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Hackney Pirates

Posted by editor 03/04/2014 0 Comment 6678 views

Billy Guedalla climbs aboard an adventurous learning project for struggling kids

Generation Hackney

Posted by editor 03/04/2014 0 Comment 7607 views

Sam Hooper visits founder Richard Hearn who is fighting to save a lost generation

Each One Teach One

Posted by editor 03/04/2014 0 Comment 4667 views

Sean Sales visits rapper Plan B’s charity to find out how they roll! 

HUG

Posted by editor 03/04/2014 0 Comment 5910 views

Everyone needs a HUG – Jenny McBain finds out about an innovative mental health project.

The Academy Of Culinary Arts

Posted by editor 03/04/2014 0 Comment 2914 views

Gastronomic leviathan Albert Roux still has a passion for passing on his enthusiasm for food, discovers Jenny McBain

Mexican Prison Art

Posted by editor 03/04/2014 0 Comment 8007 views

Jenny McBain finds out about an extraordinary prison in Mexico where creative endeavour keeps violence at bay.

Inverurie Community News

Posted by editor 27/03/2014 0 Comment 2967 views

Jenny McBain discovers a community newspaper put together by people with disabilies. It is a busy editorial meeting in Aberdeenshire and the paper’s contributors are keen to pitch their ideas for the next edition of Inverurie Community News.   It is a scene that is replicated at newspapers and magazines across the entire British Isles.  However, […]

AltGen

Posted by editor 27/03/2014 0 Comment 3132 views

Heralding with joy the first funding of £40,000 given to her new initiative by Co-operatives UK, Rhiannon Colvin, 24, a recent graduate and social entrepreneur, shares her journey so far and explains why she decided to start a co-op social enterprise. “Internet encourages collaboration but the co-op movement in the UK has not been quick […]

Three Avocados

Posted by editor 27/03/2014 0 Comment 2660 views

By Danielle Aumord: “It had been a long day. We were all tired and eager to get back to the comfort of our hotel in Jinja (Uganda). And then it happened,” explains 33-year-old Joe Koenig, as he outlines how the not-for-profit organisation, ‘Three Avocados’, that he started, came into being. They sell coffee with 100% […]

Arts Alive

Posted by editor 27/03/2014 0 Comment 5215 views

“I was in living Parker Street supported hostel. They call it the drugs den,” 51-year-old artist Lanre Olagoke tells Danielle Aumord, as he explains how the charity ‘Arts Alive’ was set up. Olagoke began painting at the tender age of 5, and set up ‘Arts Alive’ as a prison and community based arts organisation in […]

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