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‘I don’t think anyone sees it as being about poverty’

One summer club’s bid to end hunger is the start of a true partnership with parents, writes Henry Hepburn

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Four years ago to the week, the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow had just finished. The event was a jamboree the likes of which Scotland’s biggest city had never seen before, and nowhere was more transformed – for the 12 days of the games, at least – than the East End.

This was where several glistening sports venues had sprung up, where the newly constructed athletes’ village welcomed thousands of elite sportspeople and where their orbiting spectators bustled through an area usually kept well off the tourist trail.

As with the 2012 London Olympics, there was much talk of “legacy”, but such ...

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