Articles by Oliver Balch

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For the love of: spending time with strangers When his wife died, Will Buckingham found solace in people he didn’t know. Is it time we all celebrated what strangers can offer? Lifestyle Society Spirit UK Wellbeing World
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‘No child should go to bed hungry’: the project helping families eat affordably Tom Kerridge’s chef smarts combine with Marcus Rashford’s star power to tasty effect in Full Time Meals, which aims to tackle food poverty Food Lifestyle Society Wellbeing
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‘You forget how remarkable people are’: photos reveal the colourful lives of ordinary folk One hundred intimate portraits of east Londoners – aged between one and 100 – celebrate the extraordinary lives of ordinary people Culture Lifestyle Society
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Meet the hikers and bikers who are keeping the UK countryside clean How a mountain bike enthusiast inspired a community of cyclists, hikers and runners to collect litter from the countryside Conservation Environment Society Sport Wellbeing
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Lifesaving, convenient and controversial: the app that gave everywhere an address What3Words means that everywhere on Earth has an address. The app has saved lives and sparked debate Innovation Society Travel
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