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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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Military Charities

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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Military Charities

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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I've just finished reading: Selling Hitler by Robert Harris (1986)

I read this back in the early 90s and absolutely loved it. Recently I decided I wanted to read it again so found a 2nd hand copy. 239 more words


Disappearing Bawa

The Jayakody House, Colombo. Pictures courtesy Sebastian Posingis

It might seem to the world that Geoffrey Bawa’s legacy is assured, but a new book by his most well-known biographer asks whether enough is being done to protect it. 953 more words

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