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The baby loss charity Abigail’s Footsteps has donated an Abi Cooling Cot to the Leicester Royal Infirmary Hospital in memory of baby Jasmine. Families who suffer the tragedy of losing a baby will be able to spend precious time with their baby at the Leicester Royal Infirmary thanks to the donation of an ‘Abi Cooling…

As the UK faces an overwhelming fostering crisis with over 100 children a day entering the care system, Diagrama Foundation is appealing for new foster carers. The UK is facing an unprecedented fostering crisis as current foster carers are simply not able to meet the daily demand to support the number of children entering the…

On 16 November former Essex Regiment and Glider Pilot Regiment veteran Captain Ron Johnson died at home aged 102. Ron Johnson was called up in September 1939 and as the only grammar schoolboy in his group he was sent on many courses during training.  Scoring 100% on an aircraft recognition course he was fast tracked…

Kent Community Foundation recently awarded £4,000 to the Angel Tree initiative to buy Christmas presents for the children of inmates at HMP Swaleside, HMP Elmley, HMP Rochester and HMP East Sutton Park. The annual Angel Tree project was developed by the Prison Fellowship to give parents in prison the opportunity to send a Christmas present…

WWII Veteran Alec Hall from Southend-on-Sea, died at home on Monday 16 October with his family by his side. Alec Hall, served with the 181 Field Ambulance (Airborne) as a medical nurse and was part of Operation Market Garden in 1944. He returned to the Netherlands on several occasions with the Taxi Charity for Military…

Voluntary adoption agencies across the UK have come together with a joint mission to stop brothers and sisters who are waiting in care from being separated when adopted. Almost half of children currently waiting in care* are part of a family group and voluntary adoption agencies (VAAs) are looking for people who can offer them…

The Kent baby loss charity Abigail’s Footsteps has donated an Abi Cooling Cot to the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough in memory Delilah. Families who suffer the tragedy of stillbirth will be able to spend precious time with their baby at the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough thanks to an  ‘Abi Cooling Cot’…

A Special Cot which allows grieving parents to make precious memories with their baby has been donated to the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth in memory of Rosie. Families who suffer the tragedy of stillbirth will be able to spend precious time with their baby at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth thanks to an…

The Kent baby loss charity Abigail’s Footsteps has donated an Abi Cooling Cot to The Royal Bolton Hospital in memory of baby Austin. Families who suffer the tragedy of stillbirth in the Greater Manchester area will be able to spend precious time with their baby at The Royal Bolton Hospital thanks to an  ‘Abi Cooling…

A football game on 8 July at Dartford FC raised £2,146 for the baby loss charity Abigail’s Footsteps. The charity game at Princes Park between the Dartford Manager’s XI and a team of Dartford Staff was held in memory of Ronnie Searle. In a competitively fought and very close game, held on the 3G pitch…