• Youths Entertain at South Plaistow Market

      Visitors to the popular Plaistow Youth Market, held at the Greenway Cycleway in Plaistow on Saturday 3 September were entertained by young people from the local branch of the Victory Youth Group (VYG). The VYG youths put on an hour-long show of song, dance and spoken word entertainment, with solos, duets and group performances, in support of […]
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  • Great Results from Finsbury Park Jobs Fair

    Friday, 19 August 2016 The first Jobs Fair ever to be held at the UCKG HelpCentre in Finsbury Park was a marked success, attracting around 200 jobseekers over the course of the day on 8 August. One employer who had a stand there handed out 60 application forms, and in total 76 attendees signed up with various of […]

    City and Islington College, Job Growth, Jobcentre Plus, Jobseeker's Allowance, London, United Kingdom,

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  • August Jobs Fair for Finsbury Park

    Friday, 5 August 2016 Jobseekers from Finsbury Park, Islington and further afield in north London could do well by heading for 232-238 Seven Sisters Road on Monday 8 August. The UCKG HelpCentre is holding its first Jobs Fair in the foyer of the Rainbow Theatre, from 11am to 3pm, with the objective of matching candidates with potential employers, education […]

    London, North London, Seven Sisters Road,

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  • Catford youths create school conservation area

    Monday, 18 July 2016 The youngsters of Holbeach Primary School, Catford can now have open-air conservation lessons thanks to the good work of the local branch of the Victory Youth Group (VYG). As the school does not have a suitable space for outside educational studies on site, the youths took time out from their normal weekend activities to clear an area in Ladywell Fields park, Lewisham, for the […]
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  • Health and fitness briefing for over 55s

    Tuesday, 19 July 2016 The UCKG HelpCentre’s Caleb Group for the over 55s ran a health and fitness education day at the Rainbow Theatre in Finsbury Park on Saturday 9 July. The event was set up for the benefit of the community as a whole, as well as Caleb members. And with an audience of 85, including […]
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  • How older people can enrich their lives

    Thursday, 30 June 2016 According to Office for National Statistics research the happiest adults in the UK are aged between 65 and 79. Nonetheless, many older people in inner cities have a hard time, especially when they are restricted by low incomes, poor housing, multiple health issues and limited social contact. Committed to supporting the over 55s in […]
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  • Edmonton Diabetes Briefing Attracts a Good Following

    Thursday, 16 June 2016 Over 80 people from Edmonton and across North London attended a two-hour briefing session on diabetes at the UCKG HelpCentre on Sterling Way, on Saturday 11 June. The event was organised by the UCKG HelpCentre’s Patient Care Group (PCG) for Edmonton with the aim of helping members of the local community to understand this all-too-common […]
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  • London Seniors head for Brighton fun day

    Wednesday, 29th July 2015 Accompanied by friends and family members, over 100 older Londoners, most members of the Caleb group, enjoyed their annual seaside trip on Saturday 18 July. In fact there were so many of them, eager to escape the heat of the city for Brighton’s sea breezes, that seven coaches were needed to […]
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  • Peckham Youths dig and weed for their community

    Friday 24th July 2015 Thanks to a group of youthful volunteers, two of Southwark’s most important open spaces received a makeover during the weekend of July 18/19. The volunteers were members of the Victory Youth Group (VYG) taking part in their annual ‘We Care! – Youth Engagement’ initiative, which helps with a wide range of […]
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  • Youths help out at Platt Fields

    Friday 24th July 2015 For this year’s We Care! – Youth Engagement event, 11 young people from the Manchester branch of the Victory Youth Group (VYG) helped the council’s parks department with essential tree work at Platt Fields park on Saturday 18 July. As one of Manchester’s principal parks, Platt Fields provides leisure space for […]
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