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    Update from the Community Gardens July 2020

    Update from the Community Gardens July 2020                                                           The Bishop’s Palace Vegetable Plot full of produce. Update      We hope you are all still keeping well. Finally, with the lockdown being relaxed we are beginning to look at reopening some sessions again, albeit in a Read more [...]

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    If you go down to the Brook today…

    You’ll be in for a furry surprise, especially at Hilcote setback outfall on Normanton Brook in South Bolsover District, Derbyshire.  A local wildlife photographer Ian Wilson has told us that he has spotted 5, yes 5 Water Voles around the outfall. Hilcote setback outfall is a project we successfully delivered Read more [...]

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    Ted Styles You

    One of the most popular programmes within Jobs Club is Ted Styles You. This is an initiative we run in partnership with Ted Baker to support guests around confidence ahead of interviews and starting work through clothing – and style! A four week course, each week guests work with staff Read more [...]

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    Coffee and catch up in a Virtual World

    We have 10 active Businesses in our River-Friendly Business scheme, and keeping in-touch during Covid-19 hasn’t always been easy. Some businesses have been in shutdown since March and some have ramped up production of Covid-19 essential products, but all have faced a shift of focus to their Core Business. We Read more [...]

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    Backyard Nature

    I have just signed up to be a guardian of my patch for Backyard Nature. My patch, in this case, is a place in the far corner of my school’s grounds. We call it the Wild Area.  My school, Glebe School, shares our patch with our neighbouring school, Hawes Down Read more [...]

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    The Slow Ways to racial justice

    No one can win the war individually. It takes the wisdom of the elders and young people’s energy. (from the song Glory, by John Legend and Common.) I am a white British hetero-sexual middle aged man (I refuse to accept any older description than that!!). I am very aware of Read more [...]

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    Tower Hamlets

    Hello everyone! For this year’s Great Get Together, I’m sending postcards to the people in my area I know are self isolating. I know they are lonely and I’d like to do something to cheer them up…and maybe start a few pen pal relationships.

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    Watford Doorstep Dance Party!

    In Watford, we’re having a doorstep dance party on our street at 7pm on Friday, June 19th. We will play music really loudly and everyone on our street has committed to coming out to dance!

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    London N15

    Hi Great Get Together! I’m new to N15. I moved house just before lock down so haven’t had a chance to really meet my neighbours. I felt for this year’s Great Get Together, I could do something delicious and simple to start building connection with them. I’m going to bake Read more [...]

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