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Doorway Sponsored SleepOut 2014

On the night of Saturday January 25th, Doorway once again held a sponsored SleepOut, in the churchyard of St Andrew’s Church, Chippenham, venue for the previous SleepOut in 2012. I talked in the blogpiece about that SleepOut about the debate … Continue reading

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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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Food, glorious food

by Vicki  – a Doorway volunteer (Notes for a talk given at the Homeless Sunday Service at St Andrew’s Church  Chippenham on January 30th 2011) Six years ago, at a similar service to this one, at the Salvation Army Citadel, … Continue reading

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