Friday, 24 May 2019

The Vamps highlight the need to find every child

Chart-topping rock band the Vamps are supporting Missing People’s Big Tweet and helping the charity reunite missing children with their families as part of...

‘Human rights scandal’ – disability charity responds to CQC report

National disability charity, Sense, is calling on the Government to urgently review the restraint, seclusion or long term segregation of people with learning disabilities...

Half of UK millennials exposed to domestic abuse in childhood

A new poll published by domestic abuse charity Hestia highlights the devastating impact of domestic abuse on young people. The data by Opinium found...

RNLI’s CEO is stepping down this year, here is his take on the last decade

When Sir William Hillary founded the RNLI in 1824, he vowed that with courage, nothing is impossible. That courage is evident all around the...

Liberty client takes on police in ground-breaking facial recognition challenge

Three-day hearing for UK's first challenge to new surveillance tech has opened in Cardiff High Court. Liberty's client, a Cardiff resident, takes on the force...

Coronation Street star shines spotlight on veterans in new play

Actor Christine Mackie is used to walking the cobbles of Coronation Street or wearing period costume in Downton Abbey. However, taking on the part...

Midlands hospices join forces for Birmingham Pride

Hospices from across the Midlands are joining forces for this year’s Birmingham Pride to promote the message ‘hospice care is for all’. Teams from seven...

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...

Join Shooting Star Children’s Hospices’ for their brightest event of the year this June

Leading local children’s hospice charity, Shooting Star Children’s Hospices are encouraging people to come together and shine bright at the Sunrise Walk to support...

Team 10 and their stories behind the Great Manchester Run 2019

10th BIRTHDAY celebrations kicked off in style at the weekend when a band of runners joined together for Team 10 at the Great Manchester...

Dining4Dementia initiative launched during Dementia Action Week

To herald Alzheimer's Society's Dementia Action Week, which starts today, restaurant chains across England and Wales came together, for the very first time, for...

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...
0
X