June 2022 Member News
Welcome to our monthly member news update of June 2022! Pictured above is our co-hosted event with Coaching Reading at the brilliant Co-Space. Each attendee had the opportunity to receive a free speed coaching session from one of the Coaching Reading team. Even with the little time they had, the feedback was extremely positive and constructive. We hope to run more events like this in the future.
If you would like to share any local news/updates, be sure to send a short paragraph (75-100 words) and any pictures to email@example.com 5 days before the end of the month!
Do you have any spare laptops?
One item that is always need for our charity members are laptops, desktops or tablets.
If your organisation is looking to relocate any 2nd-hand devices (in good condition) to a local cause, feel free to get in touch.
Berkshire Youth - 1st Anniversary of Tom Holmes becoming Charity Ambassador
Friday 13th was lucky for some as Berkshire Youth celebrated the first anniversary of Tom Holmes, popular 22-year-old Reading FC first team player, becoming their Charity Ambassador.
Everyone at Berkshire Youth was very excited when Tom came on board. Tom has been a great champion for the charity, helping to raise awareness of their important work supporting, empowering and inspiring Berkshire’s young people.
Job Coaching - Employability Support
Business in the Community’s (BITC) job coaching programme is supporting unemployed jobseekers through a series of one-to-one coaching sessions with the active involvement of businesses across the UK. With the aim of improving skills, wellbeing and access to employment opportunities. We are seeking partnerships with organisations who can refer jobseekers (adults 18+ only) to us. Get in touch with us to find out more.
If you’ve wanting to see the enchanting and rarely-seen gardens of Englefield House whilst supporting a local cause, come along to their Garden Party, on the 18th July, 2-5pm.
There will be live music and a raffle as well as he head gardener of the estate to answer any questions about her work.
Head to this link to book your ticket today!
Launchpad Tackles Exploitation and ASB in South Reading
Launchpad, is tackling an increase in anti-social behaviour (ASB) and exploitation in properties in south Reading by introducing a weekly housing support surgery at the South Reading Community Hub in Whitley
It helps tenants address the issues that are putting their housing at risk, so ASB in the neighbourhood can be minimised and residents can remain housed.
If you have an issue with ASB in your local area or you are being exploited in any way, please speak to your local housing officer or contact Launchpad today.
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