Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Global assembly reinvigorates efforts to beat leprosy

A global assembly, hosted by UK-based specialist leprosy charity, Lepra, brought together delegates from across the world to reinvigorate efforts to beat leprosy. The assembly...

Autism’s Got Talent performers leave audience in tears

MEMBERS of the public which included #UKCharityWeek founder Lee Rayment and a host of special guests were treated to a series of emotionally charged...

A third teenager arrested following the fatal stabbing of 16-year-old boy

MERSEYSIDE Police and the independent charity, Crimestoppers are appealing for information for witnesses who may have seen a group of 10-15 teenagers, believed to...

Programme to reduce women’s imprisonment receives funding boost

EFFORTS to reduce the number of women in prison for non-violent offences have received a significant boost, with £520,000 of National Lottery funding. Announced...

Charity appealing for your help to find former Hospice nursing staff

A Birmingham hospice has turned to Charity Today readers to ask for your help to identify former staff after an image was uncovered in...

The Sick Children’s Trust launches ‘My Christmas Wish’ appeal

No child should wake up on Christmas Day without their family by their side. That's why charity The Sick Children's Trust is asking the...

Charity Commission Chair welcomes new members of the regulator

BARONESS Stowell MBE, Chair of the Charity Commission, has welcomed the appointment of Tony Cohen, Ian Karet and Nina Hingorani-Crain as new members to...

Charlie House awarded £119,136 by BBC Children in Need

Children's charity Charlie House in Aberdeen has been awarded a grant of £119,136 over three years by BBC Children in Need. This...

Man jailed for stealing £120,000 from autism charity

A 36-year-old man has been jailed for stealing £120,000 from Wirral-based charity Autism Together, which was formerly called The Wirral Society for Autistic Children. Dale...

Barnardo’s pays tribute to retiring manager

Children’s charity Barnardo’s are paying tribute to the retiring manager of the BASE in Whitley Bay after 25 years with the charity. Carla Franchi...

Children’s hospices ‘a truly heart-warming example to us all’, says The Duchess of Cambridge

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge has said charities like East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) provide 'a truly heart-warming example to us all, creating life-long...

Charities welcome urgent call to reverse public health funding cuts

The Richmond Group of Charities, 14 of the leading health and social care organisations in the voluntary sector, have united behind a call to...

Cross party call for action on charity lottery reform

Leading Conservative MP Priti Patel and Labour peer Lord Boateng have given their support for charity lottery reform and are urging the UK Government...

Dad of premature baby shares his story ahead of Father’s Day to support charity campaign

As Father's Day approaches, a Surrey dad shares his experience of having a premature baby to raise awareness of a local charity's campaign to...

Derby Half Marathon hailed a success as charities receive cash boost

Some came for a personal challenge, a few hoping to win and others to simply get round but all helped make the Derby Half...
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