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2012

Elthorne Estates Awarded Big Local Funding

Congratulations to Elthorne Estates following the announcement today that they will receive Big Local funding of £1m over a 10 year period to help residents improve the area. Residents will decide how the funds will be spent with support from a Big Local Rep. “The 10 year commitment to support...

Waste Less This Christmas

Save time and money with the Love Food Hate Waste Advent Calendar. With people spending an average of £169 on the big Christmas meal, the advent calendar offers you great tips on saving food this festive season, such as what to do with those Christmas day leftovers. With instructions and...
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Love Food Hate Waste

Become a Food Waste Champion in Islington Love Food Hate Waste and Voluntary Action Islington are supporting a community lead initiative which we hope will continue for years across London. We are looking for volunteers to help us pass on Love Food Hate Waste tips and advice on to others. You...
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Islington Community Conference

Over 100 people attended the Islington Community Conference and heard from Jeremy Corbyn MP, Councillor Barbara Sidnell and Joe Irvin from NAVCA about the important role of local voluntary action. Useful suggestions made about future support for local organisations. A report, including follow up action, will be available soon. Jeremy...

‘Survive and Thrive’

Sustainable Funding in the Current Climate A Free training workshop for charities, voluntary organisations, community groups and social enterprises working with children, young people and/or families operating in Islington Do you want to develop and improve your current funding approach? Do you want to explore new ways of funding your...

Support for small volunteer involving organisations through Voluntary Action Islington’s

Volunteer Development project Voluntary Action Islington is committed to supporting volunteer-involving organisations and community groups to help them make a difference through volunteering. We now have a new dedicated project to work with small voluntary and community groups to provide support and advice with their volunteer programs. We can provide...

Volunteers of the Year

Volunteer of the Year – Howard Garrick Congratulations to Howard Garrick, 2012 Jury’s Inn Volunteer of the Year. The Mayor presented the Volunteer of the Year Awards to people doing inspirational work in the local community. The award winners this year were: Howard Garrick – Volunteer of the Year. Howard has...

Living Wage Week

As an accredited Living Wage employer Voluntary Action Islington encourages other voluntary organisations to seek accreditation too. Many voluntary organisations exist to relieve poverty and paying our own staff a living wage helps to achieve this. A Living Wage also enables people to have time for their families and community....

Rowan Arts Win Business of the Year Award

Voluntary Action Islington were pleased to support the Camden and Islington Business Awards organised by the Chamber of Commerce. Congratulations to Rowan Arts who won the Charity/Social Service Provider of the Year Award.  ...

Forthcoming One-Day Volunteering Events. Volunteering for Stronger Communities

We have a number of one-off volunteering events coming up over the next few months and you would be welcome to get involved with one (or more) of them. 1. Great Ormond Street Hospital: Schools Marketing Promotion 15th, 16th or 19th November 10am – 4pm (Russell Square WC1) Contacting schools...
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