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VASL’s Community Champions Manager outside No. 10 with Neil O’Brien MP

Rohini was delighted to represent the Project at the launch of the Jo Cox Loneliness Commission Report at No 10 Downing Street.

She attended as the guest of Neil O’Brien, the Harborough Mail report is here

VASL staff and volunteers were well represented at the Local Loneliness Commission event in Market Harborough in January 2018, which was organised by Neil O’Brien

We were delighted to welcome Neil O’Brin MP to our community Gathering on 3rd November as part of our Befriending Week celebrations, Harborough Mail printed this story and we are expecting to feature on HFM this week


Big Lottery Funding


In July as part of our announcement of receiving Big Lottery Funding, BBC Midlands Today sent Amy along to interview some of our clients and volunteers, see below:

Listen and find out more about VASL Community Champions:

The following day Ben Johnson of Radio Leicester interviewed two of our members listen to Community Champions on Radio Leicester:

Plus, we also made the front page of the Harborough Mail and page 22 of the Leicester Mercury.

Harborough Mail 15.06.17

Leic Mercury 22.07.17

Loneliness in the News 

Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness

Women’s Institute resolution on Loneliness

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