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Getting the roses in shape for next spring

Our most recent gardening event on Thursday, 24 October was hailed as a great success by those who attended despite the bad weather. Some 10 volunteers and One Westminster staff spent a fun three…

Packed out Volunteers' Fair

This year’s Volunteer Fair, held on 3 October at the Stowe Centre, attracted more than 200 people who were able to choose from hundreds of volunteering opportunities offered by 30 organisations. It…

Save the date: 3 October Volunteers' Fair

Yes, it's time for our annual fair. It's the place to be to find the perfect volunteering opportunity that suits you. Whether you want to boost your cv, meet some new people, put something back into…

Successful connections: our third corporate-community event attracts record numbers

Hosted by WeWork at its airy offices in Marylebone, and organised by our employee volunteering team, Time & Talents, our third corporate-community networking event last week attracted more people…

A Big Summer Outing

The Learning Disability Volunteering Project team had so much fun visiting ZSL London Zoo last summer that we decided to go again! This time we started with a lovely walk up to the zoo through…

Activities aplenty at #MyWestminsterDay

Several thousand people headed down to Paddington Recreation Ground on Sunday, 30 June for #MyWestminsterDay 2019 – now firmly on the borough calendar as an annual fun community get-together. This…

We thank our volunteers for their dedication

With the help of a generous grant from London Plus, One Westminster was able to honour many volunteers from seven of its projects at a stylish evening event at the Hilton London Metropole last week.…

Nominations open for first Mayor of London volunteering awards

For the last eight years, the annual Team London Awards has celebrated the individuals, teams and corporate volunteers who are making outstanding contributions to their communities. This October will…

Save the date: #MyWestminster Day on 30 June

Take pride in living in the heart of the city at #MyWestminster Day, Westminster City Council’s annual community day on Sunday 30 June at Paddington Recreation Ground, just five minutes from Maida…

One Westminster's programme for Volunteers' Week

To honour the 35th year of Volunteer's Week, we've arranged more drop-in events than ever before, and there's even a gardening day and a market stall in Church Street. Organised in the UK by the…

One Westminster's Learning Disability team raises hundreds for trip to the zoo

The weather wasn’t the best last Friday and as a result Church Street market wasn’t that full of folk, but One Westminster’s Learning Disability team members were determined to make a success of the…

#MyWestminster Community Awards 2019 - nominate your local hero today

The nominations for this year's  #MyWestminster Community Awards 2019 are now open, so please nominate someone or somewhere in the community that you think is worthy of winning an award. If you know…

Volunteers needed for our first gardening day of the year

Our ever-popular gardening days start this year with a trip to St John's Wood Church Ground Gardens, NW8 7NE where once again we'll be helping clear these lovely gardens to encourage spring growth.…

One Westminster befriender scoops carer award

More than 100 people attended last night’s annual Westminster Care Awards 2019 to reward people who look after someone with a long-term illness or disability.  There were nine categories and we are…

Apply to the #MyWestminster Fund by 21 March

It’s not too late to apply to the #MyWestminster Fund for Westminster City Council funding for this year as the deadline has now been now extended to midday Thursday, 21 March 2019. All voluntary…

Do you need support for your charity's International Women's Day activities?

Taking place as ever on 8 March, International Women’s Day is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This year’s campaign theme is #…

One Westminster hosts first student community group placement for Imperial College

One Westminster’s Organisation Support team successfully hosted a group of medical students for three months during the autumn of 2018 as part of Imperial College’s Community Group Placement Scheme.…