News

All the latest news and updates from across the My Community Network.

Community Housing Fund phase two now open

Capital funding for all tenures of community-led housing now available. The second phase of the Community Housing Fund (CHF) has been launched by Homes England this week. The fund offers capital grants to purchase land...

Posted 27 Sep 2018

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Voicebox Cafés

Voicebox Cafés are taking place in 36 Online Centres, celebrating 100 years of some women getting the right to vote. Using session plans and resources on Learn My Way, Voicebox Cafés provide a supportive and...

Posted 14 Sep 2018

English My Way

English My Way is a community-based English language project, supporting adults with no or low levels of English language skills. Since 2014, Good Things Foundation has supported over 20,000 people to better integrate into their...

Posted 14 Sep 2018

Tackling loneliness and building a connected society

The Government’s Civil Society Strategy was launched on 09 August. It sets out a vision which places communities at the centre of decision-making and focuses on five key foundations of social value: people, places and...

Posted 13 Sep 2018

No Place for Hate Champions – Tower Hamlets

Tower Hamlets Council’s No Place for Hate campaign provides training to the community to help tackle hate crime, supporting victims, raising awareness of the impact of discrimination and aiding the prosecution of perpetrators. It also...

Posted 13 Sep 2018

Reading addresses high migration and skills shortages

In Reading 3 organisations; Reading Borough Council’s Adult Education College – New Directions, Reading Community Learning Centre and Reading Refugee Support were supported by the Controlling Migration Fund from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local...

Posted 13 Sep 2018

Integrating Communities

Bolton Council was supported by the Controlling Migration Fund from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG). The fund was launched in November 2016 to help local authorities mitigate the impacts of recent migration...

Posted 13 Sep 2018

Nottingham Together – Strengthening Communities

Nottingham City Council and partners were supported by the Controlling Migration Fund from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG). The fund was launched in November 2016 to help local authorities mitigate the impacts...

Posted 13 Sep 2018

The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Blackburn

  “The Bureau is great to unite families and the community in a safe space.” The Bureau Centre for the Arts is a vibrant community arts centre in the heart of Blackburn. Our vision is...

Posted 13 Sep 2018