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Our Trustees and CEO

Published on Wednesday 19 April 2017

(featured image is of our Chairman – Jack Stephen) OUR CEO STUART NEVILL Stuart grew up in London and went to secondary school in Westminster. He started working with vulnerable people with mental health issues in…

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

Published on Sunday 09 April 2017

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

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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 £318,942 from Big Lottery Fund to help homeless people to improve their health. The grant will fund…

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Auctioneer announced for SPEAR 30th Anniversary

Published on Tuesday 04 April 2017

    SPEAR is thrilled to announce that James Scott Brown, Managing Director of Scott Brown Risk Assessment Surveyors, has generously volunteered his services to us as  our SPEAR auctioneer for 11th July.  James will…

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SPEAR is thrilled that Morag Livingstone will chair 30th Anniversary panel

Published on Tuesday 04 April 2017

  We are thrilled to announce that independent film maker, Morag Livingstone of Livingstone Media, will chair the panel discussion at our 30th Anniversary event on 11th July.  She will be joined by SPEAR patron, the Rt Hon Sir…

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SPEAR presents Daisy May Hudson’s documentary, ‘Half Way’

Published on Sunday 02 April 2017

  Daisy May Hudson’s first feature length documentary Half Way,  received widespread critical acclaim when it was released in 2015. ‘Half Way’ was shot during the time Daisy and her family were living in a…

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Richmond Rough Sleeping Analysis

Published on Monday 06 March 2017

Rough Sleepers Verified and Resettled SPEAR verified 105 new rough sleepers between April and Dec 2016, which is approximately the same as in the same period in the previous year. More of these rough sleepers…

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SPEAR continues its work with Homeless Women Victims of Domestic Violence

Published on Monday 06 March 2017

  Richmond and Wandsworth Councils have been awarded government funding that will help to support women victims of domestic violence and abuse.  The Councils will be working in partnership with SPEAR and Refuge.   Last…

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Prudential Ride London 30th July 2017

Published on Thursday 02 March 2017

Have you missed out on a Prudential Ride London ballot place? Why not join in by cycling for SPEAR?: Prudential Ride London is the biggest road cycling event in the UK and has raised £17 million for…

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SPEAR Commissioned to Help Rough Sleepers in Five SW London Boroughs

Published on Monday 20 February 2017

    SPEAR is delighted to announce that they have been commissioned over the next two years to help rough sleepers across five South West London boroughs and find new solutions to prevent homelessness. The funding has been granted…

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