Covid-19 Appeal for Paddle Steamer Waverley Tops £130,000

Katherine PeachCharity, Featured

The Covid-19 Relief Appeal for Waverley has now exceeded £130,000 with donations received from her generous supporters. The appeal which opened in September must raise over £0.5m in total with a target of £350,000 from individuals. Other sources of funding are being pursued with vigour given that winter maintenance work is well underway with insufficient funds to complete it. Waverley’s … Read More

Give the Gift of Hope this Christmas

Katherine PeachCharity, Community, Featured

Whilst most of us look forward to enjoying our Christmas dinner with loved ones each year, this sadly isn’t the case for everyone. Research has shown that almost 870,000 older people will be eating dinner alone on Christmas day this year, including around 1 in 10 over 80*. For decades, local charity, Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale, has reached … Read More

Penarth Charity’s Chance to Win £1,000

John DaviesCharity

The Penarth-based sail training charity Challenge Wales is asking for nominations from the public to be in with a chance to win £1,000 as part of specialist insurer Ecclesiastical’s Movement for Good awards. Vicky Williams, Trustee says: “At a time when most fundraising has stopped due to the Coronavirus, £1,000 will make a huge difference enabling the charity to continue … Read More

COVID-19 and the RNLI

Andy BerryCharity, Community, Featured

Who would have predicted at the start of the year that this spring and summertime would see the UK in lockdown as a result of COVID-19? With Easter just behind us (at the time of writing) we are all struggling with the practicalities of living under lockdown at a time when many of us would like to be making the most … Read More

Scouring the web puts Cancer Patients in Wales at Risk, Warns Charity

Katherine PeachCharity, Wellbeing

17,000 people living with cancer in Wales who turned to the internet to get information about cancer diagnosis have experienced a detrimental impact on their mental health. A leading cancer charity is concerned that patients in Wales who turn to the internet to get information about their cancer have been left feeling anxious, depressed or confused.  New research from Macmillan Cancer Support, … Read More