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Community Links welcomes new Chief Executive

Community Links welcomes new Chief Executive

We are delighted to welcome Arvinda Gohil as our new Chief Executive, who has joined the organisation this week. Arvinda has worked in the not-for-profit, social enterprise and charitable sector for 35 years and has a wealth of experience in community driven housing and support related services. Arvinda has held a number of senior posts including Chief Executive of Emmaus UK, director of the National Housing Federation, assistant director at… Read more.

Announcing our new Chief Executive

Announcing our new Chief Executive

We’re pleased to announce that Arvinda Gohil has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Community Links and will start here in July 2016. Arvinda has worked in the not for profit, social enterprise and charitable sector all of her working life. She brings a wealth of experience in community driven housing and related services and a passion for providing real and sustainable… Read more.

Grant awarded to help people take back control of their lives

Grant awarded to help people take back control of their lives

Community Links has been awarded a grant of £486,024 as part of the Big Lottery Fund’s ‘Help Through Crisis’ programme which is supporting 59 projects across England. As one of nine projects working in London, Community Links will work with vulnerable people in Newham to tackle the underlying causes of their crisis through advice on issues such… Read more.

Youngsters from our Asta hub take on waste in Canning Town

Youngsters from our Asta hub take on waste in Canning Town

Great to see our children from Asta Community Hub's Play Project took part in a royal clean up inititative with CleanupUK  As part of the Clean For The Queen campaign ahead of The Queen's 90th Birthday, fiftten 5-11 year olds from our Asta community hub cleared ten bags of litter from their neighbouring estate in Canning Town. The litter pick was run in partnership with CleanupUK's… Read more.

Putting the public back into public service markets

Putting the public back into public service markets

At last week’s Institute for Government (IFG) event in the series on ‘Where next for public service markets?’ our chief executive Geraldine Blake stressed that relationships between front-line workers and service users is critical. When describing a programme in Newham that engaged users in the running of commissioned… Read more.

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