News

03 October 2016

£1.85m Bright Ideas Fund launches to help community business start-ups in England

The £1.85m Community Business Bright Ideas Fund, funded by the Department for Communities and Local Government and Power to Change, will offer tailored support and grants of up to £20,000 to 80 groups to develop their projects.

30 September 2016

What do your lifestyle choices cost you?

Hall Aitken Research Director Denis Donoghue counts up what lifestyle choices costs us all.

28 September 2016

The future of active ageing

This week ahead of International Day of Older Persons, The Big Lottery in Scotland are shining a light on some of the fantastic 734 older people's projects they have funded over the last five years.

26 September 2016

New funding to attract and use volunteers aged 50 and over

NESTA have launched three funds looking for more great people helping people ideas, specifically mobilising volunteers over 50 in the second half of their lives.

26 September 2016

BMA report says ageing population being failed by flawed health and social support regime

The UK's ageing population and its families are being failed by a flawed and fragmented health and social support regime, a wide-ranging report by the BMA warns.