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Charity

Thousands of sick and injured animals have been helped thanks to the 90 years of the RSCPA Hertfordshire East Branch

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July 2017

Natalie Shenker, founder of Hearts Milk Bank, on ground-breaking cancer research and helping vulnerable babies

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July 2017

Taking around 2,500 calls a year from victims, perpetrators and concerned family and friends in the county, the service is a ‘first step to a happier life’

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June 2017

Hearing the distress of dogs in a nearby pound, a mother and daughter first opened up their Bishop’s Stortford home and then a dedicated centre to rehabilitate and rehome unwanted animals

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May 2017

Helping community groups begin and grow, bringing skills to those in need and being a hub for like-minded projects, Welwyn Hatfield Community 
and Voluntary Service amplifies the power of volunteers

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April 2017

A wonderful giver of hope, cherished memories and relief during dark days, the Willow Foundation has helped thousands of seriously ill young people. It aims, with your help, to support many thousands more

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March 2017

Seeing a lack of support for disadvantaged young people to unlock their potential by making positive choices, a Herts husband and wife team formed The Gifted

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February 2017

Discovering lost and abandoned dogs were being put to sleep after a week at a pound near her home spurred Pat Clark to take them in. Thousands of animals and 30 years later, Mutts in Distress continues the work

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January 2017

When it’s cold out there, it’s tempting to stay cosy indoors. But Sian Price of the Countryside Management Service says make the effort to explore our wilder spaces on foot and you will be rewarded

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January 2017

Winter and Christmas especially, is a brutal time for those without a roof over their head. Herts Young Homeless Group is dedicated to stopping vulnerable youngsters falling through the cracks and on to the streets

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December 2016

For the past seven years SERV Herts and Beds Bloodrunners have been saving lives and thousands of pounds at hospitals and hospices

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Hertfordshire Action on Disability has helped disabled and older people in the country for more than half a century, but is in need of help itself more now than ever

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Emily Walls of Harpenden will join thousands of other runners at the Herts 10k startline on Sunday October 9, inspired by her ‘big brother’ and her experience of Rennie Grove Hospice Care. Here she shares her moving story

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Hertfordshire Charity for Deprived Children is an aid-giver of last resort for families in real need in the county, giving small grants that can make a big difference

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Sue Hampton, novelist and Alopecia UK ambassador, who led her team to a £29,000 victory on the BBC quiz show Eggheads, explains the role of the charity and her experience of the condition

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Tails have been wagging across the UK as two rescue animals from Herts joined a doggy dozen on a barking TV show teaching dogs to fly

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