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Angel Community Garden, Tonbridge

This week Karen Hart writes about the Angel Community Garden which is a project initiated by the local community to transform the featureless edge of a shopping centre car park. Karen talks to one of the many volunteers to celebrate the

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Posted in communities, good causes, natural environment, public spaces, special events

Caring, volunteering and walking

Hello lovely bloggers, it’s me Kate Bentham again, sitting in the Weekly Blog Club hot seat, well slouching on the sofa to be precise. I hope you’ve all had a good week? I’m going to top that off nicely now with some

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Volunteering rocks – my volunteering week

Louise Brown has chosen one of the [entirely optional] themes for week 24, and blogs about volunteering. Louise has been kept busy this week with lots of different volunteering opportunities, including being a room guide for the National Trust, supporting

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Posted in charitable trusts, festival, literature, setting goals, special events

Stepney City Farm ‘can change the world’

Libby Brooks, the Guardian ‘s Acting Comment Editor has been volunteering at Stepney City Farm for a month as a sabbatical from her day job. She’s talked to Karen Stepney about why she thinks Stepney City Farm can change the

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Posted in animals, horticulture, natural environment

NHS Ayrshire & Arran – Who Cares!

This week on the Ayrshire Health Blog Brian McCulloch talks about his role as a volunteer driver for NHS Ayrshire and Arran, an important role which also involves him recognising and supporting patients who may be anxious on the journey.

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