Category Archives: Community

The problem with labels…

Two recent, apparently unrelated, news stories have troubled me for similar reasons. The first concerns the Church of England’s new guidance on tackling bullying in its schools. The Archbishop of Canterbury writes that everyone should be free to explore their … Continue reading

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A truly lasting legacy?

Published in Hawick News: Pulpit view 21st August 2012 As part of the London 2012 legacy, The Salvation Army and Essex County Council are working together to create permanent recreational facilities for the public at Hadleigh Farm, venue for the … Continue reading

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The true Olympic spirit-strangely Christlike

I really enjoyed the London 2012 Olympic Games. I think they were a great success in so many ways beyond the excellent sporting spectacle. The motto of the games was “Inspire a generation”. Whilst the main aim was to encourage … Continue reading

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“A proportionate response”

After a 3 1/4 hour drive, I spent 5 hours today in a seminar on PVG (the new Protecting Vulnerable Groups scheme which goes live in Scotland on 30 november 2010). I’m pleased to say that the Scottish Government seems … Continue reading

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