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17 August 2007


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The London Tube traveller, strap-hanging, or seated, and idly gazing at eye-level advertisements, will soon have something more compelling to engage with: Advices and Queries

  • After negotiations, a deal has been struck to display texts from Advices & Queries on in-carriage cards in Tube trains during National Quaker Week from 24 September to 7 October

  • The deal consists of cards displayed in a quarter of all tube carriages, in trains on the entire network, for two weeks
  • There are 2
  • 3 million tube journeys a week, averaging 20 minutes each, making this possibly the widest outreach the Religious Society of Friends could achieve


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    David Edwards, 21 August
    As someone who has lived with cerebral palsy from birth I have taken a keen and one time active interest with disababily issues within the Religious Society of Friends. Some ten years ago there was a weekend conference and fairly regular issues of a newsletter called "Seeking...."
    Please keep me informed about developments within the present Disabilities Equality Group.


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