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28 November, 2016

People volunteer for a variety of reasons, but “wanting to help others” is the response most often given when asked for their motives for volunteering. However, they can be disturbed by the notion that they might gain some benefits for themselves, but there is nothing wrong in developing personally through volunteering. Both young and old alike can benefit from volunteering. The young person can earn academic credit, build a resume, or gather pertinent
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In late June of this year, the nation set aside a day to commemorate and recognise the contributions to Britain of the Windrush generation and the arrival of HMT MV Empire Windrush, 70 years ago. On June 22nd, Westminster Abbey was filled with over 2000 people, some folk who had arrived in the 50s and 60s and early 70s with their blue British Caribbean passports together with their families, friends,
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This has been an eventful year so far for many of living in the UK. While thinking about the many events national and local I thought I would reflect on how our experiences and our Memories shape our behaviour and our thinking. Let us for one moment recap on a few of the key happenings. Firstly it was the winter of 2018 when we were snowed in completely. Those people
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After weeks of planning, setbacks, individual and collective determination, promises, hopes filled with trepidation, the sudden death of Rev. Dr Andrew Wakefield, the day arrived for the delivery of Merton Inter faith family weekend ‘fun and quiz’ event. Poplar Primary School, in South Wimbledon, was the chosen venue, on Saturday, 19 November, the last day of celebrations of Merton Inter Faith Week, 2016. The Merton officer with responsibility for Policy,
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