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Man regrets ‘charity begins at home’ remark after visit from Lenny Henry

entirely preventableA Droitwich man has publicly retracted his belief that ‘charity begins at home – namely 47 Blamire Gardens’ after a film crew, headed by Comic Relief front man Lenny Henry, arrived on his doorstep to help raise awareness of the conditions within the semi-detached maisonette.

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Posted: Mar 18th, 2011
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Bullying charity to close after being picked on by other charities

‘They kept saying if we didn’t give them our funding they’d kick our heads in.’

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Posted: Feb 11th, 2011
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NSPCC awarded ‘Charity Bin Bag of the Year’

could hold way more old curry trays than the competitionThe bag beat off strong competition from Help the Aged and Mencap, and was praised for its ability to hold up to 25kg of household refuse.

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Posted: Jan 22nd, 2011
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North of England living in fear of surprise Coldplay gigs

everyone turning all.... yellowLiverpool and Newcastle-Upon-Tyne have become eerily quiet wastelands as word spreads that Coldplay could appear at any minute at any potential venue to play ‘hidden’ benefit gigs.

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Posted: Nov 12th, 2010
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BBC presenters ‘must represent diverse cross section of worthy causes’

After intense lobbying from charities, the BBC has declared that as from today all presenters must at all times of the year wear not less than fifty badges, ribbons, flags, flowers or buttons representing a diverse cross section of worthy causes.

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Posted: Nov 6th, 2010
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