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Is it time to take the disadvantage gap seriously?

Is it time to take the disadvantage gap seriously?

07th November 2019

Beth Prescott, TLG's Policy Lead, writes on the educational disadvantage gap after attending the Education Policy Institute's conference on child poverty and disadvantage.

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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.

Giving a voice to the voiceless

Giving a voice to the voiceless

01st November 2019

TLG's new Policy Lead, Beth Prescott, introduces her role. This is a new role which will help TLG speak into key issues affecting children and families across the UK.

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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.

It takes a village

It takes a village

13th June 2019

Watch Helen Trew, a former teacher from a TLG Education Centre, share an inspirational spoken word at our 20 Year Celebration.

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Helen Trew

Helen Trew

Helen is a former team member from TLG Bradford Education Centre. She is an active spoken word poet and passionate about the church in action!

What a day to remember!

What a day to remember!

29th May 2019

We were blown away by the encouragement, faith and support we received as we gathered with supporters and volunteers to celebrate 20 years of TLG.

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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.

United for a purpose

United for a purpose

17th May 2019

For 20 years, we’ve believed that when united the Church has the power to transform communities. We asked Gavin Calver, Director of Mission at the Evangelical Alliance, why church unity is so crucial for the sake of struggling children. 

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Gavin Calver

Gavin Calver

Gavin Calver is the Director of Mission at the Evangelical Alliance and Chair of Spring Harvest. Formerly the leader of Youth for Christ, Gavin's an evangelist, speaker and author with a burning passion to see the Gospel reach every person in the UK.

Students and Social Action - ever thought about TLG?

Students and Social Action - ever thought about TLG?

15th March 2019

"I studied Theology at university and I loved biblical teaching, context and debate! Towards the end of my degree I felt God challenging me with my next step: how could I translate this knowledge, passion and growing faith into practice to impact communities across the UK?

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Emma Rowley

Emma Rowley

Emma started on the Fast Track internship just over 2 years ago. She now works as part of TLG's HR team, supporting our staff & volunteer teams across the country. She is passionate about people & seeing communities transformed through the local church!

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