GNP health stalls at the Rolladome, Greenford Town Hall, Saturday 29/11/14

Families from all around Ealing enjoyed a day filled with music, Roller skating and face painting. GNP provided a public health information and signposting stall. Also, to go with the Christmas party atmosphere, GNP organised a free “Let’s Get Cooking” Gingerbread Activity stall. This proved very popular with the parents, children and Rolladome staff.

“Let’s Get Cooking” healthy eating sessions at Rectory Park community Centre from 11/11/14 until 02/12/14

An enthusiastic group of Rectory Park Estate residents took part in this free 4-week course. In addition to cooking 2 new recipes every week, the sessions included  informal discussions about food safety and hygiene, cooking on a budget and healthy nutrition. Current public health awareness issues like cancer and alcohol awareness were also included. A guest speaker from West London Waste Authority gave a  presentation on reducing food waste and DOSH financial mentors were available to give advice. Achievement certificates will be presented at the upcoming Family Day.

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GNP health stalls, Silverstar Diabetes Checks at Greenford Community Market, Saturday 06/12/14

As part of the Greenford  Community Market, GNP organised a health information stall and a very popular “Let’s Get Cooking” Gingerbread Activity stall. This went well alongside the Christmas market crafts stalls, the mulled wine, mince pies, Disney’s “Frozen” music and dance with Rollerbase activity. The Silverstar Diabetes van was there also and invited Greenford residents to have free diabetes checks. Look out for similar GNP events which are planned for the upcoming Greenford Community Market in January 2015.

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It’s Alcohol Awareness Month

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December is alcohol awareness month.

The BBC online article: “Alcohol calorie content: Labels needed, say doctors” highlights the calorie content of popular alcoholic drinks. Click here to read more.

SSE Fellowship Course

If you have an idea for a project that could positively benefit your community or a community abroad then the SSE Fellowship Course is for you! The course is 9 months of action learning (including 20 sessions at the SSE office in London Bridge) for those who are setting up a social enterprise, charity or organisation with a social mission. During the course you will be provided with plenty of support to develop your personal and project skills (focussing on business planning, sales, marketing, legal structures etc) and you will receive a corporate mentor.’ We are running taster sessions and pre interviews/ informal chats for all interested people from now until Wednesday 17th  December. Check out the flyer, visit their website or alternatively email Nadia at SSE for additional information.