A tale of two kittens (and their mum)

I had cause to celebrate the patter of tiny feet recently. Or should I say paws. Yes, I’ve become the proud owner of three (you heard right, three) new cats – two kittens and their mum, courtesy of the good people at Cats Protection.

RSDR (Rudozem Street Dog Rescue)

Rudozem Street Dog Rescue is a non-profit foundation that rescues street dogs in Bulgaria and finds them loving homes. In August 2007, an English family, Diane and Tony Rowles and their 4 children, moved to Rudozem, Bulgaria from the United Kingdom. The family was shocked by the locals abuse towards street dogs in Bulgaria so Read More …

Tunbridge Wells & Eridge Railway Preservation Society

Tunbridge Wells & Eridge Railway Preservation Society is a heritage railway operating between Tunbridge Wells West and Eridge. The railway is run by volunteers who give up their time to work on the steam trains not only keeping them in good repair, but also  providing steam rides for the public such as Thomas the Tank Engine Read More …

KADA

KADA (Kids Against Domestic Abuse) is a small charity set up and is run by four teenagers. The aims of KADA are: • To raise awareness of the impact on children and young people of domestic abuse • Raise funds to purchase equipment for children who have experienced or are experiencing domestic abuse • To promote the Read More …

RAFT

RAFT is a registered charity pionneering medical research into improved treatment for burns, wounds and other skin traumas including skin. RAFT is working on another innovative project – a skin replacement that could provide an improved solution to the life threatening problem of burns, chronic ulcers and wounds. Victims of major burns urgently require life-saving skin Read More …

Top Christmas gifts for the hard to buy for

We all know someone who is impossible to buy a gift for. They’ve either got everything they want already or they’re incredible fussy and likely to return whatever you lovingly choose.  Or most annoyingly, when you ask them what they want, they say “Oh I don’t mind, get me anything, I’m easy to buy for…”

How one Scout group raised nearly £1000 in a year…

Solihull Jamboree Scout Unit are raising money to visit the World Scout Jamboree in Sweden in 2011, along with thousands of other scouts.  They’ve already raised almost £1,000 through shopping online with easyfundraising. We went to visit them on camp to find out more… [efvideo]nnUqMtrzJYc[/efvideo]

Join the fight – breast cancer awareness month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and this year marks it’s 25th anniversary. The facts Breast cancer is now the most common cancer in the UK with around 46,000 new cases diagnosed every year.  One in nine women will be affected by the disease at some stage in their life.