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Photographic Composition (Week 3)

Learning about compositional conventions such as leading lines, the golden mean, camera view, symmetry and frame within a frame around Dalston.

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Artisan bakery helps mental ill health recovery

Pic by Allan Boyce: Better Health Bakery teaches trainees to make, bake and sell  organic bread

Pic by Allan Boyce: Freshly baked products are sold & distributed from the premises

A mental health charity has opened an artisan bakery to help adults recovering from mental ill health.

The Better Health Bakery, in Hackney, east London, provides up to ten placements where trainees learn how to make, bake and sell a range of sour-dough bread to local shops, cafés and the public.

Ashwin Matthews, director of the Centre for Better Health which set-up the project six months ago, said the scheme is aimed at providing people recovering from mental ill health and stress with a relaxed environment to learn new skills that could help lead to paid work.

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Belu Water now available for water coolers

Bottled water  company Belu, which donates 100% of its profits to Water Aid, has partnered with Zepbrook to make its 100% carbon neutral water available in 18.9L bottles to fit all types of water coolers.
The most ethical water brand in the UK, Belu uses the highest level of recycled materials for its products, aiming to generate profits that are used to fund Water Aid’s clear water projects worldwide.
To find out more, visit the Belu website.

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