‘happily’ is the new dating agency for adults with learning disabilities and autism in London

‘happily’ is the new dating agency for adults with learning disabilities and autism in London

Sister and charity worker, Helena Reed has launched happily Community Interest Company (CIC), a not-for-profit friendship and dating agency for adults with learning disabilities and autism in London. The idea of happily was born from Helena’s first-hand experience of helping her younger sister who has learning disabilities to find love and friendship. Having exhausted their...

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Royal College of Music Philharmonic to hold fundraiser concert for Grenfell Tower residents

Royal College of Music Philharmonic to hold fundraiser concert for Grenfell Tower residents

The Royal College of Music Philharmonic Orchestra is to hold a fundraiser concert to raise money for the residents left without homes after the tragic Grenfell Tower fire on June 14. The proceeds will go to the Kensington & Chelsea Foundation that is helping to coordinate an appeal. The RCM...

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Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and its charity CW+ launch exhibition of artwork by members of Chelsea Arts Club

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and its charity CW+ launch exhibition of artwork by members of Chelsea Arts Club

Charity CW+ has recently collaborated with the Chelsea Arts Club to host a new exhibition of works at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital which can be found on the 1st Floor walkway between Lift Banks B and C. The Chelsea Arts Club has been based in Kensington and Chelsea for 125...

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World’s first estate agency for cats opens in London

World’s first estate agency for cats opens in London

The charity Blue Cross has opened the world’s first estate agency for cats in London. The unique cat pop-up estate agency will be offering houses that are exclusively designed for feline tenants. Constructed of cardboard and created by a mixture of journalists, bloggers, designers, retailers, 3D design University students and...

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Celebrities join 5,500 walkers in London for annual Royal Marsden Hospital March

Celebrities join 5,500 walkers in London for annual Royal Marsden Hospital March

Actor Larry Lamb, comedian Tim Vine and actor John Altman took part in the seventh annual Royal Marsden 14-mile or five-mile walk, to raise money for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. The event has helped to raise over £8m for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity since 2011 and this March...

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Wayne Rooney backs new Childline campaign called ‘Tough to Talk’

Wayne Rooney backs new Childline campaign called ‘Tough to Talk’

NSPCC Ambassador for Childhood Wayne Rooney is backing a new Childline campaign, Tough to Talk which encourages boys to speak out about suicidal thoughts and feelings. Figures show that boys are six times less likely than girls to seek support from Childline for suicidal feelings, while suicide rates for boys more...

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Battersea Dogs & Cats Home launches tougher sentences for animal cruelty campaign

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home launches tougher sentences for animal cruelty campaign

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home has launched a major campaign calling for harsher punishments for people who seriously abuse animals. The maximum sentence for even the most extreme cases of animal cruelty in England and Wales is six months in prison, the lowest across Europe, the United States and Australia....

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Government donates £40 million to prevent child trafficking

Government donates £40 million to prevent child trafficking

The Home Secretary Amber Rudd has agreed to take action against child trafficking promising £40 million to various charities involved in the protection of children from sexual exploitation. £20 million will be going towards the National Crime Agency, preventing child sexual exploitation occurring online and a further £2.2 million will...

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Trust in Fashion event turns the Savoy into a catwalk for Rainbow Trust children’s charity

Trust in Fashion event turns the Savoy into a catwalk for Rainbow Trust children’s charity

The Rainbow Trust will hold its Trust in Fashion charity event at the Savoy on 13th March, including a stylish lunch, a pop-up shopping boutique and a catwalk show including pieces by celebrated London Fashion Week designer Emilia Wickstead. Last year’s Great British Bake Off winner, Candice Brown, is set...

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Charity Fashion Live to recreate designer catwalk looks with Barnardo’s

Charity Fashion Live to recreate designer catwalk looks with Barnardo’s

Charity Fashion Live, an ethical style challenge, returns on Saturday 18th February to recreate London Fashion Week looks using charity shop items from Barnardo’s. The event, to be photographed and videoed in real-time, has been run by professional stylist Emma Slade-Edmondson since 2013. Celebrated fashion designer Henry Holland, of House...

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