Rebecca Cooney

Government must commit money to improve social housing, charities say

Government must commit money to improve social housing, charities say

The green paper on social housing outlines plans to empower tenants, but charities say the government must invest in more housing stock

Fundraiser of the Week: Scott Smith of Making Space

Fundraiser of the Week: Scott Smith of Making Space

The fundraising manager at adult health and social care charity talks to Third Sector about Twitter, storm chasing and listening to your supporters

Muscular Dystrophy UK cuts ties with Christine Hamilton over KKK tweet

Muscular Dystrophy UK cuts ties with Christine Hamilton over KKK tweet

The charity dropped its ambassador of five years over a tweet comparing the burka to outfits worn by members of the white supremacist group

Culture of abusive behaviour at abbey schools, abuse inquiry finds

Culture of abusive behaviour at abbey schools, abuse inquiry finds

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse published a report yesterday into two charity-run schools where abuse had been taking place for 40 years

Total raised by annual Will Aid event falls by £200,000

Total raised by annual Will Aid event falls by £200,000

Will Aid said fewer solicitors participating in the scheme led to a drop in donations

Fundraiser of the Week: Alice Barley of Theodora Children's Charity

Fundraiser of the Week: Alice Barley of Theodora Children's Charity

The fundraising and communications manager at.the charity which provides entertainment to children in hospital talks to Third Sector about avoiding burnout, parliamentary security and flying

Regulator to examine bullying allegations at local air ambulance

Regulator to examine bullying allegations at local air ambulance

The Charity Commission says it will be contacting trustees at Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance Trust

RSPB rejects criticism of the number of press and fundraising staff it employs

RSPB rejects criticism of the number of press and fundraising staff it employs

The former cricketer and grouse-shoot owner Sir Ian Botham has accused the charity of being 'obsessed with PR'

Donation to animal shelter labelled 'Isis' sparks terrorism alert

Donation to animal shelter labelled 'Isis' sparks terrorism alert

PayPal freezes the £2 donation, made for a golden Labrador named after the Egyptian god, and contacts the donor

Rules for lotteries by text unveiled

Rules for lotteries by text unveiled

Under new rules to be brought in from 1 October, society lotteries will have to block anyone under 16 and provide clear information on how winnings are calculated