Latest stories from North West England

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Stronger together
 
 

06 March 2019 | North West England

Meet the inspirational mums who are bringing together the families of disabled children so they don’t feel alone.

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Route Canal
 
 

06 March 2019 | North West England

Narrowboat gives disabled people amazing trip out on Manchester’s waterways.
 

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Prisoners of conscience
 
 

06 March 2019 | North West England

How Becky’s acting workshops are turning around the behaviour of inmates.
 

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On the right track
 

06 March 2019 | North West England

Local community hero gets kids off the streets.

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Cafe with benefits
 
 

06 March 2019 | North West England

Community cafe and supermarket helping those most in need on the Wirral.
 

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A cafe with morals
 
 

13 February 2019 | North West England

Community cafe and music venue offers supportive space for local folk.
 

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Linking Lives
 
 

13 February 2019 | North West England

Charity’s befriending service strives to overcome loneliness.
 

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Shaping leaders of tomorrow
 

13 February 2019 | North West England

Award-winning social action and youth programme helping working class young people of Manchester.

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Little acts of kindness
 
 

13 February 2019 | North West England

Charity reaches out to those most in need.
 
 

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The building with a heart
 
 

13 February 2019 | North West England

Community hub that helps make life better with classes, job opportunities and much more.
 

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I walk the line
 
 

13 February 2019 | North West England

New sport Walking Football all the rage for getting fit for older folk.
 

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Planting the seeds for a better future
 

14 December 2018 | North West England

The Willow Garden Project runs workshops three times a week for people with various physical and mental health difficulties.

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How a smile came to help
 
 

12 December 2018 | North West England

Beautiful Milly - the inspiration behind charity helping children with cancer.
 

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A light in the dark
 
 

12 December 2018 | North West England

Charity set up by mum after she lost daughter is helping so many families.
 

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We all sail together
 
 

12 December 2018 | North West England

Club where disabled are allowed to shine at sailing.
 

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Hitting the ground running
 
 

05 December 2018 | North West England

The community youth club that helps keep kids of the street.
 

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Punch, love, Damian
 
 

05 December 2018 | North West England

Inclusive boxing club that keeps kids out of trouble.
 

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Towering support
 
 

05 December 2018 | North West England

Social enterprise builds replica of football crest tower for local school.
 

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Kicking disability to the kerb
 

07 December 2018 | North West England

Meet the inspirational footballers who don’t let their learning difficulties hold them back.
 

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Diamonds in the Ruff
 
 

21 November 2018 | North West England

This brilliant shop helps young people gain employment with life coaching, mentoring sessions, makeovers and CV writing classes.

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A sporting chance
 
 

21 November 2018 | North West England

Charity uses sport to build confidence for unemployed youth in Manchester.
 

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Feeding the mind
 
 

21 November 2018 | North West England

The brilliant arts and health initiative making nutrition fun in Liverpool.
 

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The Community Shop
 
 

21 November 2018 | North West England

Food-sharing scheme for those on low incomes.
 

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Courageous 11-year-old crosses finishing line to raise money for hospital and inspire sick children

6 November 2018 | North West England

Inspiring 11-year-old with rare kidney condition has raised more than £5000 for the hospital that has cared for her since she was a baby.

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Jane’s novel idea to get people reading out loud together

6 November 2018 | North West England

Jane Davis single-handedly founded a literacy charity that has helped thousands of people all over Britain.

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How breakfast bagels gave schoolkids a boost
 

6 November 2018 | North West England

Every child receives a healthy free breakfast every day.
 

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Pay it Forward: The veterans giving back to the communities that first helped them

24 October 2018 | North West England

Charity Veterans in Communities works with ex-veterans needing support who in turn use their skills to improve their local areas.

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The one-stop shop in Liverpool helping veterans thrive

24 October 2018 | North West England

Making a Difference: Liverpool Veterans HQ offers CV support, free gym and fitness sessions and housing support to veterans adjusting to their new life on civvy street.

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The Breakfast Club run by veterans for veterans
 

24 October 2018 | North West England

Battle of the Banter: At least 40 former military men and women meet together to chat, laugh, and of course remember.

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Amazing local women make it all happen
 

10 October 2018 | North West England

Success of the Liverpool youth centre where a young Wayne Rooney played is a real team effort

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CP United has changed my life
 

10 October 2018 | North West England

Teenager Ben on the amazing impact of football club set up for young people with cerebral palsy

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Root ‘n’ Fruit: how overgrown allotment was transformed into a thriving community garden

10 October 2018 | North West England

Hundreds of families enjoy fresh fruit and veg and a whole lot more
 

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From a simple cup of coffee to a beacon of hope for the homeless

28 September 2018 | North West England

Charity set up to honour tragic Craig is helping hundreds
 

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Library offers everything from books to baby massage

28 September 2018 | North West England

After being saved by volunteers, Werrington Library is hub of the community
 

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Football shows power of sport to change lives
 

28 September 2018 | North West England

The homeless football club helping men and women face a better future
 

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