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Ten-year-old boy with Autism becomes one of the UK’s youngest published authors

BRIGHTON schoolboy, Frasier Cox has become one of the UK's youngest published authors after winning a nationwide competition by leading bookseller Book People. Book People's...

Charities call on Charity Commission to intervene on Sleep-In Crisis

REPRESENTATIVES of approximately half of all organisations who provide care services to people with learning disabilities in the UK have written to the Chair...

People’s Powerhouse movement: Universal Credit must be paused

The National Audit Office report into Universal Credit must now mean the pause button is pressed on Universal Credit, preventing more damage being done...
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Former player to host festival to thank the rugby community

The inaugural Hearts and Balls Festival, which will take place in Glasgow’s West End on Saturday 23 June, is all down to Jim Taylor MBE,...

Paralympian Team GB achievements celebrated at special event

PARALYMPIANS, national sporting organisations and senior City figures gathered in the Square Mile this week to celebrate the success of the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games...

Warning to teachers about signs a girl may be at risk of undergoing FGM

TEACHERS are being advised of the signs a girl may be at risk of undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM) as ‘cutting season’ approaches. The so-called...

Charity rebuilding lives of asylum seekers and refugees awarded funding to cope with surge in demand

An Islington charity helping London’s traumatised asylum seekers and refugees has received funding to cope with an increase in demand. City Bridge Trust, the City...

Yemen: Attack could put 170,000 children in the line of fire

An estimated 340,000 people in Hodeida, half of them children, could be forcibly displaced should the Saudi-led Coalition (SLC) and anti-Houthi forces try to...

MoU signed between the Fundraising Regulator and the Gambling Commission

The Fundraising Regulator and Gambling Commission have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, outlining a framework for a collaborative and cooperative working relationship between the...

Father of the groom makes it to son’s wedding thanks to human kindness

When 84-year-old Derick Andrews was recently transferred from Addenbrookes’ Hospital to Arthur Rank Hospice (a charity that supports people in Cambridgeshire who are living...

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Diverse trustee boards are not always possible

I read with great interest an article in The Guardian titled 'Alarming' lack of diversity among charity trustees in England and Wales’ while I...