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2014/08/28 01:29
2014/08/28 01:29
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ONCE war arrived, the Red Cross was not far behind. A century ago, galvanised by the outbreak of World War I and the strength of a key personality, the Australian Red Cross was born in Melbourne. The...
2014/08/28 01:29
2014/08/28 01:29
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2014/08/27 15:53
2014/08/27 15:53
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Homes across Surrey were converted into makeshift hospitals as the horrors of World War One took hold. The Surrey branch of the British Red Cross played a big part in this relief effort, with its...
2014/08/27 14:58
2014/08/27 14:58
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VOLUNTEER nurse Frances Goodban worked for the British Red Cross from 1914 to 1919. She served a total of 11,276 hours for no pay, but received expenses in the princely sum of £15. At various...
2014/08/26 17:53
2014/08/26 17:53
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A WAR hero dubbed The Great Escaper for his repeated attempts to flee Nazi prison camps has performed another act of selflessness – giving away his birthday presents. Rather than accepting gifts for...
2014/08/26 05:56
2014/08/26 05:56
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VULNERABLE elderly people at risk of being isolated when they return home from hospital will get extra support after a pioneering Leeds project is given £300,000 funding. The Hospital to Home (H2H)...
2014/08/19 18:59
2014/08/19 18:59
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Leys Festival is promising to be ‘better than ever’ Monique van Assouw, from the Conservation Volunteers, holding one of the pots that will be planted with bulbs and given out during the...
2014/08/19 16:32
2014/08/19 16:32
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Former Marine left traumatised by earthquake completes cycle challenge Richard Steven rode from Lands End to John O'Groats A former Marine who lost his "entire world" after the New Zealand...
2014/08/18 09:50
2014/08/18 09:50
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Pictures of stunts at the official opening of Hatfield’s new skate parkSkateboarder Peter Johns tries out the new bowl in the Link skate park Skaters flew through the air to mark the official opening...
2014/08/18 01:21
2014/08/18 01:21
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Blitz dog hailed in hall of heroes: Pet that helped save more than 100 lives to be celebrated in new project to remember little-known historic figures Rip the rescue dog was awarded the Dickin Medal...
2014/08/16 04:11
2014/08/16 04:11
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Croydon people donate £79,200 to Disasters Emergency Committee Gaza appeal More than £8m has been donated to the Disasters Emergency Committee for the people of Gaza. (AP) Kind hearted people in...
2014/08/13 15:09
2014/08/13 15:09
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This will involve replenishing urgently needed medical supplies, providing clean water and emergency shelter materials. Agencies will also begin supporting the reconstruction of essential...
2014/08/13 07:48
2014/08/13 07:48
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Youngsters' art and poetry inspired by the First World War has gone on display at a North East museum. Pupils from 10 schools in County Durham produced the work after visiting the Durham Light...
2014/08/13 03:43
2014/08/13 03:43
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Donations to the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) have topped £50 million, exactly two weeks after the devastating earthquake hit Haiti, reports the coalition of major UK-based development...
2014/08/13 03:26
2014/08/13 03:26
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Red Cross celebrates 100 years of service in Australia The Red Cross, one of Australia's longest running volunteer organisations, is celebrating its centenary. It was established a week after the...
2014/08/11 02:57
2014/08/11 02:57
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THE signature red and white colours are hanging high and proud and it has nothing to do with the Swans or the Dragons. To mark the 100th anniversary of Red Cross, during August every Red Cross Shop...
2014/08/10 21:26
2014/08/10 21:26
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Blaze rips through thatched home between Muchelney and Thorney FIRE crews from across Somerset tackled the blaze near Muchelney. EIGHT fire engines were called to a major thatched roof fire on the...
2014/08/10 07:09
2014/08/10 07:09
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The Environment Agency issued eight flood warnings yesterday, while the whole country is deemed to be at risk today. Calum MacColl from the Met Office promised “a very bleak, unpleasant day with...
2014/08/10 03:09
2014/08/10 03:09
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In Gaza, a territory smaller than the island of Arran but with a population of 1.8 million people (larger than the population of Greater Glasgow and the Clyde Valley) there is nowhere to run, nowhere...
2014/08/09 02:13
2014/08/09 02:13
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WITH Britain's entry into the First World War and Australia's pledge to defend the empire of which it was part, the fledgling nation now had to come up with a force of troops to send to...
2014/08/08 11:28
2014/08/08 11:28
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Charities including Age UK and the British Red Cross will receive millions in funding from the NHS to help ease long waiting lists this winter.(Getty) Health charities like the Red Cross are being...
2014/08/28 01:29
2014/08/28 01:29
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