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Chiltern academy steps up for carers

An academy in Luton has donated 400 protective visors to help protect Leonard Cheshire carers in response to their urgent Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) appeal.

PPE supply problems remain despite national efforts

Social care providers still can’t get adequate supplies of vital personal protective equipment through Local Resilience Forums (LRFs) that were mobilised by the Government as part of its response to Coronavirus.

Hereford hero brings vital supplies to charity

A local hero has come to the aid of the leading UK disability charity Leonard Cheshire after turning over his business to the production of vital protective equipment for carers.

Students go the distance for carers

Sports societies from universities around the UK are going the distance in a new fitness challenge to raise £10,000 for essential Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for carers.

Bromley boy takes on three peaks challenge

Eight-year old Josh Bentley is scaling new heights to raise vital funds for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for carers by taking on a virtual three peaks challenge from his home.

Handy gift from Greene King

A generous donation of 3000 litres of hand sanitiser from pub company Greene King has been gratefully received by leading disability charity Leonard Cheshire.