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Samaritans: there to listen, 24/7

Samaritans: there to listen, 24/7

In 1938 Chad Varah was a vicar in central London. The first funeral he conducted was for a 14 year old girl. On starting her period, the girl believed she had a sexually transmitted disease and, with ...
One woman’s 53 years of volunteering service

One woman’s 53 years of volunteering service

This week is National Volunteers Week, a chance for us all to thank the thousands of people who volunteer their time to improving the lives of others and to celebrate volunteering in all its diversity ...