Global events

Make a difference with volunteering

How much quality time do you spend with your family? Do you rush in from the school run, work, community commitments and other interests to squeeze in a quick hello before you all rush out again? According to a new survey by the CSV Make a Difference Day campaign, half of people want to spend…

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4 ways you can help those affected by the oil spill

I just had an email from the lovely Midori at The Nature Conservancy telling me about a very special TV programme tomorrow night. Over on CNN at 8pm ET, there is a Larry King 2 Hour Gulf Coast Relief Live Telethon to help The Nature Conservancy raise funds to help restore the Gulf Coast.

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Refugee week – Different Pasts, Shared Future.

Refugee week runs from 14-20 June 2010. Refugee Week is a UK-wide programme of arts, cultural and educational events that celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK, and encourages a better understanding between communities. The purpose of Refugee Week is to deliver positive educational messages that counter fear, ignorance and negative stereotypes of refugees…

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Celebrating Wesak – Buddha Day

Wesak, or Buddha Day is an important festival in the Buddhist calender because on this day the Lord Buddha was born, attained enlightenment, and died. All three of these significant events fell on the same day. The festival is celebrated with lots of colour, joy and fun where temples, streets and homes are cleaned and…

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World Fair Trade Day 2010 May 08

What a great celebration! It’s World Fair Trade Day today. By supporting FairTrade products we can make a difference to the lives of small producers, artisans and formers around the world. World FairTrade day is celebrated in over 70 countries around the world and brings together people campaigning for change.

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National honey week!

National Honey week runs from 3 – 9 May 2010 and is celebrating it’s twelfth year! Honey is an amazing cure all; you can use it to treat burns, wounds, sore throats, stomach ulcers and coughs. Exciting research shows manuka honey has the ability to reduce gum disease too. As you might be aware, I’m…

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