Sunday, 25 August 2019

Hong Kong: Riot charges against protesters a ‘chilling warning’

In response to 44 people in Hong Kong being charged with 'rioting' in connection to protests over the weekend, Man-kei Tam, Director of Amnesty...

Earth’s natural resources already used for the year

Earlier this week (Monday) marked the date that all of earth’s natural resources will be used up for the year – overshooting what can...

Margate RNLI involved in major rescue operation for children in dinghy

This week, UK Coastguard received a number of reports of children being blown out to sea in an inflatable dinghy and calling for help....

Victims of child criminal exploitation and county lines being failed by services

Families of children being criminally exploited, including through county lines, are being failed, forgotten and ignored by services, new research by Missing People shows. Schools,...

Hospice helps novice cooks conquer the kitchen

Picking up cookery skills at a time when you’re finding it hard to cope is a daunting task. Those who’ve been bereaved - or suddenly...

Veteran shop volunteer celebrates her 90th birthday

Long-standing Wiltshire Air Ambulance shop volunteer Joan Eggleton has celebrated her 90th birthday. Great grandmother Joan has been volunteering at the charity’s shop in Maristow...

Mystery killer whale pod investigated off Scotland’s west coast

The identity of a group of nine killer whales off Scotland's west coast, encountered during the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust's annual marine research...

New 4D scanners for St Michael’s Hospital used to operate on babies still in the womb

New 4D scanners are now being used at St Michael's Hospital to operate on babies still in the womb. The £150,000 needed for the scanners...

New Fundraising Platform Expected to Raise Millions for Charities

A charity that helps treat injured British servicemen has been chosen to be the first recipient of a unique new fundraising initiative. Back on Track...

The British Stammering Association smashes stereotypes with Stamma campaign

The British Stammering Association (BSA) launched Stamma, a major campaign to reposition stammering as a serious issue and to challenge existing misconceptions of the...

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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