Daily News Roundup – 27 November 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Oh go on, it’s only 56,000 calories! Huddersfield is home to world’s biggest mince pie!

The Huddersfield Daily Examiner

What is believed to be the world’s biggest mince pie has been donated to Huddersfield’s Forget me Not Children’s Hospice.

Prisoners work to help Earl Mountbatten Hospice

Isle of Wight County Press

At HMP Isle of Wight those doing time have been making recycled, branded bags for Earl Mountbatten Hospice shops.

Day hospice needs a name

Views from Online

Hospiscare is inviting the people of Honiton to help them name the new East Devon Day Hospice, due to open next year.

Sheffield firm wins contract to provide end of life care

Sheffield Telegraph

A firm which operates a chain of 11 residential care homes across Sheffield has been awarded a contract to provide end of life care, enabling patients to live in their own homes towards the end of their lives.

Aikman welcomes care costs pledge

Press Association/ The Courier

During her programme for government, Nicola Sturgeon said “no terminally-ill person in the last six months of life should be charged for care”, and vowed that the Scottish Government would legislate if local government guidance was not adhered to.

Elderly people: thousands ‘left struggling’ at home

BBC News

Thousands of older people in England are struggling in their own home with little or no help, research suggests.

‘Excess’ of viral campaigns on social media could put people off donating, research finds

Civil Society

Nearly 40% of people in the UK are put off donating to charity by viral fundraising campaigns, new research by a money saving website shows.

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