Category Archives: Charity

RNLI…….the scandal of having to rely on charity!

A little while ago I happened upon a programme on BBC television about the lifeboat service around British coastal waters and the River Thames. The TV crew went out on various “call outs” from several different services (from Cornwall to … Continue reading

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North West Air Ambulance Service……..relies on charity to the governments shame!

  After visiting my new house in Weaverham, Cheshire yesterday, I was travelling back to the M56 motorway when the traffic suddenly slowed and I was trying to work out why. Eventually I could see  a man walking along the … Continue reading

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Poynton High School and misplaced ideals!

A group of students have been sent back to the UK after Indian officials said they had the wrong kind of visa to visit a charity they were supporting. The 16 students and three staff were refused entry at Chennai Airport … Continue reading

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The NHS is in crisis and yet Britain loses £300m in foreign aid to fraud without noticing…………….

Hundreds of millions of pounds in overseas aid is lost to fraud every year undetected by the Department for International Development, an auditors’ report suggests. Only 0.03 per cent of the £10 billion a year spent on aid is recorded … Continue reading

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Glasgow taxi drivers and a caring society…………………

  For the best part of last week I was in Glasgow staying with friends and making the most of my time in the city. I had stopped off at Lake Ulleswater in Cumbria on my way up to Scotland … Continue reading

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British taxpayers money goes to corrupt foreign regimes…….

  The ten most corrupt countries in the world have received £2.7 billion of British aid since David Cameron became Prime Minister, official figures show. During his premiership, the amount spent by the Department for International Development (DFID) in the … Continue reading

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British International Aid (Part 2)……read and weep!

  Britain’s foreign aid budget keeps rising. Currently at £12 billion a year, it is due to soar during David Cameron’s two terms as Prime Minister, to £16 billion by 2020. As the Daily Mail revealed yesterday, Britain pays £1 in … Continue reading

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