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Southwark Citizens come together and act on the issue of child destitution


In Southwark many children are living in poverty, going to school after having a night of sleep on somebody else’s couch and going without basics such as warm clothes, toys and food. Southwark Citizens, a local branch of national community

Posted in All, Citizens UK, Community Organising, London Citizens, Press Release, South London

East London Community Land Trust Announces Interim Directors

Dave Smith addressing St Clements

Last week the East London Community Land Trust (ELCLT) celebrated as London mayor, Boris Johnson, broke ground on the capital’s first-ever – and the country’s largest – community land trust in Mile End. The event was the result of over a

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

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

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