It’s not ‘sorry’ but ‘thank you’ that seems to be the hardest word

Britain is a nation famed for its politeness and good manners, with ‘excuse me,’ ‘sorry, ‘please,’ and ‘thank you’ being some of the nation’s...

£300k distributed to local charities through Magic Little Grants Fund

Localgiving has awarded 600 Grants worth £297k to local charities and community groups since the launch of its latest Magic Little Grants Fund in...

Inaugural meeting of Climate Action Fund Advisory Panel

Following the recent launch of the £100m Climate Action Fund, The National Lottery Community Fund has brought together an advisory panel to support and challenge...

Sporting Senior Games receives royal seal of approval

The royal patron of veterans’ charity Erskine, HRH, Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, has sent a message of support to care home residents taking...

Vital funding for children’s cancer charity preventing debt in times of crisis

The City of London Corporation's charitable arm, City Bridge Trust, has awarded £254,000 to a project helping families to deal with the financial impact...

Samuel L. Jackson stars in powerful dementia campaign from Alzheimer’s Research UK

Alzheimer's Research UK has joined forces with Samuel L. Jackson to battle the serious misconception that dementia is an inevitability of old age. The...

Charity coalition aims to create a child labour free fashion industry

Around 5.8 million children are trapped in child labour in India and an estimated 50,000 children work in hazardous conditions in Jaipur’s workshops alone....

New leadership development programme for social entrepreneurs launches in Newcastle

The ‘Investing in Leadership: Leading Change, Building Impact’ programme launched today at Cobalt Studios in Newcastle – increasing the sustainability and social impact of...

Caribbean PM calls for international action to tackle climate change

A leading Caribbean Prime Minister has told of the ‘horrors’ of Hurricane Dorian on a UK visit for the charity launch of disaster relief...

New collaboration will bring record support to NHS staff who manage volunteers

A new collaboration forged by two leading organisations in the voluntary sector for public health has been announced, aiming to give a huge boost...

Nearly 1 in 10 rough sleepers in London are victims of modern slavery

A new report revealed highlights concerns that victims of modern slavery are sleeping rough and facing further exploitation due to lack of appropriate Local...

HELP Appeal charity makes £250,000 donation to BASICS

The County Air Ambulance HELP Appeal charity has presented a cheque for a quarter of a million pounds to the British Association for Immediate...

Knife crime is everybody’s business, says charity

ELBA (The East London Business Alliance) has partnered with The Big Issue to produce an exclusive London edition of the magazine to raise awareness...

Glam Chelsea night helps Childline with £106,000

A family-friendly evening of glitz and glamour raised £106,000 for Childline – a service which is there for children who often have nowhere else...

#UKCharityWeek founder talks Mental Health on World Mental Health Day

The founder of the national charity campaign, #UKCharityWeek, recalls his own experiences of PTSD to speak out in support of those who are currently...
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