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"I think we can all 'be more Joyce'"

Posted by Emma Pietras on Tuesday 4th June 2019

In our second blog of Volunteers' Week, Emma describes how meeting Joyce through our Love Your Neighbour programme has led to a treasured friendship that incorporates journalism, dancing, and YouTube!

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"Everyone seems to have an amazing story to tell"

Posted by Anastasia Georgousis on Sunday 2nd June 2019

In our first blog of Volunteers' Week, Anastasia tells of her excitement at attending our clubs, how much she learns from the neighbours she meets, and how making a cup of tea is no longer outside of her comfort zone!

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"There's fun in everything"

Posted by Johanna Brooks on Friday 17th May 2019

With an infectious laugh and a smile that beams from ear to ear, Anita is an adventurous soul. Her attitude to life is truly inspiring. Her motto? "There's fun in everything; you just have to find it!" 

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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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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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