Reading Time: 2 minutes Devon Link Up has been awarded a grant of £3,500 to support their work with people with learning difficulties and Autism. Speaking Up Devon Link Up’s aim is to give voices and choices to their members regarding issues that affect their daily lives. The charity’s Speaking Up groups meet monthly in Newton Abbot, Exmouth, Honiton, Ottery St. … Read more
Reading Time: 2 minutes Disabled young people at Chailey Heritage Foundation in East Sussex have received a significant boost to their planned state-of-the-art DREAM Centre, following a £25,000 grant from Sussex Freemasons The Charity launched a £3.1 million appeal in 2016 to replace their ageing 1950s hall with a building large enough for children and young people with complex … Read more
Reading Time: 2 minutes WHY (then called Positive Action on Cancer) was founded by Jill Miller in 1994 as a telephone helpline for women with breast cancer. This followed Jill’s own experience of breast cancer and her discovery of the lack of emotional support available to patients at the time. The charity has grown steadily and now offers face-to-face counselling to over 95 people per week. Referrals to We Hear You’s counselling service saw a 21% increase in 2017 and have more than doubled in the last five years.
Reading Time: 2 minutes We’re very pleased to be able to help Father Hudson’s Care. They are doing very important work with older men, a group that is often ignored in our society. As a fraternal organisation for men, we’re especially keen to be able to help with the Young at Heart project and look forward to making a real difference in Stoke-on-Trent
Reading Time: 2 minutes Reaching speeds of over 100mph during the 1,555 metre descent over Penrhyn Quarry in North Wales, this was to be a white-knuckle experience like no other. Jumps, as they’re called, were in groups of four, with the first group led by Surrey’s Provincial Grand Master Ian Chandler.