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  1. National Sheds Grant Fund opens for further applications

    Monday, 17 July 2017

    Local community groups across the UK are today being encouraged to apply for a share of the Sheds Grant Fund as it opens again for applications to help support the set-up of community Shed spaces.

  2. Royal Voluntary Service diaries of wartime women go online

    Tuesday, 04 July 2017

    English Heritage Blue Plaque honours charity’s founder

  3. Royal Voluntary Service joins forces with M&S to celebrate Volunteers Week

    Thursday, 08 June 2017

    Retailer working with Royal Voluntary Service to tackle loneliness and isolation

  4. Central St Martins partners with older people’s charity

    Wednesday, 31 May 2017

    Crochet-expert, Celia Dennis, 73, will give Textile Design students a chance to learn the art of crochet as she hosts a masterclass at Central Saint Martins.

  5. Community shed projects across Britain receive vital funding

    Sunday, 14 May 2017

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

  6. New research on behalf of Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness suggests millions of men, young and old, are experiencing loneliness but suffering in silence

    Wednesday, 03 May 2017

    New research launches spotlight on men month as part of an ongoing campaign to tackle loneiness

  7. Happiness peaks in older age - Britons in their prime at 70

    Tuesday, 04 April 2017

    Millions of Britons aged 70 plus are experiencing the happiest phase of their life according to new research from older people’s charity, Royal Voluntary Service.

  8. Shadow Health Secretary welcomes new era of healthy shopping at Hairmyres Hospital in East Kilbride

    Monday, 20 March 2017

    Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport Donald Cameron launched a shop with a difference today at Hairmyres Hospital in East Kilbride.

  9. Active over 60s would boxercise, bolero and bake given the opportunity

    Monday, 13 March 2017

    Royal Voluntary Service has linked up with Prudential UK to encourage older people to stay active and engaged, as research in the South East reveals that many are shying away from taking up new hobbies and interests, or are just not sure how to go about trying new things

  10. Our President, HRH Duchess of Cornwall drops in for tea

    Tuesday, 14 February 2017

    Royal Voluntary Service welcomes HRH The Duchess of Cornwall to a vintage-inspired tea party at the Trinity Centre in Bristol

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