Newlife News

Here you will find all our latest news and views, including news in the media, research, campaign and fundraising news as well blogs on our thoughts and opinions…

Helpline that supports with kindness, caring and compassion

February 2024

On February 23 England celebrates Helplines Awareness Day, which was launched last year by Helplines Partnership. Helplines are all about supporting people through their (more…) ...

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Making 2024 count – sign up to change lives today!

January 2024

With the year coming to an end many of us will be focusing on what 2024 has in store for us – but it’s also an opportunity to take stock, make changes and let things go that we (more…) ...

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Can you give disabled children the gift of play this Christmas?

December 2023

For many the idea of Christmas and toys go hand in hand, but for children with disabilities and terminal illness, play isn’t straight forward. High Street toys are often too difficult (more…)...

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Appeal for ‘life changing’ seat to help Derbyshire boy breathe

December 2023

A Derbyshire eight-year-old with a rare brain condition that means he can’t walk, talk, sit up or even hold up his own head, urgently needs a specialist seat (more…) ...

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Giving Tuesday is shining a light on how you can help charities

November 2023

Giving Tuesday on November 28 is a reminder to everyone of just how important giving to charity is – enabling some of the most vulnerable in our society to receive the help (more…) ...

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World Kindness Day reminds us that small acts can have a big impact

November 2023

In a perfect world being kind seems like the sort of thing you wouldn’t have to remind people to be. But unfortunately in busy day to day life, when we have other things on (more…) ...

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Making magical Christmas memories the whole family can enjoy

November 2023

Everyone wants the children in their lives to enjoy the magic of Christmas, but disabilities and special educational or sensory needs can make attending some events tricky, (more…) ...

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Help for children with invisible disabilities

October 2023

Invisible disabilities can be hard enough for adults to navigate and raise a whole host of issues, but for children they can prove particularly isolating. (more…) ...

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World Mental Health Day – A Helping Hand

October 2023

This World Mental Heath Day, we’re shining a light on the support available for parents and carers of disabled children. We know life can prove exhausting and overwhelming (more…) ...

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Make your legacy count and change a child’s life today

October 2023

October is Free Will Writing Month and while making a Will isn’t something most of us want to think about, it is a good reminder to take care of one of those ‘life admin’ processes (more…...

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Brand new school uniforms offered to schools and organisations for families

September 2023

Newlife is offering items of brand-new uniform to schools, organisations, and other charities to help families most in need. The charity currently has 12,000 items (more…) ...

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Fun sensory activities for all the family this Autumn

September 2023

Memories of summer are already fading, and days are shorter, darker and colder – which of course makes it harder to keep children of all ages and abilities occupied (more…) ...

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To contact the Communications & PR team at Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children, please call 01543 431462 or email mediateam@newlifecharity.co.uk