Sunday, 19 May 2019

SeeAbility launches 220th year by challenging society to rethink disability

SeeAbility, a charity providing specialised support and shaping policy to help people with learning disabilities, autism and sight loss to live happy, healthy and...

Oxfam publishes latest progress report and global safeguarding data

Oxfam has reported an increase in global safeguarding cases in the year to March 2019, reflecting greater awareness and trust in its safeguarding systems. This...

British man facing up to five years in prison for documenting police abuse in Calais

Ahead of the trial of Tom Ciotkowski, a British man who documented police abuse against migrants, refugees and volunteers in Calais, Amnesty International has...

Young women’s charity shares empowering stories to celebrate 30 years

Leeds-based charity Getaway Girls is celebrating its 30th year this May by sharing 30 empowering stories from young women across the city whose lives...

BHF appoints first Chief Technology Officer

Ursula Dolton has been appointed as the British Heart Foundation’s first Chief Technology Officer and will lead the charity’s new Technology directorate.  Ursula will sit...

War widow presented with medal for supporting blind veterans

A war widow from Brighton has been awarded a British Empire Medal to recognise her lifelong commitment to Blind Veterans UK. Joan Osborne, 91 from...

Survey finds people least comfortable when around those who have learning disabilities

Londoners are the least comfortable people in England, Wales and Scotland when it comes to sharing a restaurant, office, pub or even public transport...

Rebekah Vardy backs top tips to help children celebrate who they are

Barnardo's family ambassador Rebekah Vardy is getting behind the charity's top tips for parents on how to help their children celebrate who they are...

Helpforce working with young people on new volunteering standards

Bright and enthusiastic young volunteers across the country have come together to work with Helpforce on developing national training standards. The standards, which are being...

Lifesaving stem cell donor found for young Chloe

A mother from Fort William is overwhelmed after receiving the news that a potentially lifesaving stem cell donor has been found for her daughter....

ZSL raises over £375,000 to put a stop to wildlife crime

More than one million pangolins – the world’s only scaly mammals – have been illegally traded in the last 15 years, while the poaching...

Pension Credit changes will take money away from those who need it most

On 15 May, the Government started making it harder for couples to claim Pension Credit and Parkinson's UK estimate it could impact on hundreds...

10 ways to look after your mental health this #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

This article has been supplied by one of #UKCharityWeek's Official Partner Charity's the Mental Health Foundation. It’s important to take care of yourself and get the...

PM awards outstanding rare disease charity founders and sisters

The Prime Minister has this week recognised Nicola Miller, based in Kent, and her sister Rebecca Stewart, from Aberdeen, for raising awareness of the...

Third ‘outstanding’ OFSTED report for pioneering adoption agency Adoptionplus

A pioneering adoption agency which helps some of the most vulnerable children and young people find families is celebrating after being judged 'outstanding' by...
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