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Veterans Council: no accounts show how it spent the £0.5M from the LIBOR fund

  1. A small, local charity in St Helens that was awarded £0.5M from the government’s Armed forces covenant (LIBOR) fund in June 2013 failed to file accounts for the year before it asked to be removed from the Charity Commission public register, a Freedom of Information (FOI) request shows.
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The Warrior Programme: which Prof Neil Greenberg is speaking?

  1. “We just don’t know whether it works at all,” said Prof Neil Greenberg in the lead story on the front page of The Sunday Times on 18 September 2016.
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Charity Commission issues update on Afghan Heroes inquiry

  1. After our revelations in The Sunday Times newspaper two days ago (see previous post), the Charity Commission today (4 October 2016) issued an update on its statutory inquiry into Afghan Heroes, the notorious failed military charity (registered charity number: 1132340).
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Charity Commission seeks £2.9M from Prize Promotions Limited

  1. On 2 October 2016, The Sunday Times newspaper reported that the Charity Commission wants £2.9M from Prize Promotions Limited, the Blackpool-based rip-off professional fundraiser (PPL; registered company number: 07829587).
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Charity website has disappeared – as has the new chair

  1. On 11 August 2016, I revealed new evidence of multiple abuses at military charity Our Local Heroes Foundation (OLHF) – serious charity abuse AFTER sustained intervention by the Charity Commission, the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales.
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  1. On 18 August 2016, Andrew Penman used my investigation of the charity A-SOLDIERS-JOURNEY.CO.UK (see previous post) as the lead story for his column in the Daily Mirror.
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Excessive fundraising costs at high-profile charity about to close

  1. A-SOLDIERS-JOURNEY.CO.UK, a high-profile charity that raises funds for military charities, gave less than 14% (i.e. only £47 075) of its £347 496 income to charities in the year to 30 September 2015.
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