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20
Oct
2016

High Trees moving forward!

It was a momentous occasion last month when after 18 years the old St Martin’s Library sign came down from the street outside High Trees!   We became concerned that the sign could potentially become dangerous in high winds and although it had stood safely for years, maintenance hadn’t been carried out on it in a while.  A huge Thank You […]

18
Oct
2016

High Trees AGM

The High Trees AGM will be held on 16th November at 6pm at our main office in the St Martin’s Learning Centre (220 Upper Tulse Hill). This meeting will be open to everyone and will be a chance to hear reports about High Trees’ activities over the past year, look ahead to work being undertaken […]

3
Oct
2016

High Trees selected for the Co-op Local Community Fund – Please help us!

High Trees are delighted that the Tulse Hill Adventure Playground has been selected to receive funding from the Co-op Local Community Fund. This means that for all the own brand products purchased at our local Tulse Hill Co-op store by people signed up to their membership scheme, we’ll receive a direct contribution to sessions and […]

30
Sep
2016

High Trees working with Mitie!

High Trees are delighted to have a new sponsor supporting some of our upcoming courses this September.  Mitie will be working with High Trees on 3 of our upcoming courses, helping to ensure that all our courses continue to be tailored to helping people enter the workplace or further the skills they need for work and […]

29
Sep
2016

Community pride Awards 2016

This month High Trees’ Director Margaret Pierre, was asked to attend the Community Pride Awards and present an award to the Brixton Soup Kitchen There are so many brilliant charities working all throughout Lambeth and it was a real privilege to help celebrate some of them!   

5
Jul
2016

High Trees are a Living Wage Employer

High Trees are delighted to receive accreditation as a Living Wage Employer. The Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at High Trees, regardless of whether they are permanent employees or third-party contractors; receive a minimum hourly wage of £9.40 – significantly higher than the national minimum wage for over 25’s of £7.20 per hour (and […]

19
May
2016

High Trees goes to Parliament!

Thank you to everyone who came to the High Trees Parliamentary Reception on Tuesday, which was hosted by our Patron Chuka Umunna MP to celebrate all our work.  It was an important opportunity to take stock, say thank you and celebrate everything that we’ve achieved and a chance to look ahead to the future too! […]

17
May
2016

Our 2015 – 2016 Annual Review is now available

Please click on the link below to download our Annual Review which gives an excellent overview of our work and outcomes in 2015 – 16.  

12
May
2016

Courses starting in April & May 2016

Courses starting April 2016! We now have an exciting timetable of courses starting throughout April and May 2016! Courses are free if you are a UK/EU resident, registered unemployed and in receipt of a means-tested benefit except child tax credit If you have a total household income over £20k you may have to pay a small fee, but […]

3
Feb
2016

One day Employability Course – Thursday 11th February

We still have a few places left on our one-day Employability course, so get in touch to register or find out more! The one day course covers the essential skills needed when filling out application forms, attending interviews and giving presentations.  It will also take a look at routes into self-employment to ensure participants understand […]

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