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Blog entries tagged with Sutton

  1. The I&A Life

    01 June 2017

    Information & Advice (I&A) is one of our core services, and is often the first port of call for people seeking help from Age UK Sutton. The I&A office is always teeming with life, so we went behind the scenes with our I&A Manager Michelle Blagrove, who gives us the low-down on a typical day in the life of I&A 8.45AM  I arrive at work. It’s the witching hour for I&A - the calm before the storm, which means I’ve got enough time to make a fortifying cuppa before the day officially begins  9.00AM...

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  2. On Being Knit-Wits

    02 June 2017

    Hello! It's good to be back on the Age UK Sutton blog, after an incredible few months since joining as CEO.  You might have noticed we’ve gone a bit knitting mad recently, and today, I’m going to explain ourselves. We’re not really Knit-Wits - it’s all part of our current fundraising campaign, the Age UK Sutton Big Knit . Part of my role here is to oversee the way we work with the national Age UK charity that you will be familiar with (among other things they deliver some services in areas...

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  3. Hats Off, Sutton

    31 July 2017

    Greetings everyone! My name is Menaka; I’m the Communications Officer here at Age UK Sutton, but for the past few months, I’ve worn another hat too - a tiny woolly one - leading our Big Knit campaign.  We’ve been collecting tiny hats - made by YOU - to raise vital funds for Age UK Sutton. Today is the last day of our Big Knit. Hats are still trickling in, and in a couple of hours, I’ll be doing our final hat count, reflecting on the journey that’s brought us to more than 3000 tiny hats, raise...

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    Comments:  30