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Changing faces and attitudes

A project working to change people’s attitudes to facial and body disfigurement has received an award from our Investing in Communities fund.

Thanks to their grant of… 337 more words

Big Lottery Fund Scotland

Countdown To The Launch Of alexswallow.com- Plus An Amazing Solar Road!

I’m very excited to announce that I’ll be launching my own website at alexswallow.com later this year.

I wanted a space where I could showcase the things I care about and the things I do and can’t wait to be able to reach out to and engage with more people. 123 more words


Kids Behind Bars- An Incredibly Unjust Case

The other night I watched a programme on ITV called ‘Kids Behind Bars’- in a US jail. You can see it here.

There were lots of shocking things in the programme- children being given sentences of up to 65 years, (some of them for admittedly horrible crimes, but it was still hard to watch when they had thrown their entire life away). 475 more words

Young People

Webinar recording! How to get funding for young people!

Thanks to everyone who attended the children and young people webinar on Friday 1 August 2014.

A total of 64 people registered to find out more about the funding available from… 68 more words


New Public Health England (PHE) figures reveal the potential benefits that #standardisedpackaging of tobacco products could bring

New Public Health England (PHE) figures reveal the potential benefits that standardised packaging of tobacco products could bring, not only for health, but in savings of around £500 million – providing a real economic boost to the most deprived communities. 609 more words

Young People

Marshmallow sandwiches and a simply wonderful experience....

In July we had a young reporter onboard Challenge Wales from CLIConline to experience first hand sail training. What did she think? Read below;

Recently I got to go on a… 1,119 more words


Seeing One Direction in a new light


For some weird reason, I stumbled upon Zayn Malik’s twitter the other day and saw his ‘#FreePalestine’ tweet. I was pretty proud of him to be honest, especially since his boss Simon Cowell donated hundreds of thousands of pounds to Friends of the Israeli Defence Forces. 159 more words