Adults with learning disabilities to compete at Bradford dragon boat festival

June 7, 2019

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Adults with learning disabilities to compete at Bradford dragon boat festival

A team of people we support and their support workers are preparing to take on Bradford's famous dragon boat race this June.

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Learning disability charity recognises outstanding volunteers

June 7, 2019

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Learning disability charity recognises outstanding volunteers

This week, we're celebrating the amazing work of our dedicated volunteers, who give up their time to support adults with learning disabilities.

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Putting their best foot forward? MPs reveal their preferred choice of footwear in new poll

June 7, 2019

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Putting their best foot forward? MPs reveal their preferred choice of footwear in new poll

A new poll has revealed that Conservative MPs are four times more likely to judge a person by the shoes that they wear than Labour MPs.

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Hft statement on Panorama’s Crisis in Care, Part Two: Who Pays?

June 6, 2019

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Hft statement on Panorama’s Crisis in Care, Part Two: Who Pays?

Second part of social care documentary series shows the human cost of a social care system urgently in need of reform.

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Bodyguard to the stars gives back to his community

June 6, 2019

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Bodyguard to the stars gives back to his community

Dedicated volunteer Alexander Pennington has been giving up his time to support Karl, who he was matched with through Hft's volunteer buddy scheme.

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It Doesn’t Add Up: Hft submits evidence to Low Pay Commission

June 5, 2019

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It Doesn’t Add Up: Hft submits evidence to Low Pay Commission

Hft has highlighted the unfairness of the enforced low pay model in social care in its submission to the Low Pay Commission's annual consultation.

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Inclusive dating service reflects on outstanding volunteers

June 4, 2019

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Inclusive dating service reflects on outstanding volunteers

Luv2meetU is celebrating the work of volunteers after being awarded the People Can kitemark for its outstanding volunteering programme.

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Buddy scheme is a hit for Bristol volunteer

June 3, 2019

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Buddy scheme is a hit for Bristol volunteer

This Volunteers' Week, Hft is celebrating dedicated volunteers including Valerie, who gives up her time to support people in Bristol.

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Hft statement on Panorama’s ‘Crisis in Care, Part One: Who Cares?’

May 30, 2019

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Hft statement on Panorama’s ‘Crisis in Care, Part One: Who Cares?’

New documentary lays bare the true cost of chronic underfunding of local authorities and government inaction on social care funding.

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Flintshire man takes on tenth fundraising challenge

May 20, 2019

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Flintshire man takes on tenth fundraising challenge

Stewart faces a gruelling three-day challenge as he walks 134 miles to raise funds for sensory equipment at our Flintshire service.

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