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Mental Health Awareness Week: Pat and Jade's story

Posted by Jade on Sunday 8th May 2022

This Mental Health Awareness week, younger neighbour Jade (30) reflects on this year’s theme, loneliness, and how the friendship she’s built with older neighbour Pat (83) through our Love Your Neighbour programme has enriched both their lives and made them feel more connected after the two isolating years.

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Spring has Sprung

Posted by Emily Martin on Wednesday 13th April 2022

As we emerge from the colder winter days, it’s the perfect time to re-explore connections with our friends, community and city. What do you love about south London in the spring? Do you have any traditions that come to life as the buds on the trees emerge?

Our mates on the Love Your Neighbour programme shared with us what they like to do with their friends and family during spring.

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Love Your Neighbour: Behind the Scenes

Posted by Eleanor Younge on Friday 8th April 2022

Our latest blog gives a behind-the-scenes look into what our Love Your Neighbour team get up to in a typical month and how we ensure that the friendships created on our programme are fun, safe and sustainable.

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You've Got a Friend in Me

Posted by Emily Martin on Tuesday 1st March 2022

Having friends is a positive and important aspect of navigating life. It’s been found through research that friendship can help improve our health, reduce stress, increase feelings of belonging, and do wonders for our confidence. Sounds great right? But have you ever thought about what friendship means to you? What makes a good friend?

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Our Love Your Neighbour programme needs you!

Posted by Eleanor Younge on Monday 28th February 2022

Are you interested in making a friend from a different generation, feeling more connected to your local community and learning more about South London? If so, our Love Your Neighbour programme needs you!

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