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General Election Series: Why I think we should make the UK a great place to grow older

This week’s blog, from our General Election series, is a guest post from campaigner John Haywood.

I originally got involved with Age UK when I was advised to visit the Age UK shop in Romford- they’ve got a little office at the back where I was given a benefits check. 471 more words

Age UK

Vivienne Westwood To Visit Liverpool On University Tour

Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood has announced she will be touring universities to promote the Green Party to students.

Known for her political activism, most recently in her opposition to fracking, will be visiting Liverpool, Norwich, Brighton and Sheffield, among others, ahead of this year’s general election. 189 more words


General Election Series: Making Britain a great place to grow older

Age UK is today launching our campaign ahead of the General Election, asking parliamentary candidates from all parties to become ‘Age Champions’ and political parties to support our vision that by the end of the next Parliament the UK is a truly great place to grow older. 429 more words

Age UK

Lent 2015: Cutting out my cuppas

Sarah Hagger-Holt, CAFOD’s Campaign Engagement Manager, is cutting out one of her favourite habits for CAFOD this Lent. Here she explains why she’s giving up tea – and what you can do to help her cope. 550 more words


Queensland Labor Government: First Ministry

The new Labor Government in Queensland has chosen their first Ministry on Sunday, 15 February 2015.

The rest of this article is on the Ethical Consulting Services blog, here.

Australian Labor Party

The Future Of Crowdfunding

The Future Of Crowd Funding

Experts, analysts and theorists all predict crowd funding will eventually grow into a huge sector of our global economy.  Recently, World Bank mentioned to expect crowd funding to topple $93 billion, billion with a b, by 2025.  140 more words


“Don’t use your hairdryers!” ‒ Our young climate bloggers’ training weekend

Young climate bloggers from St James’ Catholic High School tell the story of their CAFOD training weekend ‒ the fun, the challenges and the inspiration. 584 more words