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When, while the lovely valley teems with vapour around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees.

Clifton All Whites

The Clifton All Whites have been a well-known fixture of Clifton since 1963; they started as a youth team and expanded to include seniors in the 1970s and have had a number of players go on to play at international level. This training session was the under 12’s practicing on the ground next to Farnborough Academy. The team are coached by volunteers, Martin Stafford and Richard Shaw and meet weekly.

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Clifton, Bingo at The British Legion

The British Legion has been a constant central meeting point for Clifton Estate. The legion first began meeting in a wooden hut, until they raised money themselves to build the first permanent building in 1961. Since then, the old building has been extended; it now includes a large hall with a stage, and a couple of bars. They hold social groups, such as the Bingo group pictured here. Many of the people I met and photographed had been coming to […]

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Clifton, Karen Humble

Karen is well known locally as both a childminder and a community activist. Five years ago, she founded a charity and family support group to help local people struggling financially. They coordinate efforts with other local charities, such as the Food Bank at the Hope Centre and via a network of people on Facebook. The charity provides things like a ‘Home Starter Pack’ which will contain a basic full kitchen set up for a new tenant. She’s co-founder of Friends […]

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Please respect the copyright in these images and only use them with my permission - thank you. Katherine