Category Archives: Human Interest

Kibera Mamas

Kibera, in the centre of Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi, and home to 1.5 million people is the country’s largest and poorest slum. Shacks and Mud Huts, homes to these people, have no running water, electricity or sewage works. More than … Continue reading

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Suffering church

With permission we again bring extracts from Spiral Magazine (December 2017 issue) published by the Parish of South Gillingham.

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London Marathon

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Anti-Trafficking

The following is an extract from the Salvation Army’s Media Mail Drop dated 27 October 2017 which may be of interest to readers: Modern slavery awareness continues to make headlines We have continued to work with the press to raise … Continue reading

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Guy Fawkes and Pumpkins

The Cameo Club this week (tomorrow – Wednesday @1.30pm) will be closing off the ‘fireworks’ with some thoughts on both of the above. Why not join us at our Church Street building for an interesting hour   Last week Major … Continue reading

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Local Housing Allowance update

This week Theresa May confirmed at Prime Minister’s Questions that the government was abandoning its plan to apply the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) cap to supported housing, including Salvation Army Lifehouses.

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Stop Press re Sunday soloist.

We are disappointed to announce that one of our soloists, Kerry, is unable to be with us on Sunday afternoon as she has been called back to family in Australia.   We wish her safe journeys and pray for her … Continue reading

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Living through disaster

Major George Scott was the speaker at last week’s Cameo meeting.  Major George Scott

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Fancy a swim?

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News from the Newsroom

Here’s an extract from the weekly update from the PR and Communications team, sharing where The Salvation Army has been in the news this week. The Salvation Army launches innovative anti-trafficking prevention scheme in Nigeria and the Philippines  Thanks to new … Continue reading

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Suffering church

With permission we again bring extracts from Spiral Magazine (August 2017 issue) published by the Parish of South Gillingham.

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Suffering church

With permission we again bring extracts from Spiral Magazine (August 2017 issue) published by the Parish of South Gillingham.

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Suffering church

With permission we again bring extracts from Spiral Magazine (July 2017 issue) published by the Parish of South Gillingham.

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Grenfell Tower Fire

Please read this positive email from Major Paul Kingscott, Assistant Secretary for Mission, received late last week. Ruth, with her husband Karl (Ed note: Captains), were the first Salvation Army responders (along with Lieut Anne-Marie Gifford) at the Grenfell Tower fire, … Continue reading

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South Africa Safari

Recently Nigel and Margaret Day spent 18 days in South Africa. Yesterday they visited Cameo to talk about their experience and show pictures. The Cameo members were delighted with the afternoon’s entertainment which was topped off with cheese and biscuits, … Continue reading

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