Don, in his further adventures with the Coastguard deals with suicide attempts. People jump from high bridges, but not always into water.
Category: Voluntary Sector, Volunteering
Kent Scouts use Shelterbox to mark World Habitat Day. Scouts taking part are encouraged to design and build their own temporary shelter.
During Covid, a food bank which used to supply 200 food parcels per month had to hand out the equivalent of 200 food parcels per week
Don shares more of his memories as a Coastguard Search and Rescue Officer following his retirement. One or two of them are highly amusing.
Concerned citizens of the Medway Towns have established Towards Plastic Free Medway to seek ways of achieving a river clear of plastic.
What do you need to become a school governor? Theresa Dickens explores the topic for us, based on her own experience of becoming a governor.
It takes a special kind of person to get a kick out of being hauled out of bed in the small hours and in all weathers to deal with sometimes tricky problems. There are compensations: I shall always treasure the gleam in young eyes when, at PR gigs, I would explain, “Coastguards are the good guys. We save lives and rescue people. The best thing about us is that you get your clothes dirty, come home covered in mud and there is nothing your mother can say about it.”
Work Rights Centre helps UK and EU nationals exit precarious work, and equip them with the tools to access fair and lawful employment
Sevenoaks Soroptimists are restoring the Vine Sensory garden and surrounds. Last year, they started work on restoring the herb garden
The first Soroptimist club was set up, by 80 women, 100 years ago (1921) in California to improve the rights and status of women in a male dominated world.