Charity and Voluntary Sector

BHF: New research shows that children whose parents drive them to school lead less active lifestyles overall than those who walk, cycle or take public transport.
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BHF: A new nationwide ‘Change4Life’ campaign has exposed that drinking slightly over the lower-risk alcohol guidelines can seriously impact long term health.
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Diabetes UK: Diabetes UK has launched a new brand to help improve awareness of diabetes, a condition which affects an estimated 3.7m people in the UK, and to better reflect the charity’s dynamic approach to one of recently’s biggest health challenges.
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EU News: The Commission has presented recently a proposal for a European Foundation Statute to make it easier for foundations to support public benefit causes across the EU – See ‘EU Legislation, Initiatives, etc’ section for more information.
DCMS: From Edinburgh to Exeter and from cryptography to contemporary sculpture, 10 museums are in the running for the UK’s biggest prize for arts & cultural institutions. A shortlist of 4 museums will be announced in May 2012 and the cash prize will be awarded on 19 June 2012 – See ‘In the News Section’ for more information.
ACE: Nominations are now open for the National Lottery Awards 2012 - Visit the National Lottery Awards website before Monday 12 March 2012 to nominate your favourite project, or to enter your own project – See ‘In the News Section’ for more information.
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