Daily News Roundup – 26 April 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Volunteer centres must move with the times, says NCVO executive
Third Sector 

Volunteer centres must modernise the way they operate, according to Justin Davis Smith, the executive director of volunteering at the National Council for Voluntary Organisations.

Charity lotteries raise extra £24m
Civil Society 

As the sector awaits the long-promised consultation into charity lotteries, the umbrella body representing the sector has reported a 43 per cent growth in the market within one year.

UK must show vision to meet ageing challenge
Age UK

The growing number of older people in the UK presents major opportunities for our society – but rarely since the Second World War has there been such a tough time to pursue the aim of a better later life, says Age UK.

Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice in Middlesbrough fights for survival

The Northern Echo

Zoey’s Place Baby Hospice is fighting to survive during the recession which has seen donations plummet to a record low.

Women ‘dare to bare’ with saucy snaps for Douglas Macmillan Hospice charity challenge
This Is Staffordshire 

Women from across North Staffordshire volunteered to have their photographs taken by professional snappers so they could raise money for the Blurton-based Douglas Macmillan Hospice.

Magical royal visit in store for hospice
Cambridge News 

A young boy and his family will be starstruck tomorrow as they visit the magical Harry Potter studios – with the Kate and Wills.

Will we rise to the challenge of an ageing society?

Jeremy Hunt speech, originally given at Church House, Westminster. This is a transcript of the speech, exactly as it was delivered.

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