Tenants and staff have been working on keeping our hubs safe, warm welcome spaces for mutual support. Isledon hub has been needing a bit of TLC. Tender Loving Care came in the form of a team of decorating apprentices from our External Decoration contractors Bell Group. Big thanks to Rosanna, Janae, Connor and Tom who spent several days last week decorating Isledon. It's looking great, thank you!
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It's Peter Bedford Housing Association's 50th anniversary, and with a little help from our friends, we're throwing a special party to thank our amazing supporters and meet some new faces. There'll be food, drinks, music and artwork on the night from local favourites and hidden gems, culminating in a very special auction. Centre stage will be the incredible artwork from some of the artists we've supported over the years, as part of our work to inspire brighter futures for those affected by homelessness and social exclusion. The line-up for the auction - which you can browse and get bidding on at [...]
50th Anniversary Auction PBHA-2018 2019-11-25T14:50:48+00:00
Digital Champion We are looking for someone with solid IT skills who is organised, flexible, and reliable, and can commit to regular volunteering at Kingsland Hub. You will have excellent communication skills, good reading, writing, and numeracy skills as well as the enthusiasm and patience to help others to get online. For further details Digital Champion Role Description Download Application Form Please email us to discuss this opportunity
On Sunday 22nd September we celebrated our 50th Anniversary at a well attended Party in the Park. The celebration took place in Clissold Park as part of their 130th anniversary celebrations. We made our home on the old Bowling Green on a windy day with showers, which made it difficult to put up our gazebos, but with persistence we succeeded and the celebrations lasted all afternoon. We were delighted to see so many people despite the rain and the day did brighten up so we were able to eat lovely Caribbean food, take part in a quiz about 1969, and dance off some of the delicious anniversary [...]
Outpost’s Volunteer Shop & Gallery Assistants Win Volunteering Team of the Year! We are delighted to share with you the news that Outpost has won the Voluntary Action Islington (VAI) Volunteering Team of the Year 2019! Outpost's Lucy Hughes receives the award from Islington’s deputy mayor The PBHA Outpost team has worked so hard to create a diverse, creative, and committed team of volunteers, and it’s a huge testament to the wonderfully inclusive work the Enterprise and Training team have been doing to create opportunities for volunteers. The VAI panel making the decision said: 'Thanks to this dedicated team [...]
Join us to redecorate Isledon hub! What? Bell Group, who are carrying out our external decoration maintenance, have kindly volunteered to redecorate the Isledon Canteen. All tenants are warmly invited to join. Why? Tenants and staff carried out a walkaround of our hubs in Spring 2019 and agreed it would be good to redecorate Isledon and Clissold hubs to make them more homely. Tenants have chosen the colour schemes. When? 26th November to 29th November 8am - 4pm If you are a PBHA tenant and would like to get involved you are welcome to take part as little or as much [...]
Fundraising Volunteer We are looking for an experienced individual with knowledge of raising funds from individuals, including HNWIs, in support of the work of small charities. This may suit a retired professional fundraiser or someone in the early stages of building a career as a fundraiser. You will have excellent communication skills, experience in working with wide range of people as well as experience of fundraising from individuals including by JustGiving, text and online giving and Crowdfunding. For further details Fundraising Volunteer Role Description Download Application Form Please email our admin team to discuss this opportunity
Marlon, who works on reception at Kingsland Hub, and also leads the Reading Group, started the workshop with a presentation of his research on Black History Month. He spoke about 400 years of history, key events, and some significant people, such as Martin Luther King Jr. Diana Shakti Luck then led the group into discussions about: - What do we understand by history? - How relevant is history to the present? - What are the themes associated with Black History? - Which of these themes relate to Black History in the UK? - Which of the themes are difficult to accept? - What positive [...]
Peter Bedford Housing Association is delighted to be a partner of the Power Up initiative, which is supporting 15 exciting new projects to tackle the digital skills gap. Power Up is run by Good Things Foundation, with financial support from J.P. Morgan. It aims to drive economic and social inclusion through digital skills, powering up people, provision and places. Projects will take place in four areas of the UK; Bournemouth, East London, Edinburgh and Glasgow, and will help organisations to embed digital skills into support for employability, financial inclusion and small businesses. This partnership will enable Peter Bedford to recruit more [...]