Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Lifesaving stem cell donor found for young Chloe

A mother from Fort William is overwhelmed after receiving the news that a potentially lifesaving stem cell donor has been found for her daughter....

Devastation of Cyclone Fani becoming clearer

As Christian Aid partner organisations reach the districts affected by Cyclone Fani the true scale of the loss and destruction is becoming clear. Cyclone Fani,...

New mentoring programme for vulnerable young people needs volunteers

Aberlour Child Care Trust has launched a new mentoring programme in partnership with Renfrewshire Council to provide support and guidance for young people who...

New research draws link between youth service cuts and rising knife crime

Research published today (Tuesday 7 May) suggests a growing link between cuts to youth services and the country's knife crime epidemic. Analysis of council youth...

National Trust for Scotland ready to reveal results of major investment

Conservation charity, the National Trust for Scotland, is gearing up for a busy summer as it gets ready to launch a series of multi-million-pound...

Blind veteran receives military charity’s highest honour

A blind veteran from Newcastle has received the Outstanding Achievement award from the military charity Blind Veterans UK to recognise his exceptional accomplishments.   Thomas Appleby,...

New support service to help young adopted people combat isolation

Adoption UK Cymru has launched a new service for adopted children and young people to share experiences of adoption and reduce isolation they may...

New charity initiative set to revolutionise brain injury rehabilitation in the UK

A ground-breaking rehabilitation centre for people with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) is to open in the Autumn after fundraisers passed the million-pound mark. Calvert Reconnections,...

New report on employment and skills development for ex-offenders and people in recovery from addiction

The latest briefing report from The Forward Trust gives an insight into the employment challenges faced by ex-offenders and people in recovery from addiction....

International mental health expert praises work of Northumberland-based charity

A local charity has been praised for its innovative day services by a leading international authority on mental health on a recent visit to...

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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