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Burnt Oak Multicultural Parade at Silkstream Park

Recap of the amazing evening at Grahame Parks out door cinema

Read all about the fun we had at the West Hendon Fun Day

Barnet Unity of Faith event

Enjoy an afternoon of music, fun and activites on Grahame Park Estate

Twenty outstanding young people from the London Borough of Barnet feature in the 2016 Beyond The Class (BTC) Young Achievers Magazine

We are pleased to announce that our latest blog and media series will be on the topic of young people and politics. We are looking for young people aged 16-25 to contribute to a series of blogs, videos and discussions from now, running until the EU referendum in June.You can view our blog here.

Since January, twelve Woodhouse College students have participated in a Mixed Media and Journalism Programme, which was an extension of Nutmeg’s Community Reporter Scheme. Over the past few months, these young people have covered a range of topics including: ethics and journalism, interviewing, filming, writing and reporting. They have also produced content for the Nutmeg Blog where they have tackled subjects such as elitism in politics, the NHS, and their future options. If you haven’t already read these posts, I would urge you to!

The search is on for 20 outstanding young people from the Borough of Barnet to feature in the 2016 Beyond the class (BTC) young achievers magazine. We want to celebrate young people who are excelling in areas such as community involvement, sports, academics, business, music, politics and more!

2015 has been an extremely busy year for Nutmeg Volunteers – this year alone we have had over 200 young people taking part in our volunteering schemes. They’ve been involved in a range of projects, whether they’ve been assisting the elderly with technology or mentoring a student at school, all our volunteers have made a great contribution to their community. With the end of the year approaching, we decided it was time to recognise our volunteer’s achievements and to award those who have made an outstanding contribution. The awards evening took place at Hendon town hall on the 10th December

Now in its second year, our annual Volunteer Awards Evening will be taking place on December the 10th at Hendon Town Hall.

Nutmeg Community is looking for young people to enter an exciting competition for young, talented writers. Winners will receive a Kindle Fire and will have their work published locally.

We had an excellent summer, jam packed with events, workshops and positive youth activities. We wanted to share some of our highlights with all of our partners and supporters who we we've lucky enough to collaborate with over the last few months. We also want to say a huge thank you to all the volunteers who have given up their time to support us over the summer months - we couldn't have done it without you!

Saturday 19th September saw more than 600 residents of the Burnt Oak estate take part in the Burnt Oak Multicultural Parade and Festival, organised by All together Burnt Oak and The Burnt Oak Resident Association.

Nutmeg Community were pleased to host Grahame Park’s annual community sporting event, Urban Gamez, for it’s 6th year.

Over 500 residents gathered on the Heybourne Park open space on Saturday (13 June 2015) to enjoy the sun and games at the eleventh annual Grahame Park fun day.

On the 31st of July, Nutmeg Community were able to provide 15 young people from the London Borough of Barnet with a free trip to the Sky Studios Careers Lab, for a day of free training and workshops.

Team London Awards celebrates the excellence of volunteers. Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, will present the awards, and will be joined by a host of celebrity ambassadors for Team London.

Are you aged 16 - 25, living in or near the Borough of Barnet and want to make a lasting impact in your local area? Then take part in our fun, flexible and rewarding summer volunteering opportunities!

On the 31st of July Nutmeg Community will be taking 24, 16-19 year olds to SKY Studios for a day of FREE training and workshops!

Our E2G (everyone2gether) football tournament gets national media attention thanks to our special guest Barbara Windsor MBE.

We are extremely excited to announce that our co-founder, Darwin Bernado, has been recognised for his work at Nutmeg Community, by being shortlisted for the 24 Housing’s Young Leaders Award. Vote for him to go through to the next round here.

http://www.24housing.co.uk/young-leaders-2015-poll

 

A2b (aim to be), our peer mentoring scheme supported by The Barnet Group, is running in 3 secondary schools within the London Borough of Barnet - London Academy, Hendon and Whitefield.

We are pleased to announce that we are now recruiting a team of 16-25 year olds to become Nutmeg Community Reporters.

This Easter holiday we hosted two ambitious events, a football tournament and a community concert, as part of E2G.

We are pleased to announce that our Youth Action Team members received valuable training from award winning youth activist John Loughton. John runs Dare2Lead, a social enterprise providing specialist training courses.