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Feature: The Other NHS

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For our March feature, Clare Hickman of King’s College London writes for us on the National Health Society. She explains how this association of doctors and public health campaigners in the nineteenth century pressed for green spaces to make British cities healthier … Continue reading

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Spartacus Report – New Form of Voluntary Action?

The internet is a wonderful thing. You should know. You’re reading it. For disabled people it can be a liberating tool, allowing those with restricted mobility the opportunity to interact with the world in a way unthinkable even twenty years … Continue reading

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Revealing Stories of LGBT Voluntary Action

As you may know, each year February is LGBT History Month. What makes the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community a ‘community’ has always had a lot to do with voluntary action. Robert Howes wrote for this blog one year … Continue reading

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Feature: Anti-Apartheid Protest in Ireland

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This month sees the publication of Kevin O’Sullivan’s new book ‘Ireland, Africa and the End of Empire: Small State Identity in the Cold War, 1955-75’ with Manchester University Press. For our February feature, we have an exclusive extract on anti-apartheid protest … Continue reading

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Rustling Brands – Changing Names, Changing Identities

You probably didn’t see the news in December that United Response, which runs homes for people with learning disabilities, has a new logo. According to Third Sector, the rebrand cost £3,500. You will also probably not be surprised to know that … Continue reading

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