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Recent news at Caxton House

Sadler's Wells Get Into Dance

www.sadlerswells.com/learning/get-into-dance

Get into Dance – a new scheme aimed at Islington residents in low income households. Get into Dance aims to welcome new audiences by offering more than 3,300 tickets to an exciting range of performances for just £3 through referrals via our partners.

16/11/15

Free Legal Advice Sessions

Thursdays 1-2pm in the Cafe 

Our free Legal Advice Sessions are back! In partnership with Burke Niazi Solicitors the Legal Advice Clinic offers clear, dependable advice on legal matters such as: Family Law, Mental Health, Mental Capacity, Community Care, Housing, Commercial Landlord and Tenants and Property.

21/1/16

Elthorne Park Friends of Group Open Meeting

Monday 22nd May 2017 7pm

Do you live near or use Elthorne Park? Would you like to part of a community group that supports the park, that helps to make  improvements through sharing ideas and lending support? No need to book-Just turn up on the evening! Hope to see you there.

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Vacancy: Stay Well Live Well Community Development Officer

Application Deadline: Thursday 27th April 2pm

The post of Community Development Officer (Health Promotion) offers an exciting opportunity for you to excel in a community development role that has a strong health and wellbeing focus. Led by Octopus Community Network (Octopus), the Stay Well, Live Well project aims to help address health inequalities experienced by some of the most vulnerable communities in Islington. 

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Islington In Bloom: We Can Grow Launch Event

Thursday 6th April 5-7pm at the Business Design Centre

Come and join Octopus Community Network along with Gardeners’ World presenter Joe Swift to celebrate the launch of the We Can Grow project and Islington in Bloom.    

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Hillrise Ward Partnership Meeting

Wednesday 29th March 7pm in the Cafe 

A The Hillrise Ward Councillors invite you to join them for the Hillrise Ward Partnership Meeting held on 29th March. Come along and discuss: Crime and Safety and National Park City

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Interview - My Story

November 10th, 2016

The work of the Arsenal Foundation and the partners and initiatives it supports have touched the lives of a great number of people in a variety of ways. The Arsenal Foundation has helped fund fitness classes for the elderly at Caxton House Community Centre, they came and interviewed one of our users at the Friends & Fitness session.

                                                                                                                       

New:  Ballroom Dance Sessions

Classes are monthly (see individual timetables  for dates/dance styles) 

Join Mr Ballroom for new dance each month, it's the perfect way to explore ballroom dance! Challenge yourself with a few hours of ballroom workout. You will learn new techniques along with some sparkly moves from the dance floors all over the world.

Hornsey Lane Estate Community Association Stay Well, Live Well Launch

Thursday 25th May 2017 6pm - 8pm at Hornsey Lane Estate Community Centre

You are invited for Hornsey Lane Estate Community Association Stay Well, Live Well Launch. The evening will include presentations from local organisations about local opportunities and services for people of all ages. We would love to hear your views and ideas for new activities and services.

Vacancy: Youth & Sports Officer   -   Access to Sports Project

Application deadline: Friday 16th June 2017    Interviews week beginning: Monday 26th June 2017

The Goals for Youth and Sport Project is an externally funded programme delivered in Hackney. We are seeking to employ a Youth and Sports Officer to create new youth engagement, sport and physical and activity opportunities which are progressive and lead young people into additional services, volunteering, accredited training, employment support and new co-produced projects with young people.

Carers Week 2017

12-18th June 2017

This year Carers Week is focusing on Building Carer Friendly Communites. Communites which support carers to look afer their loved ones well, while recognising that they are individuals with needs of their own. Islington Carers Hub are working together with Octopus Community Hubs to bring you a fun filled week with lots of FREE taster sessions so that you can experience what our local community has to offer.

Vacancy: Community Development Worker - Tackling Health Inequalities  (Stay Well, Live Well)

Deadline: 2:00pm on Monday 3rd July 2017   Interviews held: Thursday 13th July

Led by Octopus Community Network (Octopus), the Stay Well, Live Well project aims to help address health inequalities experienced by some of the most vulnerable communities in Islington.  The post of the part-time Community Development Officer (Health Promotion) offers an exciting opportunity for you to join an existing team and to excel in a community development role that has a strong health and wellbeing focus.