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Charities 'have key neighbourhood role' - Thursday, 1st December

The voluntary sector has a key role in the government's plans to improve neighbourhoods, local government minister Phil Woolas told charity chief executives at a conference in London today.

Speaking at the annual conference of the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations, Mr Woolas said: "We want to ensure in every neighbourhood in the country people are proud to live there and proud to say they come from there."

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