Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Sir Ranulph Fiennes returns to Bristol Heart Institute

The Guinness World Record's 'World's greatest living explorer' Sir Ranulph Fiennes has returned to Bristol Heart Institute (BHI) to meet the surgeon who saved...

Charity staff affected by domestic abuse given paid leave

Employees at Hestia, a domestic abuse charity in London, will be given 10 days paid leave by the charity if they personally experience domestic...

University of Cambridge set to break ground on new Heart and Lung Research Institute

Chris Skidmore, Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, has announced a £30 million award to the University of Cambridge to support the new...

Soap Box Race gives Help for Heroes Veteran a sense of camaraderie again

Help for Heroes, the charity that helps those whose life is affected as a result of serving in the Armed Forces, had a team...

Ipswich Hospital helipad marks first-anniversary

It’s been one year since Ipswich Hospital opened its new helipad for the first time after the HELP Appeal  - the only charity in...

Simon Gillespie to retire from the British Heart Foundation

British Heart Foundation chief executive, Simon Gillespie, will be retiring from the charity at the end of December after almost seven years.  Under Simon’s leadership, the...

Dunfermline cycling champ hopes to grab gold 10 years post transplant

A Dunfermline man who received a lifesaving saving stem cell transplant is competing as part of blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan’s team at the...

EACH Chief Executive Graham Butland announces retirement

The long-serving and much respected Chief Executive of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH), Graham Butland, has announced his plan to retire. Graham joined EACH in...

Cumbernauld foster family flourishes with support from Quarriers

A Cumbernauld foster family is flourishing with the help of Quarriers, one of Scotland’s leading social charities, through its unique, specialised fostering service for...

Obese people outnumber smokers two to one

New figures from Cancer Research UK show that people who are obese now outnumber people who smoke two to one in the UK, and...

Youth Charity CEO Appointed Youngest Royal Representative

A young Greater Manchester charity founder has been appointed, with the Queen’s agreement, Deputy Lieutenant of Greater Manchester. Saeed Atcha, 22, from Bolton, became the...

Great Ormond Street Hospital celebrates completion of The Zayed Centre for Research into Rare Disease in Children

Great Ormond Street Hospital and UCL were delighted to welcome His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan visiting from Abu Dhabi...

Raising charity lotteries jackpot to £1million is a ‘win-win’ for good causes, says MP

MP Priti Patel has called for the speedy abolition of outdated laws which restrict vital fund-raising for hundreds of charity lotteries – including an...

Dogs Trust celebrates rescue dogs and their owners ahead of one of its busiest times of the year

Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, has launched a series of mini-films celebrating rescue dog ownership to encourage people wanting to welcome...

Children at risk from flooding and landslides as monsoon rains continue

Thousands of children and families living in the Rohingya refugee camps and host communities in Cox’s Bazar in south-eastern Bangladesh are at risk from...
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