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July 23rd 2012
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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 23rd 2012
| by Mary
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The leader of Greenford Salvation Army is looking forward to her second Torch Relay experience when the famed emblem makes its way through her area tomorrow (24th July) from 4:30pm.

Envoy Kath Davison and members of her church will be distributing copies of The War Cry on Kensington Road, Greenford is the torch makes its way to Uxbridge.

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July 19th 2012
| by Gaby

Commons Health Committee published a report on alcohol strategy today (19 July). It found:
 

  • Health impact of chronic alcohol misuse is significant and greater emphasis needs to be placed on addressing that impact.
  • Government’s Alcohol Strategy needs some clearer objectives to provide a framework for both policy judgements and accountability.
  • On the minimum price of alcohol the Government a transparent process in place to ensure that the price level is evidence-based and is monitored over time to assess its effectiveness. It also recommends that there should be a 'sunset clause' on the implementation of a minimum price.

 

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July 18th 2012
| by Gaby

The Salvation Army’s newly appointed UK leaders André and Silvia Cox visited Leeds on Monday to officially open the church and charity’s new Divisional Headquarters for the Yorkshire area.

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July 18th 2012
| by Gaby
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A well-loved Salvation Army major, who works tirelessly to help her local community in Bournemouth, carried the Olympic Torch through Corfe Castle in Dorset.

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July 12th 2012
| by Gaby

The Salvation Army is contracted by the Ministry of Justice to support all victims of human trafficking in England and Wales, including the victims in this case.

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July 9th 2012
| by Gaby

A brass band, made up of 20 musicians from the Canonmoor Street church, is to play during the day at the King George V Playing Fields, near St Martin’s Avenue, Hereford. The band will play two half-hour sets, from 11.30am – noon and 1pm – 1.30pm.

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July 9th 2012
| by Mary
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The Olympic Flame made a momentous visit to The Salvation Army Hadleigh Farm – the host venue of the 2012 Mountain Biking competition - during the 49th day of the Torch Relay.

 

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July 6th 2012
| by Gaby
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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 6th 2012
| by Gaby

The doctrines for membership of The Salvation Army are based on scripture and from this we have expectations of how our Officers (ministers of religion) and church members lead their lives.

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