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AllAfrica.com
Red Cross Embarks On Resilience Projectsthose caused by recent disasters in Masvingo and Manicaland provinces. The fiv
Red Cross Embarks On Resilience Projects
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
those caused by recent disasters in Masvingo and Manicaland provinces. The five-year project which is being funded by the British Red Cross is being implemented in Masvingo's Mwenezi district and Chipinge in Manicaland. ZRCS secretary-general... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Shropshire set to house more Syrian refugee families « Shropshire Starfirst five families arrived in Shropshire in June and are settling in well. The
Shropshire set to house more Syrian refugee families « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted yesterday
first five families arrived in Shropshire in June and are settling in well. They are being supported by Refugee Action, the British Red Cross and local volunteers. The support has been commissioned by Shropshire Council and is funded through a grant... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Meet Bomber the search dog who helps police find missing peopleLincolnshire and Leicestership, helped to organise the event. The exercise inc
Meet Bomber the search dog who helps police find missing people
Nottingham Post / Posted yesterday
Lincolnshire and Leicestership, helped to organise the event. The exercise included staff and volunteers from the British Red Cross, East Midlands Ambulance Service, Nottinghamshire 4x4 Response, Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire... Read more
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express
NORTH KOREA CATASTROPHE: Hundreds die in flash floods as madcap Kim pursues nuclear dreamover and the typhoon season has just begun. This could be devastating for peopl
NORTH KOREA CATASTROPHE: Hundreds die in flash floods as madcap Kim pursues nuclear dream
express / Posted 2 days ago
over and the typhoon season has just begun. This could be devastating for people in North Hamgyong Province Joy Singhal, British Red Cross North Korea Country Manager, told Express.co.uk: “The death toll rising certainly is a huge worry. “The... Read more
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Daily Record
Projects to support refugees in Scotland receive £1.3 million lottery fundingfunding totalling £1.3 million. The new grant from the Big Lottery Fund will b
Projects to support refugees in Scotland receive £1.3 million lottery funding
Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
funding totalling £1.3 million. The new grant from the Big Lottery Fund will be given to the Scottish Refugee Council and British Red Cross to support refugees who are rebuilding their lives. The funding will enable the charities to provide... Read more
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Sussex Express
Falmerwar was saddened by the numbers of soldiers dying with no records of where they
Falmer
Sussex Express / Posted 4 days ago
war was saddened by the numbers of soldiers dying with no records of where they died or buried. Sir Fabian, through the British Red Cross, with his unit began recording and caring for all the graves they could find. It was the vision and... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Commendation awards recognise courage, dedication and selflessnessTrauma After Care Team, made up of WSFRS staff and volunteers, who deliver trau
Commendation awards recognise courage, dedication and selflessness
Chichester Observer / Posted 4 days ago
Trauma After Care Team, made up of WSFRS staff and volunteers, who deliver trauma after care for those they work with. • British Red Cross volunteers who supported WSFRS teams at the scene. • Tesco at Holmbush, which was thanked for providing... Read more
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Newham Recorder
Fifty marathons are no problem for Plaistow runner50 runs, which took place between July and this month, Paul was encouraging peo
Fifty marathons are no problem for Plaistow runner
Newham Recorder / Posted 4 days ago
50 runs, which took place between July and this month, Paul was encouraging people to join him and also donate money to the British Red Cross and managed to raise a total of £1,594. “Having the company of other runners, even for just a mile here... Read more
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Shropshire Star
House fires in Telford led to people being cared for by emergency crews « Shropshire Starreported was out by the time they arrived. Firefighters provided oxygen and fi
House fires in Telford led to people being cared for by emergency crews « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 9 days ago
reported was out by the time they arrived. Firefighters provided oxygen and first aid to people at the house, with the British Red Cross Fire and Emergency Support Service and West Mercia Police also attending. Meanwhile a second blaze took... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Enjoy the last of the sunshine as rain heads our wayin 1906 when the mercury hit 35.6C (96.1F) in Bawtry, South Yorkshire. Joe Mul
Enjoy the last of the sunshine as rain heads our way
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 12 days ago
in 1906 when the mercury hit 35.6C (96.1F) in Bawtry, South Yorkshire. Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education at the British Red Cross, said: "Most heat disorders occur because someone has been over-exposed to heat or has over-exercised for... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Sizzling weather set to continue until the weekendthose with underlying health conditions and people with young children. Joe Mu
Sizzling weather set to continue until the weekend
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
those with underlying health conditions and people with young children. Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education at the British Red Cross, said most heat disorders occur because someone has been over-exposed to heat or over-exercised. “Simple... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Sizzling weather set to continue until the weekendthose with underlying health conditions and people with young children. Joe Mu
Sizzling weather set to continue until the weekend
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 12 days ago
those with underlying health conditions and people with young children. Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education at the British Red Cross, said most heat disorders occur because someone has been over-exposed to heat or over-exercised. “Simple... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
And the heat goes on...those with underlying health conditions and people with young children. Joe Mu
And the heat goes on...
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
those with underlying health conditions and people with young children. Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education at the British Red Cross, said most heat disorders occur because someone has been over-exposed to heat or over-exercised. “Simple... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Red Cross called in amid allegations over housing for asylum seekers in Glasgowin Glasgow. Many are too scared to speak out about their accommodation, descri
Red Cross called in amid allegations over housing for asylum seekers in Glasgow
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 days ago
in Glasgow. Many are too scared to speak out about their accommodation, described as the worst in the UK. So the British Red Cross has now had to step in as a go-between, MPs have been told. The Commons Home Affairs Committee was also... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
And the heat goes on...those with underlying health conditions and people with young children. Joe Mu
And the heat goes on...
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 12 days ago
those with underlying health conditions and people with young children. Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education at the British Red Cross, said most heat disorders occur because someone has been over-exposed to heat or over-exercised. “Simple... Read more
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heraldscotland
Red Cross called in amid allegations over housing for asylum seekers in Glasgowlucrative government jobs. Susan Munroe, the chief executive of charity Freedo
Red Cross called in amid allegations over housing for asylum seekers in Glasgow
heraldscotland / Posted 12 days ago
lucrative government jobs. Susan Munroe, the chief executive of charity Freedom from Torture, told the committee that the British Red Cross had been drafted in. “It was identified by the Home Office that people who are dependent on the Home... Read more
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express
Scorching Britain: Sizzling sun (for some) in big weather dividesay. The Government has issued a level-2 heat-health alert, with warnings for
Scorching Britain: Sizzling sun (for some) in big weather divide
express / Posted 12 days ago
say. The Government has issued a level-2 heat-health alert, with warnings for vulnerable people to take extra care. The British Red Cross last night warned Britons not to be caught out by the extreme heat. ATHENA PICTURESManchester City's... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
What a scorcher! September sunshine blazes over SurreyEngland have been on 'heatwave Level 2 status' since Monday evening. Joe Mulli
What a scorcher! September sunshine blazes over Surrey
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 13 days ago
England have been on 'heatwave Level 2 status' since Monday evening. Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education at the British Red Cross, said: "Most heat disorders occur because someone has been over-exposed to heat or has over-exercised for... Read more
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Northern Echo
Weather divide as south sizzles, but threat of thunderstorms further northto 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mull
Weather divide as south sizzles, but threat of thunderstorms further north
Northern Echo / Posted 13 days ago
to 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education at the British Red Cross, said: "Most heat disorders occur because someone has been over-exposed to heat or has over-exercised for... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzleto 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mull
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzle
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
to 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education at the British Red Cross, said: "Most heat disorders occur because someone has been over-exposed to heat or has over-exercised for... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzleto 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mull
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzle
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 13 days ago
to 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education at the British Red Cross, said: "Most heat disorders occur because someone has been over-exposed to heat or has over-exercised for... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzleto 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mull
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzle
EveningTimes Online / Posted 13 days ago
to 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education at the British Red Cross, said: "Most heat disorders occur because someone has been over-exposed to heat or has over-exercised for... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzleto 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mull
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzle
Croydon Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
to 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education at the British Red Cross, said: "Most heat disorders occur because someone has been over-exposed to heat or has over-exercised for... Read more
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Farming Life
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzleto 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mull
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzle
Farming Life / Posted 13 days ago
to 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education at the British Red Cross, said: "Most heat disorders occur because someone has been over-exposed to heat or has over-exercised for... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzleto 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mull
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzle
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
to 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education at the British Red Cross, said: "Most heat disorders occur because someone has been over-exposed to heat or has over-exercised for... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzleto 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mull
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzle
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 13 days ago
to 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education at the British Red Cross, said: "Most heat disorders occur because someone has been over-exposed to heat or has over-exercised for... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzleto 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mull
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzle
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
to 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education at the British Red Cross, said: "Most heat disorders occur because someone has been over-exposed to heat or has over-exercised for... Read more
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Northern Echo
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzleto 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mull
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzle
Northern Echo / Posted 13 days ago
to 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education at the British Red Cross, said: "Most heat disorders occur because someone has been over-exposed to heat or has over-exercised for... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzleto 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mull
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzle
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
to 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education at the British Red Cross, said: "Most heat disorders occur because someone has been over-exposed to heat or has over-exercised for... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzleto 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mull
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzle
Kingston Guardian / Posted 13 days ago
to 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education at the British Red Cross, said: "Most heat disorders occur because someone has been over-exposed to heat or has over-exercised for... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzleto 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mull
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzle
Oxford Mail / Posted 13 days ago
to 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education at the British Red Cross, said: "Most heat disorders occur because someone has been over-exposed to heat or has over-exercised for... Read more
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Bury Times
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzleto 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mull
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzle
Bury Times / Posted 13 days ago
to 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education at the British Red Cross, said: "Most heat disorders occur because someone has been over-exposed to heat or has over-exercised for... Read more
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Gazette
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzleto 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mull
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzle
Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
to 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education at the British Red Cross, said: "Most heat disorders occur because someone has been over-exposed to heat or has over-exercised for... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzleto 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mull
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzle
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 13 days ago
to 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education at the British Red Cross, said: "Most heat disorders occur because someone has been over-exposed to heat or has over-exercised for... Read more
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The News and Star
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzleto 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mull
Rain warnings for the North while the South and East sizzle
The News and Star / Posted 13 days ago
to 23C (73.4F), and there is a chance Aviemore could hit 24C (75.2F). Joe Mulligan, head of first aid education at the British Red Cross, said: "Most heat disorders occur because someone has been over-exposed to heat or has over-exercised for... Read more
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walesonline
Phillip Schofield & Holly Willoughby lose it on This Morning over Mel B peeingBing in Friends, is false.The famous scene from Friends where Monica gets stung
Phillip Schofield & Holly Willoughby lose it on This Morning over Mel B peeing
walesonline / Posted 14 days ago
Bing in Friends, is false.The famous scene from Friends where Monica gets stung by a jellyfish Head of first aid at the British Red Cross, Joe Mulligan, said: "A sting from a jellyfish can be extremely painful, but trying to treat it with urine... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Drink-driver feared case would affect his country's public imagerevving the engine and began to drive away," said Mr Jerath. The court was tol
Drink-driver feared case would affect his country's public image
Nottingham Post / Posted 17 days ago
revving the engine and began to drive away," said Mr Jerath. The court was told that Pyc works as a technician for the British Red Cross and lives in Lechlade Road, Bestwood. He pleaded guilty to drink-driving and must pay £85 prosecution costs... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
RideLondon cyclist will be 'remembered for cheerfulness'to the club and the high esteem in which he was held". When RideLondon visited
RideLondon cyclist will be 'remembered for cheerfulness'
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 18 days ago
to the club and the high esteem in which he was held". When RideLondon visited Surrey The cyclist was fundraising for the British Red Cross and the Virgin money giving page has now raised £500, beating the target of £400. Outdoor Traders, an... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Firefighters amaze families with fire demonstrations at station open daylast December. St Albans Fire Crews were present at the scene. A bouncy castle
Firefighters amaze families with fire demonstrations at station open day
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 19 days ago
last December. St Albans Fire Crews were present at the scene. A bouncy castle, teddy bear parachute drop and sweet stalls proved to be popular with children that attended the event. Safety and first aid talks were given by The British Red... Read more
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express
Red Cross reveal HALF of deaths are preventable but do YOU know how to save a life?are calling 999 in an emergency, but then not making attempts to help a person
Red Cross reveal HALF of deaths are preventable but do YOU know how to save a life?
express / Posted 20 days ago
are calling 999 in an emergency, but then not making attempts to help a person further. New research commissioned by the British Red Cross and conducted by the University of Manchester found up to 59 per cent of ‘pre-hospital’ deaths from injury... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
The two basic first aid skills you really need to knowup to 59 per cent will then fail to help them with basic first aid during the o
The two basic first aid skills you really need to know
Manchester Evening News / Posted 20 days ago
up to 59 per cent will then fail to help them with basic first aid during the on-average 10 minutes wait for help. The British Red Cross, who commissioned the study, are now calling for everyone to learn two simple first aid skills to help save... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
RideLondon cyclist dies in hospital three weeks after crashing into treebeen taking part in the 100-mile cycle through the streets of London and Surrey
RideLondon cyclist dies in hospital three weeks after crashing into tree
Kingston Guardian / Posted 20 days ago
been taking part in the 100-mile cycle through the streets of London and Surrey on Sunday, July 31, to raise money for the British Red Cross. Mr Kell has become the second rider to die after this year's RideLondon event, after 48-year-old Robin... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
RideLondon cyclist dies in hospital three weeks after crashing into treebeen taking part in the 100-mile cycle through the streets of London and Surrey
RideLondon cyclist dies in hospital three weeks after crashing into tree
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 20 days ago
been taking part in the 100-mile cycle through the streets of London and Surrey on Sunday, July 31, to raise money for the British Red Cross. Mr Kell has become the second rider to die after this year's RideLondon event, after 48-year-old Robin... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
RideLondon cyclist dies in hospital three weeks after crashing into treebeen taking part in the 100-mile cycle through the streets of London and Surrey
RideLondon cyclist dies in hospital three weeks after crashing into tree
Croydon Guardian / Posted 20 days ago
been taking part in the 100-mile cycle through the streets of London and Surrey on Sunday, July 31, to raise money for the British Red Cross. Mr Kell has become the second rider to die after this year's RideLondon event, after 48-year-old Robin... Read more
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SKY News
Call For First Aid Training To Prevent Deathshalf of people saying they would not attempt any while waiting for emergency se
Call For First Aid Training To Prevent Deaths
SKY News / Posted 20 days ago
half of people saying they would not attempt any while waiting for emergency services to arrive. Joe Mulligan from the British Red Cross, which commissioned the research, said: "The good news is that most people are calling 999. Half of people... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Family and friends pay tribute to 'fun-loving' father who died in cycling crashoffered "sincere condolences" to his family. Mr Kell's event fundraising page,
Family and friends pay tribute to 'fun-loving' father who died in cycling crash
Oxford Mail / Posted 23 days ago
offered "sincere condolences" to his family. Mr Kell's event fundraising page, which has so far raised more than £400 for British Red Cross, can be found at uk.virginmoneygiving.com/richardkell1. His funeral will take place at South Oxfordshire... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Running man Tom sheds the weight for first half marathonof a friend and colleague killed on the M6 this year. He will run in the North
Running man Tom sheds the weight for first half marathon
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 23 days ago
of a friend and colleague killed on the M6 this year. He will run in the North East half marathon on September 11 for the British Red Cross with which he has volunteered for 24 years. But most of all, he will run because he can after losing more... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Did baby Aylan's death in Mediterranean change anything? 12 months of storieson to Germany before taking a train to France and stowing away in a container t
Did baby Aylan's death in Mediterranean change anything? 12 months of stories
Daily Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
on to Germany before taking a train to France and stowing away in a container to the UK. * To find out more about what the British Red Cross is doing to reunite more families CLICK HERE.August 2016: The shocked survivor who had seen too... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Annie Lennox to Be Honored at First Ladies Luncheonconnected communities. The 61-year-old is also an ambassador for UNAIDS, Oxfam,
Annie Lennox to Be Honored at First Ladies Luncheon
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 27 days ago
connected communities. The 61-year-old is also an ambassador for UNAIDS, Oxfam, Nelson Mandela's 46664 Campaign and the British Red Cross, so she keeps pretty busy, to say the least. In addition to Lennox, six philanthropists, including models... Read more
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Scotsman
On the move: Latest appointments and promotionsmanager, City Property (Glasgow); Murray Leys, social services consultant and G
On the move: Latest appointments and promotions
Scotsman / Posted 28 days ago
manager, City Property (Glasgow); Murray Leys, social services consultant and George Peacock, head of property at the British Red Cross Society. {* traditionalRegistration_firstName *} {* traditionalRegistration_lastName *} {*... Read more
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