Find a job at the West London careers fair

Jobs fair at Unity Centre on 11 May

We’re hosting a jobs fair at the Unity Centre, Brent, on 11 May, 12-4pm, in partnership with Brent Council, Hyde Housing, and Crisis. If you are trying to get into work and would like some help developing your job searching skills, our employment fair could be right for you. The fair is for local residents,  More »

Early May Bank Holiday office closure

Our offices are closed for May Day Bank Holiday on Monday 1 May. 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 on  More »

Outdoor yoga classes starting in Reading

In conjunction with our partners Yogi Wonderland, we are offering discount yoga classes to Reading residents. The classes take place outdoors every Monday, and start on Monday 8 May. Each session costs just £3! Yoga helps to improve balance and posture and is a great tool for improving flexibility, and managing stress. Yoga postures can  More »

It’s easier online: just Ask Catalyst

Do you have a question about your home, our services or your neighbourhood? You can now get your query answered quicker on Ask Catalyst. We’ve developed a knowledge base of almost 500 of your most frequently asked questions (and answers, of course), covering everything from repairs, rent, moving home, and much more. You can browse through  More »

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 »

Residents come together for Dee Park Spring Event

Almost 200 Dee Park residents turned up to join the festivities at the Spring Community Event on Saturday 8 April. We hosted the event in partnership with local businesses ThinkLockhart, Nature Nurture and locally based international artist, Lisa-Marie Gibbs. There were lots of events for the whole family and people of all ages. These included  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 »