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Jubilee Hall Trust: helping Londoners to get active

According to Sport England, one in four people do less than 30 minutes of physical activity a week. London gym Jubilee Hall is helping to remove some of the barriers to exercise, and recently refurbished its gym with the help of a Charity Bank loan.
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A CEO’s perspective: development loan for a sustainable model

The Culture Trust Luton aims to connect communities of Luton and beyond through culture by providing opportunities to engage with arts, museums and heritage.
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The Culture Trust Luton: promoting connectivity through culture

The Culture Trust Luton aims to connect communities of Luton and beyond through culture by providing opportunities to engage with arts, museums and heritage.
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A CEO’s view on buying property to tackle homelessness

More than 160,000 people in London don’t have a home. The rates in Newham are particularly stark, with one in 24 people classed as homeless. First Fruit is working to change that, one person at a time.
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First Fruit: tackling homelessness in one of the most deprived boroughs in the UK

One in 24 people in Newham is classed as homeless. First Fruit is helping to support some of the people most affected, with a package of support ranging from accommodation to training.
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A Chief Executive’s Perspective: simplifying finances with a loan

The Jericho Foundation helps people overcome barriers to employment.
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Jericho Foundation: a stepping stone to employment

The Foundation helps people overcome barriers to employment. It provides work opportunities and support services as a stepping stone towards mainstream work.
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A Chair’s perspective: loans to create affordable homes

The East Cambridgeshire parishes of Stretham and Wilburton joined forces in 2012 to address the housing crisis affecting their villages.
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Chooselife Wales: a path to recovery

Chooselife Wales runs a drop-in centre providing support, guidance, signposting and activities to those struggling with substance misuse and related difficulties.