News Archive: April 2016

ValueYou scheme launches in the Barnet

Today a new charitable scheme launches in Barnet, providing a discount card to people that volunteer 100 hours or more for a charity, hospital, school or not for profit library or park service in the Borough.

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Volunteer Team go Micro-Volunteering

On the sunny afternoon of Wednesday 13 April, the Volunteering Team headed down to the Samuel Lewis Trust estate in Camberwell where we offered half a dozen pairs of hands for a couple of hours to paint a cargo container for Groundwork London’s Repurpose project.  The project aims to improve the estate environment, promote reuse, reduce waste and fly-tipping. Old and unwanted furniture is taken in and up-cycled by a team of volunteers, trainees and specially trained staff. The furniture is then sold back to the local community with unusable items being collected by the council.

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