Learning disabilities increase risk of children breaking the law, research shows

Developmental disabilities, poor mental health, and experiences of trauma and adversity in childhood can greatly increase the risk that a young person will be...

The Care Quality Commission says St Giles Hospice is Outstanding

Staff and volunteers at St Giles Hospice are starting the new year on a high after receiving an ‘Outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality...

1 in 3 say communities have a role in taking environmental action

Three-quarters of people in the UK say the environment will be important to them in 2020, a new survey from The National Lottery Community...

Saracens Sport Foundation launches ‘£20 for 20’ fundraising campaign to mark 20 year anniversary

Saracens Sport Foundation, which launched on 19 January 2000, today kicks off its 20th anniversary by announcing the £20 for 20 campaign which calls...

Birmingham Sports Festival for children with disabilities to go ahead in 2020

Sport Birmingham has confirmed the Birmingham Inclusive Sports Festival will go ahead in 2020, offering children with disabilities the chance to take part in...

Appeal for UK public to give children with deafblindness in Kenya their ‘Chance to Shine’

Global deafblind charity, Sense International, is launching a new campaign to transform the lives of children with deafblindness in rural Kenya, with all donations...

The Islamic Centre of England under investigation for Iranian general ‘martyr’ claim

ISLAMIC Centre of England, a registered UK charity and a leading Shia Muslim mosque in the UK are under investigation after publicly describing the...

Thomas Pocklington Trust awards Visionary £1.3m

Thomas Pocklington Trust, a national charity dedicated to supporting blind and partially sighted people, has just awarded the membership organisation, Visionary, £1.3m as part...

Anonymous donors help charity double annual giving

The Heart of England Community Foundation has pledged over £3m to support a trio of charities across the West Midlands. The charity distributes on...

A third of people would want to know they have Alzheimer’s 15 years before symptoms

Over a third of people would want to know they had Alzheimer's disease 15 years before symptoms show, according to new findings from Alzheimer's...

Scottish brothers land world records after 35 days at sea

Three brothers from Scotland have set three world records after rowing the Atlantic Ocean in just 35 days, nine hours and nine minutes. The trio,...

Dogs Trust reveals the cruel ‘Dogfishing’ scam duping thousands of UK dog lovers

Shocking new statistics released today by Dogs Trust reveals how thousands of unsuspecting dog lovers may have been conned or ‘dogfished’ into buying puppies...

Grants totalling £2.1 million boost 24 youth organisations across the UK

Twenty four organisations working with young people who are taking action to challenge social injustice have received grants totalling £2,134,000 through Act for Change...

More than 20,000 children evacuated from the ‘Danger Zone’ around erupting Taal Volcano

As Taal volcano continues to erupt just 100km from the capital Manila, Save the Children is deeply concerned for thousands of children who have...

Bionic pacemaker slows progression of heart failure

SCIENTISTS have lessened symptoms of heart failure by reinstating the body’s natural heart rhythm using brain circuits made in silicon, thanks to research part-funded...
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