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  1. Older people dread a lonely Christmas

    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.

  2. Older people say ‘thank you for the music’

    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.

  3. Charity celebrates singing campaign with Christmas concert to raise funds

    Friday, 28 October 2016

    Royal Voluntary Service, a national volunteering charity, will celebrate their successful Sing Your Heart Out campaign with a night of fundraising festive choral performances in December.

  4. Older people gift 1.4 billion hours a year to volunteering

    Tuesday, 27 September 2016

    Research finds that older people provide invaluable help with new research identifying 6.2 million 55 - 74-year-olds volunteer.

  5. Post Hospital Support Proven To Aid Recovery

    Wednesday, 21 September 2016

    Older people supported after a stay in hospital are less likely to be readmitted and are more likely to report an improved quality of life according to new research.

  6. 29 Community Projects Across Britain Receive Vital Funding

    Monday, 12 September 2016

    Local community groups across Britain are celebrating today due to funding awarded to their community shed spaces from the Asda Foundation.

  7. Charity scores vital funding to support older people in Leicester

    Monday, 05 September 2016

    Royal Voluntary Service is celebrating this week after receiving £37k from the Leicester City Football Club Foxes Foundation to help deliver services for vulnerable older people in Leicester.

  8. Royal Voluntary Service Hospital Shops First To Achieve Healthcare Standard

    Thursday, 18 August 2016

    Royal Voluntary Service is the first hospital retailer to achieve the Scottish Grocers Federation Healthcare Retail Standard (HRS), part of the Scottish Government’s health promotion framework for healthcare buildings.

  9. Simplyheath supports Home from Hospital service in Swindon

    Monday, 08 August 2016

    A vital service which supports people when they go home from hospital will be able to continue thanks to funding from heath plan provider, Simplyheath.

  10. Royal Voluntary Service recognised by fund in honour of Jo Cox MP

    Friday, 17 June 2016

    Royal Voluntary Service is one of three charities recognised in a fund set up in memory of Jo Cox MP who died on Thursday 16 June.

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