10 Top tips on recruiting and retaining young volunteers

Stephen Tutin has volunteered with various organisations since age 13. His first experience of volunteering was helping to run online groups, some of which included people who had difficulties such as autism, social isolation, or difficulties controlling anger. These problems made it hard for them to socialise face-to-face but socialising online helps them develop their 10 Top tips on recruiting and retaining young volunteers thumbnail … Continue reading 10 Top tips on recruiting and retaining young volunteers

Improving your home can improve your sex life by 36%

Improve Your Home and Improve Your Sex Life Too • Sharing is caring and mess can mean less• A fresh lick of paint may mean more than colourful flowers• Pick up the vac for success in the sack• Grab these top tips for improving your home Are you getting a nudge from your partner about Valentine’s Day? If they’ve been dropping hints recently about what … Continue reading Improving your home can improve your sex life by 36%

Brits take more care with their pet’s health than their eye health

research highlights the UK’s disregard for eye health. • 55% of Brits would buy prescription glasses online, compared with only 35% who would use the internet to purchase pet medication. • The Association of British Dispensing Opticians provides advice on how to improve our eye care health. New research conducted by the Association of British Dispensing Opticians has identified a worrying lack of concern from … Continue reading Brits take more care with their pet’s health than their eye health

Musical prodigy takes a step closer to achieving his dream thanks to support from Everest’s Lewis Golden Foundation

A young musical prodigy is a step closer to achieving his dream of playing with the London Symphony Orchestra thanks to a donation from the Everest Lewis Golden Foundation. At just 19 years old, classical bassoonist Ashby Mayes has already achieved more than many musicians do in a lifetime, playing at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics, becoming the first bassoonist leader of the … Continue reading Musical prodigy takes a step closer to achieving his dream thanks to support from Everest’s Lewis Golden Foundation

Helping your dog through the heatwave

Posted by Hannah Dyball courtesy of  Viovet   Coping in a heatwave can be a struggle for us, let alone our dogs. With their thick coats and inability to sweat anywhere but through their paws, it’s not surprising that the heat makes them vulnerable. By now, most of us understand the dangers of leaving dogs unattended in cars because of how quickly they heat up, … Continue reading Helping your dog through the heatwave

Save 10p a litre on fuel

  Did you know that if you spend £60 or more (until Sunday 26th August) in a single transaction for online groceries or instore you will receive a voucher for 10p a litre for either petrol or diesel to use at the Tesco filling station? When you’ve paid for your groceries in-store, your shopping receipt will automatically include a fuel discount coupon. If you’re an … Continue reading Save 10p a litre on fuel

Apply to the Dream Fund

The Dream Fund will open for applications on Monday 16th July and the online form will be available to access from this page. The Dream Fund gives organisations the chance to deliver the project they have always dreamed of, but never had the opportunity to bring to life. We ask charitable organisations across Great Britain to think big, be ambitious and collaborate with other not-for-profit partners … Continue reading Apply to the Dream Fund