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We're recruiting for two new peer reseach groups

Toynbee Hall to launch two new peer-led research projects

We’re recruiting two groups of local people to lead on two new research projects.

The legacy of ex-FLAC volunteer John Clark

An ex-volunteer at the Free Legal Advice Centre (FLAC) has left his mark on Toynbee Hall with a gift in his will of £25,000. John Clark, who dedicated a quarter of a century to helping people access justice, left a forward thinking gift which will help ensure that people in future years are supported through…
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Community Money Mentors share their experiences with money with Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England

Mark Carney discusses challenges around money with Community Money Mentors

At Toynbee Hall, we believe in the importance of putting real lived experiences into the heart of our services and sharing that experience with decision makers. Yesterday, we welcomed Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England to Toynbee Hall to meet a group of Community Money Mentors who shared their experiences and discussed issues…
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Jim Minton speaks at the launch of the Tower Hamlets Brexit Commission Impact Report launch

Tower Hamlets Brexit Commission launches new report as borough prepares for Brexit uncertainties

The Tower Hamlets Brexit Commission launch report looking at the wider impact of Brexit in the borough. Today at City Hall, the Tower Hamlets Brexit Commission, made up of people from business, the public sector and academia launched a new report assessing the impact of Brexit on Tower Hamlets. The report looks at the direct…
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Debt Awareness Week 2019

Debt Awareness Week 2019

This week (11th – 15th February) is Debt Awareness Week. This is a week where debt advice providers share practical ways to get advice, share stories from people who have received debt advice and look at how we can encourage a wider conversation about debt. As the lead partner of Capitalise, London’s Debt Advice Partnership,…
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ESOL Classes starting at Toynbee Hall

ESOL classes starting at Toynbee Hall

Toynbee Hall and New City College, Tower Hamlets are working in partnership to provide free-of-charge ESOL (supporting English as a second language) classes. If you would like to: Increase your confidence in reading, writing and conversation skills Meet new people Discover more about Toynbee Hall Join us on Wednesday 13th February at Toynbee Hall, 28…
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Legacy gift enables older people’s peer-research project at Toynbee Hall

“I find this project to be very powerful. It makes me very empowered; it makes me feel very listened to” A gift given in the will of a long-term supporter of Toynbee Hall’s older people’s centre has helped enable an innovative peer-research project in our community.  All those involved in Toynbee Hall’s first ever Participatory…
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Capitalise

Tender invitation for development of a new Capitalise website

We’re inviting suitably qualified website developers to get in touch and express their interest in developing a new website for the London wide debt advice partnership, Capitalise, which is led by Toynbee Hall. Capitalise is London’s free face-to-face debt advice service helping over 20,000 Londoners with their debt and money problems each year. Our trained…
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Community Money Mentors

From pupil to teacher – How Money Mentors have begun teaching their own courses

Community Money Mentors begin teaching the course they graduated from as new courses get underway

Graduates from a Money Mentors Course

Jemimah’s Story

Jemimah started as a participant on our Community Money Mentors course and now, she’s teaching it.