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23/01/2018
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    1. The Radio 4 Christmas Appeal helps homeless and vulnerable people. Recieved with Thanks looks at how you helped make a difference last year. 

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    2. Ed's note: This is another amazing record year for the Christmas Appeal. Here's the latest news from Radio 4's Sally Flatman and Sophie Balaam from the Connection at St Martin's. Find out more about the appeal and you can still make a donation on the Radio 4 website - PM. Alison, one of th...

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    3. One young homeless woman tells me, when you are on the streets, it is as if the world is going on normally on the other side of the glass and if you could just take one step you could step back into that world. Another man who was homeless for over 20 years smiles: "That glass looks so thin ...

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    4. Editor's note. We've published several photographs from the homeless photographers group at St Martin-in-the-Fields since the Christmas Appeal started. This snowy scene by Blodeuwed really emphasises how hard this Winter has been for homeless people. If you haven't made a donation yet, you can d...

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    5. We were planning to update you on the Christmas Appeal as we did last year on the 12th day of Christmas but we couldn't resist sharing our news. We are almost at last year's record total of £900,000 and it is not yet even christmas and as you will see from the picture - there is still a lot of p...

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    6. Editor's note: Sally Flatman, producer of all the Radio 4 Appeal programmes, brings us news from St Martin's. Make your own donation to the appeal on the Radio 4 web site - SB. We've had an amazing start to this year's appeal - on Sunday, taking calls in London and Belfast from 8am till 10pm we...

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    7. You always feel nervous at 7.55am when you are waiting for the Vicar's Radio 4 Christmas Appeal to go out on air - will the phones really start ringing any second. But I need not have worried, our Radio 4 listeners don't let us down - they were ringing to give to this the 84th annual appeal all ...

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    8. Have you ever wondered who will be on the end of phone when you ring up to give to the Radio 4 St Martin-in-the-Fields Christmas Appeal? Well if you hear the bells in the background you are through to the offices of St Martins in Trafalgar square where volunteers will answer the phones all day ...

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    9. Editor's note: this blog post begins with a slideshow made by homeless photographer Jamie Winter, a member of a photography group run by The Connection at St Martin-in-the-Fields - SB I once edited a Radio 4 debate about homelessness... We based it in the heart of London near Shaftesbury Avenue...

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    10. Editor's note. You can make a donation to this year's Radio 4 Christmas Appeal on the St Martin-in-the-Fields web site - SB The service at St Martin-in-the-Fields for homeless people who have died in the past year never fails to move me. During the service the names of those who have died are r...

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