Daily News Roundup – 14 August 2014

Categories: In The Media.

See plans for new Woking Hospice redevelopment

Get Surrey

Plans for the new Woking Hospice in Goldsworth Park have been revealed.

An award winning gardener has transformed a bare piece of land at St Luke’s Hospice

Plymouth Herald

An unloved area outside of St Luke’s Hospice has been transformed by an award-winning local gardener.

Snooker link pots £152,000 for Bluebell Wood Hospice

The Star (South Yorkshire)

South Yorkshire children’s hospice Bluebell Wood is going Snooker loopy – after pocketing a major donation from the sport’s bosses. World Snooker has handed over more than £152,000 to the hospice following two years of fundraising efforts.

Top Comic Supports Local Hospice

Worcester News

Top Comedian John Bishop will be taking a bow at the Edinburgh Fringe, on behalf of St Richard’s Hospice, of Worcester.

Will the Care Act blur the distinction between health and social care?

The Guardian

Call for greater clarity ahead of new legislation.

900,000 elderly needing care left to fend for themselves

The Telegraph

Age UK estimates that one in three older people in England and Wales who struggle with tasks as basic as washing and dressing get no care.

Giving by top companies nearly doubles over five years to £2.5bn

Civil Society

Charitable giving by the UK’s 100 biggest companies almost doubled to £2.5bn in the five years to 2012, but less than a quarter of the corporates are donating one per cent or more of their pre-tax profits, new research by the Charities Aid Foundation shows.

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