Category Archive: Features

Make the most of being a student

Photo: Aric Mitchell  There are so many reasons why we all count the days until the next time we go on holiday, feeling the sudden warmth as the plane door opens and seeing the… Continue reading

Small area, big ambitions

Edmonton may seem like a quiet forgotten area in North London, but little did you know, there is in-fact a lot to do. Dancing, singing, and even performing, from Edmonton’s very own Christmas… Continue reading

Volunteering – The bigger picture

According to the National Council for Voluntary Organizations, 22.7 million adults have formally volunteered at least once a year and 15.1 million volunteered once a month. According to the Institute for Volunteering Research,… Continue reading

Helping each other is on the rise

“A volunteer can be simply a good neighbour.” The author of this sentence is unknown, but recent statistics seem to agree. According to a Cabinet Office study, people prefer to volunteer within their… Continue reading

Miguel Leitão: giving children a reason to smile again

In only ten minutes, Miguel transforms himself into Mikas, the clown. All he needs is some white powder, a brush and some ink, cool clothes and lots of energy. Miguel is apparently just a… Continue reading

Charity breaks age barriers with Sunday tea parties

Fancy a special Sunday tea while helping others? Contact the Elderly is a charity that brings people from different generations together, in order to combat loneliness. The charity has helped thousands of older… Continue reading

Affordable street couture made by design volunteers

The new FARA Workshop in Islington is the first shop where young design volunteers create new clothes from donated materials in-site. FARA Workshop is part of the FARA charity, which has 50 shops… Continue reading

Get the Most Out of Your Summer With Camp America

  Although we all look forward to our summer vacation, it’s sometimes hard deciding what the best thing to do is. The last thing you want is sitting around while all your friends… Continue reading

Smart Works Dresses You Up For Your Job Interview

It’s the first interview of your life and you don’t know how to dress. We’ll give you a tip: a crop top and trainers are not appropriate if you really want the job.… Continue reading