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Archive for March, 2012

Sign-up for free swimming lessons

Posted by Coman Communications on March 24, 2012

Twelve places are available on a FREE swimming course.   Starting on 11 April 2012 and running each Wednesday between 11am and 11.30am, this 12 week course will take place at Morden Park Pool.

This programme, which is part of TWEP’s Make a Move initiative,  is ideal for non-swimmers or those who are weak swimmers and want to improve.  Priority for places will be given to people who have been recommended exercise as part of  managing a medical condition.

To register, contact the TWEP office on 020 8714 5566 or email


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Book Collection

Posted by Coman Communications on March 22, 2012

Sutton Library is hosting World Book Night on 21 April 2012.

The Women’s Empowerment Project is using the event to focus on the need for books in the communities it is supporting.

TWEP will be collecting books during the day at Sutton Library.  Please bring any children’s, general novels or academic books that you no longer need.  They will make a real difference for the Buduburam community.

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Final week

Posted by Coman Communications on March 22, 2012

This weekend will see the final day of the six week Community Empowerment Training.

On week 4, participants attended Facilitation and First Aid training provided by The U, in Sutton.  Last week Kau Belleh conducted a session on Fundraising and this weekend will cover Equalities and Diversity which will be followed by a period of evaluation and consideration of next steps.

Students will receive certificates of attendance on 19 April 2012, at a ceremony hosted by the Worshipful the Mayor of the London Borough of Sutton, Councillor Gerry Jerome.

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Snapshot of Saturday Sessions

Posted by Coman Communications on March 13, 2012

Students taking part in the Community Empowerment Training discussing feedback from one of the workshop sessions.


Students listening to a presentation from Glen Ocsko from Sutton Council.

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Week 3 … Advocacy and Campaigning

Posted by Coman Communications on March 3, 2012

Kau Belleh and Diana Coman both presented a workshop in week three of the Community Empowerment Training programme. Kau explained about various advocacy roles and Diana spoke on campaigning.  Delegates had to undertake various exercises throughout the day, including developing a campaign on the topic of walking or cycling to school.

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