Saturday / 20 May / 2017

An evening of remembrance at the Irish Embassy Reception : By Georgia Edkins

The chattering hushed, the drinks stopped flowing; silence hung heavy in the room as Journalists’ Charity friends and supporters remembered the victims of the Manchester terror attack at this year’s Irish Embassy reception. While the mood was perhaps more sombre than most Journalists’ Charity events, there remained an atmosphere of…
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Saturday / 20 May / 2017

Sir Ray Tindle wins Regional Press Journalists’ Charity Special Award

Roy Greenslade described him as the grand old man of local newspapers. Prince Charles says he is a legend. According to the Independent, he is “a ray of sunshine – a man making money out of local papers.” He started his first paper on a troop ship to the Far…
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Monday / 24 April / 2017

Case histories – how we have helped ( names have been altered)

The Journalists’ Charity is best known for its high quality care and retirement homes. But some of its most important work is supporting journalists and their dependents who, for many reasons, have fallen on difficult times. Each year we are spending around £450,000 helping people who were in desperate straits.…
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Thursday / 20 April / 2017

Victims or Villains – Is the Freedom of the Press under threat? Special debate at Cardiff University Wednesday 24th May

Entry is free so please book your ticket early  The debate will be held in the Birt Acres Lecture Theatre, Bute Building, King Edward VII Ave, Cardiff CF10 3NB  start at 7pm with a reception drink at 6.30pm. Reception drinks is kindly sponsored by Hugh James Solicitors Will the possible implementation…
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Tuesday / 11 April / 2017

Message from Jill Palmer – Chairman, Journalists’ Charity

I am proud and delighted to have been elected Chairman of the Journalists’ Charity, a post I took over in January. We continue to provide grants and other financial assistance in the region of £350,000 a year. We offer care in our nursing home, Pickering House, and homes in our…
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Saturday / 1 April / 2017

Journalists’ Charity Wales Media Awards 2017 – over £7000 raised

Veteran Welsh broadcaster Vincent Kane has been awarded the Outstanding Contribution Award at the Wales Media Awards at a glittering ceremony which saw ITV Cymru Wales reporter Rob Osbourne take the Journalist of the Year title. Vincent Kane, the journalist and presenter whose face and voice have been a familiar…
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