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Friday, 27 January 2017
Royal Voluntary Service is delighted to have attended the 2017 People’s Postcode Lottery annual Charity Gala where it was announced that £66.3 million was awarded to charities and good causes in 2016 - thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery.
Tuesday, 24 January 2017
Table manners, riding a bike, sewing on a button… life skills grandparents say they must pass down to their grandchildren. New study reveals the top 30 skills older people pass on.
Tuesday, 17 January 2017
With increased pressure on health and social care services expected throughout 2017, new research shows millions of older people plan to step in and help ease the burden by gifting their time.
Monday, 09 January 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.
Sunday, 01 January 2017
Patricia Routledge, ambassador for Royal Voluntary Service, has been recognised in the 2017 New Year’s Honours list.
Friday, 16 December 2016
Older peoples' charity, Royal Voluntary Service, and the ASDA Foundation are working together to spread Christmas cheer to isolated older people in 2016.
Wednesday, 30 November 2016
We’re delighted to have been selected as one of the charities featuring in The Times Appeal 2016 which sees the organisation recognised for extending the hand of friendship to those who need it most.
Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Royal Voluntary Service is supporting Good Morning Britain’s 1 Million Minutes campaign to reduce social isolation and loneliness in older people.
Monday, 21 November 2016
A merry Christmas is a distant memory for many over 75 year olds as more than one in four (27 per cent) say they can’t wait for the day to be over.
Tuesday, 01 November 2016
Music is described as a means of escape for many, with fresh research from Royal Voluntary Service identifying the power it has to help older people remember pivotal events from their past.