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London Challenge Poverty Week: Seeing People in Poverty, Dignity & Human Rights

For London Challenge Poverty week, we’re providing a platform for a range of people to share their experiences and give their perspectives on poverty, and on how we could make London fairer for everyone. Throughout the week we will be sharing the views of people in Tower Hamlets who are facing challenges, and sharing their…
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Toynbee Hall launch new youth activism project, ‘When We Speak’

The new project aims to equip young people aged between 15 and 25 to run their own social impact projects On Tuesday 1st October, Toynbee Hall launched a new youth activism project to support young people in East London to make a difference in their communities. Kicking off this October with a series of public…
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Beyond Age and Income: Encouraging Savings Behaviours

People on lower incomes are just as likely to be active savers as those who earn higher amounts, once essential needs are met

Beyond Age and Income, a new report by Toynbee Hall, supported by Building Societies Association, explores people’s actual savings patterns. Financial services providers should design and offer more products to people on lower incomes to encourage saving and build financial resilience among this underserved group, Beyond Age and Income, Encouraging Saving Behaviours finds. The myth…
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When We Speak: Youth Activism Project Launch ft Nawi Collective – 1st October

Launching Toynbee Hall’s new youth activism project ‘When We Speak’ which aims to equip young people to run their own social impact project This October, Toynbee Hall is launching the pilot to our new Youth activism project to support young people in East London in making a difference in their area in partnership with Nawi…
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Wellbeing Centre secures multi-year funding from Tower Hamlets

We are delighted to have been awarded three years of funding from the Tower Hamlets Local Community Fund for our work empowering older people in our community. Over the next three and a half years, this significant contribution will allow older people aged 50-100+ to tackle loneliness and work together to bring about change in…
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Proms at St Jude’s supports Toynbee Hall’s youth work

Toynbee Hall has once again been supported by the Proms at St Jude’s Festival in north London, which raised £45,000 for our work with young people through ticket sales and bucket collections during the week-long festival in late June. Proms audiences have been generous supporters of Toynbee Hall’s youth projects for 19 years, raising a…
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New ESOL classes starting at Toynbee Hall

New ESOL Classes starting at Toynbee Hall

Come along for a chat and an assessment on Wednesday 28th August  2019, 9.30am Do you want to improve your English skills, become more confident and meet some new people? Our English for speakers of other langauges (ESOL) course is starting this September. If you want to get better at speaking, listening, reading and writing…
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Debt Free London report finds that growing and increasingly complex debt is damaging the health of Londoners

Debt Free London, a partnership of 26 advice charities across London led by Toynbee Hall, launches a new report on Tuesday 16th July which highlights the extent of problem debt in London and the issues that they are dealing with most frequently. Read the full Working for a Debt Free London report here The report…
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Community Research group decide to focus project on tackling anti-social behaviour

Local people decide to make tackling anti-social behaviour focus of research project

After discussion workshops and talking to 100 community members, our community research group has decided to do focus their project on anti-social behaviour. At Toynbee Hall we put local people at the centre of the work that we do. This is no different for our research, where we are committed to supporting local people to…
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Toynbee Hall Community Open Day

Join us on Thursday 27th to Saturday 29th June for a free festival of activities

Come along to Toynbee Hall for an activity-filled three day event to test our new outdoor space. This Thursday-Saturday we will be holding an open event packed with free activities to find out what we should include in a new community garden. As part of the redevelopment of Toynbee Hall, we’re building a community garden…
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