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Below are all the latest news stories from Community Links.  You can also access our latest press releases, and see our latest media coverage

For media enquiries, please contact Richard McKeever, 020 7473 9671 or 07940 072832,
the about us section has more information on Community Links' work.

Building Healthy Communities

Building Healthy Communities

One of our long term supporters, the Morgan Stanley International Foundation, have generously supported a new health project for Community Links; Building Healthy Communities. Levels of childhood obesity, inactivity and poor health remain stubbornly high in Newham and there is a clear need to address this challenge and ensure the next… Read more.

Community Links Host a Business in the Community, Ageing Workforce visit

Community Links Host a Business in the Community, Ageing Workforce visit

A select group of fifteen senior business leaders visited Community Links on a "seeing is believing" visit arranged by Business in the Community to take them into the heart of the local communiy and see the Ageing Workforce situation first hand.  Our population is ageing. Currently, 10 million people in the UK are over 65 years old and this number is projected to nearly double, to around 19 million, by 2050. The first person who will… Read more.

‘Me You Us’ – photos capture real east London lives

‘Me You Us’ – photos capture real east London lives

A unique exhibition of photographs taken by ordinary Londoners and capturing the essence of 15 East London families opens 17th April in east London, providing a colourful and personal insight into the photographers, their loved ones and their world. The photographs are exhibited alongside a selection of portraits of East London women, by East London women. Me, You, Us is an honest celebration of the people of east London, the exhibition is a result of groups working collectively… Read more.

One Hundred Days For Early Action: Time for government to put prevention first

One Hundred Days For Early Action: Time for government to put prevention first

A new collection of essays by respected thinkers, advisers and commentators calls on the next Government to put an early action approach at the centre of work undertaken during the first 100 days in office or risk the future of important public services. “One Hundred Days For Early Action: Time for government to put prevention first”… Read more.

Street Life: youth led solutions to the culture of gangs and violence

Street Life: youth led solutions to the culture of gangs and violence

As official figures show that crime is rising in nearly half of London’s boroughs – driven by increases in violence - young people in Newham are finding their own solutions to tackling the culture of gangs and violence. Street Life is a youth conference organised by young people for young people, the event gives young people a chance to respond to the worrying rise of knife and gun crime in the borough and put questions to local leaders including police, elected representative… Read more.

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