Helping journalists since 1864

Do you know anyone who needs nursing home care?


We currently have spaces available at our registered nursing home, Pickering House. Situated on the outskirts of Dorking, a pleasant market town in Surrey, it is located in Green Belt countryside and within a designated area of outstanding Natural Beauty. The Home, itself, is surrounded by approximately three acres of extensive, landscaped and fully accessible grounds.

 The Home offers 24 hour nursing care. Residents are encouraged to maintain their independence, assisted and supported by a dedicated staff to help meet their physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs and wishes.  Residents are given a choice in the way help is provided and how they spend their time with an emphasis on the quality of life and social activities. Respite care is also available on request.Eligibility for financial help and accommodation. Applicants need to have made a living for a minimum of 2 years as a journalist or be a dependant of a journalist.

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Sell out Journalists’ Charity election debate in association with the London Press Club (5/3/15).

‘Election 2015: Can it still be the Sun wot wins it?': With this year’s General Election set to be one of the closest in recent times and circulations having fallen significantly since that famous 1992 headline, what impact will newspapers have on the result?

The panel included Trevor Kavanagh, political editor of The Sun for two decades and now associate editor; Sky News political correspondent Anushka Asthana; James Kirkup, Telegraph executive editor, politics; Peter Kellner, YouGov president; and Times political columnist Rachel Sylvester. Chaired by Tom Bradby, ITV News political editor

All Proceeds went to the Journalists’ Charity.

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200px-Green_harp_flag_of_Ireland_17th_century_svg“Je suis Charlie”: the solidarity of UK journalists

Guests gathered at the Journalists’ Charity’s annual reception at the Embassy of Ireland in London in a sombre and reflective mood, recognising… Continue reading ““Je suis Charlie”: the solidarity of UK journalists” »


The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh join guests at the 150th anniversary reception of the Journalists’ Charity

(Nicholas Jones, 7.5.2014)

Few occupations can claim to have had a greater impact on the daily life of the royal family than that of news reporter, and the presence of the Queen at the 150th anniversary reception of the Journalists’ Charity was an occasion to celebrate an enduring relationship.

The Queen, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, met young journalists from across the country together with editors, press proprietors, broadcasters and also the trustees and supporters of a charity that over the decades has helped tens of thousands of journalists in need. Continue Reading Article…
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