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Garden sleep out raises £10k for homeless veterans

Garden sleep out raises £10k for homeless veterans

01 April 2020

As the nation was told to self-isolate, a charity adapted its sleep out so people could take part from their gardens.

Sewing scrubs for the NHS

Sewing scrubs for the NHS

01 April 2020

A newly-established group is encouraging people to sew uniforms for medical staff.

Charity helping elderly 'could close in months'

Charity helping elderly 'could close in months'

01 April 2020

A charity which cares for the elderly says it may be forced to shut down unless it raises £500,000 to support people during the coronavirus crisis.

Bobbies help those battling coronavirus

Bobbies help those battling coronavirus

30 March 2020

Doctors, nurses and ambulance workers were surprised when bags brimming with fresh food were handed over by police officers.

'Please do support us in any way,' says children's charity

'Please do support us in any way,' says children's charity

24 March 2020

A children's charity says it's re-looking at how it manages its income after many of its fundraising events were postponed or cancelled.

Air ambulance lands top CQC rating

Air ambulance lands top CQC rating

24 March 2020

Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex (KSS) has become the first emergency helicopter service to be rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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'It's nice to see people can think of others in this scary time'

'It's nice to see people can think of others in this scary time'

23 March 2020

Children sick in hospital will have plenty of treats this Easter, thanks to the efforts of a nine-year-old girl and her neighbours.

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The man who turned wasteland into a wonderland

The man who turned wasteland into a wonderland

19 March 2020

Driven by unimaginable tragedy, a gardener made it his mission to create an outdoor oasis for pupils at a special needs school.

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The Voice singers help raise over £5,000 for charity

The Voice singers help raise over £5,000 for charity

15 March 2020

A fundraiser has raised thousands of pounds for a baby loss charity with the help from two singers from ITV's hit show The Voice.

Sleeping under the stars

Sleeping under the stars

14 March 2020

Fundraisers braved the cold to raise funds for the Messenger's charity of the year.

Teachers and pupils play 24 sports in 24 hours

Teachers and pupils play 24 sports in 24 hours

13 March 2020

A secondary school has raised £1,250 for Sport Relief.

New flats for the homeless

New flats for the homeless

13 March 2020

A well-known charity, which helps people recover from drug and alcohol addiction, is now offering support for those who may have no where else to go.

Garden makeover dream come true

Garden makeover dream come true

10 March 2020

Volunteers are getting together this week to transform a garden for a young boy who uses a wheelchair.

Befriending scheme finds new home

Befriending scheme finds new home

09 March 2020

A bistro stepped up to help a scheme for lonely people, after it was left without a meeting place.

'If we can potentially save a life, our goal is complete'

'If we can potentially save a life, our goal is complete'

07 March 2020

The family of a football player who died after collapsing on the pitch are hosting a golf day to raise money for free defibrillator and CPR sessions.

Free train tickets for domestic abuse victims

Free train tickets for domestic abuse victims

05 March 2020

A railway company is helping vulnerable women escape their abusers by offering free travel to refuge services.

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Kent welcomes Royal visit

Kent welcomes Royal visit

05 March 2020

The Earl of Wessex visited an award centre to find out more about the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme.

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Charity reveals mascot for London half marathon

Charity reveals mascot for London half marathon

03 March 2020

A baby loss charity has introduced a new mascot which will be taking part in the London Landmarks Half Marathon.

Poor families may get power vouchers

Poor families may get power vouchers

03 March 2020

A council is to meet this afternoon to decide whether to dish out electricity vouchers to those in need.

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Dancing on Ice judge gifts glitzy gowns to charity

Dancing on Ice judge gifts glitzy gowns to charity

25 February 2020

Shoppers have the chance to nab a piece of TV history after a reality show judge donated a haul of dresses.

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