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The Register
Marketing by opt-in, opt-out, consent or legitimate interest?why the UK Commissioner refers to “opt-in consent” in the recent enforcement ac
Marketing by opt-in, opt-out, consent or legitimate interest?
The Register / Posted an hour ago
why the UK Commissioner refers to “opt-in consent” in the recent enforcement action against Age International and the British Red Cross (implying that “opt-out consent” is a different species). This debate is set to continue when the GDPR... Read more
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Billboard
Robert Plant Cancels Festival Gig to Stand Trial in 'Stairway to Heaven' Copyright Casegig at Southbank Centre. The former Zeppelin singer was slated to play a show t
Robert Plant Cancels Festival Gig to Stand Trial in 'Stairway to Heaven' Copyright Case
Billboard / Posted 18 hours ago
gig at Southbank Centre. The former Zeppelin singer was slated to play a show titled The Boat We're In as a benefit for the British Red Cross’ refugee awareness campaign. Plant is expected to appear in a California court alongside former bandmates... Read more
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Chichester Observer
New Co-op store opening in Selseyrole in local life, embracing the area’s community spirit. We will also be supp
New Co-op store opening in Selsey
Chichester Observer / Posted yesterday
role in local life, embracing the area’s community spirit. We will also be supporting the Co-op’s national partnership with British Red Cross to confront loneliness. “With the combination of our new store and The Co-operative’s commitment to... Read more
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London24
48 pictures that prove train travel in London used to be so much coolerAgency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Dog trainer Major Richardson leaves Charin
48 pictures that prove train travel in London used to be so much cooler
London24 / Posted 4 days ago
Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images) Dog trainer Major Richardson leaves Charing Cross with his bloodhounds, to assist the British Red Cross in locating wounded soldiers on the battlefields of World War I in 1914 (Photo by Topical Press... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Collapse of chugging firm costs charities £360,000 in lost donationsto Action for Children; £43,055 to Battersea Dogs & Cats Home; £39,123 to the R
Collapse of chugging firm costs charities £360,000 in lost donations
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
to Action for Children; £43,055 to Battersea Dogs & Cats Home; £39,123 to the RSPCA; £37,145 to Blue Cross; £37,390 to British Red Cross; £15,922 to Centrepoint; £38,014 to Quarriers, a family-support charity in Scotland; £12,710 to British... Read more
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guardian-series
HISTORY: The town hall transformed into a wartime hospital in less than two weeksby the women of the Essex 16 Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD). The Lost Hospital
HISTORY: The town hall transformed into a wartime hospital in less than two weeks
guardian-series / Posted 5 days ago
by the women of the Essex 16 Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD). The Lost Hospitals of London website says: “Trained by the British Red Cross in first aid, bed-making, feeding a patient, giving a patient a blanket bath, and keeping a ward clean,... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Stories of 90,000 WW1 volunteers revealed through Kingston University projecttheir lives and who they were.” In total the group sifted through 244,000 regi
Stories of 90,000 WW1 volunteers revealed through Kingston University project
Kingston Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
their lives and who they were.” In total the group sifted through 244,000 registration cards, with volunteers from the British Red Cross and societies such as local history associations contributing. The stories are taken from the experiences... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Helping people in need in the UK and around the worldin partnership with Will Aid.” Funds raised by Will Aid are shared by nine wel
Helping people in need in the UK and around the world
Ipswich Star / Posted 6 days ago
in partnership with Will Aid.” Funds raised by Will Aid are shared by nine well-known UK charities: ActionAid, Age UK, British Red Cross, Christian Aid, NSPCC, Save the Children, Sightsavers, SCIAF (Scotland) and Trocaire (Northern... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Nominations open as town seeks to fill honorary freeman vacancyBrown. Fellow freeman, Mrs Kellogg, who held the title from 2003 until she die
Nominations open as town seeks to fill honorary freeman vacancy
Ipswich Star / Posted 12 days ago
Brown. Fellow freeman, Mrs Kellogg, who held the title from 2003 until she died aged 98 on April 1, was a member of the British Red Cross for more than 60 years. For more than 35 years, she helped raise funds for the Poppy Appeal, and was... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in Turkey. In a video released by the British Red Cross, their mother said: "I still remember their voices in my ears every day," adding: "Our life is truly... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 13 days ago
19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in Turkey. In a video released by the British Red Cross, their mother said: "I still remember their voices in my ears every day," adding: "Our life is truly... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in Turkey. In a video released by the British Red Cross, their mother said: "I still remember their voices in my ears every day," adding: "Our life is truly... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in Turkey. In a video released by the British Red Cross, their mother said: "I still remember their voices in my ears every day," adding: "Our life is truly... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield
Kingston Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in Turkey. In a video released by the British Red Cross, their mother said: "I still remember their voices in my ears every day," adding: "Our life is truly... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield
Oxford Mail / Posted 13 days ago
19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in Turkey. In a video released by the British Red Cross, their mother said: "I still remember their voices in my ears every day," adding: "Our life is truly... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield
Streatham Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in Turkey. In a video released by the British Red Cross, their mother said: "I still remember their voices in my ears every day," adding: "Our life is truly... Read more
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Bury Times
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield
Bury Times / Posted 13 days ago
19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in Turkey. In a video released by the British Red Cross, their mother said: "I still remember their voices in my ears every day," adding: "Our life is truly... Read more
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Gazette
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield
Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in Turkey. In a video released by the British Red Cross, their mother said: "I still remember their voices in my ears every day," adding: "Our life is truly... Read more
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guardian-series
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield
guardian-series / Posted 13 days ago
19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in Turkey. In a video released by the British Red Cross, their mother said: "I still remember their voices in my ears every day," adding: "Our life is truly... Read more
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Harrow Times
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield
Harrow Times / Posted 13 days ago
19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in Turkey. In a video released by the British Red Cross, their mother said: "I still remember their voices in my ears every day," adding: "Our life is truly... Read more
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This is West Country
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield
This is West Country / Posted 13 days ago
19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in Turkey. In a video released by the British Red Cross, their mother said: "I still remember their voices in my ears every day," adding: "Our life is truly... Read more
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Gazette News
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield
Gazette News / Posted 13 days ago
19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in Turkey. In a video released by the British Red Cross, their mother said: "I still remember their voices in my ears every day," adding: "Our life is truly... Read more
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Bolton News
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield
Bolton News / Posted 13 days ago
19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in Turkey. In a video released by the British Red Cross, their mother said: "I still remember their voices in my ears every day," adding: "Our life is truly... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in Turkey. In a video released by the British Red Cross, their mother said: "I still remember their voices in my ears every day," adding: "Our life is truly... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in Turkey. In a video released by the British Red Cross, their mother said: "I still remember their voices in my ears every day," adding: "Our life is truly... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 13 days ago
19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in Turkey. In a video released by the British Red Cross, their mother said: "I still remember their voices in my ears every day," adding: "Our life is truly... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in
Syrian refugee family's teenage children cannot join them in Sheffield
Croydon Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
19-year-old Kusai is living in a refugee camp in Calais while Athar, 20, is in Turkey. In a video released by the British Red Cross, their mother said: "I still remember their voices in my ears every day," adding: "Our life is truly... Read more
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International Business Times
Refugee crisis: Syrian mother sends video plea to Theresa May to be reunited with her children were separated during the Syrian conflict. Her eldest son and daughter are now
Refugee crisis: Syrian mother sends video plea to Theresa May to be reunited with her children
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
were separated during the Syrian conflict. Her eldest son and daughter are now in Calais and Turkey, while Amal is in the UKBritish Red Cross In the video message, Amal said: "I need my children. I miss them so much and I still remember their... Read more
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Forres Gazette
Fundraiser no walk in the parkCross Week. Ashleigh MacDonald (left) and Tracey Pulford are walking from Gran
Fundraiser no walk in the park
Forres Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
Cross Week. Ashleigh MacDonald (left) and Tracey Pulford are walking from Grantown-on-Spey to Forres to raise money for British Red Cross. Forres British Red Cross shop managers Ashleigh MacDonald and Tracey Pulford are joining a group of local... Read more
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walesonline
Prince of Wales meets Syrian refugee family now living in CardiffIn his role as president of the British Red Cross, Charles met the Al Sharki fa
Prince of Wales meets Syrian refugee family now living in Cardiff
walesonline / Posted 14 days ago
In his role as president of the British Red Cross, Charles met the Al Sharki family, who have been helped to reunite with their family. Mousa Al Sharki, his wife Rajaa and their four children fled fighting in Aleppo, Syria in 2012. Last year, Mousa... Read more
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chroniclelive
Your charity news in the North East: Cafe volunteers needed, clothes swap success, a fundraising show and morego to www.smileforlife.org.uk or call the office in Gosforth on 0191 2844166."
Your charity news in the North East: Cafe volunteers needed, clothes swap success, a fundraising show and more
chroniclelive / Posted 14 days ago
go to www.smileforlife.org.uk or call the office in Gosforth on 0191 2844166." Newcastle women's group raises money for British Red Cross Women auxiliary of Ahmadiyya Muslim Association Newcastle raising funds for British Red Cross Organiser... Read more
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This is West Country
Ilminster Co-op to combat loneliness with Big Red Weekend fundraiserFRIDAY will see the start of Co-op's Big Red Weekend where the company has part
Ilminster Co-op to combat loneliness with Big Red Weekend fundraiser
This is West Country / Posted 15 days ago
FRIDAY will see the start of Co-op's Big Red Weekend where the company has partnered up with British Red Cross to tackle lonliness. The event will be held between Friday, May 13 and Sunday, May 15, and is part of British Red Cross' Big Red... Read more
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Northern Echo
Young mums benefit from essential first aid training for rural areasof the wider strategy of the practice to engage with and empower the community
Young mums benefit from essential first aid training for rural areas
Northern Echo / Posted 16 days ago
of the wider strategy of the practice to engage with and empower the community to improve self-care and resilience. The British Red Cross is currently running first aid sessions for groups such as young families, the elderly or carers. Each... Read more
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This is West Country
Bridgwater Co-op to re-open after £430,000 refurbthe Liana Tolland Tribute, to helping to understand and develop solutions to me
Bridgwater Co-op to re-open after £430,000 refurb
This is West Country / Posted 16 days ago
the Liana Tolland Tribute, to helping to understand and develop solutions to meet community needs including support for the British Red Cross, Mr Marsh said. “The Co-operative is a community retailer, and we are committed to playing an active role... Read more
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Sussex Express
District’s flood action plan is key focus of community fairawareness of its aim, which is to address flooding issues from all sources acro
District’s flood action plan is key focus of community fair
Sussex Express / Posted 18 days ago
awareness of its aim, which is to address flooding issues from all sources across Seaford. The generous support of the British Red Cross and Raynet (Amateur Radio) together with the Seaford Lifeguards, the Fire Service Community Volunteers, the... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Windermere charity collector William John Deacon dies, age 94concentrate on his charity work, and could often be seen around Bowness and Win
Windermere charity collector William John Deacon dies, age 94
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
concentrate on his charity work, and could often be seen around Bowness and Windermere with a coin box, collecting for the British Red Cross, St John's Ambulance, RSPCA and the World Wildlife Fund. He was honoured by The Queen in June 2007 for his... Read more
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Norwich City FC
Norwich City travel guide for Manchester United supportersfans, and will open from 10.30am on Saturday. Shirt Sponsorship Aviva are han
Norwich City travel guide for Manchester United supporters
Norwich City FC / Posted 21 days ago
fans, and will open from 10.30am on Saturday. Shirt Sponsorship Aviva are handing over their shirt sponsorship to the British Red Cross for Saturday's clash with Manchester United. The Red Cross Emergency Appeal hashtag, #ERApp, will feature... Read more
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Norwich City FC
Aviva will be handing over the Norwich City shirt sponsorship to the British Red Cross for this weekend’s match against Manchester UnitedAVIVA will be handing over the Norwich City shirt sponsorship to the British Re
Aviva will be handing over the Norwich City shirt sponsorship to the British Red Cross for this weekend’s match against Manchester United
Norwich City FC / Posted 21 days ago
AVIVA will be handing over the Norwich City shirt sponsorship to the British Red Cross for this Saturday’s match against Manchester United at Carrow Road (12:45pm). The shirt will feature the Red Cross Emergency App hashtag, #ERapp, and Main Club... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
British Red Cross to feature on Norwich City shirts during Manchester United clash Matt Jarvis and Declan Rudd with an example of the British Red Cross initiati
British Red Cross to feature on Norwich City shirts during Manchester United clash
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 22 days ago
Matt Jarvis and Declan Rudd with an example of the British Red Cross initiative which will feature on Norwich City shirts against Manchester United, in place of usual... Read more
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Gazette
Hundreds line the streets of Winterbourne Down for May Day carnivaltake part in the Maypole dancing. Hopefully, we will see them again next year.”
Hundreds line the streets of Winterbourne Down for May Day carnival
Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
take part in the Maypole dancing. Hopefully, we will see them again next year.” This year’s carnival raised funds for the British Red Cross and a delegate from the charity judged the hotly-contested fancy dress competition and distributed... Read more
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Londonist
Things To Do Today In London: Wednesday 4 May 2016sci-fi twist. Intrigued? Us too. £8 (+bkg fee), prebook,8pmGood cause of the da
Things To Do Today In London: Wednesday 4 May 2016
Londonist / Posted 22 days ago
sci-fi twist. Intrigued? Us too. £8 (+bkg fee), prebook,8pmGood cause of the day There's still time to get involved in the British Red Cross Red Shoe Walk this May. Supporting people in need worldwide, from refugee crises to victims of terror... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Generous man turned away as he tried to donate clothes to asylum seekerssure that asylum seekers get the donations immediately.” Rob Arnold, senior se
Generous man turned away as he tried to donate clothes to asylum seekers
Daily Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
sure that asylum seekers get the donations immediately.” Rob Arnold, senior service manager for Refugee Services at the British Red Cross office in Trafford , confirmed the charity is not ‘currently working directly’ with asylum seekers at the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Man's anger after he tried to donate clothes to asylum seekers – but was told he wasn't allowed tocan contact us directly for help with issues including case work, tracing famil
Man's anger after he tried to donate clothes to asylum seekers – but was told he wasn't allowed to
Manchester Evening News / Posted 24 days ago
can contact us directly for help with issues including case work, tracing family members or finding a solicitor. “The British Red Cross is also here to simply offer emotional support, a place to socialise and meet other refugees and a... Read more
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Louth Leader
Local heroes conquer Marathonfundraiser and Louth Co-Op employee Wayne Bateman also ran the Marathon in supp
Local heroes conquer Marathon
Louth Leader / Posted 25 days ago
fundraiser and Louth Co-Op employee Wayne Bateman also ran the Marathon in support of the company’s chosen charity , The British Red Cross, in their bid to tackle loneliness in the UK. Despite battling injury, Wayne crossed the finish line in... Read more
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The Welwyn & Hatfield Times
Hatfield teaching assistant hailed top British Red Cross volunteer Gail Richards is a volunteer responder with the British Red Cross A teaching
Hatfield teaching assistant hailed top British Red Cross volunteer
The Welwyn & Hatfield Times / Posted 28 days ago
Gail Richards is a volunteer responder with the British Red Cross A teaching assistant has been hailed a ‘top volunteer responder’ for the British Red Cross. Gail Richards, who... Read more
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Scotsman
Co-op chairman Allan Leighton issues pre-AGM rallying cryacross the UK.” For every vote received, the group has pledged to donate 50p t
Co-op chairman Allan Leighton issues pre-AGM rallying cry
Scotsman / Posted a month ago
across the UK.” For every vote received, the group has pledged to donate 50p to support its joint-campaign with the British Red Cross to tackle isolation and loneliness. {* traditionalRegistration_firstName *} {*... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Nepal earthquake One year on: Shaken-up residents pray guests will returnare being rebuilt. An exception is the 1832 Dharhara Tower, which killed severa
Nepal earthquake One year on: Shaken-up residents pray guests will return
The New Zealand Herald / Posted a month ago
are being rebuilt. An exception is the 1832 Dharhara Tower, which killed several people when it fell.Beneficiaires of the British Red Cross (BRC) livelihoods programme in periurban locations around Bhaktapur, Nepal. Photo / Carlo... Read more
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Gazette
Winterbourne Down unveils its May Day Queenyear is mystical creatures and we will be joined by Shrek who will be spending
Winterbourne Down unveils its May Day Queen
Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
year is mystical creatures and we will be joined by Shrek who will be spending the day with us. “Our chosen charity is British Red Cross and we hope to raise a large amount over the weekend to donate to this worthy cause.” Carnival programmes... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
April 24County women have produced 6,219 garments since last June in response to an app
April 24
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 1 months ago
County women have produced 6,219 garments since last June in response to an appeal from the English government and the British Red Cross for the help of air raid victims, announced project leader Mrs. W.O. Braun yesterday. 100 years ago:... Read more
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Queensland Times
Birth of city’s Anzac honourWarrant Officer J E Healy. At a meeting on August 26, 1914, 200 women met in t
Birth of city’s Anzac honour
Queensland Times / Posted 1 months ago
Warrant Officer J E Healy. At a meeting on August 26, 1914, 200 women met in the Ipswich Town Hall to form a branch of the British Red Cross, Mayoress Mrs F W Short preside. Elected to office were Mrs Deacon as President, vice-presidents being... Read more
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