Daily News Roundup – 2 April 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice doctor given MBE by the Queen

Watford Observer

Dr Ros Taylor, Director of the Hospice of St Francis in Berkhamsted, collected her MBE from Queen Elizabeth on Friday.

Ed Sheeran clothes on eBay attracts flurry of bidding

BBC News Suffolk

The first batch of clothes donated by Ed Sheeran to EACH and St Elizabeth Hospice has attracted 185 bids totalling over £1,000 in the first 12 hours of an online auction.

Celebrities sign up to help Ty Gobaith Children’s Hospice Golf Day

North Wales Daily Post

Rugby stars, including Rupert Moon and former footballers such as Lee Jones to take part in a charity golf day at Maesdu Golf Club in Llandudno.

What did my dying dad think of the fact I had to interpret for him in hospital?

The Limping Chicken

Article by Matt Dixon, who became his dad’s interpreter during his cancer treatment, and had to tell his dad that he was going to die.

Volunteering by older people ‘will be worth more than £15bn by 2020’

Third Sector

The first report by the Commission on the Voluntary Sector and Ageing says the voluntary sector should look at the opportunities offered by an older population.

Regulators recommend two Sorps but reject disclosing chief executive pay

Civil Society

Two separate Statements of Recommended Practice are needed to govern charity accounts, according to recommendations published today by the Charity Commission and the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator.

Housing benefit changes distress disabled people, say MPs

BBC News

Changes to housing benefit in England, Scotland and Wales are creating “financial hardship and distress” for disabled people, MPs have warned.

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