Monday, 19 August 2019

Community health and wellbeing charities win GSK IMPACT Awards

Ten charities from across the UK have won a prestigious national award for improving health and wellbeing in their communities. The charities are the winners...

Autism ambassador meets Boris Johnson to discuss autism

Anna Kennedy online has launched a charity album with the music written and performed by nine people on the autism spectrum. Anna Kennedy OBE a...

£3k boost to help prevent elderly becoming crime victims

A Yorkshire charity has been awarded £3,800 from the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner to help prevent vulnerable older people becoming victims of crime. Age...

Deaf Dachshund Searching for his Happily Ever After

An adorable dachshund type, who despite being born completely deaf and learning sign language, has never given up hope and is now on the...

Residents take part in Dementia research exhibited at FACT Liverpool

Residents and their families from Green Heys Care Home, in Liverpool, have participated in a pioneering artistic research project that explores the impact that...

Newly qualified nurse wants to inspire others to volunteer

Jodie Rogers, a newly qualified nurse from Carmarthen, Wales, who has been praised for her work volunteering on holidays for children with complex disabilities,...

Marvellous first year for Melksham charity shop

Fundraisers are celebrating the success of a Melksham charity shop which has received thousands of bags of donations. Barnardo's opened a new store on Verbena...

Charities team up to tackle loneliness in Berkshire

Reading-based Longleigh Foundation, a new grant-giving independent national charity that funds community projects supporting vulnerable people, has formed a strategic partnership with Berkshire Community...

Abandoned young Staffie cross found in canal

A 14-month-old dog, who was shockingly abandoned and discovered in the Grand Union Canal, is now on the lookout for a new forever home...

HRH Duchess of Cornwall drops in on charity for tea

Older people’s charity, Royal Voluntary Service this week welcomed HRH The Duchess of Cornwall to a vintage-inspired tea party held at the Trinity Centre...

Dive into a new challenge with Swimming Down Dementia

One of the UK's leading dementia research charities is calling on people to make a splash for science by signing up for a new...

7-year-old raises funds for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices with special activity day

Thanks to a very special birthday girl, Lilah, families who are supported by children’s hospice charity Shooting Star Children’s Hospices, were treated to a...

£3 million grant to help Brits make the most of areas of natural beauty on their doorsteps

A project designed to open local people's eyes to the areas of natural beauty around them and the employment, health and leisure opportunities they...

Petition handed to Downing Street to end cruel benefits system for dying people

A petition demanding changes to the cruel benefits system for dying people has been handed into No. 10 Downing Street, by Downton Abbey actor...

Prevent Breast Cancer raises more than £100,000 at Prudential RideLondon

A 172-strong team of cyclists joined thousands of other riders to take part in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey in aid of Prevent Breast Cancer, its...
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