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  1. Royal Voluntary Service supports 'Your Later Life' campaign

    Wednesday, 16 December 2020

    Royal Voluntary Service is delighted to be invloved with 'Your Later Life' for a fourth year running.

  2. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge make surprise visit to Royal Voluntary Service client at Batley Community Centre

    Tuesday, 08 December 2020

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met Royal Voluntary Service client, Len Gardener from Batley whom The Duchess has supported with Check In and Chat calls during the pandemic

  3. Support to help older people stay safe, well and warm this winter

    Tuesday, 10 November 2020

    Many older people aren’t prepared for the winter months ahead, like stocking up on emergency supplies and essential food items, and getting their boiler and heating serviced.

  4. NHS Volunteer Responders scheme extended to support the public and NHS staff over winter

    Friday, 06 November 2020

    NHS Volunteer Responders scheme extended to support the public and NHS staff over winter

  5. Royal Voluntary Service leads major call up for public to volunteer through COVID winter crisis

    Thursday, 08 October 2020

    Stars back the ‘Hour of Need’ campaign inviting public to donate time to their communities during the next phase of the pandemic

  6. HRH The Duchess of Cornwall visits Rickmansworth Lunch Club

    Thursday, 08 October 2020

    Royal Voluntary Service today (8 October) welcomed its President, HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, to its Mill End lunch club in Rickmansworth where she met volunteers and diners – and helped serve up lunch.

  7. COVID-19 confidence crisis as millions fear leaving their home

    Wednesday, 16 September 2020

    10 million (41%) over 50s across Britain have lost confidence as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Seven million (30%) fear catching the virus and feel safer at home.

  8. Join us for The Massive Get Together!

    Thursday, 03 September 2020

    Join us for an online event 'The Massive Get Together' on 17 September to celebrate the amazing work that has been done across the UK to support those most vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  9. Royal Voluntary Service supports ‘Your Later Life’

    Thursday, 02 July 2020

    Royal Voluntary Service is delighted to be involved with Your Later Life for a fourth year running. Launched by Media Planet in partnership with The Daily Telegraph, Your Later Life went live on Wednesday 1st July and publishes news, information, advice and personal insight stories, on life in our later years.

  10. Thanking the nation’s volunteers for helping others

    Wednesday, 03 June 2020

    We hosted a special online event on Monday 1st June to thank its thousands of volunteers and the NHS Volunteer Responders for their contribution, particularly during the current time. The event marked the start of Volunteers’ Week (1-7 June 2020) which recognises the commitment of volunteers and is supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

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