Sunday, 25 August 2019

Charity celebrates 25 years transforming lives with an expansion

A charity that has helped regenerate disadvantaged communities through creative education for 25 years has an extra reason to celebrate its milestone birthday. Having spent...

Edinburgh study could give new hope for heart failure

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh are using state-of-the-art techniques to identify genes that could help the heart to repair itself after a heart...

£3.3 million of National Lottery funding to bring new talent and skills into the social sector

The Rank Foundation, a charitable trust that promotes leadership development and enterprise within the social sector, is celebrating today after being awarded £3.3 million...

HRH The Prince of Wales extends his Presidency of WaterAid

HRH The Prince of Wales, who has been President of international charity WaterAid since 1991, has agreed to extend his Presidency. During his tenure as...

Big Issue Invest commits £227,000 to support people affected by mental health

An organisation that aims to support over 300 people with severe mental health problems enter the workplace across multiple London boroughs has received investment through...

Eye tests in special schools help children reach their full potential

Researchers funded by children’s charity Action Medical Research have established that offering comprehensive eye care services in the familiar setting of a child’s school...

Age UK delivers 634,334 strong petition to Downing Street

This week, Age UK along with older people over 75, delivered its 634,334 strong #Switched Off petition to No 10 Downing Street and urged...

WHO launches new report on the global tobacco epidemic

Many governments are making progress in the fight against tobacco, with 5 billion people today living in countries that have introduced smoking bans, graphic...

VIDEO: New film shows why purpose-built hospice will be so important

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) has released a film highlighting just how important the nook will be for Norfolk’s most vulnerable children and their...

Increased risk of heart disease for healthy 75-year-olds who stop taking statins

People over the age of 75 still benefit from taking statins, according to a new study published in the European Heart Journal. Statins are known...

Charity-funded echo machine helps tiny tickers

Children requiring life-saving heart scans are now able to receive their care closer to home thanks to a new heart scanner funded by the Rotherham...

£2million boost will help London’s flying medics deliver their world-class care

London’s Air Ambulance Charity has announced it has received £250k from the HELP Appeal, the only charity in the country dedicated to funding hospital...

Celebrities share private family photos and memories of loved ones affected by dementia

Six high-profile celebrities including Vicky McClure, Rhod Gilbert and Sir Tony Robinson are supporting Alzheimer’s Society’s Memory Walks in September and October to raise...

Dive into a new challenge with Swimming Down Dementia

One of the UK's leading dementia research charities is calling on people to make a splash for science by signing up for a new...

7-year-old raises funds for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices with special activity day

Thanks to a very special birthday girl, Lilah, families who are supported by children’s hospice charity Shooting Star Children’s Hospices, were treated to a...
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