• Catford soup kitchen open on 20 May, further food donations sought

    Monday, 8 May 2017 A soup kitchen will be open in the foyer of the UCKG HelpCentre at 1 Bromley Road, Catford from 11am until 2pm on Saturday 20 May. Anyone in the local area who is experiencing food deprivation for any reason or who is homeless is most welcome to come along and enjoy a light […]
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  • Over 300 attend Finsbury Park gun and knife crime awareness event

    Tuesday, 11 April 2017 Just over 300 youths along with some parents and other interested adults attended a gun and knife crime awareness event called About this Life at the Rainbow Theatre, Finsbury Park on Sunday 2 April. The event was organised by the Victory Youth Group (VYG) and supported by officers from the Met, including keynote speaker […]
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  • East London families learn about gun and knife crime

    About this Life was a gun and knife crime awareness event that took place at the UCKG HelpCentre in Plaistow on Sunday 2 April. The aim was to educate youths from across East London about the gang, gun and knife crime issues that arise for members of their generation, and inform parents of the struggles that their own young people could well be facing
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  • North London youths learn to avoid gun and knife crime

    An awareness event highlighting the dangers of gun and knife crime took place at the UCKG HelpCentre in Kilburn on Sunday 2 April. The aim was to help young people from the local area gain a better understanding of how to avoid being involved in such activities.
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  • Gun and knife crime awareness event for South London youths attracts big crowd

    It was certainly a good choice when the Catford and Peckham branches of the Victory Youth Group (VYG) decided to pool their resources to create a gun and knife crime awareness event at the Catford UCKG HelpCentre on 2 April. Close on 300 14 – 25 year olds, from all over south London attended, some accompanied by their parents.
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  • Brixton gun and knife crime awareness event proves popular

    Lambeth Councillor Mohammed Sadeet and Nicola Ashitey, an officer in the Met’s Trident* unit were both speakers at About this Life, an awareness event organised by the Victory Youth Group (VYG) and held at the UCKG HelpCentre in Brixton on Sunday 2 April.

    gang crime, knife crime,

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  • Queen of Hearts show attracts over 250 youths

    Monday, 27 March 2017 On Sunday 19 March over 250 young people from all over north London made their way to the Rainbow Theatre in Finsbury Park for the Victory Youth Group’s (VYG) Queen of Hearts event. The play, Queen of Hearts, followed the progress of a girl in multiple relationships and the negative impact […]
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  • Catford youth show teaches younger ones about relationships

    Monday, 27 March 2017 On Sunday 19 March a team of young people from the local branch of the Victory Youth Group (VYG) put on a show, named Queen of Hearts, for younger teens, to help them understand what good relationships are all about. Introduced by Cllr Janet Daby, Lewisham’s Cabinet Member For Community Safety, […]
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  • Hammersmith youth group use social media to promote their show

    Monday, 27 March 2017 Young people from the Victory Youth Group’s (VYG) Hammersmith branch made extensive use of social media to attract a big audience to see the Queen of Hearts, their show about relationships, on Sunday 19 March. Organised by youth leader, Kai Lily and VYG members, and performed at the UCKG HelpCentre in Hammersmith […]
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  • 30 new Dementia Friends recruited in Peckham

    Tuesday, 28 March 2017 An awareness event designed to explain Dementia and Alzheimer’s to an audience of volunteer carers and others resulted in 30 people signing up to become Dementia Friends on Saturday 18 March. This means that in future each of the 30 will be supporting a sufferer or generally helping to educate others […]

    Alzheimer's disease, Dementia,

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