Localgiving to award over £200,000 to Local Charities through Magic Little Grants Fund

Localgiving has launched its Magic Little Grants 2018 fund (thanks to funding from Postcode Community Trust, a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery) to provide grants of £500 to small, local charities and community groups across Great Britain. This fund will provide local charities and community groups with unrestricted funding to deliver engaging sports and physical activities which help to overcome barriers to participation and increase social cohesion. There are over 400 grants available and the fund will be open to applications until 31st October 2018.…

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Smoking around your pet could kill them, warns PDSA Campaign

Smoking around your pet could kill them, warns PDSA. The charity have launched a campaign urging smokers to stop lighting up around their pets – because the toxic fumes could kill or harm them. Second-hand smoke has been long been linked to potentially fatal diseases in humans, including lung cancer and heart disease. However, our vets say the impact of passive smoking on pets is just as serious – and just as avoidable. Now, to coincide with National No Smoking Day (14 March 2018), the PDSA are urging owners to…

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