Regents Park Community Champions

  • Ellie Rudd
  • April 29, 2020
Become a Champion!
We are working with residents across Regents Park Estate to benefit fellow residents and the health and wellbeing across the estate – we have young people aged 12-24 and community members 24+ – sometimes the groups work separately, on other projects they work together.
Join our upcoming Training and Planning sessions face to face on 2nd June, 3rd June and 9th June at 6pm-7:30pm! Get in touch with Ellie, the coordinator and book your place or book via our Eventbrite! https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/community-champions-camden-training-planning-eve-sessions-tickets-153472860457 If you cannot make these dates still get in touch to become a champion!

We have brilliant partners and supporting organisations including Regents Park Tenants Association, Bengali Workers Association, West Euston Partnership, Hopscotch, Regents Place, Third Age Project, Camden Participation team, Central St Martins Public Studio, Camden Tenants Participation and Housing and many more specific to projects.


We a group of young champions also organising activities on behalf of the community!! 
Aged 11-24 living in Regents Park Estate? Join us 2nd June to find out more – you can help plan an event or activity to take place in July or support a campaign to improve local sports facilities! Maybe you have an idea YOU would like to see happen to benefit local residents?
Young people will be able to earn AQA accredited experience and certificates and make a positive difference in their community, for now, from their own homes.
If you are interested whatsapp/text Ellie on 07923849277, or DM us on insta @fyaonroad 

What have we been up to so far…
Together with Community Champions Kilburn and Kentish town, 54 potential champions and partners attended introduction sessions and 47 champions were trained across the three areas together between January and April 2021 online!
JOIN US FOR REGENTS PARK ESTATE SPRING CLEAN 12TH JUNE 2021 – http://www.fya.org.uk/sh_events/regents-park-estate-spring-clean/
Give Your Ideas for the Cumberland Workbench! (pictured below in the gallery) What do YOU think it needs? You can also visit the bench in Cumberland Market at any time https://app.viima.com/mmspace/open-innovation/
Read all about why we are Community Champions in this fantastic Article by Champion Irene, from Regents Park Estate! https://www.happinewss.com/post/community-champions

Our first Regents Park cohort of 16 local residents have started to work on their project plans!

– Scams Awareness Campaign
– Youth Led community event or activity in Cumberland Market
– Community Clean up and Wellbeing Walks – www.fya.org.uk/sh_events/regents-park-estate-spring-clean/
– Recycled objects projects
– Noticeboard and resident communication project
– Projects with Central St Martins Public Studio to prototype ideas informed and involveing the community such as Makerspace in Cumberland Market and UCL students supporting as volunteers, designers and more. 
– Local sports facility improvement youth led campaign
– AND MORE!
Over 100 local and Camden based volunteers supported us and BWA Surma Centre to deliver Hot Meal Service throughout lockdowns and various restrictions to over 5000 individuals between May 2020 and December 2020. An additional 600 meals and gift bags were provided to local residents as part of a Christmas to Your Door Delivery
100 Summer Activity Packs were been delivered to young people aged 8-13 (see here) Cumberland Youth Club is due to reopen on 17th May and will be on Mondays now back at HPOD! www.fya.org.uk/healthy-living/ and our football programme has returned to Cumberland market too!
24 local residents in lockdown 1 at Esther Randall Court received Kindness letters from young people

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