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09 Jan 2017
British Red Cross helps bridge the gap between hospital and home

The British Red Cross in Plymouth has boosted its usual Support at Home service to help alleviate pressures

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

17 Feb 2014
Support for flood-hit Somerset

British Red Cross volunteers and staff have supported people at a rest centre in Bridgwater, carried out welfare checks and delivered vital supplies throughout the Somerset Levels.

10 Jun 2013
Young people celebrate Refugee Week with poetry slam

A poetry event, organised by the British Red Cross, will showcase the creative talents of local young people and celebrate the positive contribution that refugees bring to the Thames Valley Area on Thursday 20 June.

13 May 2013
Red Cross invites potential volunteers to learn more about the charity at open events in East Sussex

The British Red Cross is urging people looking for a new challenge to give their time and skills to the charity this year.

10 May 2013
Red Cross debuts first aid motorbike at Suffolk Sunrise 100 bike ride

A British Red Cross first aid motorbike will make its debut at the Suffolk Sunrise 100 bike ride, which starts in Brandeston on Sunday 12 May.

03 May 2013
Buckingham Palace Road shop hosts Red Cross Week celebrations

The British Red Cross charity shop in Buckingham Palace Road will be holding a series of events to coincide with Red Cross Week, the charity’s annual fundraising drive which takes place between 5 – 11 May.

30 Apr 2013
Councillors' support boosts Red Cross mobility service

A British Red Cross service in Fleet has been given a new lease of life thanks to a donation of £1,600 from the County Councillor grant budget.

24 Apr 2013
Norfolk couple tell of how a volunteer's help made all the difference

The British Red Cross is looking for compassionate people from across North, South and West Norfolk with two hours or more to spare each month to volunteer for its new older people outreach service.

23 Apr 2013
Snowdon hikers take their Red Cross Week challenge to new heights, again and again and again

A team of intrepid fundraisers from the British Red Cross will be tackling the highest peak in Wales next month. But not just once; the 12-person team will trek up and down the mountain as many times as they can within 24 hours - all to raise money for Red Cross Week (5 to 11 May), the charity’s annual fundraising drive.

22 Nov 2012
Southwark heroine saves a life with first aid skills

South Londoner Melody Fears urges people to learn first aid after she saved the life of a man who collapsed in front of her.

01 Jun 2011
Red Cross stages free theatre production in Hackney for refugee week

The British Red Cross is bringing a hard-hitting theatre production about the UK’s asylum system to Hackney to mark refugee week (20 – 26 June).



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