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Barnardo’s Triangle opens and seeks more volunteers

A community hub launched by Barnardo’s in south London is now hoping to open four days a week to meet demand from local families. The Triangle at Crystal Palace was officially opened on Saturday by Floella Benjamin, a vice-president of … Continue reading

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Youth groups have fun to fund-raise in Surrey Street, Sep 19

Two organisations working with young people on different scales, 12 young people and a team of enthusiastic staff. The result? A Family Fun Day in Croydon North End on Saturday to raise money for a great cause. JAGS Foundation and … Continue reading

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Indian charity has councillor ready to take on the long run

Addiscombe councillor Mark Watson is embarking on a 12-hour ultramarathon this Saturday to raise funds for a human rights and environmental cause in Alleppey, India. Watson is attempting to run 100 kilometres – about 62 miles – along the Thames … Continue reading

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Charity is seeking Master Gardeners to dig for victory

Have you got two years or more food-growing experience and a passion to share your knowledge with others? Garden Organic, a national charity, is looking for lively volunteers to join Croydon Master Gardeners. The Master Gardener programme is a volunteer … Continue reading

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Homelessness in Croydon ‘worst ever’ says charity chief

According to Jad Adams, the chairman of Croydon Nightwatch, the number of people sleeping rough or “in totally unacceptable conditions” in our borough could be twice as many as suggested by official Government estimates. The reasons for the under-estimate, Adams … Continue reading

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Help Age UK Croydon by joining the Big Chinwag, June 19

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Strictly Vinyl, in aid of Nepal appeal, at Project B, June 6

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