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Updated Monday 7th April 2014

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HOurBank is "a time bank for those living in Southwark and some parts of Lewisham [...] Our members give their time by using their skills for time credits, which they can then use to ‘buy’ someone else’s help [...] We run parties, events, monthly coffee mornings, table-top sales as well as 1-1 exchanges".

It was initiated by a non-governmental organisation/charity and encourages people to participate through time banking. HOurBank is local in orientation and concerned with neighbourhood & community

It was launched in 1999 and is ongoing.  

This page is part of Participation Now, a project that brings together a diverse collection of participatory public engagement initiatives with the aim of supporting exploration, learning and engagement. Explore the collection of initiatives or read more about the project.


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