Getting moving to lift your mood

For trained exercise tutor Val Forsyth, getting people moving at the Hornsey Vale Community Centre’s monthly Lunch Club has been an uplifting experience.  Hornsey Vale’s monthly Lunch Club allows local residents to mingle and enjoy a sit-down two-course meal prepared by a chef. Lunch is usually served 1-2 pm followed by tea/coffee …

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Supporting survivors of modern slavery

Caring for our community and the wellbeing of those around us can make a world of difference. The UK-based charity, Medaille Trust, provides refuge and freedom from modern slavery, supporting victims of this heinous crime. But what exactly is modern slavery, and how can we help those who have been …

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A festive Lunch Club to round off 2022

Hornsey Vale’s final Lunch Club for 2022 went off with a festive bang. A fabulous traditional Christmas feast was prepared by chef Clare (including delicious home-made Christmas pudding with custard), with the warmth of the meal just adding to the lovely feeling of community between everyone who attended. Thank you …

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Image of two women holding bags of fresh organic vegetables.

Hornsey Vale’s work with surplus food collection

As part of our sustainability drive, Hornsey Vale Community Association (HVCA) has developed fruitful relationships with the Neighbourly scheme and Growing Communities, local organisations focused on reducing food waste. The Neighbourly scheme aims to re-distribute surplus food from supermarkets to the local community in an effort to alleviate food poverty.  …

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