Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Home Office releases guidance for Independent Sexual Violence Advisers

The Home Office has this week published guidance outlining the role of Independent Sexual Violence Advisers (ISVAs). This is in response to a request by...

UK’s £4m boost for 58,000 Chad children suffering acute malnutrition

The UK government, through the Department for International Development (DFID), has committed another £4 million UK pounds to support UNICEF’s lifesaving interventions to scale...

‘Human rights scandal’ – disability charity responds to CQC report

National disability charity, Sense, is calling on the Government to urgently review the restraint, seclusion or long term segregation of people with learning disabilities...

Royal Patron for children’s charity

Her Royal Highness, Princess Alexandra has been appointed Royal Patron of the much-loved Sussex Children’s charity – Rockinghorse. The news came as part of...

Court hears evidence of man’s alleged £37k collection fraud

A 26-YEAR-OLD businessman from Newton Abbot is in court this week answering allegations of fraud. Mr Jamie Monteiro is alleged to have recruited unemployed youths...

Inheritance specialist warns local charities to be wary of court outcome

An Essex-based specialist in inheritance disputes says local charities left money in wills need to be wary of a high-profile case in the Supreme...

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...

Charity funding helps change the lives of patients in Rotherham

SPECIALIST Changing Places facilities have now been introduced by The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust to help maintain the privacy, dignity and independence of people...

Pirate attacks “still a major concern,” says Hampshire-based maritime charity as new figures are released

Global piracy continues to be a concern in the Gulf of Guinea, Southeast Asia and Venezuela, according to statistics released yesterday by the International...

Commission urges trustees to get to grips with financial duties

It was announced last night by Chief Executive Paula Sussex that the Charity Commission has updated a key piece of its financial guidance -...

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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