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From Wandsworth to Camden, hundreds of people have set to work in their local communities to mark Make A Difference Day.
Many have been inspired by the example set by London's 70-thousand Olympic Gamesmakers.
Piers Hopkirk has the story.
After the massive success of the volunteer force at this year's Olympics, CSV is encouraging other Londoners to get involved.
CSV Make a Difference Day is the nation's biggest single day of volunteering.
Although most of the events are taking place today (Saturday 27th October), there are also special volunteering initiatives throughout the next week.
In addition to the project in Wembley, Londoners will also be:
- Helping plant spring bulbs and mow lawns on the Thames View Estate in Barking.
- Making over a garden in Wandsworth.
- Creating artworks to display on the wall of a recently-built community garden in Newham.
- Baking cupcakes for elderly people in Camden.
Hundreds of volunteers across London are taking action today, to give something back to their local communities, on CSV Make a Difference Day.
These volunteers in Wembley have been helping to spruce up Brent River Park, planting daffodil bulbs and cleaning out the river.