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North London Citizens members launch befriending scheme for the elderly

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Thirty five mums and families enjoyed tea, cake, bingo and a sing-a-long today at St Ignatius RC Church in Stamford Hill to launch the new befriending scheme for isolated older people in the community. The work was sparked by the

Posted in All, Citizens UK, Community Organising, North London, Press Release, Social Care Campaign

Construction starts at London’s first community land trust

Boris Johnson addresses the crowd as he starts construction of the East London Community Land Trust at St Clement's, Mile End

Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, today, Thursday 20th March, started construction at the site of London’s first community land trust, as part of the development of the St Clement’s Hospital site, Mile End, East London. A community land trust (CLT)

Posted in All, Citizens UK, Community Land Trust, Community Organising, East London

Why Can’t Lewisham Chicks Cross The Road?


Children from St Saviours Primary School took to Lewisham High Street yesterday, wearing chicken beaks, to raise awareness around their concerns of a lack of safe crossing places near their school. The school is a member of Citizens UK, a national

Posted in All, Citizens UK, Citizens UK in the Press, Community Organising, London Citizens, Photos, Schools, South London