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News relating to the activities and work of our ACO charity members. Please contact us if you would like to add news about your organisation here.

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  • Deborah Alsina - Portrait photo
    Independent Age to get new CEO

    Bowel Cancer UK’s CEO Deborah Alsina is leaving to lead the older person’s charity Independent Age.

  • Wadworth Tommy Ale - Four 'Tommy bottles in military setting
    ABF launch ale for anniversary

    Family brewer Wadworth has launched a new beer ‘Tommy’ in association with ABF The Soldiers’ Charity to celebrate their 75th anniversary.

  • St Walburga’s Catholic Primary School - School entrance arch
    Veteran contenders take on sports day pupils

    Residents of Friends of the Elderly’s Bournemouth care home challenged children from St Walburga’s Catholic Primary School to sports day games.

  • Brave the Shave - Macmillan Cancer Support #bravetheshave campaign
    Brave the Shave

    Macmillan Cancer Support have launched a new TV advert for their #bravetheshave campaign, encouraging people to be sponsored to shave their hair for the charity.

  • Million Mile Walking Challenge - Graphics for The Charity for Civil Servants campaign
    Million Mile Walking Challenge

    The Charity for Civil Servants is getting the Civil Service community moving by asking them to walk one million miles in just 50 days.

  • RAFB Campaign Video - Graphics from the ‘Join the search. Change a life’ campaign
    RAF Benevolent Fund’s search campaign

    The RAF Benevolent Fund’s new major charity campaign aims to get thousands of RAF veterans in need back on the radar, and urges the public to ‘Join the search. Change a life’.

  • Clergy Support Trust - Graphics from the website and logo
    Clergy Support Trust launch strategy

    Clergy Support Trust has released their strategy for 2019 – 2022, with the overriding goal to reach as many clergy families in need as possible.

  • SBA CEO Nick Gallagher - Photo of Nick and the SBA logo
    The Solicitor’s Charity appoint new CEO

    SBA The Solicitors’ Charity, an independent charity that works to provide support to solicitors in financial need, has appointed Nick Gallagher as new CEO to take the charity forward.

  • Mobile phone - Text messages using a mobile phone
    Turn2us’ new app success

    The national anti-poverty charity Turn2us launched their Connect app earlier this year, an SMS based app that has helped people claim welfare benefits they are entitled to. Users have seen an immediate improvement to their financial and emotional wellbeing.

  • Chefs prepare dishes - Jason Atherton, Tom Kerridge, Michel Roux OBE, Gary Usher, Paul Heathcote MBE, Ashley Palmer-Watts and Nigel Haworth
    Seven top chefs help Hospitality Action

    Some of the UK’s most notable chefs came together to support Hospitality Action host a gourmet dinner at one of London’s most prominent hotels, the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park.

  • MS Society Stop MS campaign - Campaigner wearing tee shirt looks at the Palace of Westminster
    Exhibition to stop MS

    The MS Society took an exhibition to UK Parliament to show Westminster the exciting potential of new MS research and its importance to people with MS.

  • D-Day Veterans - Royal British Legion organised tour of battlefield remembrance sites
    Royal British Legion’s D-Day 75

    For the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings, The Royal British Legion offered a fully funded Normandy tour to 300 D-Day Veterans.

  • Shattering glass - Man falls through pane of glass
    Film & TV wellbeing report launched

    Are you smashing work, or is it smashing you? The Film & Television Charity has launched the UK industry’s first study into wellbeing and support for film and television professionals.

  • Workplace Critical Incident Support - GroceryAid launches new service
    GroceryAid launches Workplace Critical Incident Support

    On Wednesday 12 June over a hundred MPs and industry leaders gathered at the Houses of Parliament for the launch of GroceryAid’s new Workplace Critical Incident Support.