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October 5th 2012
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The Salvation Army as part of the Free Church delegation to the Labour Party Conference met with a number of MPs to discuss issues of inequality.

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October 3rd 2012
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Players from Booth House Lifehouse in Whitechapel, London held their nerve during a dramatic football final to be crowned overall winners of the 2012 Salvation Army Partnership Trophy on Wednesday 3 October.

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October 1st 2012
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ALL systems are go for Forward! – The Salvation Army's Europe Congress – which takes place in Prague, Czech Republic, from Friday 12 to Sunday 14 October. Around 1,300 Salvationists and friends from across Europe are preparing to gather for a weekend of worship and fellowship under the leadership of General Linda Bond.

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September 20th 2012
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Three charming Salvation Army sites are opening their doors to offer members of the public a chance to explore our remarkable work and learn more about our heritage.

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July 23rd 2012
| by Gaby
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Visitors to the UK arriving at Heathrow for the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics will receive a uniquely British welcome from The Salvation Army from Monday 23 July.

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July 6th 2012
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This month marks the anniversary of the founding of The Salvation Army by William and Catherine Booth on the streets of the East End of London in 1865.

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July 2nd 2012
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An award-winning Salvation Army day centre for older people in Glasgow is celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee by holding a party in its ‘reminiscence room’ – to help those with dementia.

The reminiscence room at the Eva Burrows Day Centre is filled with objects to trigger the senses and aid the recall of memories. Reminiscence based activities have been found to help people with dementia communicate and gain a sense of value, importance, belonging, power and peace. 

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June 26th 2012
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The Salvation Army joined more 500 MPs, peers and Speaker John Bercow at the Houses of Parliament for the annual National Prayer Breakfast (Tuesday 26 June) to pray for an Olympic Truce ahead of the 2012 games.

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June 1st 2012
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As celebrations of Her Majesty The Queen's Diamond Jubilee begin across the United Kingdom and Commonwealth, The Salvation Army is commemorating its longstanding connection with the British monarch.

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March 14th 2012
| by Mary
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A woman who is ‘mum’ to South London’s gang members and a homeless man who is turning his life around are among many honoured at The Salvation Army's annual social services awards for giving their all to help others get their life back.

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