Charity and Voluntary Sector (Archive)

BIG:  The Big Music Project awarded £4m grant – (BIG:  May blooms for 994 lottery funded projects across England ~ £9m programme will help Welsh communities take control of their assets ~ £2.3m in National Lottery funding will help put young people in the lead across Northern Ireland ~ BIG:  Funding to pilot new way of supporting Suffolk's rural groups ~ £1m Lottery money for children suffering loss of a loved one ~ £9.5m to design new solutions for the UK’s ageing population ~ BIG:  Lottery first for Ardrossan castle carnival)

Charity Commission:   Charities remain at risk of online extortion demands

DH:  New funding for safe places for people in mental health crisis

DWP:  Announcement of taskforce to look at improving accessibility of apprenticeships for people with learning disabilities

DCMS:  New Governance Code will ensure highest levels of transparency in British sport

Homeless Link:  Support for ex-offenders: our response to Work & Pensions Select Committee inquiry – (HL:  Legal highs: are you ready for legislative change? ~ HL:  Saving Lives: supporting people with mental illness to leave the street)

BHF:   A third of heart attack survivors suffer with depression – (BHF research points to failures in heart attack care in England and Wales)

Age UK:  Halving of bank branches an increasing problem for older people

Cancer Research UK:  New research gives deeper understanding of why some breast cancers are hard to treat

Ordnance Survey select Solent Mind as new corporate charity

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