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Meet Your Neighbour: Brenda

Posted by Andy Naylor on Wednesday 26th June 2019

Brenda has been coming to North London Cares events since they started in the Kentish Town Community Centre. She loves spending time at the club and then enjoying a walk home with her friends Laura and Toni.

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Meet Your Neighbour: Amy

Posted by Andy Naylor on Wednesday 12th June 2019

Amy is a lawyer and has been a younger neighbour for the last two and a half years. Since then she's attempted world records, won a North London Cares pub quiz and demonstrated her singing skills as part of the choir!

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Volunteers Week: Sasha

Posted by Juliet McNelly on Friday 7th June 2019

Two years ago Sasha joined North London Cares to volunteer, but found so much more. In a heartfelt blog, Sasha shares her north london adventures, and many memorable times shared with friends. Read on to find out more!

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Celebrating our Volunteer Organisers

Posted by Laura De Souza on Thursday 6th June 2019

The support of our volunteers is overwhelming and there is no better example than the efforts of our Organisers - volunteers who host clubs on behalf of the charity. This Volunteers Week we wanted to say a huge thank you to these community champions and highlight their invaluable contributions.

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Meet Your Neighbour: Maria

Posted by Andy Naylor on Wednesday 5th June 2019

Maria came to London when she was two years old and has lived in Islington for 83 years. She's been attending North London Cares events since 2014 and is a much loved member of the family. Read all about her adventures here

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Volunteers' Week: Aimee

Posted by Juliet McNelly on Tuesday 4th June 2019

Aimee started volunteering with North London Cares in January and is already a firm favourite with the older neighbours. Keep on reading to find out more about Aimee's volunteer journey, including what makes a Monday evening so memorable!

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Volunteers' week: Anita

Posted by Juliet McNelly on Monday 3rd June 2019

Anita joined North London Cares this year after hearing about the charity from a friend, and has become a familiar face amongst our neighbours. Here is Anita's first hand experience of volunteering at North London Cares in a beautifully written blog. 

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Meet Your Neighbour: Caroline

Posted by Andy Naylor on Wednesday 29th May 2019

Caroline is a researcher who has been attending social clubs since July 2018. Since becoming a younger neighbour she's learnt sign language, enjoyed a cocktail party and tried her hand at creative writing! Read more about her experiences here:

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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, Ammar kept going! Read more about his journey here. 

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