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Tribute to Martin Flatman

Tribute to Martin Flatman

02nd April 2020

All at TLG send their love, prayers and condolences to the family and friends of Martin Flatman who passed away earlier today having contracted coronavirus. 

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Tim Morfin

Tim Morfin

Tim Morfin is the founder and Chief Executive of TLG. Tim, together with a group of other volunteers from a local church, began TLG by helping young people struggling in school in Bradford. He now leads the organisation nationally, still committed to bringing hope and a future to children and their families. He is married to Rachel and has three teenage sons.

Boxes of Hope - why families need our support more than ever

Boxes of Hope - why families need our support more than ever

26th March 2020

With the launch of TLG’s Urgent Coronavirus Appeal, Beth Prescott, TLG's Policy Lead, writes on how children will be affected in the current climate and what you can do to help TLG provide vital support to families at this critical time.

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Beth Prescott

Beth Prescott

Before coming to TLG, Beth worked as a Fundraising Project Manager for poverty-relief charity Christians Against Poverty. Beth also has experience in the political sector, having worked for a Government Minister. She was one of the youngest Parliamentary candidates in the country in the 2015 and 2017 General Elections, narrowly missing out on a seat in Parliament in 2017. Beth is a season ticket holder at Huddersfield Town and enjoys hiking through the Yorkshire countryside followed by a local ale in the pub.

Learning to walk tall

Learning to walk tall

27th February 2020

Frankie struggled to make friends, felt very isolated and her confidence was low. When she first met with her Early Intervention coach, Kate, she wasn’t even sure if she could trust her. However, over time Frankie opened up to Kate and her confidence grew and grew. Kate tells her side of the story.

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Kate Thurston

Kate is the TLG Early Intervention Coordinator in Hastings.

A story of second chances

A story of second chances

21st February 2020

Jaiden struggled with school, was regularly excluded and constantly battled with his emotions. However, when he was given a chance at one of TLG’s Education Centres he was determined to make the most of it. James, Jaiden’s Headteacher during his time with TLG, tells his side of the story.

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James Birchenough

James Birchenough

James is the Headteacher at one of TLG's Education Centres. He is married with 2 young children aged 1 and 2. He began his teaching career as a primary school teacher in Stoke-on-Trent and has been at TLG since 2016

A new year message especially for you

A new year message especially for you

08th January 2020

We are so grateful for the support we received in 2019 and we are excited for 2020. We wanted to share that excitement in a new year message especially for you.

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A documentary that inspired Make Lunch

A documentary that inspired Make Lunch

20th December 2019

After the recent Channel 4 documentary 'Growing Up Poor', Rachel Warwick reflects on how a similar documentary inspired her to set up Make Lunch, before handing over the reins to TLG last year.

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Rachel Warwick

Rachel Warwick founded MakeLunch back in 2011 and is grateful for her friends who were open to trying out her crazy ideas! These days she spends most of her time at Scripture Union where she’s the Director of Mobilisation. She is married to Dan and they live in Luton with far too many musical instruments.

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