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July 6th 2012
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A Salvation Army bandsman, who carried the Olympic Torch through Hatfield Peverel on Friday 6 July, has recalled how the experience was "very humbling."

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July 4th 2012
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The Salvation Army’s Clydebank Corps band welcomed the Queen on her visit to St Margaret’s Hospice in West Scotland.

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July 3rd 2012
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Peterborough Salvation Army is marking the passing of the Olympic torch relay through the centre of Peterborough with a breakfast club on Wednesday 4 July.

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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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July 2nd 2012
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A chef has revealed that serving hungry Olympic fans on the Torch Relay route on behalf of The Salvation Army means more to him than a former career in a national hotel chain.

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July 2nd 2012
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As Olympic fever spreads across the nation, meet the Salvationists who are among 8,000 people selected to carry the famous Olympic Flame because of the inspirational work they have done for their community. Read their nomination stories.

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June 29th 2012
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A chef-turned-singer is thanking The Salvation Army in Liverpool for helping her rebuild her life and clinch a spot in a landmark concert at The Royal Opera House as part of the London 2012 Festival.

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June 26th 2012
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The Salvation Army’s Emergency Services in the North West are on duty following an explosion which has devastated several houses in the Shaw area of Oldham.

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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 23rd 2012
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The Salvation Army has been supporting flood relief efforts in the North West of England.

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