Wednesday, April 26, 2017

British Horse Society launches Dead Slow campaign

The British Horse Society this week launched a laudable campaign to ensure drivers slow down when passing horses on the road. In the five years since the charity launched its statistics-gathering horse accidents webpage, more...

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Elderly people are struggling to heat their park homes this winter

Alice Woudhuysen, Senior Campaigns Manager at Age UK, outlines the struggle many elderly people face in trying to heat their park homes. Living in a park home – a static mobile home – is a popular...

Flood damage: how Age UK is helping those who have lost everything

Caroline Abrahams, Charity Director of Age UK, outlines the effect recent flooding has had on the elderly community, and what the charity is doing to help. It was shocking and saddening to see the...

The bells won’t ring on Colonsay this Christmas

The 135 residents of Colonsay, a tiny island in the Inner Hebrides, have a very pressing problem. The birdcage belfry on their 200-year-old Georgian church is in urgent need of restoration, and must be...