SPEAR Client Wins Local Film Award

Published on Friday 16 June 2017

Luke Hamza who lives at SPEAR’s Richmond Hostel, Penny Wade House, produced a short film about the dangers of smoking and tobacco, which was entered into the Cut Films Awards. Screening of the films and…

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SPEAR’S 30th Event: Celebrating 30 years of changing lives

Published on Tuesday 06 June 2017

 SPEAR’s 30th ANNIVERSARY EVENT Celebrating 30 Years of Transforming Lives ‘Homelessness to Independence’ Tuesday 11th July 2017 Richmond Adult Community College 6pm Book tickets here: INTRODUCTION The demand for SPEAR’s services is increasing.  SPEAR is needed as…

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Richmond Rough Sleeping Analysis March 2017

Published on Monday 05 June 2017

Rough Sleepers Verified and Resettled SPEAR verified 128 new rough sleepers between April 2016 and March 2017, which is approximately the same as in the same period in the previous year. More of these rough sleepers…

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Shhh! Superb silent auction prizes announced for SPEAR 30th Anniversary Event

Published on Monday 05 June 2017

Show your support for SPEAR as part of our anniversary event celebrating 30 years of transforming lives, by taking part in our fabulous fundraising auction on 11th July.   Thanks to the generosity of local businesses…

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Musicians pledge support for SPEAR at 30th Anniversary Event!

Published on Wednesday 17 May 2017

A veritable plethora of musicians have come forward to support SPEAR and entertain guests at our 30th Anniversary event on 11th July! Book tickets to SPEAR’s 30th Anniversary Event    Helena April     Helena April…

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Cathy Come Home Actress, Cleo Sylvestre, to share in SPEAR’S 30th Event

Published on Friday 12 May 2017

SPEAR is proud to announce the involvement of actress Cleo Sylvestre in #SPEAR30 event at Richmond Adult & Community College on 11th July.  Cleo will join  SPEAR staff, clients and fellow actress, Abigail Thaw, in…

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Actress Abigail Thaw to speak out in support of SPEAR

Published on Wednesday 10 May 2017

We are very excited to announce that actress Abigail Thaw will be taking part in our SPEAR 30th Anniversary event on 11th July.  Abigail will join some of our SPEAR clients in the spotlight to…

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“Tell them Chrissy sent you” – Chrissy Archibald’s life inspires help for homeless people.

Published on Saturday 22 April 2017

Following the tragic death of Chrissy Archibald during the attack on London Bridge, her family has released a statement urging people to ‘honour her by making your community a better place. Volunteer your time and…

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Our Patron, CEO and Trustees

Published on Wednesday 19 April 2017

The featured image is of our Chairman – Jack Stephen PATRON Please see information on our Patron here: The Rt Hon Sir Vince Cable. Sir Vince Cable was the MP for Twickenham from 1997 – 2015….

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Homeless Healthlink Service awarded Big Lottery Funding

Published on Wednesday 05 April 2017

PRESS RELEASE New funding to help homeless people in Richmond and Kingston Homelessness charity SPEAR has been awarded a grant from Big Lottery Fund to help homeless people to improve their health. The grant will fund the…

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