Charity and Voluntary Sector (Archive)

BIG:  Multicultural events celebrated through National Lottery funding – (BIG:  Charity & police working together to give domestic abuse crisis support ~ BIG:  Scottish siblings reunited in latest communities & families awards)

Sport England:  New projects to benefit from diverted sports funding – (Sport England:  Taekwondo's roadmap to boosting participation)

Law Commission:  Supporting charities with better law

DfT:  Nottingham student wins design competition to help disabled bus passengers

BIS:  Consumer champion Lynn Faulds Wood to lead product safety review

HMT:  Ministers back plan for better local services

WAG:  New £20m fund to support 1,600 severely disabled people in Wales – (WAG:  Minister announces new digital inclusion project ~ WAG:  £8.4m to give Wales’ most vulnerable a helping hand ~ Deputy Minister credits RDP for successful community-led scheme)

Wales Office Minister welcomes Budget boost for creative industries

ScotGov:  Community & local ownership of energy has increased 27% in the last year – (ScotGov:  £21m for community ownership of energy projects)

DfE:  School games - more volunteers to be recruited – (DfE:  Top award for character-based free school with fencing for all ~ £1m to help schools recruit high-calibre governors)

CO:  Giving community organisers the power to create real change

DCMS:  Government encourages women to pursue positions on sports’ boards

CAB:  Product choice ‘just a small part of any pension decision’ – (Citizens Advice responds to the Budget ~ CAB - Mobile phone customers locked into longer contracts with bad service)

Kings Fund:  Charities working to improve health & wellbeing in their communities recognised through annual GSK IMPACT Awards)

DWP:  Universal Credit: waiting days implementation date revised

Homeless Link:  Charities call for better homelessness support for single people

Ofcom:  BT fined over text relay

DECC:  Communities take control of their energy and cut their bills

MoJ:  New social impact bonds to support public services

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