Community Channel – funding drive

The national platform that is the Community Channel via crowdfunding has found a way forward, not least due to Sky giving 50% of the target figure of £300,000. Congratulations to Caroline Diehl and her team! A Community Channel owned by the community offers a tantalising prospect: local media organisations together with local radio/TV stations could create … Continue reading “Community Channel – funding drive”

“It’s A Cavendish Thing”

Apart from being premiered in a casino, this project exemplifies all that Community TV Trust has to offer: media training & filmmaking, engaging young people in open-ended creative work, linking Community to Education. Cavendish School is a special needs school in Southwark, south London,  for 11-16 year olds referred from London’s boroughs. It was founded … Continue reading ““It’s A Cavendish Thing””

CTVT’s Spectrum of Clients

CTVT has worked with schools, PRUs, local authorities, community groups, companies and corporations, with mental health, disability, ex-offenders and the marginalised. Southwark Council Safer Southwark Partnership Dragon Cafe / Mental Fight Club Sustrans University of East London Metropolitan Housing Trust Community Action Network Education In Human Values St. Martin’s Estate Lambeth E-Learning Newham Young People’s … Continue reading “CTVT’s Spectrum of Clients”

Southwark.TV Report available for download

“An open-minded, fun and accessible community ‘TV’ service, run as a forum for debate, the supply of information and promotion of local initiatives, talent and needs, has a vital role to play in multi-cultural, multi-faith C21st century Britain. Digital/cable TV and new media will be playing their part in urban regeneration and social cohesion.” Community … Continue reading “Southwark.TV Report available for download”


CTVT raised funds in early 2014 for a filmmaking project at Southwark’s special Cavendish School which works with young people from all over London. Students usually come from very difficult backgrounds and have found formal education problematic. Over the course of ten weeks, a film drama was created of which all were proud. Chris Haydon … Continue reading “CAVENDISH FILMMAKING”