Voluntary sector

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UK cost of living crisis putting strain on domestic abuse refuges, says charity
Rising prices have created greater demand for sanctuary and made it more difficult for people to leave

Geneva Abdul

01, Jul, 2022 @7:44 AM

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Trustees of Captain Sir Tom Moore foundation face formal inquiry into charity setup
Charity Commission to investigate concerns family personally profited from charity set up in veteran’s name

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

29, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Prince Charles given €3m in cash in bags by Qatari politician, according to report
Money was passed immediately to one of the prince’s charities, says Clarence House

David Connett

25, Jun, 2022 @10:02 PM

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Court support service under threat as Ministry of Justice pulls funding
Exclusive: Support Through Court, which helps people unable to afford lawyers, warns of ‘devastating impact’

Emily Dugan

19, Jun, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘I’m desperate’: the Britons facing court alone who rely on helpline support
Support Through Court’s small team of volunteers took over 13,000 calls in last financial year

Emily Dugan

19, Jun, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Why I love being leader of the cub scout pack | Hilary Osborne
Being an akela is the best way to switch off and have fun – and 90,000 children are on the scouts waiting list…

Hilary Osborne

19, Jun, 2022 @6:45 AM

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Four in 10 pandemic-era mutual aid groups still active, UK data suggests
Groups set up to help out neighbours in 2020 are now helping people cope with cost of living, say campaigners

Rachel Hall

12, Jun, 2022 @11:01 PM

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‘It is so easy to lose everything’: tales of poverty, despair and dignity at a Citizens Advice centre
In a single day in a south London centre, the impact of the cost-of-living crisis is starkly evident, with clients overwhelmed by debt, struggling to pay bills and lost in bureaucracy

Sirin Kale

09, Jun, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Charities to lobby new Labor government to protect right to engage in political advocacy
Charities ‘relieved’ at change of government after complaints Coalition stifled political advocacy, but say reform is needed

Christopher Knaus

08, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Out of isolation: UK charities reconnect older LGBTQ+ people
Demand for schemes befriending overlooked demographic has risen substantially since the pandemic

Libby Brooks

07, Jun, 2022 @2:42 PM

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Unscrupulous ivory traders can evade new UK ban, charity says
Sellers could pass off elephant products as derivatives from unprotected mammals, Born Free Foundation says

Mark Tovey

06, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Mangrove Nine garden brings activism to Chelsea flower show
Hands Off Mangrove represents plight of 1970s activists who overcame might of British state

Ben Quinn

24, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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