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South Korea: top court orders abortion law reform in historic victory for women’s rights

Responding to a ruling by South Korea’s Constitutional Court that orders the government to decriminalise abortion in the country and reform its highly restrictive...

Royal recognition for disability charity

The chief executive of a Harrogate disability charity has accepted 'royal recognition' on behalf of the organisation that she leads. Jackie Snape from Disability Action...

Mental health charity helps service users gain professional qualifications

A Northumberland-based charity has helped over 60 people living with severe mental health issues and or learning disabilities to achieve professional-level qualifications as part...

£400k boost for people affected by substance misuse

A charity committed to helping over 1,700 people with a substance misuse background across eight London boroughs has received investment from Big Issue Invest’s (BII) Outcomes Investment...

Britain leads the way in cutting heart deaths – but there’s still work to be done

A Wessex charity has welcomed news that Britain has cut the rate of heart deaths by almost two thirds, but warns there is more...

Durham blind veteran awarded military charity’s highest honour

A blind veteran from Durham has received the Life Beyond Sight Loss award from the military charity Blind Veterans UK to recognise her outstanding...

Barnardo’s chief exec visits Bristol project

The struggle against young people's involvement in serious violent crime was highlighted when the chief executive of Barnardo's visited a new project in Bristol...

Southampton schools install life-saving cardiac equipment

Calmore junior and infants schools in Southampton have taken delivery of a defibrillator, thanks to support from Wessex Heartbeat. Defibrillators give a high energy electric...

New diabetes patient diagnosed every 3 minutes, analysis shows

New analysis has shown that one person is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes every three minutes in England and Wales. Figures from Diabetes UK have...

Prior’s Court helps 200th young person with autism as demand is at all time high

Almost twenty years on from opening, Prior's Court has just welcomed its 200th student. The charity - which provides specialist residential care and education for...

TheGivingMachine named Main Sponsor of #UKCharityWeek 2019

Charity Today is delighted to announce the start of an exciting new partnership between its headline project #UKCharityWeek and TheGivingMachine. The two parties have already...

Will grandmother Salomé See the Way to a brighter future?

This April, overseas disability charity CBM is inviting the public to follow one grandmother’s life-changing story live from Rwanda, as she undergoes sight-saving...

‘Call the Midwife’ star Cliff Parisi, will start Star Shine Night Walk

Arthur Rank Hospice Charity is delighted to announce that ‘Call the Midwife’ actor, Cliff Parisi will once again join them at their annual memory...

Unique charity shop celebrates its one year anniversary

United Response charity workers are celebrating the first anniversary of their new Folkestone charity shop which helps local people with a learning disability. The Community...
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