Daily News Roundup – 22 July 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Ilkley man retires after 22 years as Francis House chairman

Wharfedale Observer

22 years ago Robin Wood, 84, became chairman of the board of trustees of Francis House Children’s Hospice in Didsbury, Greater Manchester.

David Walliams backs Rainbows hospice selfies world record bid

Leicester Mercury

Comedian and author David Walliams is urging people to help create the world’s biggest rainbow from selfies, to help mark Rainbows’ 20th anniversary.

Hosting a Dying Matters event (32 things to consider)

Dying Matters blog

As part of During Dying Matters Awareness Week in May, DeadSocial ran a pop-up shop in Camden, London. DeadSocial Chief Executive and founder James Norris tells the story of why, what, where and how it came to be.

Weighing your words

BBC Radio 4 – Word of Mouth

Chris Ledgard speaks to a cancer specialist and a woman in remission from the disease about the language of diagnosis and prognosis. How do doctors balance the need to be sensitive with the need to be accurate? Is the word cancer itself still one that people prefer not to use?

What makes a great fundraising leader? A lot of curiosity, some humility and a great team

Civil Society blog

What makes a great leader and how do they exert influence within their organisations and the sector at large? Jenna Pudelek reflects on Fundraising Magazine’s Fundraising First Thing debate on leadership.

10 things your charity needs to know about social media

The Guardian – voluntary sector network

From uncovering secret formulas and engaging ageing audiences, to trend-setting and sleep-tweeting, here are our experts’ tips on social media for charities.

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