News / UK and world by Press Association March 11, 2019, 12:02 am Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Litigation specialist Therium is to provide £1 million in not-for-profit funding to people struggling to afford legal costs as it looks to tackle the “drastic consequences” of Government cuts. Therium is teaming up with Labour peer Lord Falconer to fund cases and law centres in need of support in what is believed to be an industry first. As part of the initiative, the organisation – best known for bankrolling high-profile City lawsuits – will focus on the advancement of human rights, equality and diversity, as well as the protection of children, the elderly, the disabled, asylum seekers and other disadvantaged groups. An initial £1 million a year will be put up, with the figure likely to increase. Lord Falconer, who will chair the Therium Access advisory committee, said: “The choking of legal support … [Read more...] about Litigation firm Therium to fund not-for-profit cases as legal aid slashed
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PUBLISHED: 22:21 17 February 2019 | UPDATED: 22:21 17 February 2019 Taz Ali Ram-raiders targeted The Grow Organisation and Mow and Grow in Bowthorpe, Norwich, causing thousands of pounds worth of damage. Picture: Alexandra Cosgrove Alexandra Cosgrove The front of a storage facility for a not-for-profit gardening organisation has been completely destroyed by ram-raiders, with thieves stealing a number of expensive items of equipment. Ram-raiders targeted The Grow Organisation and Mow and Grow in Bowthorpe, Norwich, causing thousands of pounds worth of damage. Picture: Alexandra CosgroveThousands of pounds worth of hardware had been damaged and stolen from the headquarters of The Grow Organisation and Mow and Grow, in Bowthorpe, Norwich, where thieves cut through a heavy gate before smashing through a garage door.Chief executive Alexandra Cosgrove said the break-in happened at around 10.05pm on Saturday night and after rushing to the scene of the crime she … [Read more...] about Ram-raiders smash through not-for-profit building causing thousands of pounds worth of damage
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PUBLISHED: 13:09 15 October 2018 | UPDATED: 13:09 15 October 2018 Shellie Wall, newborn and baby photographer, has set up a new not-for-profit initiative Sunshine and Rainbows to help poorly children and their families. Picture: SHELLIE WALL PHOTOGRAPHY Archant Sometimes life can throw up unexpected obstacles, and families with poorly children will know all too well the struggles many can face. But one photographer from mid-Norfolk is hoping to make a difference to those affected by illness after launching a new initiative to capture special memories.Shellie Wall, newborn and baby photographer, has created Sunshine and Rainbows for children who have medical struggles in their life.The free photography package offers a portrait session and edited images on a USB, specifically for babies and young people who may be requiring a lot of medical attention, undergoing operations, receiving special care for life, or may be terminally ill. The mother-of-three lives in Yaxham, near Dereham, … [Read more...] about Photographer aims to bring back smiles to poorly children’s faces with new not-for-profit initiative
By Letters To The Editor | August 29, 2018 at 8:36 am How do other nations manage not-for-profit health care? Re: “California’s battle over affordable health insurance” (Page A10, Aug. 23): Sally Pipes begins her recent opinion piece by saying that “a crisis of affordability” is “what is plaguing the individual health insurance market.” Yes. But then she offers an alternative. She supports limited-coverage short-term insurance. In my opinion, this is a short-sighted fix that would only exacerbate our problems. What we need is a major overhaul of how we pay for health care. Health care costs escalate when money is siphoned off as profit to various entities. It seems insurance and pharmaceutical companies continue to make landmark amounts of money in an arena where such financial gain should not be allowed. Costs are simply not controlled. Janet ThomasLafayette What do you think about this? What do your friends think? Submit your letter to … [Read more...] about Letter: How do other nations manage not-for-profit health care?