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The founder of modern social work

Octavia Hill (1838-1912) was a woman ahead of her time. An artist and a radical, she was a pioneer of affordable housing and can be seen as the founder of modern social work. Writing in the late 19th Century she stated that her purpose was to “make lives noble, homes happy and family life good”.…

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Peter Chilvers – the boy who changed watersports

Not achieved by the established order but by very young open minded people. Like in 1958, when 12-year-old Peter Chilvers created the very first sailboard.

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