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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).

21 Oct 2013
Take an hour to get ready for winter

A campaign launched today urges people in Scotland to use the extra hour as the clocks go back this Sunday (27 October) to get ready for winter.

18 Feb 2013
Be part of the big event with Red Cross

The Red Cross is looking for people in the Alloa area who can rise to the big occasion. It’s a chance to become part of the humanitarian organisation’s team providing first aid cover at some of Scotland’s biggest events.

29 Jan 2013
Humanitarian charity asks for annual preparedness week

The British Red Cross will today launch a campaign which aims to help Northern Ireland communities cope better in times of crisis.

23 Jan 2013
Red Cross launches vital new service on Lewis and Harris

The British Red Cross is launching an important new care in the home service on Lewis and Harris. It will help older people, who live alone and don’t have family nearby, to regain their independence and confidence after an injury or a stay in hospital. The scheme will also help cut down on unnecessary hospital admissions and allow people to return sooner to the comfort of their own home.

15 Jan 2013
Just a little help can make a big difference

The British Red Cross is offering people in the Falkirk area the chance to be part of an exciting and valuable new service. It is aimed at helping those aged over 65 regain their independence after a stay in hospital.

14 Dec 2012
Cut off by the floods Red Cross reveals impact of rural flooding

Research published today by the British Red Cross outlines the specific difficulties experienced by rural populations in Northern Ireland when faced with extreme flooding.

19 Nov 2012
Red Cross teams called to help in flood crisis

Red Cross emergency response teams were called in to help more than 20 flood victims evacuated from houses and two care homes in a Perthshire town today (Monday).

30 Aug 2012
International day of the disappeared 2012

A father and his little boy, forced to live 4,000 miles apart for more than 4 years, have found happiness again in Scotland – with the help of the British Red Cross. And today (Thursday 30 August) they are sending out a powerful message of hope to others separated from loved ones – many because of war. Makoso Tshonde, 38, and his 11-year-old son Morena are joining forces with Glasgow School of Art student Mikey Cook to create a stunning piece of “living art” to underline their message on International Day of the Disappeared.

14 Aug 2012
Your chance to sign up to save lives

The British Red Cross and the Scottish Ambulance Service are recruiting volunteers for a lifesaving service in Drummore in Galloway.

03 Aug 2012
Red Cross wellies are fit for a king or queen

The British Red Cross is joining in the jubilee spirit at the Tartan Heart festival at Belladrum this year (Friday/Saturday 3 & 4 August).

03 Aug 2012
East Kilbrides James in Olympic first aid challenge

A British Red Cross volunteer from East Kilbride is taking part in a massive first aid operation designed to ensure top quality medical cover during the Olympic sailing events in Weymouth and Portland.

03 Aug 2012
Edinburghs Ray takes on Olympic first aid challenge

A British Red Cross volunteer from Edinburgh has got on his bike to take part in a massive first aid operation designed to ensure top quality medical cover during the Olympic sailing events in Weymouth and Portland.

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