The TalkEasyTrust, in association with Mental Health Research UK (MHRUK) is delighted to announce that it is planning to hold a flash mob on Sunday 19th January in at 2pm in Trafalger Square, in order to raise awareness of depression and SAD, primarily focussed around the concept of “Blue Monday” – historically the most depressing day of the year.

MHRUK is once again hosting Blooming Monday in order to help break down the continuing stigma attached to mental illness. One in four people will have some form of mental illness in their lives. Continue reading...

The Talk Easy Trust hold its launch event

The Talk Easy Trust is holding its launch event on the 10th May at Carshalton Athletic. Gates will be open at 6pm and game kicks off at 7pm. It will be a football match John Fisher Staff 11 Vs Carshalton Boys Staff 11. There will be many special guests who include David Gold (Owner of West Ham United Football Club), Tom Brake (MP Carshalton and Wallington), Simon Osbourn and Ryan Innis.

Mr Gold says:
“I am delighted to be there to support The Talk Easy Trust. I believe it is very important for students of all ages to be able to talk to both students and teachers when needed.

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A Gold evening!

West Kent Freemasons representatives present a cheque for £5000 to David and Vanessa Gold

West Kent Freemasons representatives present a cheque for £5000 to David and Vanessa Gold

Last night the Bickley Restaurant in Chislehurst played host to the latest in a series of fundraising dinners held to raise £30,000 to purchase a minibus for the Charlton Upbeats, a project for young people with Down’s syndrome, run by the Trust.

David and Vanessa Gold were the guest speakers last night and were a big hit with the packed audience.

Trust Vice Chairman Peter Varney, said, ‘It was a brilliant evening and David and Vanessa were informative and witty and you could tell how much the audience enjoyed listening to them so much so that we overran. Continue reading...

David Gold – The 4th Official Article

Football Must Get Its House In Order

Posted by: David Gold, Chairman West Ham United

Top-level football in this country is on the brink of diving into the financial abyss.

An alarming statement, you might say, but if someone told you 12 months ago that Glasgow Rangers, one of the biggest clubs in the world, was in desperate danger of being broken down and dismantled, you may have found that even more alarming.

The truth is the English Barclays Premier League, despite all of its riches, is spending far more than it earns. Continue reading...

Telegraph News Article

West Ham chairman David Gold is interviewed on his rise to fame & fortune.

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Olympic Stadium latest

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Surrey Life Magazine Article

Surrey Life Magazine caught up with David Gold at his Surrey Mansion recently, click on the link below to read the article.

David Gold – Surrey Life magazine

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The Times Article – “A full paid member of the rotory club”

Written off before he even started, the East End boy built an empire but isn’t finished yet, writes Billy Kenber

“Hydraulics. Check.” “Collective switch. Check.” “Twist grip. Check.”

David Gold is hunched forward in his business suit, perring intently at the illuminated control panel of a Eurocopter 120. Outside, snow continues to fall and the gleaming black helicopter begins to rock and shake as it powers up. Continue reading...

Young Apprentice 2012 – John Fisher School

On the evening of Thursday 9th February the John Fisher School in Purley hosted its very own Young Apprentice Competition, attended by three prominent businessmen: chairman of West Ham Football club David Gold, chairman of House of Fraser Don McCarthy and owner of MOMA Food’s Tom Mercer who acted as the judges for the event. The competition was organised by the collaboration of two teachers in the school Mr A. Dean and Mr E. Miller. The prizes included an invitation to the executive box, containing ten seats, at West Ham’s Upton Park, House of Fraser vouchers, autobiographies from David Gold and Alan Sugar, and MOMA food samples. Continue reading...

West Ham chairman David Gold to give advice at Purley school

Budding entrepreneurs will enter the dragon’s den and pitch their ideas to three business moguls tonight.

Students at John Fisher School will face a trio of West Ham United Football club chairman David Gold, Chairman of House of Fraser Don McCarthy and the founder of Moma Foods Ton Mercer as part of a young enterprise event.

The panel, with an estimated net worth of £500 million, will grill the Year 11 Purley pupils over their ideas before offering their wealthy of experience on how to take the concept further. Continue reading...