Untold Stories - Series 4 - Episode 2
22 May 2013, 11:45
Alice Bhandhukravi hosts this episode of Untold Stories – a collection of films celebrating the extraordinary work of some of the smaller charities making a difference in the UK.
Creation Trust is a community development trust that promotes a better working and living environment for everyone based on the Aylesbury Estate by developing dynamic partnerships between communities, local and central government and businesses during the regeneration.
Filmmaker: Nick Street
More Details: www.creationtrust.org
NORTHUMBERLAND WILDLIFE TRUST
Northumberland Wildlife Trust has worked for more than 40 years to protect wildlife and wild places in Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland. Their work helps to secure the future of many important habitats and species, which might otherwise be lost.
Filmmaker: Alan Fentiman
More Details: www.nwt.org.uk
Survivors UK is an organisation that helps men who have been sexually violated and raises awareness of their needs. The charity aims to challenge the perceptions of thsurvivors, members of the public and policy makers, as well as supporting victims’ families.
Filmmaker: Brian Hill
More Details: www.survivorsuk.org
THE BEFRIENDING SCHEME
The scheme provides friendship and learning opportunities for vulnerable adults, including those with mental health needs and older people, plus existing members with learning disabilities. It also offers volunteering opportunities with extra support.
Filmmaker: Anthony Holland
More Details: www.thebefriendingscheme.org.uk
Wavelength gives comfort, contact and companionship to people who are vulnerable, isolated and in need of practical support, whilst challenging the root causes of loneliness and isolation, and representing their beneficiaries’ needs at a national level.
Filmmaker: Frank Madone — Sukey Richardson
More Details: www.wavelength.org.uk