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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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Growing & Cooking Together Project wins Big Lottery Fund support

Growing & Cooking Together Project wins Big Lottery Fund support

We are delighted that our  new Growing & Cooking Together Project has been awarded funding in the latest round of Big Lottery Awards For All. We will be establishing a new project to break down barriers between disabled and non-disabled children through the shared experience of learning to grow and cook food. This will improve life skills, develop social skills and promote healthy eating. The project will take place on Saturday mornings, children will be paired… Read more.

Clifford Chance Intellegent Aid supports Community Links

Clifford Chance Intellegent Aid supports Community Links

Community Links are delighted to be the charity nominated as the beneficiaries of Clifford Chance’s Intelligent Aid competition. Now in its fifth year, Intelligent Aid is a competition open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students. The top 20 finalists get a two week paid placement at Clifford Chance in August. The overall winner gets £5,000 towards their tuition… Read more.

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.

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