Prime Minister of Grenada Pays a Visit to Hanwell

Receives a warm welcome at the United Anglo Caribbean Society

Prime Minister Dickon Mitchell (centre) outside the charity's base. Picture: Dean Edwards

November 8, 2023

The new Prime Minister of Grenada chose the borough of Ealing as the venue for the destination of his first visit to the UK since his appointment.

The Honorable Dickon Mitchell was joining the team of dedicated volunteers of the United Anglo Caribbean Society (UACS) at their base on Uxbridge Road in Hanwell as part of the celebrations for 52 years of service in the area this Saturday (4 November).

Guests at the event included many members of the Grenadian community in the borough who gave the Prime Minister, who is also Minister for National Security, Home Affairs, Public Administration, Information, Disaster Management, Infrastructure, Public Utilities, Civil Aviation and Transportation, a rapturous reception. He was accompanied by the Honorable Joseph Andall, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Trade & Export Development, Her Excellency Racher Croney, Grenada High Commissioner and Ms. Andrea St. Bernard - Special Envoy for Development and Investment in the Office of the Prime Minister. Also present was Mr. Terrance Forrester, Ambassador for Diaspora Affairs, and Roy McKewen, UK Gala Chairman, who facilitated the event.

Catering was provided by Hanwell based company Heart and Sole.

UACS is a charity which aims to offer a safe, fun and engaging environment for the older person where they can participate in activities, complimentary therapies and to socialise with their peers.

Mr Mitchell meets the volunteer UACS team. Picture: Dean Edwards

Its seeks to combat age-related challenges by alleviating loneliness, isolation and encouraging participation through mental stimulation, creative pursuits, exercise, nutritional meals and much more. As well as in Hanwell, the charity also organises activities in Acton Gardens Community Centre.

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