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Full Circle

Posted by Andy Naylor on Tuesday 8th October 2019

"All those years ago my Mother had struggled in London because she couldn't speak English and I remember how difficult it was for her. Sixty years later and here I was helping children in schools in Islington to read and write in English as it wasn't their first language. Things had come full circle and it was so lovely to be able to help."

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Winter Wellbeing returns!

Posted by Juliet McNelly on Thursday 3rd October 2019

Winter can be the most challenging time of year for some older neighbours. Our Winter Wellbeing project is here to relieve older neighbours of those cold weather anxieties. We need your help...

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Meet Your Neighbour: Sarath

Posted by Andy Naylor on Wednesday 25th September 2019

Sarath has been coming to events at North London Cares for the last two years. He has enjoyed learning new skills whether that's picking up some Spanish phrases or learning how to mix a signature cocktail! Find out more about his experiences here..

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Cooking up a storm of Italian cuisine

Posted by Imogen Duffin on Wednesday 11th September 2019

If you have ever been down at Men's Cooking, no doubt you would have met Victor and chatted to him about all things cakes and cooking. Here he talks about his life and how he became part of North London Cares' Social Clubs.

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Bake the Difference

Posted by Imogen Duffin on Tuesday 3rd September 2019

This Great British Bake Off North London Cares are looking for our own Star Bakers - people who want to pick up that extra wooden spoon and host a bake sale in aid of North London Care! And what better way to do this than host your own North London Bake Off?

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Simple Pleasures

Posted by Andy Naylor on Monday 2nd September 2019

Anyone who has been to Kentish Town social club has had the pleasure of a chat with Laura Morris. Her delightful cackle and beaming smile have put hundreds of newcomers at ease over the years. Celebrating her 98th birthday this December, Laura has got many a story to tell and you can be sure you'll see that twinkling smile whenever ball room dancing is brought up. Read more about her here.

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Meet Your Neighbour: Aimee

Posted by Andy Naylor on Thursday 22nd August 2019

Aimee has been coming to North London Cares social clubs since the end of last year. She's walked the red carpet at the Marchmont film club, enjoyed an afternoon of jazz at the Jazz festival and been a lively and kind presence at so many more clubs. Read more about her here:

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Vicky's South Coast Marathon

Posted by Victoria Buckle on Tuesday 20th August 2019

Vicky started volunteering with North London Cares back in the summer of 2018, and when she saw the difference the Social Clubs were making to her local community she decided to go that extra mile - quite literally! - and fundraise by taking on the Beachy Head Marathon. 

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We're hiring – join our team as Outreach Officer (5-month contract)

Posted by Emily Groves on Thursday 8th August 2019

North London Cares is hiring! Join our team for a really vital five month period, helping to manage one of the most ambitious and important areas of our work – our Winter Wellbeing project. We're looking for someone energetic, hard working, warm, approachable and organised. If that sounds like you, we'd love to hear from you...

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