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Memory Walk is a series of fundraising walking events taking place across Northern Ireland, England and Wales every Autumn, all raising money to provide vital support to people living with dementia and help our research to find a cure for the future. Registration is now open for Memory Walk 2014. There is no registration fee, but we ask that you try to raise £50 to help fight dementia in your local area. For more information, check our our FAQs page. There are also lots of volunteer roles available – from handing out medals, to marshaling the route. Find out more…

More than £22,000, raised by football fans in memory of two Newcastle supporters who died in an aeroplane crash in Ukraine, is to go to two cancer charities. Sunderland AFC fans set up an online page to raise £100 for a floral tribute to John Alder and Liam Sweeney. But donations quickly snowballed, with the total now in the thousands. The fan behind the fundraising said a large amount of the cash would go to two charities supported by the two men. Mr Alder, in his 60s, and Mr Sweeney, 28, were travelling to New Zealand to see Newcastle play…

The Mayor of Derry is urging the public to support two of the city’s most worthy charities at a special Flag Day being held in the city centre on Sunday afternoon (July 27). Mayor Cllr Brenda Stevenson will be joining a team of volunteers taking to the streets to collect for Something Special, which provides support and opportunities for people with learning difficulties, and Circle of Support for Autism Families, a vital network for those caring for children with Autism. Speaking ahead of the Flag Day, Mayor Stevenson said: “I am delighted to be able to offer support to both…

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland is calling on community and voluntary groups and local authorities to avail of funding that will help support their communities in finding positive new ways to express their identity, culture and tradition. Funded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, the European Union’s Programme for Peace and Reconciliation (PEACE III) managed by the Special EU Programmes Body and the International Fund for Ireland, the Building Peace through the Arts – Re-Imaging Communities programme uses the arts as a means of tackling sectarianism and racism. Working to address those issues, the programme funds local consultation and allows communities to explore themes…

One in six families are covering essential costs with payday loans or unauthorised overdrafts, or are defaulting on household bills, in the most financially distressed parts of Britain, according to research which suggests that some of the neighbourhoods struggling the most are concealed in pockets of otherwise affluent areas. Populus polled 6,300 people for Which? and also found that, despite the economic recovery, two in five people were worried about household debt and half were worried about the level of their household savings and investments. The consumer group used the results to create a map which displays estimates of financial distress at regional, parliamentary constituency, and neighbourhood…

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