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Community-owned assets in England 'contribute £220m to economy'

Community-owned assets in England 'contribute £220m to economy'

A report commissioned by the government and Power to Change says there are more than 6,300 such undertakings

John Tizard steps down as Navca chair after only seven months

John Tizard steps down as Navca chair after only seven months

He is leaving to focus on being a commentator, politician and campaigner, the charity says

BBC Children in Need total down by more than £2m on previous year

BBC Children in Need total down by more than £2m on previous year

The figure fell from £60.7m in 2017 to £58m last year

St Mungo's to meet union at Acas to avert strike ballot

St Mungo's to meet union at Acas to avert strike ballot

Unite says cuts to annual leave and 'draconian' use of disciplinary procedures are causing disquiet; the charity insists it is not changing terms and conditions

Save the Children International appoints new chief executive

Save the Children International appoints new chief executive

Inger Ashing will take up the role in September, having stepped down from the charity's board

British Heart Foundation chief executive to retire

British Heart Foundation chief executive to retire

Simon Gillespie has led the charity since April 2013

National Trust to divest from all fossil-fuel companies

National Trust to divest from all fossil-fuel companies

Over the next three years it plans to withdraw the £45m it has invested in such firms and invest instead in green start-ups and environmentally friendly portfolios

Regulator withdraws warning handed out to think tank in February

Regulator withdraws warning handed out to think tank in February

The Charity Commission has concluded that it did not handle the case, which involved a report on Brexit published last year by the Institute of Economic Affairs, sufficiently well

RAF mess charities defrauded of almost £200k 'lacked basic financial controls'

RAF mess charities defrauded of almost £200k 'lacked basic financial controls'

A report from the Charity Commission says 'ineffective application of basic safeguards' allowed Zowie Davis, who was mess clerk of the charities at RAF Honington in Suffolk, to steal the money

Salvation Army calls for clarity about EU funding after Brexit

Salvation Army calls for clarity about EU funding after Brexit

About 60 per cent of the funding it receives for its specialist employment programmes comes from the European Social Fund

£5m fund received almost £200m of applications, report finds

£5m fund received almost £200m of applications, report finds

The Weston Anniversary Fund, which was opened last year, received more than 2,300 applications, almost three-quarters of which were made in the final three days

Nesta offers £1m funding pot for tech-based solutions to social isolation

Nesta offers £1m funding pot for tech-based solutions to social isolation

The Tech to Connect Challengs is funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and is being managed by Nesta Challenges

Acevo chair appointed chief executive of homelessness charity

Acevo chair appointed chief executive of homelessness charity

Ferguson, who is also chair of Acevo, will move from the same role at Gingerbread in September

Alzheimer's Society appoints new director of fundraising

Alzheimer's Society appoints new director of fundraising

Alex Hyde-Smith comes to the post from Marie Curie, where has has been director of fundraising for two years

Labour appoints new shadow charities minister

Labour appoints new shadow charities minister

Vicky Foxcroft replaces Steve Reed, who has been appointed shadow children's minister

GoFundMe shuts fundraising page that raised money for homophobic rugby star

GoFundMe shuts fundraising page that raised money for homophobic rugby star

The page was set up by Israel Folau to pay for the legal costs of an appeal against his sacking by Rugby Australia, after he said on social media that 'hell awaits' gay people

Small Charities Coalition appoints new chief executive

Small Charities Coalition appoints new chief executive

Rita Chadha will take up the role part time alongside the interim chief executive before going full time in September

Harry and Meghan to leave Royal Foundation to set up their own charity

Harry and Meghan to leave Royal Foundation to set up their own charity

The existing charity will continue to be overseen by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Deborah Alsina leaves Bowel Cancer UK to lead Independent Age

Deborah Alsina leaves Bowel Cancer UK to lead Independent Age

Alsina joined Bowel Cancer UK in 2008, becoming chief executive a year later, and led the organisation through a merger

Slimming World campaign raises £3.2m for CRUK in two weeks

Slimming World campaign raises £3.2m for CRUK in two weeks

The May campaign collected more then 125,000 bags of clothes from Slimming World members