Royal Voluntary Service launches partnership with Specsavers

A new partnership between Specsavers and the Royal Voluntary Service (RVS) has launched to help vulnerable people to access NHS-funded eye tests in their...

UK charities scoop share of £120,000 festive financial boost

120 charities have won a £1,000 festive boost thanks to nominations from the public. The charities were nominated to win a share of £120,000 as part...

The Good Exchange: 2020 predictions

Ed Gairdner, COO of The Good Exchange, offers his predictions for the year ahead. Collaboration, collaboration, collaboration With the continued squeeze on funding from central...

Harrogate Neighbours cut fall assistance times from 6 hours to 15 minutes

Harrogate-based Yorkshire Care Equipment has supplied local charity, Harrogate Neighbours, with a Raizer emergency lifting chair.  The specialist lifting device is now regularly used...

Launch of women in safe homes property fund

The Women In Safe Homes (WISH) Fund, believed to be the world’s first gender-lens property fund, is being created as a solution to the...

Boeing to contribute more than £60,000 to the Open University Disabled Veterans’ Scholarships Fund

Boeing has announced a contribution of more than £60,000 to the Open University's University Disabled Veterans' Scholarships Fund, now in its third year of...

The Good Exchange: A guide to using social media at Christmas

By Marina Stedman, head of marketing, The Good Exchange Christmas is traditionally regarded as a time of giving and for a lot of people, this...

Bevan Brittan donates £20,000 to local charities

Law firm Bevan Brittan is donating £20,000 across its chosen local charities this Christmas, with each of its four offices giving £5,000 to the...

Outsourcing: A necessary step or leap of faith?

Richard James is a director of Jolly Good Communications, a social enterprise providing a full range of communications and public relations services to charities,...

Piccolo baby foods supports families this Christmas

Organic baby food brand Piccolo is once again committing much-needed funds and resources to help families in need, as it announces two new charity...

Scottish brothers land world records after 35 days at sea

Three brothers from Scotland have set three world records after rowing the Atlantic Ocean in just 35 days, nine hours and nine minutes. The trio,...

Dogs Trust reveals the cruel ‘Dogfishing’ scam duping thousands of UK dog lovers

Shocking new statistics released today by Dogs Trust reveals how thousands of unsuspecting dog lovers may have been conned or ‘dogfished’ into buying puppies...

Grants totalling £2.1 million boost 24 youth organisations across the UK

Twenty four organisations working with young people who are taking action to challenge social injustice have received grants totalling £2,134,000 through Act for Change...

More than 20,000 children evacuated from the ‘Danger Zone’ around erupting Taal Volcano

As Taal volcano continues to erupt just 100km from the capital Manila, Save the Children is deeply concerned for thousands of children who have...

Bionic pacemaker slows progression of heart failure

SCIENTISTS have lessened symptoms of heart failure by reinstating the body’s natural heart rhythm using brain circuits made in silicon, thanks to research part-funded...
X