Latest Official Statement from the Philippine Centre Charity dated 29 July 2008 Reads:
Today a meeting of the Health and Safety Working group was held at Hounslow Police Station.
The Meeting consisted of Representations from Hounslow Council, London Fire Service, The Metropolitan Police, John Laing Integrated Services (JLIS) Traffic management, Licensing and the Philippine Centre ( Depal Dissanayaka, Nona Tomelden, Joseph Parinas, Adam Mitchell and Peter Wylde.)
The meeting agreed to offer Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th September as an alternative date for the Philippine Centre to hold the 24th annual Barrio Fiesta sa London in Lampton park Hounslow, Middlesex.
There was a consensus to assist the Filipino community in preparing for the legal Health and Safety requirements that the event licence would require.
The Philippine Centre representatives held a discussion afterwards with the Fire Service where they pointed out the improvements in the Event safety plan which they required.
The event organiser Adam Mitchell will be meeting with various members of the Health and Safety Working group(HSWG) the Philippine Centre and Fiesta Suppliers to review and update the event plan so that an improved draft plan can be presented to the (HSWG).
It’s next meeting which will be hosted by Clare Griffiths of JLIS at the treaty Centre in Hounslow next week.
We will be issuing a further information bulletin after the next meeting and please let everyone in the community know that the Uk’s and Europe, biggest and best 24th annualBarrio Fiesta sa London is being held on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th September in Lampton park Hounslow, Middlesex.
If you wish to contact the Barrio Fiesta organiser with offers of help sponsorship or just wish to be put on our contact list please email us PCBARRIOFIESTA@YAHOO.CO.UK
Immigration Matters will be supporting the Barrio Fiesta.
Charles Kelly and Cynthia Barker, authors of the book “How to Come to the UK to Live Work Study or Visit”, will be discussing:
How to apply for a student visa
Why you should not “show” money in your account
What to do if you are refused a visa
The benefits of a UK qualification
What are NVQ’s and who will benefit
Work Permit options and much, much more
Everyone welcome, but book early at the Majestic stall to avoid disappointment as places are limited.