and ready to face the challenges that a new year brings. Although facing a few changes in 2023, we are positive that it will be another successful year at Lewisham Speaking Up.  AGM We held our AGM on 30th November and were pleased to see […]

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