Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Midlands hospices join forces for Birmingham Pride

Hospices from across the Midlands are joining forces for this year’s Birmingham Pride to promote the message ‘hospice care is for all’. Teams from seven...

SeeAbility launches 220th year by challenging society to rethink disability

SeeAbility, a charity providing specialised support and shaping policy to help people with learning disabilities, autism and sight loss to live happy, healthy and...

Oxfam publishes latest progress report and global safeguarding data

Oxfam has reported an increase in global safeguarding cases in the year to March 2019, reflecting greater awareness and trust in its safeguarding systems. This...

British man facing up to five years in prison for documenting police abuse in Calais

Ahead of the trial of Tom Ciotkowski, a British man who documented police abuse against migrants, refugees and volunteers in Calais, Amnesty International has...

Young women’s charity shares empowering stories to celebrate 30 years

Leeds-based charity Getaway Girls is celebrating its 30th year this May by sharing 30 empowering stories from young women across the city whose lives...

BHF appoints first Chief Technology Officer

Ursula Dolton has been appointed as the British Heart Foundation’s first Chief Technology Officer and will lead the charity’s new Technology directorate.  Ursula will sit...

War widow presented with medal for supporting blind veterans

A war widow from Brighton has been awarded a British Empire Medal to recognise her lifelong commitment to Blind Veterans UK. Joan Osborne, 91 from...

Survey finds people least comfortable when around those who have learning disabilities

Londoners are the least comfortable people in England, Wales and Scotland when it comes to sharing a restaurant, office, pub or even public transport...

Rebekah Vardy backs top tips to help children celebrate who they are

Barnardo's family ambassador Rebekah Vardy is getting behind the charity's top tips for parents on how to help their children celebrate who they are...

Helpforce working with young people on new volunteering standards

Bright and enthusiastic young volunteers across the country have come together to work with Helpforce on developing national training standards. The standards, which are being...

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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