Voluntary sector

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Minister’s aide tells family facing £40,000 fire safety bill to call Samaritans
Robb family had written to Robert Jenrick asking for help with repairs to flat in Manchester tower block

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

30, Apr, 2021 @10:49 AM

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Threats sent to race equality group after criticism by Tory MPs
Leading charities see attacks on Runnymede Trust as attempt to silence dissent

Nazia Parveen Community affairs correspondent

29, Apr, 2021 @12:48 PM

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RNLI says lifesaving callouts increased by 30% in summer 2020
Lifeboats launched an average of 42 times a day, with more people heading to usually quiet spots

Steven Morris

26, Apr, 2021 @11:01 PM

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‘Respect the water’: RNLI lifeguard training in Cornwall
Ahead of a busy summer of domestic tourism in the UK, qualified lifeguards and trainees rehearse life-saving procedures

Jonny Weeks

19, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘If we don’t give, people don’t eat’: Yemen focus of UK Ramadan giving
As Britain cuts aid to war-torn country on brink of famine Muslim charities are directing donations towards feeding population

Saeed Kamali Dehghan

15, Apr, 2021 @11:46 AM

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Charities report bumper day of sales as locked-down shops reopen
British Heart Foundation records takings of £1m in England and Wales, while Salvation Army says business doubled on Monday

Sarah Butler

14, Apr, 2021 @3:21 PM

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Lack of Covid help puts medical research at risk, UK charities warn
Institutions dismayed at ministers’ failure to protect research worth hundreds of millions of pounds

Ian Sample Science editor

04, Apr, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Bridging the gap: UK university students tutor disadvantaged pupils
Network of 4,000 volunteers across UK have given up their time to tutor pupils during pandemic

Rachel Hall

02, Apr, 2021 @10:08 AM

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Home Office revives plan to deport non-UK rough sleepers
Priti Patel’s ministry has quietly relaunched a covert programme exposed in 2019 by the Observer

Mark Townsend and Aaron Walawalkar

27, Mar, 2021 @3:05 PM

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£525,000 raised in memory of Sarah Everard will go to grassroots charity groups
The women behind Reclaim These Streets and Clapham vigil have announced the funds will go to the charity Rosa

Emma Graham-Harrison

20, Mar, 2021 @7:40 PM

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Calls for overhaul of Pride in London after series of resignations
Campaigners urge rethink amid allegations that people of colour faced hostile environment

Aamna Mohdin

20, Mar, 2021 @12:49 PM

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Life-changing work by Voluntary Service Overseas is at risk | Letter
Letters: Caroline Dean on the short-sighted policy that will see vital VSO projects curtailed

Letters

18, Mar, 2021 @6:03 PM

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