Monday, May 24, 2010

Great News for Kensington Community Learning Centre

Press release from KCLC

We are delighted to announce that Kensington Community Learning Centre (KCLC) Community Interest Company have been awarded a Big Lottery Fund - Reaching Communities Grant. This funding will enable the centre to continue to offer training and services to the local community.

The project will be community driven, and prior to submitting our application we held a series of consultation events to identify what activities local residents wanted to see happening at the Centre. The most popular requests included:

The continuation of courses leading to nationally recognised qualifications (both internal and through partner training organisations)
Local Access to Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)
Non accredited training workshops to cover topics including
Social Networking sites, Blogs and Forums etc
Digital Photography
PC Maintenance
Family History
Money Saving Workshops
Craft and Hobby workshops
A Community EBAY project
Opportunities for Volunteering and Work Experience
Support and Guidance in the use of online e-government websites
Access to partner organisations addressing employment issues
ESOL courses

We are now in the process of drawing up a schedule of events and will be announcing details as and when dates are finalised.

If you have want to be notified of future activity at KCLC, please subscribe to our mailing list by emailing subscribe @ (but remove the spaces which I have just inserted to prevent spamming)

If you are a group of people that want to meet regularly (from formal community group meetings to crafts and hobbies) please email communityrooms @ or phone Alan on 260 1006 to discuss your needs.

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