Ian Griggs

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RideLondon cyclist's death prompts rise in donations to Woking Hospice

RideLondon cyclist's death prompts rise in donations to Woking Hospice

More than £28,000 in donations have been made through the JustGiving page of Kris Cook, who died after collapsing during the cycling event

Gaza crisis appeal raises £6m from the public in three days

Gaza crisis appeal raises £6m from the public in three days

The appeal by the Disasters Emergency Committee was launched on Friday with support from all major UK broadcasters

People Can creditors will get about a fifth of what they are owed, administrator says

People Can creditors will get about a fifth of what they are owed, administrator says

The defunct public services charity went into liquidation in 2012 because of a £17m pension deficit

Government provides £2.6m to hospital volunteers to help older people in winter

Government provides £2.6m to hospital volunteers to help older people in winter

The bulk of this will be through the Reducing Winter Pressures Fund, a partnership between the Cabinet Office and a consortium including NHS England

Prince William to become a pilot for East Anglian Air Ambulance

Prince William to become a pilot for East Anglian Air Ambulance

He will fly missions from Cambridge Airport while training for his qualification as a helicopter commander

National Forest Company plans to become a charity within 10 years

National Forest Company plans to become a charity within 10 years

The non-departmental public body, which manages forest in Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire, wants to diversify its income streams, according to its new 10-year strategy

Magna Carta foundation involving Big Society Network director Steve Moore seeks to become a charity

Magna Carta foundation involving Big Society Network director Steve Moore seeks to become a charity

Moore says the Great Charter Foundation will seek philanthropic and corporate support rather than apply for public funds

Spirit of 2012 Trust awards £3.5m to 14 communities to mark the Commonwealth Games

Spirit of 2012 Trust awards £3.5m to 14 communities to mark the Commonwealth Games

The trust, established last year by the Big Lottery Fund, will give £250,000 to each community over three years to develop local projects

Foreign Office investigating reports that a British aid worker was killed in Gaza

Foreign Office investigating reports that a British aid worker was killed in Gaza

Reports say Kadir Islam, from Rochdale, died in an Israeli air strike while delivering hospital supplies, but it is not known whether he worked for an aid organisation

Wellcome Trust buys the Co-operative Group's farm business for £249m

Wellcome Trust buys the Co-operative Group's farm business for £249m

The medical research charity says the business will be known as Farmcare Trading and that none of the 250 employees will be made redundant