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London Stories for April 2015

An Interview with Streets of Growth

Our volunteer, Jasper, with Diane and Darren from Streets of Growth
Our volunteer, Jasper, with Diane and Darren from Streets of Growth

16 year old Jasper recently spent a week’s work experience with us. Here he interviews Streets of Growth Founder Darren Way and Director Diane Peters. Set up in 2001, Streets of Growth is based in Tower Hamlets and delivers high impact community leadership programmes helping young...

by Jasper Greig

Minister supports new Path away from gangs

Photo: Megan Taylor
Photo: Megan Taylor

Our innovative programme to tackle gang culture in London could become a new model for a nationwide response to the problem, says Minister for Civil Society, Rob Wilson. The Minister backed the initiative at a special summit in London on March 17, where groups involved in the Path Prog...

by Neil Baker

How to grow a healthy community

We are working with Santander to support charities that want to become more enterprising. Here’s the story of how one £10,000 grant is helping a horticulture project in South London to flourish It’s a fine early spring day in south London. Rory Harding has spent the...

by Neil Baker