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Christian Aid’s first shop
Where today we find Chanel, between 1964 and 1970 we would have found the first Christian Aid shop. This was not, however, quite like the charity shops so familiar to us now.
Indian Workers Association Welfare Centre
IWA Southall had been running a pioneering welfare service from Southall Community Centre before they opened their welfare centre here in 1962.
The Life and Legacy of Thomas Guy
From October 1739 until June 2020 there was a statue of the philanthropist after whom the hospital is named at the centre of this Georgian courtyard. So why did it become a point of controversy?
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St Pauls Cathedral: Reformation to the Great Fire
In 1500 St Pauls Cathedral was a great bastion of medieval Catholocism but over the next 150 years the Protestant Reformation and successive natural disasters changed it beyond recognition until in 1666 it was destroyed in the Great Fire. This is the story of a Cathedral and of England during some of the most tumultuous years in their history.