Monthly Archives: December 2012

What we do

We aim to bring additional value to existing community groups in King’s Cross, helping to build capacity and increase sustainability by providing a range of free services. We also host projects for unincorporated groups – if you live locally and have a project that you want to run, we can help. Most of the work […]

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The patch

It seems crazy but the boundary for the area ‘King’s Cross’ is hotly debated. There’s a ward to the south east of the station, there’s an area to the north east of the station, there’s King’s Cross station and the old railway lands behind it – now branded as King’s Cross aka N1C aka King’s […]

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Local news

Best places for online news about King’s Cross: The local community run news website Camden Community Radio The Islington Tribune online Camden New Journal online Documenting the area is our trustee Tobias Newland on his wonderful site  

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How you can help

There are two ways you can support community activity through King’s Cross Community Projects, these are in addition to helping local community groups directly. Make a financial donation Donate to our general fund. If you have a preference as to how your donation should be used, let us know in your personalised message on the donation […]

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Free marketing & publicity for local groups

Getting your news, services and events publicised can be hard work for any small community group. We can help with our free bespoke marketing service for community groups in King’s Cross… Send us your details and we’ll publish your press release. We can even draft a press release for you, you approve it and then we’ll […]

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Donations to local groups

We raise money and in-kind donations for community groups. Currently available are: Small grants of under £250 for specific items Microsoft Windows 7 operating system, installed and fully licensed Microsoft Office 2012 for Windows, installed and fully licensed Microsoft Office for Mac, installed and fully licensed We aim to increase the size of grants we can make […]

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Information about local groups

We publish the community map of King’s Cross which lists community groups, educational organisations including schools, arts and cultural organisations, green spaces and the larger local authority or housing association estates. Information for the map is taken from our database which contains alot more detail. If your group or organisation isn’t on the map, contact us to give […]

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Bringing local groups together

Under the banner of ‘One KX Community’ we aim to bring community groups together to share experience, hints and tips and brainstorm ideas. Our last event ‘KXCommunity: It’s all about you’ took place in April 2012, the report is available here.  

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Hosting local projects

If you have an idea for a project in King’s Cross and want to run with it, we may be able to help. We’ve been through this ourselves so we know the pitfalls. If your project meets our charitable aims we might even be able to host your project for you – you keep control […]

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Green sculpture

We are in the final stages of building a green sculpture in the heart of King’s Cross. We started actively working on the project in 2007. So far it has included: Keeping the land and wall owners regularly updated with project progress after having gained their permission to run the project Developing a project team giving their […]

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