Press Releases

Apr 08, 2014 12:00 BST Wales Co-operative Centre A new community group is asking for expressions of interest in the idea of an innovative co-operative retirement development in the Vale of Glamorgan. Ian Hooper, a retired Buildings Manager, is looking for individuals and couples who may be interested in the development of an ‘apartments for life’ complex for people aged over 55

Minister visits Pembrokeshire food bank charity  /  Gweinidog yn ymweld ag elusen banc bwyd yn Sir Benfro

Jan 23, 2014 09:43 GMT Wales Co-operative Centre Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty Jeff Cuthbert today (23 January) visited PATCH (Pembrokeshire Action to Combat Hardship) to see the impact of its support from the Welsh Government’s Communities 2.0 programme.

Toy appeal ensures Christmas will be a cracker for needy children

Dec 19, 2013 11:36 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Vulnerable children throughout the borough will wake up with a smile on their faces this Christmas after Rochdale Borough Council staff and local residents donated more than 300 gifts to a charity present appeal.

Helping the Homeless at Christmas

Dec 18, 2013 14:40 GMT StreetSmart StreetSmart's £1 per table continues throughout Christmas to raise vital funds for homeless people

Helping Haiyan Victims

Dec 16, 2013 09:45 GMT Rochdale Borough Council Following Typhoon Haiyan which hit The Philippines in November, generous Rochdale Borough Council employees responded to a call to help the survivors by donating £210 to be spent on supplies.

Gizzi Erskine's Twisted Christmas

Nov 29, 2013 12:59 GMT StreetSmart Gizzi Erskine (PopUp Chef, Food Writer & Sunday Times Chef) will be hosting a Twisted Christmas Party on Saturday 14th December to raise a whole lot of money for the StreetSmart Campaign which supports homeless people during the winter months. The party will be from noon till 2am in conjunction with the StreetFeast team at their amazing Hawker House venue in the east end. What Christmas Joy!

A StreetSmart Christmas Carol

Nov 17, 2013 11:26 GMT StreetSmart Watch StreetSmart's take on the Dickens' classic with broadcaster and StreetSmart patron Richard Bacon as Scrooge and chefs Angela Hartnett, Jason Atherton and Francesco Mazzei appearing as ghosts.

Nov 15, 2013 10:02 GMT Mediareach Before the long-awaited winter holidays, GSK and the British Liver Trust are encouraging people to ‘B-Aware’ of Hepatitis B when travelling to visit friends and relatives in countries where the virus is more prevalent, such as India and Pakistan.


Oct 01, 2013 23:37 BST Plantagon International AB London, UK, October 1st, 2013. Hans Hassle, a pioneer within CSR and CEO of Swedish innovation company Plantagon International AB urged businessmen, entrepreneurs and NGOs at the Economist Sustainability Innovations Summit in London to create profits by being accountable to society at large and not only to their shareholders.

Jun 26, 2013 16:35 BST National Union of Students Responding to George Osborne’s Comprehensive Spending Review announcement today which saw huge cuts to student financial support at a time when students are already struggling financially the National Union of Students (NUS) said that the Chancellor had failed to understand the realities of students’ lives.