Latest News and Stories from Volunteer Centre Sutton

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It's been a great few years supporting the Hong Konger community arriving and settling in the London Borough of Sutton since 2019.  However our funding for this project ends in March 2024 and so it's now time to say farewell!

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A welcome-to-the UK course from Volunteer Centre Sutton helped Cynthia into volunteering as a Health Navigator.

Our Integrating Sutton project coordinator, Frennie, was recently invited to meet the Sutton Older Hongkongers.

Over 2000 people welcomed in the Year of the Dragon thanks to the Lunar New Year event held in Sutton library this weekend.

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Three amazing volunteers from the Hong Kong Community in Sutton have kindly shared their stories in the run up to Lunar New Year celebrations this month.

A group of our local Hong Kongers joined the Ukrainian Saturday School at Christ Church Sutton to share how the Lunar New Year is celebrated.

In collaboration with Cheam Coterie, Volunteer Centre Sutton hosted a 'Welcome to the UK' course for Hong Kongers who have recently settled in Sutton, as part of our Integrating Sutton project.

Volunteer Centre Sutton is one of over 40 national and regional projects being allocated further government funding from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities to help British National (Overseas) families settle successfully into life in the UK.

Newly arrived Hong Kongers and local people united over afternoon tea in celebration of the Queen’s Jubilee in Sutton’s Manor Park

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Flora and her daughter Ariel moved to the UK 10 months ago

Bernard moved to Sutton from Hong Kong in August 2021