Paris Marathon

“The news that my upcoming holiday in Paris will be accompanied by a heatwave has not caused me the elation it might have under other circumstances. This Sunday, Paris will be swamped with a 24 degree chaleur, almost one degree for every sticky mile I intend to run,...

Maddy Robinson has finished the Brighton Half

Maddy finished the Brighton half in 1.53 on Sunday. We would all like to congratulate her on this brilliant achievement. Thank you to all that have donated so far. Maddy’s Donation page is still open as she continues to raise money for Bridging the Gap Islington...

Maddy Robinson is raising money for Bridging the Gap Islington

Our very own trustee Maddy is running the Brighton Half and Paris Marathon for Bridging the Gap Islington. Maddy is currently training and the Brighton half will be the warm up for the marathon she will be running in Paris.  Maddy will be running the Brighton Half on...

Bridging the Gap Islington has Launched

We had a successful Launch Party and AGM 2016 during which the accounts were approved, and we are pleased that we have a firm foundation for our work in the year ahead thanks to grants from Awards for All – The Big Lottery Fund, Islington Community Chest and the...

Bridging the Gap Islington Launch Party and AGM

Bridging the Gap Islington has an exciting upcoming event which will be held on Monday 21st November at Islington Town Hall. The event will be in committee room 5 from 17:00-19:00. During this event we will have a variety of speakers including Mark Brennan who will be...

Comic Relief Local Communities Grant

We are excited to announce that Bridging the Gap Islington has received a grant of £8,748 from The London Community Foundation funded by Comic Relief. We will use this to provide mentoring support to 15 homeless people in Islington, with a special focus on homeless...

Mentor Training sessions

We had two successful training sessions in September one on the 6th September and the final one on 27th September. The training sessions were 2 hours each consisting of role play and additional involvement activities. We received good feedback from the traineees and...

New addition to the Bridging the Gap Islington team

We welcomed Josie Osei  on 22nd August 2016 as our new part-time temporary administrator.  She is making a valuable contribution to Bridging the Gap Islington and we hope we will be able to extend the duration of her post.
Awards for all grant from Big Lottery fund

Awards for all grant from Big Lottery fund

Bridging the Gap Islington has received £8,287 from the Big Lottery fund. This grant is from the National Lottery’s good cause money and is donated to community groups and charitable projects around the UK.  With this, we aim to provide mentoring to 12...