NEWS DIGEST 18.04.2020: Help and fundraising for pandemic communities

  This morning’s news digest comes via Facebook as a source. East London’s Newham Council announced yesterday that while bin collection services to the borough’s residents will continue, other council services will be impacted by the coronavirus outbreak. These include … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 18.04.2020: Help and fundraising for pandemic communities

MOVEMBER: UK charity launches annual moustache-growing drive to fight cancer

Ilford – VIJAY SHAH British charity The Movember Foundation has launched its yearly Movember campaign to highlight its war on prostate cancer, which claims the lives of 11,000 men a year in the UK and will affect one in eight British males, according to figures by Prostate Cancer UK. Every November, men are encouraged to grow moustaches in any style they choose to help raise money to help fight cancer, as well as partake in other fundraising activities. The Movember campaign has broadened its scope in recent years from prostate  cancer to increasing awareness in men’s general health, mental illness, … Continue reading MOVEMBER: UK charity launches annual moustache-growing drive to fight cancer

RED NOSE DAY FIASCO: Norwich fundraiser sparks off police manhunt

A fundraiser collecting charitable donations for Red Nose Day in the eastern British city of Norwich got more than he bargained for when he inadvertently set off a six hour long police manhunt, reports the Eastern Daily Press. The man, who was not identified in the Eastern Daily Press news report, took it upon himself to dress up as a British soldier, complete with camouflaged uniform and carrying around what appeared to be a rifle. He was videotaped walking around the streets of Norwich nonchalantly with the realistic toy gun, causing worried locals to call the police, who responded immediately. Police forces across the UK are already being placed on high alert due to … Continue reading RED NOSE DAY FIASCO: Norwich fundraiser sparks off police manhunt