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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,
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Future Links Employability Programme

Future Links Employability Programme

The next sequence of our Future Links employability course will be starting on Wednesday 4th Febuary 2015. Future Links is a ten week employability course, working with young people in Newham, privately funded by an asset management bank (BNY Mellon) we work with 16-19 year olds, and seldom turn away young people. The course is young-people friendly, embedding functional skills, Maths and English plus learners take away a health and safety certificate, first-aid qualification, and presentation… Read more.

Established’ young London designers pop-up at Westfield Stratford

Established’ young London designers pop-up at Westfield Stratford

Part of our Links to Enterprise programme - supported by Barclays - The ‘Established East London’ pop up shop ran from 15th to 21st December at Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre. Selling beautiful unique gifts for Christmas - from artworks to beauty products and fashion – all profits raised from commission are supporting the work of Community Links. During the very busy pre-Christmas week many thousands of shoppers visited Westfield where Established East… Read more.

Community Links and Morgan Stanley International Foundation celebrate 20 years of partnership

Community Links and Morgan Stanley International Foundation celebrate 20 years of partnership

The Morgan Stanley International Foundation (MSIF) was established 20 years ago - since its inception MSIF has supported Community Links. Initially, the Morgan Stanley International Foundation helped to launch Community Links’ new centre. The conversion of the old Town Hall in Canning Town won several awards and became a model for regeneration. Subsequent… Read more.

Coalition’s ‘failing’ welfare reforms can be salvaged by acting earlier.

Coalition’s ‘failing’ welfare reforms can be salvaged by acting earlier.

Today at the Houses of Parliament we are launching two new research reports exploring the UK social security system: The first report "Just About Surviving", looks at the cumulative impact of welfare reform on residents of Newham. Alongside this "Secure and Ready" identifies what a social… Read more.

Mayor of Newham Supports our Christmas Appeal

Mayor of Newham Supports our Christmas Appeal

Mayor of Newham Sir Robin Wales has added his support to our toy appeal that will see youngsters most in need not missing out this Christmas. Sir Robin has donated a collection of gifts to the Community Links and Newham Recorder Christmas Appeal. The appeal has been run in the borough for 38 years. This year it needs to collect 15,000 toys to help almost 4,000 youngsters and their families. Sir Robin said: “I know this time of year is particularly busy for everyone but… Read more.

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