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South-east England

08 Jun 2016
Volunteering helped me get my life back on track

“Volunteering helped me get my life back on track”, says Wellow’s Holly Watson, this Volunteers’ Week

16 Apr 2014
Spice up your life for Red Cross Week

The Spice Gallery in North Petherton is hosting a curry night with a difference, offering guests the chance to enjoy curry dishes and win exclusive prizes, with profits donated to Red Cross Week.

11 Apr 2014
Emergency communications book developed in Surrey wins Red Cross Excellence Award

Emergency communications book developed in Surrey wins Red Cross Excellence Award

Northern England

14 Jan 2015
British Red Cross to launch new support at home services in Leicester and Rutland thanks to grant

British Red Cross to launch new support at home services in Leicester and Rutland thanks to £350k grant thanks to a £350,000 grant from the Centre for Social Action Innovation Fund.

British Red Cross to help festive revellers in Chesterfield

Red Cross volunteers will be helping festive revellers in Chesterfield to stay safe over the holidays with a special triage unit in the city centre.

21 May 2013
Lancashire business take on challenge for Red Cross

A local Lancashire business will take on the ultimate challenge - Tough Mudder - to raise funds for the Red Cross

Scotland, Northern Ireland and Isle of Man

21 Jun 2016
Merthyr pensioner is making new memories thanks to Red Cross support

With funding from Land Rover UK, the British Red Cross helps 86 year old Tydfil Wood get the support she needs at home

09 May 2016
Denbigh Harriers to run the length of Wales for the British Red Cross

Seventeen intrepid members of the Denbigh Harriers running club are preparing to run 176 miles for the British Red Cross

10 Feb 2014
Morgan’s Lego movie message is - ‘Be Prepared’

An astonishing film made by a young Scots schoolboy in his tiny bedroom ‘studio’ is about to be released nationwide. Fourteen-year-old Morgan Spence made the interactive film, Disaster Island, for the British Red Cross – using Lego characters, a basic webcam and a laptop. Now the animated film is destined to become an internet sensation when it goes live on thewebsite on Monday (Feb 10).

Wales and western England

29 Mar 2016
British Red Cross and Royal Voluntary Service take steps to improve the independence of older people

British Red Cross and Royal Voluntary Service take steps to improve the independence of older people

12 Jan 2016
British Red Cross searches for volunteers who are calm in a crisis

The British Red Cross in Gloucestershire is looking for volunteers to support people affected by emergencies like house fires and flooding.

17 Apr 2014
Runner Ruth completes London Marathon in aid of Neath Red Cross project

Ruth Chambers, 45, has completed her first (and last) marathon in memory of her parents who spent their lives in Neath, South Wales. She is also raising funds for a Neath-based British Red Cross service that supported her father before his death in 2011.

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