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University’s challenges are a hit with volunteers

Housing some of the most valuable and irreplaceable artefacts in Britain, University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) is a heritage group like few others. With eight widely different museums and a botanical garden, all operating in a semi-autonomous…

Happy World Wide Web Day!

August 3rd is World Wide Web Day, here are 10 interesting facts to celebrate the WWW in its 31st year!1)      Sir Tim Berners-Lee devised the system and built the first web-browser while working at the pan-European CERN particle physics…

More virtual creativity for HorseWorld

HorseWorld's recent Virtual Horse Show attracted more than 190 participants and raised over £,1000. Vital funding for this South West-based equine welfare charity that rescues and cares for 100s of horses as well as running the Discovery…

London’s ancient woodland set to digitally engage visitors and volunteers

Lesnes Abbey Woods is a park and ancient woodland, designated as a Site of Importance for Nature Conservation and a Local Nature Reserve. With its 88 hectares of meadows, heaths, woodlands and even fossil beds, it is one of the biggest green…

Volunteering Transformation happening at Suffolk Archives

Volunteer Makers has helped build communities and grow engagement for dozens of arts, culture and heritage organisations across the UK. We talked to one of our many partners, Suffolk Archives, to find out why they chose Volunteer Makers…

DJ Ian Is In Tune With Tickbox’s Tech For Good Mission

Hello! My name is Ian Lythaby. I have joined Tickbox Marketing in the role of Business Development & Partnerships Manager. I’m excited to be working for a company whose tech products have a positive impact for community groups, heritage…
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Covid 19’s Impact on Volunteering, Communities and the Economy by Claire Sully

Before the new normal was normal - that is before March 23rd, 2020, when lockdown was announced - we would evangelise about the millions of volunteers. We would note the billions of pounds their work amounted to, if equated to an economic value.…
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A great opportunity to horse about during the lockdown

Using technology to engage and inspire a community of supporters is a big part of what Tickbox do. And Bristol-based charity HorseWorld are using the web to keep spirits up and have some fun, by holding a virtual horse show.