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Winter Wellbeing 2018/19 – the final report

Posted by Jasmin White on Wednesday 17th April 2019

Winter can be a doubly isolating time of year. So for the fifth 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 Programme Coordinator (Social Clubs)

Posted by Jasmin White on Thursday 11th April 2019

South London Cares is seeking a charismatic, resourceful, creative and ambitious people-person to join our core team in the post of Programme Coordinator (Social Clubs). The successful candidate will design and lead social clubs, bringing people together across social, generational and attitudinal divides. 

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Dancing with David

Posted by Johanna Brooks on Wednesday 10th April 2019

The clocks have gone back, the days are getting lighter and longer, and the seasons are finally changing.  Change is the theme of this month's story.  While the warmer weather is a welcome change, it's truly inspiring to hear how some of our neighbours have coped with more significant changes to their lives. 

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Cocktails and Curiosity

Posted by Emily Groves on Tuesday 9th April 2019

"The idea that the neighbours now feel a better understanding of the venues such as the ones that we've opened, hopefully helps them feel less isolated and pushes their curiosity to visit a bit more."

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Annual Report 2017/18

Posted by Alex Smith on Wednesday 13th March 2019

We're thrilled to present South London Cares' Annual Report for 2017/18. It's packed with details on what we do and why we do it, and stories and beautiful photos of older and younger neighbours sharing time, laughter and new experiences in Southwark and Lambeth.

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Our first Winter Warmer!

Posted by Elyssa Kill on Friday 8th March 2019

This week we held our first ever Winter Warmer social club; bringing our older neighbours together with local community partners to learn about what's on offer for them in Southwark and Lambeth. 

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“A lot of the time when we’re out, we just sit around talking anyway” - The Cultural Wanderings of Alice and Peter

Posted by Oliver Wareham on Monday 25th February 2019

In this blog, we catch up with Alice and Peter and learn about their unique friendship, which started over year ago at a South London Cares choir. The pair take full advantage of the incredible exhibitions, galleries and shows that London has to offer, but they always find time for a cup of tea and a chat!

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