Charity

Charity Helpline Receives A Call For Help Every Three Minutes

Housing and homelessness charity Shelter is appealing for help to fund its free helpline after seeing a surge in demand from the South East, with over 70,000 calls received in the past year alone....

Homeless Man’s Tent Set on Fire

A local Andover man has hit rock bottom this week after the tent, which he had had to resort to living in for the last few months, was burnt down. Daniel Knight is 21 years...

National Charity Partnership Launches Challenge To Help People Across Hampshire Kick-Start Healthier Habits

Hampshire residents wanting to get healthier this summer now have extra support to achieve their goals thanks to a new, free online tool. The ‘Let’s Do This Eight Week Challenge’ has been developed by...

Heart Charity Launches bid to improve region’s cardiac health

A Wessex heart charity is launching a pilot scheme aimed at improving the cardiac health of people across the region. Wessex Heartbeat is trialling a new ’12 Week Healthy Heart Challenge’, which will see people...

Andover Quiz Night Raises Over £2000 for Enham Trust!

A quiz night organised by leading Hampshire-based disability charity Enham Trust and sponsored by several Andover businesses and business groups has raised over £2000 for the charity. Held at the Andover Masonic Hall...

Cat Owners Ask for Change in Air Gun Laws

Owners of cats which have died or suffered shocking injuries following a spate of air gun shootings in June have joined Cats Protection to call for a change in the law. The horrific incidents included...

Unum volunteers for Enham Trust

A group of 10 volunteers from Unum – one of the UK’s leading financial protection insurers – has recently devoted a day away from the world of insurance to volunteer for leading Hampshire-based...

Older People’s Charity Launches Brand New Fundraising Challenge

Independent Age, the older people’s charity, is launching a brand new nationwide fundraising challenge – called 100in10 - which invites participants to cover a total of 100km in 10 weeks in any way they...

Dogs Die in Hot Cars – No Excuses

The RSPCA has been inundated with calls about dogs shut in hot cars during the recent hot weather and, with temperatures set to soar this week, the charity is urging pet owners not to...

Knights Enham Car Boot Sale 2019

Following last years popular local car boot sale at Wyke Down, Knights Enham is launching their own Car Boot in aid to support fundraising for Lee Davis. The car boot sale is set to open...