A 69-year old man has begun an 18-month sponsored walk across the UK to raise £100,000 for The Salvation Army’s work with homeless people and victims of human trafficking.
African-born Commissioner André and his wife Commissioner Silvia have spent the past four years as leaders of The Salvation Army's Southern Africa Territory, which includes work in the countries of South Africa, Lesotho, Namibia, the Island of St Helena and Swaziland.
The Salvation Army’s Hadleigh Training Centre at Hadleigh Farm, in Essex, marked 100 days until London 2012 kicks off by inviting British Cycling to hold a skills session for trainees.
The Community Alcohol Partnership (CAP) that initially covers south Yarmouth, will see a host of agencies including police, trading standards, the borough council, schools, stores including Tesco and Asda, and The Salvation Army join together to focus their efforts on the problem of alcohol abuse.
Today The Salvation Army and Essex County Council welcomed Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Caroline Spelman, to the Hadleigh Farm Olympic Mountain Bike Venue to review progress in developing legacy plans working in partnership with Natural England.