British medics in Samoa among the humanitarian heroes of 2019

International Development Secretary Alok Sharma has hailed the UK’s ‘humanitarian heroes’ - the thousands of aid workers working overseas who have helped millions of...

Reading-based charity attempting to open first work and life skills centre

In celebration of the charity's 40th birthday, Launchpad is asking for the local community to help raise £80,000 to open Reading's first work and life...

Blood test can quickly match advanced breast cancer patients to targeted treatments

A blood test can help identify rare mutations in advanced breast cancer, which may enable patients to access effective treatments more quickly in the...

Corrie actor becomes ambassador in honour of his grandfather

Coronation Street star Antony Cotton has become an official ambassador of veterans’ care home Broughton House – in honour of his grandfather. Antony, who plays...

Pride of Britain 2019 winner Dante stars in charity’s Christmas appeal

Pride of Britain 2019 winner Dante is the star of a moving Christmas campaign video from Variety, the Children’s Charity, which aims to raise...

Blue plaques unveiled in memory of homeless

West Yorkshire homeless charity Simon on the Streets has unveiled 12 blue plaques in Leeds, Bradford and Huddersfield, intended to highlight some of the...

Christmas comes early for ice hockey fan, Archie

We may still be eight sleeps away from the 25th, but Christmas has come early for Fife Flyers fan, Archie Anderson, a 9-year-old from...

The Land Trust celebrates 15th birthday

National land management charity the Land Trust celebrated its 15th birthday with an event at the House of Commons in the famous Churchill Rooms...

Princess Royal officially opens new helipad at Maidstone Hospital

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal visited Maidstone Hospital this week to officially open its new helipad. The HELP Appeal, which is the only charity...

Major Trauma Centre first in UK to benefit from weather station

University Hospitals of North Midlands Major Trauma Centre is the first in the UK to benefit from a weather station which provides certainty and...

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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