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Monday, 05 November 2018
To mark the opening of our 80th exhibition, ambassador and star of stage and screen, Elaine Paige OBE, recreated one of the most arresting images from the charity’s archives, Miss Mercury of the WVS which is one of the many images going on display.
Wednesday, 31 October 2018
Compelling images from 1938 to the modern day are being published to mark Royal Voluntary Service’s 80th anniversary and will be going on display for a limited time at a free pop-up photography exhibition, The Gift of Time, at London’s gallery@oxo.
Thursday, 27 September 2018
Sharp-tongued food critic, William Sitwell, served up a glowing review for volunteer cooks at one of Royal Voluntary Service’s popular lunch clubs in a new film released today.
Tuesday, 25 September 2018
As part of Royal Voluntary Service’s commitment to support the NDAA, it pledges to engage in collaboration and partnerships with other service providers, stakeholders and relevant bodies. This will help raise awareness of the effectiveness of the work of volunteers in hospitals and communities in supporting people living with dementia and their carers to deliver on the NDAA’s Dementia Statements.
Thursday, 13 September 2018
Royal Voluntary Service ‘mobility volunteers’ provided support to older people at risk of falls and social isolation in two London boroughs
Thursday, 16 August 2018
Royal Voluntary Service is keen to welcome more students into its own volunteer family, but also wants to encourage young people to think about making volunteering, more generally, a part of student life.
Thursday, 05 July 2018
As the NHS marks its 70th anniversary, Royal Voluntary Service is highlighting the vital role its volunteers have played in supporting the service over the last seven decades
Wednesday, 27 June 2018
Royal Voluntary Service in partnership with Dementia Adventure to receive specialist training to support people living with dementia
Tuesday, 26 June 2018
Royal Voluntary Service presented NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde with a gift of £250,000 at The Merchants House of Glasgow, 21 June 2018.
Thursday, 21 June 2018
Simplyhealth supports Royal Voluntary Service by funding Basingstoke Home From Hospital service