Daily News Roundup – 16 September 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Thérèse Vanier – obituary

The Telegraph

Thérèse Vanier , who has died aged 91, escaped Nazi-occupied France to become a consultant in a major London teaching hospital; she then worked with Dame Cicely Saunders in the early hospice movement and set up several pioneering communities for people with learning disabilities.

Care centres for the terminally ill could be opened in Cheshunt and Hertford or Ware

Hertfordshire Mercury

Terminally-ill patients and their families could be supported closer to home, with Isabel Hospice announcing plans to open care centres in Ware, Hertford and Cheshunt.

Work begins on People’s Millions garden at St Clare Hospice

Harlow Star

Work has started at St Clare Hospice to create an outdoor oasis for patients and their families after supporters helped secure a £49,832 grant from the Big Lottery.

Higher Croft hospice garden opens

The Blackburn Citizen

New gardens at East Lancashire Hospice were officially opened with a garden party for supporters after a grant was awarded to fund the work.

How volunteering has helped me

Sue Ryder blog

Emily Maybanks on how volunteering has transformed her life.

Stephen Sutton: £5m charity fund plan revealed

BBC News

Plans for spending almost £5 million raised by Stephen Sutton for the Teenage Cancer Trust have been revealed

Commission’s new online charity search to launch soon after delay

Civil Society

The Charity Commission’s searchable online register of charities is due to launch in beta this autumn, after a four-month delay, as the organisation prepares to move its website to gov.uk

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