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August 2017

August 31st 2017
| by Joss

The Salvation Army’s plan is simple – to transform lives. Through its annual Big Collection appeal, 100 per cent of money raised will help people in communities across the UK.

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August 30th 2017
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The Salvation Army will be holding a Dementia Awareness Information session on 12 September 2017 at 7pm at All Saints Church Hall in Sedgley. 

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August 30th 2017
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At a weekly summer holiday club, children who are entitled to free school meals in Blaydon, Gateshead, learnt a variety of new skills, including how to cook on a budget.

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August 30th 2017
| by Joss
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More than 150 children received a school uniform as part of a Gateshead church and charity’s scheme to ensure families in the town on limited budgets could afford the essentials ahead of the new school term.

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August 25th 2017
| by Elly

"Many people felt as though they had lost a friend when Princess Diana passed away. They needed the healing power of community to help them mourn that loss and they found it on The Mall that week."

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August 18th 2017
| by Elly

The Salvation Army, as part of South Tyneside Council of Churches, is supporting Emtras (Ethnic Minority, Traveller and Refugee Achievement Service) in collecting good quality new and preloved school uniforms to distribute to families in need ahead of the return to school in September.

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August 18th 2017
| by Elly

“Big changes do take time but in the long term we know that the new system will improve our efficiency of operations"

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August 15th 2017
| by Joss
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Shadow Housing Minister Melanie Onn MP visited The Salvation Army’s Booth House Lifehouse to hear how government plans to change the way supported housing is funded.

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August 11th 2017
| by Elly

The Salvation Army’s emergency response unit is providing refreshments and support to residents affected by a gas explosion in a Sunderland street.

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August 10th 2017
| by Elly

Members of the public were given an insight into the work carried out by emergency services 

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