NCVO

MyTime in line with NCVO

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations has spoken out about the issues facing the Government. “All of us want to live in communities where we can fulfil our aspirations for ourselves and our families,” they say. “Yet some communities are struggling and people can feel isolated or excluded. These problems have an economic cost – including higher demands on public …

A large shed with a chimney in a garden

More than a shed: a sanctuary

Muck in at your community shed Retired men, who are at risk of losing the companionship and sense of purpose regularly provided by work, are being encouraged to dust off their tool box and muck in at their local shed. The Royal Voluntary Service (RVS) has forged a partnership with the UK Men’s Sheds Association to support the spread of …