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  1. Old age, no age to give up the lycra

    Tuesday, 20 March 2018

    Millions of the country’s exercise conscious elders are giving younger people a run for their money by hitting the gym, striking yoga poses and playing sports at 70+.

  2. Royal Voluntary Service presents Leicester hospitals charity with £285,000 gift

    Friday, 09 March 2018

    Royal Voluntary Service presents University Hospitals of Leicester NHS with £285,000 at a ceremony at Leicester Royal Infirmary

  3. Elaine Paige takes on new role as Royal Voluntary Service Ambassador

    Wednesday, 14 February 2018

    Royal Voluntary Service is proud to announce that ‘First Lady of Musical Theatre’, Elaine Paige OBE, has become an Ambassador for the charity.

  4. Hospital volunteers step up to support the NHS

    Thursday, 08 February 2018

    Hospital volunteers have responded generously to this month’s winter pressures with the offer to work extra hours at a number of NHS Trusts around the country.

  5. Millions of pre-retirees aspire to revive Britain’s communities

    Thursday, 25 January 2018

    Britain’s pre-retirees are on a mission to revive their communities, revealing they want to use their valuable skills and life experience to kick-start their own, diverse range of clubs and activities.

  6. Partnership with London Ambulance Service to pilot programme which aims to reduce calls to 999

    Wednesday, 17 January 2018

    Volunteer-led service will provide practical and emotional help to vulnerable people at risk of falls and social isolation

  7. Sheds Grant Fund opens to local communities

    Friday, 05 January 2018

    Round 4 of Sheds Grant Fund for local funding is open for applications.

  8. Three new services to open to help reduce loneliness and isolation

    Friday, 15 December 2017

    Royal Voluntary Service is a partner organisation of the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness and we are launching three new projects in Jo’s former constituency to help reduce loneliness and isolation.

  9. Community shed projects across Britain receive vital funding

    Wednesday, 06 December 2017

    Local community groups are celebrating today after being awarded funding from the Asda Foundation to support their shared workshop spaces.

  10. Tips for keeping older people well this winter

    Monday, 04 December 2017

    Royal Voluntary Service in partnership with SGN has launched advice to help older people who are left feeling isolated and vulnerable in winter.

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