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Celebrating people helping people in your local area

 

Positive signs
 


15 October 2019 | Midlands

Inspirational mums have helped thousands of kids through Makaton
 

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The right beat
 


15 October 2019 | Midlands

Brilliant music company putting youngsters on the right path
 

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Cherishing the next generation
 


02 October 2019 | Midlands

Mentoring scheme gives girls a brighter future
 

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Enthusiasm for helping others
 


03 September 2019 | Midlands

How Nikita went from troubled teen to inspirational mentor.
 

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Turning the page to a better future
 


03 September 2019 | Midlands

How reading together helps dads bond with kids.
 

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Safe haven for homeless teens
 


03 September 2019 | Midlands

Volunteers offer a bed for the night to young people with nowhere to go.
 

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On track to help others
 

14 August 2019 | Midlands

Unique rally school helps disabled drivers get behind the wheel.
 

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Inspire to Independence
 

14 August 2019 | Midlands

How young people with life-limiting conditions are helping each other to lead fuller lives.
 

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On the road to a brighter future
 

14 August 2019 | Midlands

Unique classic car restoration giving youngsters hope.
 

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Taking on the online conmen
 

09 July 2019 | Midlands

Simon’s workshops help everyone from students to the elderly stay safe from fraudsters.

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Empowering women
 
 

09 July 2019 | Midlands

Inspirational workshops for women help boost confidence.
 

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Scambuster Jackie
 
 

09 July 2019 | Midlands

TSB Partner Jackie saved customer from losing £19,000 from her life savings.
 

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Marching with Pride
 
 

05 June 2019 | Midlands

The charity leading the way for the LGBT community in Birmingham.
 

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Animal therapy
 
 

14 May 2019 | Midlands

Llamas and alpacas prove wonderful co-therapists for those having counselling.
 

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Joan is our community hero
 

02 April 2019 | Midlands

Public spirited grandmother has devoted her whole life to helping others.
 

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Mum and dad count too
 
 

02 April 2019 | Midlands

Charity supports the parents of premature and poorly children.
 

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Mission possible
 
 

02 April 2019 | Midlands

Making dreams come true for poorly children.
 
 

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Actively looking for work
 
 

06 March 2019 | Midlands

Charity uses sport to get young people up the career ladder.
 

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Learning to thrive
 
 

13 February 2019 | Midlands

Charity uses horticultural therapy to change lives.
 

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From helped to helper
 
 

14 December 2018 | Midlands

Kate was helped by bereavement charity after losing her mum. Now she helps other faced with the same heartbreak

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We cried for the life we lost
 
 

14 December 2018 | Midlands

Dementia care charity helping families with love, advice and support.
 

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The boy who left a tremendous legacy
 

14 December 2018 | Midlands

Fiona and John Devine opened £6.8m hospice to help others in honour of their son.
 

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OSCAR nomination
 
 

12 December 2018 | Midlands

Charity that helps those with Sickle Cell Disorder improve their quality of life.
 

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Community Arts Centre celebrates 10 years
 

21 November 2018 | Midlands

Arts project bridging divides and bringing people together.
 

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87-year-old touches thousands with inspirational soup kitchen

6 November 2018 | Midlands

Inspirational 87-year-old who has fed and provided comfort to dozens of homeless and vulnerable people, every week for the last 28 years

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"I always look at what we can do, not what we can't do."

6 November 2018 | Midlands

Theresa on how she helps her branch’s TSB Local Charity Partner.
 

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A bus load of kindness
 
 

6 November 2018 | Midlands

We first met Randhir Singh Heer when he won the Pride of Birmingham 2017 TSB Community Partner Award for the extraordinary work he does through the Midland Langar Seva Society

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The disabled dancers taking centre stage
 

10 October 2018 | Midlands

An incredible dance company for people with disabilities is changing lives
 

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The art of helping others
 
 

10 October 2018 | Midlands

Meet the inspirational couple using art and creativity to change lives
 

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The Pony Club that gives everyone the chance to ride

24 October 2018 | Midlands

Former race horse trainer who says horses saved his life is now helping urban children to ride ponies for the first time.

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We played here as kids - now our children can too
 

10 October 2018 | Midlands

See how inspirational volunteers transformed wasteland into beautiful park
 

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Meet the volunteer cooks using leftovers to feed their community

28 September 2018 | Midlands

Foodcycle in Birmingham serves up a delicious veggie feast for 50 people every Sunday
 

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TSB Community Partner Award Winner Randhir Singh Heer honoured with giant artwork in Birmingham

09 August 2017 | Midlands

The portrait of the co-founder of Midland Langar Seva Society will serve as an inspiration to the community

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Community academy is fighting fit for the future
 

28 September 2018 | Midlands

How boxing club blossomed into thriving centre for everyone from schoolchildren to pensioners
 

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How the Midland Langar Seva Society is helping the homeless every day

09 August 2017 | Midlands

The winner of the Pride of Birmingham TSB Community Partner Award, which recognises incredible work carried out in our communities, explains how the Sikh value of equality is helping people in need from every background

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How Birmingham and Solihull Women’s Aid is helping women affected by domestic violence

13 April 2017 | Midlands

The West Midlands charity offers refuge and a range of support services to women and their children

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