YMCA Adopts Nudge Theory To Get Young People Into Work

YMCA Scotland has formed a partnership with a behavioural science consultancy to fine-tune its employability mentoring programme. The programme, which supports young people aged 16-25...

Success for first Hospice Summer School

'They started off very apprehensive about what a Hospice is . . . and by the end of the week had discovered that end...

Garden transformed for adults with learning disabilities

School Close, a supported living service for adults with physical and learning disabilities in Kirkcudbright, have recently transformed their outdoor space into a garden...

Patients and researchers come together at the British Transplant Games

Hundreds of transplant patients took part in the 2019 Westfield Health British Transplant Games hosted in Newport, Wales this summer. Representatives from Kidney Research...

First flight touches down on hospital’s new £500,000 helipad funded by HELP Appeal

The first helicopter to land on a new £500,000 helipad in Hull touched down on Friday. A five-person crew from Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance...

Support worker who found love at work celebrates career milestone

A support worker who found love and a career for life at a charity supporting adults with learning disabilities is celebrating 30 years of...

Family fun at wildlife-rich ‘lost world’ near Loch Ness

Trees for Life hosted a family fun day at Dundreggan – the conservation charity's acclaimed rewilding estate in Glenmoriston, near Loch Ness this week. The...

National Whale and Dolphin Watch reaches its climax this weekend!

The annual National Whale and Dolphin Watch event started on Saturday 27th July around the UK and so many fantastic cetacean sightings have already been submitted!   Every year, scientists at...

Unique salon for people with learning disabilities opens its doors

Bradford’s first beauty salon exclusively for adults with learning disabilities has opened its doors with the help of celebrity hairdresser, Andrew Collinge. Mirror Mirror is...

Supercar fleet assembles for CHAS families

Children and families who use the services of Rachel House children’s hospice in Kinross were wowed by a group of 20 supercar drivers who...

Video: Star-studded evening raises £388K for children’s hospital

A staggering £388,825 was raised at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity’s 10th Birthday Ball at the weekend – making a significant contribution to...

New video highlights the ‘hugely inspiring’ Charity Today Awards celebration

A new showreel video has been released this week celebrating the Charity Today Awards which took place earlier this month. The event was deemed an...

Swimmer set to make a splash on her 40th birthday

For most people the perfect start to their birthday would be a nice lie-in, perhaps even breakfast in bed, however Jenny Foster, who will...

Report reveals social value of jobs support for veterans

Supporting wounded, injured and sick veterans into meaningful and sustained employment is an investment in their future that is worth around £5.7 million, according...

700,000 free books given to school starters

New research from BookTrust, the UK’s largest children’s reading charity, finds that only just over half of children (51 per cent) aged between 8 -...
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