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A little laughter goes a long way

Posted by Mike Evans on Friday 17th March 2017

If you've been to a North London Cares social club recently, or if you've been following from afar on social media, you may well have met a Michael. Michael from Kilburn has been learning how to make puppets with Little Angel Theatre and movie-loving Michael of Archway has been enjoying films aplenty. They're everywhere, these Michael's. Well, there's another – Michael from Primrose Hill. Or as he'd prefer to be known 'Mick The Punk'!

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Community, friendship, belonging

Posted by Indie Shergill on Tuesday 7th March 2017

Bringing people together in an ever changing city to share stories and memories is at the heart of all North London Cares’ activities. We spoke to two of our older neighbours, Anna and Maisie, about community, friendship and belonging and learned how they’ve both found their place in Camden and Islington.

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A simple hello and a warm smile

Posted by Joe Cox on Friday 3rd March 2017

It’s always a wonderful feeling when we see a new older neighbour become part of our community network. In this blog, our Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator Joe tells us of how he met Antonios, and the time he walked into North London Cares' Tuesday night film club in Islington. He immediately had Joe laughing with his cheeky sense of humour – and before long he had film club regular Emma in fits of giggles too.

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Our February Heroes

Posted by Victoria Buckle on Tuesday 28th February 2017

Every day, our community network inspires us with acts of kindness and friendship. And this month, we’d like to to say a special thank you, to Catherine, Fi, Byron, and Laura who have got creative, ran and baked to make their neighbours feel vibrant, valued and visible.

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Annual Report 2015/16

Posted by Alex Smith on Sunday 19th February 2017

We're really proud to present North London Cares' fifth annual report. Over the past five years, our model has developed and grown. In that time we've built a network of 2,250 young professionals and 2,000 older neighbours sharing time, laughter, new experiences and ultimately friendship.

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All you need is Love Your Neighbour

Posted by Helena Kipling on Wednesday 15th February 2017

Valentine's Day has been and gone, so why not think about a different kind of love? Meet Polly and Audrey, a Love Your Neighbour pair, who speak about what their friendship means to them.

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