Last month, we launched a community interest company, Flyover Media CIC, to take charge of 853 and its sister site The Charlton Champion. It’s the first step towards putting these websites on a sustainable footing, and also means we can apply for grants to expand into new projects.
We’re holding an event on Tuesday 4 June upstairs at The White Swan, 22 The Village, SE7 8UD (doors 7pm, starts 8pm) to mark the launch of Flyover and to talk about what we – and you – can do to ensure SE London can still have an independent local media, with a special look at Greenwich and Lewisham. We’ll be outlining some of our plans, and figuring out a path for the future, while we’ll also hopefully have some special guests from the journalism industry.
There’ll also be a bar, so it’ll be good to share ideas over a drink. If you get along early and you’re peckish, there will be food available downstairs.
It’d be great to see you – if you can make it, please sign up via this Eventbrite link so we can get an idea of how many people will be there. Thank you.
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