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Spooky spies and social work

Some might think this is the most tenuous link to have ever found itself on the Better Lives blog, but I have form in linking TV shows to social care (see the Coronation Street one). I mean spies of the … Continue reading

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Volunteering – it’s ‘win-win’ for everyone!

This week to mark national Volunteer Week, we have invited Voluntary Action Leeds, one of our third sector partners to write a guest blog about Employer Supported Volunteering which is helping both businesses and volunteers in Leeds to exchange skills … Continue reading

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Volunteering – every little helps!

Since April we’ve interviewed over a dozen different voluntary organisations, and heard first-hand about the fantastic things they’re doing for people across Leeds –we’re proud to work with them, and all the other voluntary groups we partner with.  This week … Continue reading

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