Prime Minister Theresa May visits Advance in West London, leading women’s  charity providing support to survivors of domestic abuse

Prime Minister Theresa May visits Advance in West London, leading women’s charity providing support to survivors of domestic abuse

The Rt Hon Theresa May MP, Prime Minister, visited women’s charity Advance this morning to discuss provision for women survivors of domestic abuse. This follows the government’s announcement on Monday 13th May 2019 to make the provision of services for survivors of domestic abuse such as accommodation-based support a legal duty...

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Simply Learning Tuition’s partnership with charity, Shivia

Simply Learning Tuition’s partnership with charity, Shivia

To celebrate their 10 year anniversary, London tuition agency and education consultancy, Simply Learning Tuition (SLT), have partnered with Shivia, a UK-registered charity working in north West India. Simply Learning Tuition Founder, Nathaniel McCullagh explains, “At SLT, we are firm believers that education goes beyond the classroom, and are proud...

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Friends of Chelsea and Westminster Bric-a-Brac stall needs you

Friends of Chelsea and Westminster Bric-a-Brac stall needs you

The Friends charity, raise money for Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, for the benefit of patients, their families and staff. Celebrating their 25th anniversary this year, the charity relies on large donations and supporters, but is also dependent on its smaller entrepreneurial fundraisers such as the hospital’s book shop and trolley...

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Royal Garden Hotel gives SMART gift to local charity

Royal Garden Hotel gives SMART gift to local charity

St Mary Abbotts Rehabilitation and Training (SMART) recently received a £18,000 donation from the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington after employees fundraised for 18 months. The donation is to go towards the continuous running of the projects on offer at SMART from floristry, gardening, stop smoking services and IT. Since...

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BWW Mind to premiere film in Victoria to promote mental health

BWW Mind to premiere film in Victoria to promote mental health

BWW (Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster) Mind have planned an exclusive film screening at the Curzon Victoria, which will premiere its new mental health film on October 10th, World Mental Health Day. The charity BWW Mind has provided services and support to people living in a number of London boroughs for...

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The winners from last week’s Octavia Awards

The winners from last week’s Octavia Awards

London community organisation Octavia celebrated the invaluable work of all of its wonderful volunteers at an awards evening at Lambeth Palace yesterday (Thursday 28 June). The event shined a light on the work of the many and varied contributions that Octavia volunteers make to the lives of people living in central...

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Volunteers to be celebrated at Octavia awards ceremony at Lambeth Palace

Volunteers to be celebrated at Octavia awards ceremony at Lambeth Palace

Octavia will be celebrating the work of their volunteers with an awards ceremony at Lambeth Palace on Thursday 28th June. Volunteers work with people living in the boroughs of Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea, offering support and company. Awards will be distributed by the actress Tasmin Greig, and fall into...

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Actress to host screening of film inspired by her Parkinson’s diagnosis at Everyman Baker Street

Actress to host screening of film inspired by her Parkinson’s diagnosis at Everyman Baker Street

A special screening of an inspiring film written by and starring an actress who has Parkinson’s is being screened at The Everyman Cinema, Baker Street, on Sunday 24 June at 11am in aid of the charity Parkinson’s UK.  ‘Kinetics: Parkour and Parkinson’s’ is based on the experiences of Sue Wylie, 57, who was diagnosed with...

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Royal Academy of Music student to host classical concert at the iconic St John’s Smiths Square in London for Parkinson’s UK

Royal Academy of Music student to host classical concert at the iconic St John’s Smiths Square in London for Parkinson’s UK

Henry Kennedy, conductor of The Tonerl Symphony Orchestra, will be holding a very special concert at St John’s Smith Square for Parkinson’s UK. ‘Vienna in the Square’ will take place on 15th June at 7:30pm with The Tonerl Symphony Orchestra featuring some of London’s finest young musicians, coming together for a unique...

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World-renowned opera singers gather in support of cancer research

World-renowned opera singers gather in support of cancer research

Some of the country’s finest opera singers will be gathering at the intimate setting of Spencer House on Thursday 22nd May to celebrate and support The Institute of Cancer Research, London. Featuring opera singers Ann Murray, Louise Kemeny, Toby Spence and Matthew Rose, the event will be raising money for...

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