Category Archives: Blog

Build Croydon – London Technology Week

Build Croydon – MakeAthonInteraction between Technology companies and Primary/Secondary schools – bringing technology into the forefront through talks, demos, HTML, CSS, Code Club, Stop Motion Animation, Construction of a Computer, Creating a Website, Q&A and much more….When: 16 June 2014 Times: 12:00 – 18:00 Theme: Technology showcase for young people Format: Showcase Venue: LNK unit

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Mentoring and Befriending Foundation APS

We’re all very excited at Lives Not Knives today – we’ve just heard back from the Mentoring and Befriending Foundation (click for their site).Our Building Young Leaders mentoring programme has passed and is APS (Approved Provider Standard) approved.This means that our mentoring programme meets the quality standard as assessed by M+BF.

LNK at Digital Summer Camp

As a result of attending the Financial Times Hackday through Croydon TechCity, Lives Not Knives was offered an opportunity to have a community stand at the Digital Summer Camp this year, held at the Hackney Community College. 

LNK Skydive

When I first started volunteering with Lives Not Knives, I never thought that I would be hurtling out of an aeroplane towards the ground at somewhere around 120 miles per hour. Needless to say, working at LNK has certainly been a different experience to my previous work history. 

LNK at the Financial Times

I arrived at the Financial Times office bright and early. Well, perhaps not so bright (the weather was a little grey!) but certainly early enough. I was greeted, given a visitor’s badge, and without too much delay I was taken up to a conference room on the sixth floor. A number of tables had been

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