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07 Oct 2016
Wirral man walks to Prenton Park to raise money for British Red Cross after volunteers save his life

A Wirral photographer whose life was saved by British Red Cross volunteers to raise money for British Red Cross

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

09 May 2013
Red Cross showcase first aid motorbikes in Preston

The Red Cross will be providing first aid cover at Preston's Big Bike Ride, using brand new first aid motorbikes

26 Apr 2013
British Red Cross provide first aid at Manchester Marathon

Over 60 Red Cross volunteers will be providing first aid cover at the Greater Manchester Marathon on Sunday, 28 April 2013.

Poppies nursery transfer

The British Red Cross has unveiled plans to transfer ownership of Poppies nursery to a private nursery owner in March this year.

21 Jan 2013
Volunteers keep Notts residents safe in heavy snow

British Red Cross volunteers and staff help to keep Notts residents safe as heavy snowfall hits East Midlands

Homeless people in Leicester to learn lifesaving skills

Homeless people in Leicester are set to learn lifesaving skills using a specially designed method of teaching, thanks to the British Red Cross and Inclusion Healthcare.

22 Oct 2012
Get ready.....for the big Red Cross give-away

Red Cross charity shops throughout Scotland are preparing for a great giveaway - to help you prepare for winter. On Wednesday 31 October, all 56 of the humanitarian organisation’s shops across the country are staging a special afternoon event as part of the Ready For Winter? campaign.

Liverpool trio take on Olympic first aid adventure

Trio of British Red Cross volunteers involved in the charity’s work to support visitors to London during the Olympic Games.

12 Jul 2012
His Honour Judge Elgan Edwards DL appointed as Red Cross president in Cheshire

His Honour Judge Elgan Edwards has been appointed president of the British Red Cross in Cheshire, where he will help promote the work of the Red Cross.

02 Mar 2012
Free conference in Manchester for professionals working with women in the asylum system

A free conference is being held this month aimed at practitioners who work with women within the asylum system.

09 Feb 2012
Northampton family thank Red Cross with generous donation to county wheelchair appeal

The family of 10 year old Chloe Pickering from Northampton are handing over a cheque for £1600 to the British Red Cross to buy eight new wheelchairs for the county on Thursday 16 February at Red Cross House, Hatton Close, Moulton Park, Northampton (NN3 6SU).

23 Jan 2012
Red Cross launches vital emergency service for people affected by fires in North Yorkshire

From Wednesday 1 February volunteers from the British Red Cross will be on-hand to give vital support to victims of fires, floods and similar emergencies in North Yorkshire.

25 Nov 2011
Hull people share culinary secrets to raise cash for Red Cross fire support service

Keen cook, Lesley Butcher, from Hessle has compiled a unique book of recipes to raise money for the British Red Cross’ fire and emergency support service (FESS) in Hull.

17 Nov 2011
Nottingham youth launch song for Red Cross on Universal Childrens Day

A group young people from Nottingham are launching their own original song online to raise funds for the British Red Cross.

15 Nov 2011
The Cumbria floods two years on

IT has been two years since devastating floods hit Cumbria – and volunteers are still on hand to reassure residents and help to protect them in the future.

03 Nov 2011
Sunderland teenagers share life saving skills for Bonfire Night

A group of Year 8 students from Castle View Enterprise Academy in Sunderland are giving a unique first aid and fire safety lesson on Thursday 3 November at 11am at Castle View Enterprise Academy, Cartwright Road, Sunderland (SR5 3DX).

03 Nov 2011
Vandals damage emergency support vehicle ahead of busy Bonfire weekend

A VEHICLE used to help those affected by fires is out-of-action over the busy Bonfire weekend after being vandalised.



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