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Confused by Univeral Credit ?

Don’t  be ! Come to a workshop here at Ace of Clubs at 10:30 on Friday. We look forward to seeing you then.


UNIVERSAL CREDIT . Click for information



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Join the Ace of Clubs cycling team!

If you like cycling, and are interested in a bit of a challenge, join our Cycle  Club and take part in the sponsored cycle ride on 16th September. This is going from Clapham Common to Brighton , and Ace of Clubs have reserved 15 places .

You just have to raise sponsorship for Ace of Clubs (and complete the ride!)


For more information follow the links below:




London to Brighton_poster


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Fancy a trip to the seaside (by bike) ?

LONDON  to BRIGHTON BIKE RIDE : 16th September 

Ace of Clubs has 15 places on the Clapham to Brighton bike Charity bike ride on 16th September.Do you want to challenge  yourself to complete this lovely 54 mile ride , and raise funds for Ace of Clubs at the same time?

This event is fully marshaled, with free drinks  and lunch, as well as access to return coach travel for you and your  bike at a reasonable cost. Most importantly, you will also get  a finishers medal!

Follow this link to find out more about the event :

And  follow this one to book one of the Ace of Club places and start setting up your fundraising page

Contact for more information

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Ace Charity Shops Need Assistants!

We have a vacancy for a part time shop assistant to join our team running the two Ace charity shops. See below :


Shop Assistant vacancy


Part Time Shop Assistants wanted – 20 Hours Per Week


Ace Shops are looking for someone with enthusiasm and commitment to join our lovely team in running our shops in Balham and Clapham. Oh and retail experience would be an advantage too!


More information is in the Job Description here

Shop assistant Job Description

Recruitment letter


If you want to discuss this further please leave your number in one of the shops,  or e-mail the Ace Shop Manager on

CLOSING DATE : Monday 3rd December 2018


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Gardening Group at Ace of Clubs

Ace of Clubs is delighted to be launching our new gardening group. It meets at 1:00 pm every Wednesday. This week they got stuck in with potting some herbs  – which will be used in our kitchen in months to come.

Please feel free to come and have a go – no experience required!




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Runners against homelessness!

Congratulations to Lizzie McKee who completed the very hot London Marathon in 4 hours, and raised over £800 for Ace of Clubs. See her story here

Ed Rice is about to tackle the Hackney Half Marathon, and has set himself a target of completing it in about 90 minutes. He has also set a target of  raising over £300 for Ace of Clubs..  Please visit his fundraising page and , if you can, give him the encouragement of sponsorship, which will go to help homeless and vulnerable people.

Ed’s fundraising page is here


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Welcoming IRMO on Wednesday

We are looking forward to a visit by some staff from IRMO on Wednesday. They are a Lambeth based community group offering support, advice, education  and employment support to people from Latin America, and other Portuguese and Spanish speakers. Please come along at 12:00 to meet them and find out what they can offer you.

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The Friday Art Group Returns!

We are delighted that we have just started a new Friday art group. It will be on from 10:00 – 12:00 every Friday. All welcome – no previous experience required!


Click below to see the poster


art club poster

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Part Time Shop Assistants wanted

Ace of clubs shops are recruiting for 2 part time shop assistants – 20 hours per week.

We are looking for people with some retail experience to join our enthusiastic team in running the shops in Balham and Clapham.

Follow the links below, and if you are interested in applying, please send an recent CV, along with a covering letter saying why you think you meet the person specification to :

CLOSING DATE : Monday 30th April, 12:00 noon

Shop assistant Job Description

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Ace of Clubs – Summer opening hours now in operation!

Please note that the centre at Ace of Clubs now closes at 3:00 pm, so our opening hours are 12:00 to 3:00 pm , Monday to Friday. Lunch is served as usual at 12:00, with soup served at 2:00pm.


If you need to talk to someone outside of these hours please ring up Ace of Clubs on 020 7720 2811 between 9:30am and 5:00 pm.


The link below gives more information on our daily activities.

Whats on at Ace of clubs: CLICK HERE!




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