“Every weekend is a little miracle,” says Jonny, owner of Bluebelles café on Portobello Road. “To serve as many customers as we do from our small kitchen is an incredible team effort. But when there’s that many people, you know you’re doing something right.”
For school-leavers and young adults struggling in today’s competitive job market, the world of applications and interviews can seem like a daunting place. And the longer a person stays out of formal education or training, the more difficult it becomes to take those first steps towards full time employment.
With the latest arrivals on-site and starting to learn their trades, there are now seven apprentices working on the Wornington Green redevelopment as part of the joint initiative between Catalyst Gateway and the contractor, Ardmore. So are the new apprentices finding their feet and what does the scheme mean to them? Let’s find out…
As a member of the Phase 2 Design Group, Shaip has been instrumental in helping architects Conran and Partners understand the needs of Wornington Green’s residents, and he has seen first-hand how their suggestions and requests have been incorporated into the plans for the new homes.
“There’s been real progress in recent years with issues such as domestic violence and mental health. For many people these are still taboo subjects, but people are increasingly comfortable coming to us to talk about the problems and challenges they’re facing. It’s all about trust, and we work very hard to maintain this with the local and wider community.”
We’ve put up hoarding around Murchison and Wells Houses to keep the buildings and the public safe while we carry out preparations for demolition.Read More...
Next Two Weeks
- North Kensington Women’s Textile Group
North Kensington Women’s Textile Group is looking for new members.Read More...
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