Do you need professional advice?

Do you need quality, professional advice? Although the drop-in advice sessions at STAG have now stopped, Blackfriars Advice Centre is still providing a service for Travellers in the area and STAG are More »

Driving Theory Test

Passing your driving theory can be tough. If you are a Southwark resident, there is free driving theory test practice available. All you need is to have a library number. Follow the More »

Gypsy Roma Traveller History Month

Should all schools celebrate GRTHM in June? Yes, all schools should. No, but schools which have Traveller, Gypsy and Roma students should. No, no schools should. If you would like to find More »

Applying for Schools in Southwark

For the most accurate up-to-date information on applying to school in Southwark it is best to use Southwark Council’s website or call 0207 525 5337. All school applications have to be done More »

CSCS Cards

What is a CSCS Card? The CSCS Card is used by the construction industry to make sure that all workers have enough Health and Safety knowledge to work on a construction site. More »

Make Money From Your Creative Skills!

Do you make greetings cards, jewellery, prints, badges, headband, soft furnishings or anything else? Would you like to sell it in a shop? Spark is a ‘pop-up’ shop about to open in More »

Monthly Archives: June 2014

Sport Coach Training Opportunity


Are you the next Greenhouse Coach?
Are you aged between 16 and 24 with a passion for coaching sport and supporting young people?
Then why not get paid to train alongside our team of professional coaches and become part of the next generation of inspirational coaches.
The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry and Greenhouse have created a unique opportunity to work alongside professional Greenhouse coaches and train to be the next generation of inspirational sports coaches. You will work on coaching programmes based in London schools developing young people’s sport and life skills. Greenhouse Charity targets their work to those young people who need support the most.

To be eligible to apply for
the programme, you must:
• Be 16-24 years old
• Be able to start the programme
in September
• Be nominated by a suitable person,
such as a Coach or tutor
• Have shown commitment to sport
through playing and showing
leadership and role model qualities
or volunteering in sport
• Be available to complete paid
employment for 30 hours per week
for a year.

Contact STAG for more information on 02073586818

Dustcart Drivers Wanted Immediate Start

Urgently required Dustcart drivers SE16 area

Class 2 Dust Cart Drivers required for immediate start for our client in
Bermondsey. This position is for basic hours of 37.5 per week Monday to Friday, sometimes slightly more. We have day shifts available 6am – 2pm.
Applicants must have CPC, digi tacho card and hold a clean full UK driving licence for HGV class 2 vehicles (up to 6 points on licence may be considered depending on what for and subject to prior agreement with our client). Previous experience of driving a dust cart is desirable as you will be required to pass a driving assessment before you are able to start work. Although you will be mainly responsible for driving the dust cart there may also be some heavy lifting involved as you may occasionally have to assist your loaders.

Pay rates of £9.50-£10.00 per hour.

Email your CV to
or contact STAG for assistance.

Southwark residents not on the Work Programme

Job Ref: QPC/20642

Calling all 16-24 year old’s interesting in construction!


There are 8 apprenticeships available with Quadrant Construction in Southwark!

4 at Quebec Way in Rotherhithe
4 at the Aylesbury Estate in Elephant and Castle

Entrants must be a Southwark resident.

The closing date is 7 July 2014 so contact STAG for further information and application help soon!

Alternatively contact Molly on 0800 052 0540 or

Health and Safety Training Courses Available Free with The Traveller Movement


Here are a list of courses available free through the Traveller Movement organisation;

The Health & Safety at Work Act (1974)

How to assess risks in your workplace

Health & safety for agency workers and casual workers

Migrant workers health & safety

Health & safety for self-employed people

Inspectors & safety representatives

Hazards & ill health at work

Health & safety refresher course

First aid

New to health & safety

If you would be interested in doing any of these courses please contact the STAG office on 02073 586818, email with your name and contact details or get in touch with us via out Facebook page.


Construction at LifeSkills

If your aged 16-24 and looking for training in a construction skills, LifeSkills offers a training course alongside, a core learning of Employability and Personal Development, Health and Safety and Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT!
Check out their website for local opportunities at:

Gypsy Roma Traveller Month Event Sat 7th June – What did you think?


Last Saturday we held an event in Leyton Square in partnership with PEmPeople (People Empowering People) called the Big Lunch. The weather was fantastic, with face painting; a climbing wall; a children’s entertainer; bouncy castle and even a petting zoo!
If you came along let us know what you thought? If you had a great time or if there was something we could have done better, we’d love to hear!