Winners of Southall student art competition announced

Success on Havelock CUBE Strive programme

On 18 July, participants in Enterprise CUBE’s Strive programme on Havelock graduated from their intensive start-up business course, Dragon’s Den style! Enterprise CUBE help communities across the country to create and unlock business for everyone. The 12-week Strive course is led by tutors with a wealth of experience in running their own businesses. It combines  More »

July 2017 edition of Catalyst magazine out now

The latest edition of our quarterly customer magazine should reach you this week. As well as news from around our communities, this issue also features: Summer holiday activities for children and young people Advice on dealing with upcoming benefit changes, and how Catalyst can help residents in financial difficulty An interview with a Neighbourhood Experience  More »

Blackbird Leys gets a spring clean

Blackbird Leys is getting a spring clean this July, thanks to Oxford City Council’s Clean Green Oxford campaign. Catalyst is working with the Council, other housing associations and local residents on a two-week drive to tackle litter and environmental crime and encourage residents to get involved in keeping their area clean and green. While the  More »

Hundreds enjoy Leys Community Festival

Hundreds of people – including many Catalyst residents – had fun in the sun at the Leys Community Festival and Horticultural Show in Blackbird Leys Park, Oxford, on Saturday 8 July. An array of stalls offered entertaining activities and a chance to try out foods from around the world. There was a chance to get up  More »

Summer holiday activities for children and young people

The summer holidays are nearly here. Six weeks can be a long time to keep the kids entertained. But don’t panic! We’re putting on some fantastic free and low-cost activities in the communities where we work. We’re working with some amazing partners to offer a wide range of activities. From sports to drama, music, film  More »

Catalyst closed on Friday 7 July

We are closed all day on Friday 7 July for employee training. If you have an emergency repair while we are closed, please call 0300 456 2099. Your call will then be transferred to our repairs team. If you have a non-urgent issue, please email contactcatalyst@chg.org.uk or call back on Monday 10 July from 8am  More »

Spotlight on Mr & Mrs El-Habti, new residents of Portobello Square

As moves into Phase 1 of Portobello Square draw to a close, residents are settling into their new homes and beginning to get a feel for the new neighbourhood. Mr and Mrs El-Habti moved into their flat in Hardy Mansions towards the end of March, and already have it looking and feeling like home. They’re  More »

Book your child’s place on our Brent summer holiday programme

Our popular Brent summer holiday club is back this August! Children aged 8 to 15 can get involved in a range of workshops and activities each day, including sports and outdoor games, healthy cooking and crafts, fashion, street dance and media. The programme will run from 1 August at the Unity Centre in Church Road,  More »

Summer holiday activities in West London

Throughout August, we’re running a full programme of activities for children and young people at three locations across West London: Havelock, Friary Park and Windmill Park. At each site, from 12-4pm each day, children will have the chance to take part in a wide range of activities, including arts and crafts, multisports, football and drama.  More »

Winners of Southall student art competition announced

Two students from Havelock Primary School have won a competition to design a poster encouraging their community to look after their neighbourhood and take litter home. Organised by Catalyst Gateway and Ealing Council, the competition was part of a series of initiatives to promote recycling and proper litter disposal around the Havelock estate. Feedback from  More »