Insurer calls on government to extend church grant scheme

Ecclesiastical Insurance is calling for the government to extend the Listed Places of Worship (LPW) grant scheme to provide vital support for listed churches in the UK during the pandemic.

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Pearson Releases Race & Ethnicity Editorial Guidelines

 Pearson today released editorial guidelines that will advance the company’s commitment to fighting systemic racism in education. The guidelines will serve as a resource to help content developers — including authors, reviewers and editors.

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Effects of Ageing on the Musculoskeletal System & Management

Ageing is inevitable, with specific changes affecting the musculoskeletal system. Changes can occur to all of the musculoskeletal system. This includes the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and tendons.

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Nigerian kidnapping: ‘Nigerians are waiting for the Government to act’

Nigeria and its international partners urgently need to act to “ensure the safety of its citizens.” The remark from an Open Doors spokesperson, follows another mass kidnapping of schoolchildren in Niger State yesterday.

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New beds for homeless hospital patients

People who are homeless and due to be discharged from hospital, are being offered new Salvation Army “step-down beds” to ensure they have a safe space to recover while freeing up urgently needed NHS beds.

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New Teaching School Hubs to be rolled out across the UK

Every school in the country will have greater access to expert teacher training and development, under plans announced by the Department for Education this week.

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National survey – Call for young women to share their views on abuse

Home Secretary Priti Patel met with young women from Plan International UK’s Youth Advisory Panel and Our Streets Now to discuss their views on preventing violence against women and girls, and their reasons for campaigning on this topic

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Grief and Grace – Helping people face a future they didn’t choose

Grief is not something any of us like to think about but will touch us all at some point. Tim is sharing his poignant story about grief, and what he’s learnt along the way in a brand-new six-part series – Grief and Grace.

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An unconditional love that keeps giving

Leprosy is the oldest disease known to humankind, and one often thought of as confined to Biblical times. But did you know there are almost a quarter of a million new leprosy cases diagnosed each year? For almost 40 years there has been a cure for leprosy. But for every person treated there are a hidden 20 needing the cure.

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