Motability Foundation Grants PhD Scholarships for Accessible Transport Research

THE Motability Foundation is awarding PhD Scholarship grants to three doctoral candidates, with lived experience of disability, to undertake research into accessible transport. The studies will take place at UCL, Newcastle University and the University of Westminster. Following a Pilot Scholarship Programme at Coventry University’s National Transport Design Centre (NTDC), the Foundation is extending the […]

Spencer Matthews: 30 Marathons in 30 Days for charity

BROADCASTER and entrepreneur Spencer Matthews is undertaking the challenge of a lifetime this summer as he attempts to run 30 marathons in 30 days through the Jordanian desert to raise money for Global’s Make Some Noise. If successful, the feat will earn him the Guinness World Record for the most consecutive marathons run on sand.  The challenge will see Spencer run in soaring temperatures […]

During Hajj, which takes place in Dhul Hijjah, Muslims travel to Masjid al-Haram in Makkah CategoriesNEWS

When is Hajj 2024?

Hajj is the sacred pilgrimage Muslims perform at the holy mosque of Masjid al-Haram in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. It takes place during Dhul Hijjah, which is the twelfth and final month in the Islamic (Hijri) Calendar. The beginning of Hajj starts on the starts the 8th of Dhul Hijjah. It then ends on the 12th […]

Get A-Head director takes up role with cancer coalition

LEADING Midlands-based charity Get A-Head has joined an influential coalition of organisations working to improve the lives of people with head and neck cancers. Danni Heath, director of the Get A-Head Charitable Trust, has joined the Head and Neck Cancer UK Coalition CIC as a director, helping to widen Get A-Head’s network and influence in this field […]

Conservation charity ZSL recruits new CFO

GLOBAL conservation charity ZSL (Zoological Society of London) has appointed Timon Drakesmith as the new Chief Financial Officer.  An international conservation charity driven by science, working to restore wildlife in the UK and around the world, ZSL is protecting critical species, restoring ecosystems, helping people and wildlife live together and inspiring support for nature. In […]