Communities in Yorkshire are being encouraged to apply for new funding for projects that aim to improve heart health by helping people to be fitter and healthier.
Heart Research UK and SUBWAY® Healthy Heart Grants are being run by national heart charity, Heart Research UK, and are the result of a partnership between the charity and the high street sandwich brand. Money for the grants has been raised through in-store fundraising across SUBWAY® stores in Yorkshire, and organisations have between 1 May and 30 May to apply for this funding.
The Charity Commission for England and Wales has updated its annual return form for 2014. The form is now available to complete online and there are new guidelines for charities who may need help in completing the form. All registered charities with an income exceeding £10,000 must file an annual return within 10 months of the end of their financial year. This information is used to update their profile that appears on the online register of charities.
Roots and Wings is a fantastic opportunity for local artists and arts organisations to engage with the people of Hull, to provide them with new cultural experiences and to inspire them through the arts. It is funded for 3 years through the Arts Council England’s Creative People and Places Programme and has a 10 year vision of building a confident arts sector with the skills to engage new audiences.
FareShare (Hull and Humber) are looking for Volunteer Drivers, Drivers Mates and Warehouse Assistants to help fight food poverty in Hull. If you hold a full UK driving license or want to gain warehouse experience and can spare a few mornings a week, you can help!
Emma Hall, founder and volunteer at Stepping Stones DS support group, which operates across Hampshire, Berkshire and Surrey, has been announced as the winner of Britain’s Best Volunteer award.
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