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Brown hails volunteers as he unveils vision for Britain - Tuesday 24 July 2007

Gordon Brown today put volunteering and community activism at the heart of his vision of the "British way of life", matching a commitment to celebrate society's "everyday heroes" with promises of investment in small neighbourhood groups

In a speech in London today which heavily emphasised his core beliefs in the value of service, commitment, civic duty and neighbourliness, the prime minister said the voluntary sector played a critical role in bringing together communities and generating progressive social change - and said the government must do more to support it.

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