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200 ‘Angel’ Ascents raise thousands

On Saturday 24 November a team of 44 volunteers bravely climbed the Cathedral tower to raise money for our 10th Anniversary Appeal: ‘Be an Angel’. In total we were aiming to clock up at least 50,000 steps. This figure represents the number of people the Street Angels have helped in their first 10 years of

200 ‘Angel’ Ascents raise thousands 2018-12-10T00:04:50+00:00

New ‘Angels’ welcomed at St Mary’s commissioning service

A warm welcome was given to the new Chaplains, Street and Community Angels at a commissioning and dedication service at St Mary's Church, Guildford on Sunday 4th November in. Around sixteen new volunteers were present. Amongst the guests were local MP Anne Milton, Deputy Mayor, Richard Billington and representatives of Guildford Police and Guildford Borough

New ‘Angels’ welcomed at St Mary’s commissioning service 2018-11-05T22:57:13+00:00

Angels Assist Lions Torchlight Procession + Fireworks

Extra duty Street Angels volunteers assisted Guildford Lions with their annual Torchlight Procession from Guildford High Street to Stoke Park for the Guildford's biggest firework fiesta on November the 3rd. An estimated 5000 or more people packed the park and enjoyed a spectacular display of fireworks. 

Angels Assist Lions Torchlight Procession + Fireworks 2018-11-05T22:38:09+00:00

10th Anniversary Awards Evening and Celebration Party

Great evening on Saturday 20th October when we celebrated our actual 10th anniversary launch weekend. Over fifty GTCC volunteers who support Street Angels, Community Angels and Street Chaplains enjoyed a special thank you party where long service awards were given out and 'Motivation by Music Gospel Choir' (MbM) entertained us with a selection of songs.

10th Anniversary Awards Evening and Celebration Party 2018-10-21T22:59:10+00:00

Cosy Club to support GTCC fundraising

A big shout out to Guildford's newest restaurant, the @CosyGuildford in Tunsgate Quarter who have kindly agreed to support us as their charity this year and invited some of us as guests to their pre-opening night. Thanks to all the staff who made us feel very special.

Cosy Club to support GTCC fundraising 2018-06-23T01:12:29+00:00

#LoveGuildford awareness day

Community Angel Rachel Guilford and Street Angel co-ordinator Fiona Ford ran a GTCC stall at Millmead Baptist Church this week as part of the #LoveGuildford week. Several people expressed interest in finding out more or considering joining us. Over a dozen other voluntary groups in Guildford were present as part of the event.

#LoveGuildford awareness day 2018-06-21T10:57:48+00:00

Purple Flag and GBC meet up

The SA Team out last night met the 'Purple Flag' award assessment team doing a preliminary inspection. According to the BBC 'To win Purple Flag status towns and cities must be welcoming to everyone, offer safe ways for visitors to travel home, provide a good mix of venues and attractions and be appealing not just

Purple Flag and GBC meet up 2018-05-05T16:11:30+00:00

Cathedral Celebration 15th April

Over 100 guests and Angels attended the recent 10th anniversary celebration of GTCC and the launch of the ‘Be An Angel’ campaign. Local dignitaries including the Mayor and Lord Lieutenant of Surrey spoke of the valuable contribution GTCC has made to the local community over the last decade. The afternoon was complimented by the excellent

Cathedral Celebration 15th April 2018-05-01T17:17:40+00:00

Community Angels calls out for votes to bag a share of Tesco’s bag fund

I'm excited to share the news that Community Angels is one of 3 projects selected to be part of the Tesco Bags of Help Scheme, where funds raised from carrier bag sales in Tesco stores are awarded to local community projects. Voting will take place from Thursday 1st March to Monday 30th April 2018. The project with the

Community Angels calls out for votes to bag a share of Tesco’s bag fund 2018-03-19T11:11:31+00:00

Be an Angel

We can hardly believe it’s nearly ten years since a small group of people from Guildford churches got together in [...]

Be an Angel 2018-06-23T15:24:46+00:00
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