Saturday, 18 October 2008

The Pilion Trust has an on-line shop at

The on-line shop meets all your shopping needs with a broad range of UK based business. You are also able to access exclusive sales with the business and in addition to shopping effortlessly on-line you help the charity with the commission being paid to Pilion to continue their work with the communities and the vulnerable people that need help.

So, have a look and shop till you drop...............





Friday, 17 October 2008

Saving the homeless from attack during Halloween

Every year around Halloween and Guy Fawkes Night the homeless population are subjected to malicious attacks by youths and drunken yobs such as fireworks shot at them or people setting them alight.

This year with the support of the Safer Islington Partnership, Government Offices for London, Union Chapel and Pilion's Shelter Me! Project, we are going to try and make a difference, we are implimenting shelter for both nights to help prevent such attacks. We will be providing food, drinks and a bed for the night for the vulnerable homeless and rough sleepers within the Borough.

Families reclaim park with a party after crackdown on street drinking

MORE than 200 people enjoyed a day of music, football, face-painting and free massages in the sunshine at Kinloch Park.The community safety day followed a council and police-led drive to tackle street drinkers in the park, which has been a controlled drinking zone since July last year.Islington Council deputy leader Terry Stacy said: “It’s great that so many residents enjoyed a wonderful day out in their local park, which we’ve been working hard to make a better place for families.”Attractions at the event, which took place two weeks ago, included the chance to meet wildlife expert Safari Pete from TV’s The Paul O’Grady Show, football with Arsenal Positive Futures, live bands, a drumming workshop and games of bingo.The day was organised by Islington Council, Islington Police, charity The Pilion Trust and businesswoman Su Forrester-Brown, of Kinloch Castle.

Islington Tribune - by ROISIN GADELRAB
Published: 17 October 2008