Charity and Voluntary Sector (Archive)

BIG:  Lottery Fund announces £5.5m partnership with Comic Relief – (BIG:  Young Start awards help young Scots reach their potential ~ £50m Lottery boost for young people across Northern Ireland)

DfT:  Regulation change to support children with disability

DWP:  New cash for innovative family support projects – (DWP:  New measures to support more disabled people into work)

HO:  Home Secretary launches alternative place of safety pilot

DECC:  £3m funding to boost low carbon heating

CAB:  Payday lender debt collection practices amongst the worst – (CAB:  Citizens Advice to deliver Pension Wise from more than 500 locations ~ CAB:  Legal aid restrictions a further burden for financial abuse victims)

CO:  Tens of thousands get involved in Community Organisers programme

FCA:  Payday lenders failing customers in arrears

ScotGov:  £600,000 legacy boost

WAG:  Nest proving energy bills don’t have to cost the earth – (WAG:  Pontcysyllte volunteers hear how new Wales-only plans will support their work to protect Wales’ past ~ WAG:  ‘SORTED’ providing excellent support for young people & community)

BIS:  £100,000 boost for tech innovators seeking to improve disabled people’s lives – (Business supports Scottish school reforms – but teachers & school leaders need more power - CBI)

ACE:  Pioneering investment fund brings social finance to the arts

CLG:  Tenants safer under new government measures

CCW:  Landlords urged to act now to avoid impact of unpaid water bills