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They used to call me 'retard'. It was a really dark time - I was dying inside

44 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Shaun Webster once faced abuse, but now has an MBE for helping others with a learning disability, he reveals in a new book I am standing on my dad's doorstep. It's 20 years...
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Record numbers used UK food banks in first month of lockdown

7 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Charities say government support is failing to protect low-income families Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Poverty campaigners have called for an...
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Community initiative feeds over 1,600 families

13 hours ago   |   Liverpool Express

LIVERPOOL City council has thanked a community initiative for ensuring that over 1,600 families received a boost to their kitchen cupboards during the pandemic. Positive about...
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As others pull together on a coronavirus vaccine, why is the UK siding with big pharma? | Nick Dearden

17 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The UK has refused to support a WHO initiative to make Covid-19 treatments patent-free Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage “The most urgent shared...
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Dundee's third sector praised for response during coronavirus pandemic

18 hours ago   |   Evening Telegraph

Dundee's third sector organisations have been praised for their work during the coronavirus crisis.
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Our panel. There is rising support for a faster exit from lockdown

Our panel. There is rising support for a faster exit from lockdown

20 hours ago   |   Conservative Home

Among our panel, there is erosion of support for the speed at which the lockdown is being eased, and an accumulation of backing for a faster pace. The corresponding figures in...
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North-east groups honoured with prestigious Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

23 hours ago   |   Evening Express

The work of voluntary organisations in the north-east has been recognised with a top award.
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Let's celebrate the volunteers who have stepped up to help fight coronavirus | Diana Barran

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Volunteering has flourished during the pandemic. Here's how the government is pledging support for the sector Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage No...
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Groups across Scotland win Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

1 day ago   |   Press and Journal   |   2 articles

A north-east arts group, the organisers of an Aberdeenshire boat festival and a community car scheme in Wester Ross are just some of the recipients of the Queen's Award for...
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North-east groups honoured with prestigious Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

1 day ago   |   Evening Express   |   2 articles

The work of voluntary organisations in the north-east has been recognised with a top award.
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