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

Collaboration is key to address community equality

As we enter Communities Week, I have been reflecting on the speed at which the world around us is changing. It feels that the word ‘unprecedented’ is used frequently to describe the pace of change;...

Posted 12 Sep 2019

Andy Melia smiling at the camera. He is wearing a navy jacket and a blue shirt with no tie.

Diversity makes for a rich tapestry

Nabeelah Hafeez, Project Manager of the Bradford Stories Festival at the National Literacy Trust, reflects on the importance of representing the diverse stories of Bradford communities in local arts and culture for building greater understanding...

Posted 10 Sep 2019

The many benefits of volunteering

HeadStart has definitely been an amazing experience for me, allowing me to make new friends, build my confidence and develop valuable skills that will provide a foundation for my future. I first found out about...

Posted 10 Sep 2019

Samira, is facing the camera with a smile. The words on the image read Meet Samira, and includes the Head Start logo.

Working Heads: a new job hunting experience

This month, at CXK we launch a trailblazing employability project to support unemployed people in Kent and Medway to find work. As an organisation, we have more than 20 years’ experience working to help individuals...

Posted 09 Sep 2019

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

Hands on cut out house diagram