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Lags the way to do it

April 19, 2019

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In the UK, many prison reformers are now turning to social enterprises and charities to work out innovative new ways of ensuring prisoners don't re-offend.

Pensioners are doing it for themselves

April 12, 2019

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Far from retiring to a life of gardening and card games, pensioners in Britain are increasingly taking action to make the world a better place.

Fashion can be a force for good

March 22, 2019

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The fashion industry is awash with exploitation. But it doesn't have to be this way and social enterprises are leading the way in showing how.

Volunteering initiatives set to grow

March 8, 2019

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Volunteering changes lives and, in the UK, a hidden army of almost 12 million people volunteer at least once a month. Here's three schemes set to grow this year.

Real world action will tackle loneliness

March 1, 2019

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Loneliness is one of the big issues facing the UK, with even the government taking action with the appointment of a “loneliness Tsar” to lead on issues connected to loneliness. But there’s also real world action being taken to tackle the problem.

We all need reasons to be cheerful

February 22, 2019

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We all need reasons to be cheerful - here's three positive stories you may have missed from The Rooftop.

For charities’ sake we must have more good news

October 16, 2018

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New research has highlighted the lack of positive news sources available to the public and just a fifth of the population have heard positive news about charities