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Jim Townsley obituary
Other lives: Industrial chemist with the photographic film company Ilford Limited

Ruth Townsley

03, Oct, 2021 @11:10 AM

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Guardian angel: a Syrian feeding the homeless who dreams of his own street food van
In our new column, in which we make nice things happen for nice people, Khaled Wakkaa starts to turn his passion into a livelihood

Sirin Kale, the Guardian Angel

02, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Tell us: are you campaigning or volunteering with someone of a different generation?
We would like to hear your experiences of campaigning work with someone significantly older or younger

Guardian community team

29, Sep, 2021 @12:05 PM

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UK volunteers hurry to sort donations for Afghans escaping the Taliban
Coats, nappies and underwear among the most desired items at donation points across the country

Helen Pidd and Kevin Rawlinson

23, Aug, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Tell us: what small acts of kindness are getting you through Australia’s lockdowns?
Whether it’s formalised volunteering, or simply pitching in for a loved one in need, we want to hear about the little things that are making a difference

Guardian Staff

23, Aug, 2021 @12:45 AM

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I don’t like to boast – but even my blood is special | Zoe Williams
It’s taken me 27 years to become a blood donor. Was I really put off by a few questions about sex, writes Guardian columnist Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

03, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Donations to RNLI rise 3,000% after Farage’s migrant criticism
UK lifeboat charity raises £200,000 in single day after CEO hits out at Nigel Farage’s ‘taxi service’ claim

Rachel Hall

29, Jul, 2021 @4:52 PM

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‘Eid was very different’: my fortnight watching South Africa descend into chaos
Durbanites expected another lockdown, not isolation enforced by violence and looting. But as the city I love turned to ruin, I saw fear change to bravery and community spirit

Fernaaz Hussain

24, Jul, 2021 @6:01 AM

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The grounded backpackers filling their gap years with volunteering
With foreign travel tricky this summer, some young people are make a difference closer to home, be it building chicken coops or trekking with llamas

Miranda Bryant

20, Jun, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Voluntourism: new book explores how volunteer trips harm rather than help
‘Don’t do as we did,’ says Pippa Biddle, who highlights colonial structure of industry where unqualified western tourists pay to volunteer abroad

Mélissa Godin

10, Jun, 2021 @6:01 AM

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Food bank supremo Emma Revie: ‘This is the best job in the world – and it shouldn’t have to exist’
The Trussell Trust gave hungry Britons 2.5m food parcels in the last year. A million were for children. Its CEO talks about the failure of the benefits system, the strains of the pandemic – and her awe at the people who step up to help

Sam Wollaston

31, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Surfers Against Sewage launches long-term plastic waste clean-up
Charity urges public to join Million Mile Beach Clean, created to mark emergence from UK lockdown

Sandra Laville

08, Apr, 2021 @5:00 AM

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