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  • Health & support services 
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  • First aid course 

    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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'I survived the 7/7 bombings'

Jacqui Puttnam who survived the London Bombings

After the London Bombings, we helped Jacqui Putnam deal with the harrowing experience. Ten years on, she’s a first aid volunteer who saves lives.

Read Jacqui's story >

First aid app

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Get life-saving skills at your fingertips with our free app. 

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The case of the missing wheelchair

Wheelchair ball and chain

Suffer a serious, immobilising injury in England and you almost certainly won't get a wheelchair. Surprised? Read on.

Read our interactive story >

Buy tickets for national dance finals

A girl taking part in the 2012 Dance: Make Your Move competition

National finals for the Dance: Make Your Move competition take place on 12 July at the O2 in London.

Buy your tickets here >

Gaza's invisible wounds

Two people look at a damaged building

From dirty water to childhood trauma - we reveal the hidden wounds left by last year's conflict.

Gaza one year on >

Nepal Earthquake Appeal

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