Category: CREST Clubs

‘Bowled over’ by surprise £5k donation

A community support club helping people living with dementia and the elderly has received a massive boost following an unexpected donation from a former organisation. The Christian Renewal for Education and Social Tasks (CREST) Waltham Forest has been presented with a cheque of £5,000 by the former treasurer and secretary of the Chingford Association for […]

30,000 hours for CREST!

THREE selfless residents who have racked up 30,000 hours of volunteering between them have been celebrated. Disabled, vulnerable and elderly residents have been able to confide in and rely upon the energy and enthusiasm of Valerie Siddiqui, Robert Hayward and Tony O’Brien for over two decades. Between the trio, they have racked up 74 years […]

Waltham Forest Big Hitters Join Forces for Dementia

Police officers, football clubs, MPs, Housing Associations, superstores, voluntary and council organisations united on Thursday 23 October with the Mayor of Waltham Forest to support the estimated 2,055 people living with dementia in the east London borough. Leyton Orient football ground played host to the launch of the Waltham Forest Dementia Action Alliance (DAA) with […]