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Deserving Of Charity Food? – Don’t Bank On It! Elizabethan Poor Law Again?

A furore arose last week in Hounslow, West London, with a story breaking over the fact that a food bank run by local tenants and other residents, in partnership with Hounslow Council, would not be issuing food to those “in … Continue reading

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Surviving The Cold

The problem: The UK has been experiencing a cold snap, with regular overnight sub-zero temperatures, and on some days, the thermometers barely registering above zero in the daytime. Similar weather conditions prevailed at the beginning of this year.  Most of us … Continue reading

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