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Community Voice – Have your Say on Saturday 10 November 2012

October 23, 2012 in News by Old Oak Centre

The community voice will be an opportunity to have your say about local issues that you think may need changing.  Teh community voice will meet quarterly to discuss those issues.  Come along and have a chat about safety, policing and other issues that affect you.

Old Oak’s Pink Thursday – 25 October 2012

October 23, 2012 in News by Old Oak Centre

You are kindly invited to Old Oak’s Pink Thursday.  In  a bid to raise money for Breast Cancer Care wear your best pink outfit, have and buy a pink ribbon.

Have your photograph taken in our Pink Photo booth.  For more info contact 020 8747 8008

Waste not, on our Plot!

October 11, 2012 in News by Old Oak Centre

Family Mosaic and Accuro – one of our Grounds & Maintenance contractors – have provisional plans to create a Green Waste Facility on a disused plot of land in the Old Oak Estate The Facility will be located on the corner of Wulfstan Street and Old Oak Lane, and members of the community will be able to bring in their organic waste and convert it into compost and wood chip. The development of the site will includ removing invasive species,  soil and debris, tidying the pre-existing car park area and replacing broken fencing and erecting bays within the area for varying green waste.

We’re really excited about the community engagement and regeneration potential of this project, not to mention the awareness of sustainability and recycling it will generate. We are securing planning permission and raising awareness of the works amongst residents in the next couple of weeks, before development can begin.

After School & Homework Club receive extra Funding

October 11, 2012 in News by Old Oak Centre

Old Oak Community & Children’s Centre are happy to announce that it has been  successful in obtaining £15,000 grant funding for after school activities and a homework club.  This was recently received from Hammersmith United Charities.

Old Oak Shortlisted for Community Impact Award 2012

October 3, 2012 in News by Old Oak Centre

We are delighted to announce that Old Oak Housing Association has gone through to the next round of a national competition that highlights our important community work.

The Community Impact Awards, organised by the National Housing Federation, recognise the vast range of neighbourhood projects – from anti-social behaviour initiatives to support for older people – run by housing associations.

For the London region awards Old Oak Housing Association, was shortlisted by a panel of tenant judges for turning the Old Oak Community and Children’s Centre into a thriving community ‘hub’ with resident led services and activities.

Family Mosaic’s employment team (formerly known as Pathways2work) was also shortlisted in the Building Futures category for their creative efforts to tackle unemployment, using a combination of coaching, advice, training and work placements, to help 140 people into work last year;

Additionally, Family Mosaic’s Greening Communities project was shortlisted for the South East region awards in the Improving Neighbourhoods category for its work with residents across London and Essex to transform communal outside spaces into sustainable green areas.

The winners will be announced during October