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Colville Forum meetings 2017 Dear neighbours, the next Colville Community Forum meetings will be on Tuesday April 11th, Tuesday July 11th and Tuesday October 10th.

All at 6.30 to 8.30 pm and all at the Portobello Court Clubroom on Portobello Road between Lonsdale Road and Westbourne Grove.

Monica Press Colville Councillor Chair of the Colville Forum.

Two Potato: an oral history of children's play in North Kensington A new documentary film made by Colville Primary School pupils, which was launched at the Gate Cinema on December 9, can now be watched on YouTube

The film documents the history of children's play in North Kensington, featuring interviews with local people along with beautiful archive images of the area, capturing the joy and struggles of childhood in the area. The project explores aspects of play for pre-teen children including street play, playgrounds, singing games and rhymes and board games. In short, what people played, where they played and how they played.

The film, interviews and children's writing are available on the project website. For further information please visit Digital Works City Living Local Life 

Standing at the Crossroads The Carnival 50th film 'Standing at the Crossroads', made by St Thomas' School pupils with Digital Works, is now available online via 

Colville 1957/67/77 History Project It happened here. The 2017 Colville history project will feature a 1957/67/77 slideshow talk at North Kensington Library on Saturday March 25 by Tom Vague, Brian Nevill and Dave Hucker - on the 60th anniversary of the Rent Act, Rachman and rock'n'roll, the 50th of the hippy summer of love and the 40th of the punky reggae party. Places can be booked for this free event via Eventbrite or at any of the Kensington and Chelsea libraries.

The history project aims to explore and commemorate local community and pop history with a series of multimedia slideshow/talk/exhibition events - including Joe Meek recording on Arundel Gardens in 1957, the Head Shop at 202 Kensington Park Road and the Notting Hill People's Association in '67, the Sex Pistols on Virgin in Vernon Yard, 'The Clash' album and the recording of 'Exodus' by Bob Marley and the Wailers in Basing Street Studios in '77.



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Welcome to the new Colville Ward
In December 2013 Parliament approved new ward boundaries for the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea.

These changes affected Colville Ward. The new ward now extends south to include Longlands Court, Chepstow Villas and Stanley Crescent.

The ward retains three Councillors at Council elections.


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