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Ammar's journey to the Royal Parks Half Marathon

Posted by Victoria Buckle on Wednesday 15th May 2019

Ammar was inspired to take on the Royal Parks Half Marathon after reading about North London Cares in The Guardian. However, on the lead up to race day, things didn't go as planned as injury prevented him from running. Despite this, though Ammar kept going! Read more about his journey here. 

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A Virtual Trip To Belize with Volunteer Kristen

Posted by Kirsty Shanks on Wednesday 8th May 2019

Did you know that Belize is home to one of the biggest barrier reefs in the world?

Neighbours learnt this and much more when volunteer Kristen – who hails from Belize - treated them to an afternoon dedicated to her home country. From trying traditional delicacies, which Kristen had baked herself, to learning about different cultural groups, everyone felt a long way from London and could imagine being in tropical Central America!

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Meet Your Neighbours: Marlene

Posted by Andy Naylor on Tuesday 7th May 2019

Marlene has been attending social clubs for about four and a half years. She's an avid film watcher and likes keeping fit, meeting new friends and catching up with old friends at the Drovers film club. Read more about her here...

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Winter Wellbeing 2018/19 – the final report

Posted by Juliet McNelly on Wednesday 17th April 2019

Winter can be a doubly isolating time of year. So for the eighth year in a row, from October to March we were out and about helping older neighbours to stay warm, healthy, active and connected – and part of the community. See the infographic and read the report here.

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We're hiring! Join our team as Development Coordinator

Posted by Victoria Buckle on Friday 12th April 2019

North London Cares is seeking a dynamic, resourceful, creative and ambitious people-person to join our team as a local community fundraiser in the post of Development Coordinator. If you're looking for a new challenge, find out more...

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Meet Your Neighbour: Sasha

Posted by Andy Naylor on Thursday 11th April 2019

Sasha is a social media and communications officer who has been coming to social clubs since July 2018. Find out more about her Charlestone dancing and Beat Boxing experiences here..

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Meet Your Neighbours: Laura

Posted by Andy Naylor on Thursday 11th April 2019

Laura has been coming to North London Cares events since they first started in the summer of 2011 . She is a much loved regular at the social club in Kentish Town, which she often enjoys a stroll to accompanied by her good friends and neighbours Toni and Catherine. Find out more about all the fun she's had at clubs over the years and why she's such a massive part of the family..

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Meet Your Neighbours: Sarah

Posted by Andy Naylor on Wednesday 3rd April 2019

Sarah's been volunteering with North London Cares for over 2 years. Learn why she's a regular every Wednesday at our social club in Kentish Town.

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