The charity, which belongs to local radio station Orchard FM, will sell the calendar for £5 including postage and packing. It features breakfast show presenter Ian Burrage alongside staff from the station and other Somerset men, including a council worker, a mobile phone salesman and a tool salesman. "It's the ideal present for the mother-in-law to keep her quiet at Christmas," said Burrage. "I wanted to raise some money, so I got Orchard FM's All-Stars football team to pose for the calendar in true Calendar Girls-style."
The Terrence Higgins Trust has launched the latest phase of its anti-discrimination donor recruitment campaign with a viral email featuring TV stars Stephen Fry and Martin Clunes. A video clip developed by agency TW CAT shows the pair discussing the injustice of discrimination against people with HIV.
Macmillan Cancer Support is hoping to raise more than £100,000 from Yorkshire Building Society's 2007 Christmas fundraising Give a Gift Appeal through the sale of limited-edition cuddly toys and flashing pin badges. The money will be used to provide grants for people living with cancer to cover unexpected costs. The toys and pin badges are on sale at all society offices.
Sheffield Children's Hospital Charity has launched an appeal to raise £250,000 for vital research into conditions such as brittle bones, asthma, diabetes, cystic fibrosis and newborn screening.