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Announcing the closure of The Cares Family charities

Posted by East London Cares on Tuesday 31st October 2023

The Board of Trustees is deeply sad to share that The Cares Family charities will cease operating immediately, due to insolvency. We know this news is sudden and will come as a shock. We’re fiercely proud of the work of our charities in tackling loneliness and isolation across London, Manchester and Liverpool, and in supporting others across the UK to make a similar difference in their own communities.

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Neighbour-led social clubs at East London Cares

Posted by East London Cares on Thursday 5th January 2023

We're lucky to have many interesting older and younger neighbours leading social clubs at East London Cares and it only makes sense to celebrate them all!  Whether it's Maureen's love for Irish coffee, Susan's stitching skills or Archie's talent as the host-with-the-most, we're keen to showcase their brilliant clubs. 

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Speaking to Tony

Posted by East London Cares on Tuesday 10th May 2022

East London Cares younger neighbour, Rosanna, celebrates her two year friendship with Tony, who she was matched with through our Love Your Neighbour programme.

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Scenic walks and local history at Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

Posted by East London Cares on Thursday 5th May 2022

May social clubs are in full swing and there's one club we're particularly looking forward to – our visit to Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park! To find out more about this historical local landmark we chatted with Claire, Heritage Officer for Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park.

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Tackling tech troubles

Posted by East London Cares on Wednesday 13th April 2022

In this blog we hear from Anna, our Volunteer and outreach coordinator, on the challenges and successes of getting neighbours online.

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Love Your Neighbour turns two!

Posted by East London Cares on Monday 28th February 2022

To celebrate two years of Love Your Neighbour at East London Cares and with new and existing matches starting to meet more in person, let’s take a look at how our one-to-one friendship programme works and the friendships that have been made so far.

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