Resident News

Spaces available on our FREE parenting programme!

If you are a parent living in Reading, you are invited to join our FREE 13 week parenting programme, Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities (SFSC). The SFSC programme starts on Tuesday 25 April. Classes take place at Reading College, Kings Road, RG1 4HJ. This is a fantastic opportunity for any resident who would like to improve  More »

Easter fun for young people at Havelock

Over 100 young people came to the Catalyst Easter fun day at Havelock on Wednesday 12 April, where we took the opportunity to find out what type of services for children and young people they would like to see in their area. Everyone who attended had a lot to say – most people told us that more provision  More »

Easter office closure

Our offices are closed for Easter on Friday 14 April and Monday 17 April. If you have an emergency repair, you can contact us by calling 0300 456 2099. You will automatically be transferred to our out-of-hours service. For queries that are not urgent, you can email us on contactcatalyst@chg.org.uk Otherwise, please call us back  More »

Handmade treats and neighbourhood chats at Unity Centre coffee mornings

The Catalyst Creatives and CERA (Churchend Residents Association) are now running weekly coffee mornings from the Churchend & Roundwood Unity Centre. The mornings are a great way for local people to get together, meet their neighbours, discuss local issues and find out about volunteering opportunities.   They’re also a chance to enjoy lovely hand-made treats  More »

Find a job at the West London careers fair

Are you looking for work? Or know someone who is? We’re holding a jobs fair at Hounslow Civic Centre on 13 March from 10am to 2pm. You’ll find employers looking for staff to work in the following sectors: Admin Care work Communications Construction Finance Hospitality Security …and many more! Don’t miss this inspirational free event!  More »

Catalyst and Resco Living help Southall Village feel like home

Catalyst have partnered with Resco Living to provide curtains for residents moving into the first phase of Southall Village, our regeneration of the Havelock estate in Ealing. Curtains seem like a small finishing touch, but we felt it was really important to provide them to tenants as part of their offer. They help people feel  More »

An improved approach to tackling anti-social behaviour

Our anti-social behaviour (ASB) team is now part of Catalyst Gateway, which is there to support and improve our communities. As part of Gateway, the team can now tackle the root causes of anti-social behaviour, rather than just enforce the rules. They’ll also lead on any cases that need input from other agencies, for example  More »

Kensington Residents Forum

The Kensington Residents Forum (KRF) represents all Catalyst residents living in the Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster and Hammersmith & Fulham boroughs. Come along to their January meeting to: Meet the anti-social behaviour team and find out what happens when you report a nuisance Get energy advice, bring your bills to see if you can save  More »

Diabetes workshops in Southall

We are holding diabetes prevention and management workshops – come along to improve your health and wellbeing. The training includes: A mini MOT health check Healthy eating Physical activity Managing and prevention of diabetes When The first and third Wednesday of every month from 10.30am to 12.30pm The sessions start on 4 January and will run for  More »

Unity Centre to host Budgeting Workshop: ‘Let’s Talk About Money’

Catalyst Gateway has partnered with the Harlesden Money Advice Service to host a budgeting workshop called ‘Let’s Talk About Money’ at The Unity Centre in Church End on 19 January 2017. The Workshop is free and open for any Catalyst resident living in Brent – but with a maximum of 12 places, you’ll need to  More »