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The Subway Helping Hearts Family 5K Event

The 2014 SUBWAY Helping Hearts™ Family 5K series, is taking place on the 24th August on Durdham Down, Stoke Road, Bristol from 12-3pm. The event is run in conjunction with national charity Heart Research UK, and is open to all ages and abilities with participants encouraged to walk, run or push their way around the course. […]

Community Repaint

March 20, 2014 by  
Filed under Charity

How many times after we have finished painting, do we find we have leftover paint? It is easy to store it away, only to find next time we need it, it has dried up and is no longer useful, and end up throwing it away. Community Repaint is the UK’s paint reuse network that allows you […]

RSPCA Animal Welfare Charity

February 23, 2014 by  
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The horrendous weather conditions that have affected the UK recently have meant that there are many animals in need of rescue. The RSPCA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, has received thousands of calls from people concerned about the plight of animals in flood areas.

Recyke Y’Bike

January 8, 2014 by  
Filed under Charity, Green Living, Things To Do

Run by volunteers and trained mechanics, Recyke y’Bike is a community project that accepts donated bikes from members of the public and fixes them up for resale.

Climate Change

January 2, 2014 by  
Filed under Charity

It is always good to make informed decisions and if you would like to know more about climate change then take a look at ARKive, a not-for-profit initiative of the charity Wildscreen.

Exclusive Roots

November 7, 2013 by  
Filed under Charity, Gifts

Exclusive Roots is one of Oxford’s unique gems. Being an African fair trade shop you might expect to find an array of wooden carvings and masks, but as part of its work with the charity Tabeisa it is developing African design and pushing the stereotypes of fair trade. They hold individual handmade accessories that would be great worn […]

World Toilet Day: Splashdirect

October 31, 2013 by  
Filed under Charity, Competitions

World Toilet Day is a annual event marked by WaterAid and other international and civil society organisations all over the world, and takes place on 19 November. It was first established in 2001 to help raise awareness of the lack of sanitation facing 2.5 billion people: 40% of the worlds population – That’s almost half the world’s population! […]


October 19, 2013 by  
Filed under Charity

UNICEF UK is the worlds leading international charity that works for children in the UK and worldwide. They help protect and promote the rights of children. They are passionate about providing children with an education, as such they help governments to build schools, train teachers and provide materials such as textbooks. They help families and communities care […]

Amnesty Christmas Cards

October 13, 2013 by  
Filed under Charity, Christmas Gift Ideas, Gifts

The Amnesty Shop UK sells products that are organic, recycled, fairly traded, educational or eco-friendly, with the income from sales going to support Amnesty’s work. With Christmas on the horizon, we thought it may be a good idea to highlight some of the fabulous Christmas cards available from the Amnesty Shop.

Sponsored Video: How Safe is Your Toilet?

September 2, 2013 by  
Filed under Charity, Family, Featured Posts

Do you know how hygienic your toilet is? Hopefully most of us know how to keep the toilets within our own homes clean and safe for our families to use without worry. Toilet hygiene is something that we take for granted, yet there are thousands of people around the world who live without proper sanitation […]

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