For a charity that brings together and supports vulnerable people, the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak is a serious problem. Oxfordshire based The Archway Foundation works with lonely, mostly elderly people, many of whom suffer also from physical and mental health disabilities. But the rapid spread of the virus has forced a rethink on how it delivers … Continue reading Coronavirus: reconfiguring services to support vulnerable people
What a shambles. The government has released another tranche of papers on what to expect if there is no deal, but the shape of a final outcome is still no clearer. Yet it’s the biggest and most significant event in decades. Undoing almost 50 years of EU membership will affect almost every aspect of our … Continue reading Shouldn’t the voluntary sector be making calls for a final say?
By Guest Blogger: David Green, Green Pepper Consulting So it looks like a hard Brexit is still the government’s goal, or failing that, no deal at all. Come what may, it seems their desire to stop British and European citizens moving freely across EU borders trumps everything else. Never mind that the 23 June referendum … Continue reading More noise needed from VCSE organisations over Brexit
It's not just me, is it? There are plenty of us who deplore the constant coverage the BBC gives to Nigel Farage. And yet it goes on... Only the other day a BBC representative was trying to justify just why Farage is given so many opportunities to spout his bile on their airwaves. Sure, I … Continue reading Time the BBC waved goodbye to Farage