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    We educate people in life-saving skills, enabling them to respond to emergencies.

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    We sell and need: good quality clothes, designer brands, books, furniture and more.

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Syria: 7 reasons we urgently need your help

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Meet the men, women and children  caught up in Syria's bloody conflict.

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Our charity shops

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Donate, volunteer or simply grab yourself a bargain.

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Celebrating 10 years cancer-free with a marathon

Magnificent eight marathon runners raise thousands

When Rob ran the marathon this year, he never thought he would raise £27,000 – with a little help from his friends.

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First aid training

A woman practises putting her colleague into the recovery position

We offer public and workplace first aid courses throughout the UK. 

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Beat the hot weather: wear a wet t-shirt

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Here are a few tips for staying cool-headed during the heatwave – and why you shouldn’t believe some of those hoary old myths.

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Nepal Earthquake Appeal

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