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  1. Mums On The Run

    15th December 2020

    Mother Runners was set up as a way of helping the mums of Barnsley keep their mental and physical health strong. Since then, despite lockdown, the group has gone from strength-to-strength while raising vital funds for charity.

  2. Catching On

    15th December 2020

    London-based charity, Capital Kids Cricket, aims to help disadvantaged children and young people living in the most deprived areas of the city.

  3. A Souper Response

    15th December 2020

    Not wanting to see its space go to waste during coronavirus, Monkstown Boxing Club in Northern Ireland converted its gym into a makeshift soup kitchen.

  4. Meal Mates

    15th December 2020

    When lockdown forced Midland ABC Boxing Club to shut its doors, coaches Lee Cochrane and Keith Dallas moved from teaching youngsters how to jab to delivering meals to the elderly.

  5. Still Standing

    1st December 2020

    Even prehistoric monuments built 5,000 years ago couldn’t escape the paralyzing effects of the pandemic.

  6. A Joyful Challenge

    1st December 2020

    Susan Pitter has imaginatively brought to life the stories of the Jamaican community of Leeds for the benefit of everyone associated with the city.

  7. A One Man Band

    1st December 2020

    Set up in 2000, The Penllergare Trust aims to restore and protect an area of 268 acres, five miles outside Swansea, including a large walled garden and an orchid house that was thought to be one of the first in the UK.

  8. Answering the Lockdown SOS

    1st December 2020

    During the battle of Dunkirk, the Skylark IX boat saved the lives of 600 men by ferrying them to safety. Seventy-three years later it was fished from the River Leven, battered and bruised, following an SOS call from the Dumbarton Veteran community.

  9. From Small Acorns

    1st December 2020

    At the core of Wild Things is the mutually beneficial relationship between nature and communities.

  10. “We’re Quite A Resilient Bunch”

    1st December 2020

    Thirty-five-year-old volunteer William Colvin worked tirelessly to save a deconsecrated church from becoming derelict - and then to keep it functioning over lockdown.

  11. Every Memorial Has A Story To Tell

    1st December 2020

    With 30,000 trees planted across 150 acres and almost 300 memorials to the fallen, the National Memorial Arboretum is a place to remember the sacrifice of all those in the British Armed Forces.

  12. The Wisdom of Elders

    1st December 2020

    When Professor Uzo Iwobi OBE saw the images of people who had died from Covid-19 back in March, alarm bells started ringing.