Our Latest News

7
Jul
2016

Recent Workshops

The 3 Workshops on Community Organising, Community Rights and Neighbourhood Planning went well and we had a good turn out of local people.  The workshops were about raising awareness about the powers they have to help shape and develop their Community.  It is amazing to see local people using the passion they have for their […]

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 […]

4
Jul
2016

High Trees delivering courses across Lambeth Children’s Centres

We continue to run over 30 courses in Children’s Centres right across Lambeth. If you’d like more information about these courses or to enrol please don’t hesitate to contact us, either by phone on 020 8671 3132 or via email at courses@high-trees.org We’re running courses on a wide variety of topics encompassing employability and routes into employment, emotional health and wellbeing and […]

1
Jul
2016

Upcoming one day Workshop with High Trees

Come and join us on this exciting one day Workshop on ‘How Society works’ Saturday 23rd July  from 10am to 3pm at High Trees

23
May
2016

Your Neighbourhood Needs you!

We have three upcoming workshops on the 25th, 28th and 30th of June.  High Trees are running theses workshops to keep local people informed about the power they have to make decisions that shape what their communities look like, while also teaching the key principles of Community Organising. If you are interested in any of these sessions please register here or […]

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.  

15
May
2016

Summer courses!

Two of exciting courses for Summer started this week! Computer for Beginners and ESOL sessions both got off to a great start. There is still one place on each of these courses, so if you would like to join or would like further information please get in touch by 20th May.  

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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