We are delighted to be supporting the work of Around & Around which is leading the award winning efforts to restore Sir Alec Rose’s iconic yacht Lively Lady to her former glory in time to mark the 50th anniversary of the historic solo circumnavigation. Read more.
Robert Dolling Project launch Hot Food service for Portsmouth’s rough sleepers
In March 2018, we launched a new hot food service - Hot Food Mondays - which provides a delicious three course meal to around 45 rough sleepers every week. The meals are provided by local restaurants and volunteers connected with the project.
By the 10th December 2018, the Project had served over 1,700 people, more around 5,100 dishes.
But we want to do more. We are keen to develop medical and mental health services, while improving access to addiction services.. Read more.
We are delighted to be supporting Free for good - A new campaign that is urging the Government to “stop stalling” on measures to help modern day slavery victims.
The Campaign, wants the Government to support legislation that will guarantee accommodation, financial and other support to slavery victims for up to 12 months, instead of the current limit of just two weeks after the decision confirming that they have been exploited.
Free for good is supported by the Chairman of the Work & Pensions Select Committee, Labour’s Frank Field, the former Conservative shadow health minister Lord McColl and a dozen anti-slavery and anti-trafficking charities and groups. Read more.
Defend Free Speech (DFS) is a cross party campaign that brings together people from all walks of life. Its’ supporters include: The Christian Institute, National Secular Society, Big Brother Watch, English PEN, The Manifesto Club, Index on Censorship, The Freedom Association, Caroline Lucas MP, Rt Hon David Davis MP, Lord Dear, Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb and the Peter Tatchell Foundation.
DFS champions the importance freedom of speech and expression and campaigns against threats to this important and ancient right.
The Campaign started because of the government’s plans to introduce Extremism Disruption Orders. For more information, or to support the campaign please visit: www.defendfreespeech.org.uk