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June 23rd 2017
| by Joss
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Playing music for Kings and Queens, assisting the community after a major disaster, multiple new homes later, The Salvation Army is still serving the people of Clowne since 23 June 1887.

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April 18th 2017
| by emily

The Salvation Army’s red shield canteen has been a fixture with Armed Forces personnel since the First World War. At Vimy Barracks, Majors Barrie and Maria Sampson are keeping the tradition of being available to provide support to new recruits. 

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March 14th 2017
| by Elly
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The world leader of the Salvation Army will visit East London this weekend (Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th March) to celebrate the 150th anniversary of The Salvation Army in Poplar.

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September 2nd 2015
| by Joss

Bloodshed, beatings and broken limbs, fireworks, gunshots and riots, are not things people associate with today’s well-respected Salvation Army.

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November 8th 2013
| by Gaby
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View our photo archive showing The Salvation Army and their relief efforts in both the 1914-1918 and 1939-1945 world wars.

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February 11th 2013
| by Gaby
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Salvation Army minister Major Marie Ozanne is to be recognised for her remarkable moral stance during the German Occupation of Guernsey, which ultimately may have cost her life.

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September 21st 2012
| by Gaby
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Arbroath was the focus of an international celebration on Friday 21 September for one of the pioneers of The Salvation Army in United States, George Scott Railton.

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September 20th 2012
| by Gaby
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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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August 20th 2012
| by Gaby

On the 100th anniversary of the death of William Booth, social reformer and co-founder of The Salvation Army, the church and charity commissioned a YouGov survey looking at whether social issues for families have changed from those identified by The Salvation Army a century ago.

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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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