Mirren fighting for lonely pensioners
Published: Monday, 19 January 2015
Oscar winner Dame Helen Mirren is fighting for Britain's elderly after signing up to spearhead a new campaign aimed at providing better care for lonely pensioners.
1D fans help charity for Zayn's birthday
Published: Tuesday, 13 January 2015
One Direction fans have raised more than £7,000 for charity in honour of Zayn Malik's 22nd birthday.
Guy Ritchie recruits celebs for charity
Published: Thursday, 08 January 2015
Director Guy Ritchie recruited some of his superstar friends including Robert Downey, Jr., David Beckham and Simon Le Bon to raise £1 million for a children's charity.
Swimmers take festive plunge for charity
Published: Thursday, 25 December 2014
Around 50 brave souls have taken a festive plunge into the chilly waters at Helen's Bay off the Co Down coast, all in aid of charity.
Gift of kindness for robbed pensioner
Published: Monday, 22 December 2014
A 91-year-old woman who was robbed of her life's savings in Lisburn has been presented with a generous gift from the public who rallied round to support her.
Fundraisers sleep rough for 48 hours
Published: Sunday, 14 December 2014
Over 30 people slept out in wintry conditions in Bangor this weekend to help get children off the streets in Uganda.
Ebola nurse slams Band Aid single
Published: Tuesday, 09 December 2014
The British nurse who survived Ebola has described the new Band Aid charity single as "cringeworthy" due to its "cultural ignorance".
Firefighters back charity's Lapland bid
Published: Monday, 24 November 2014
Firefighters have taken to the streets of Belfast, pulling a fire engine through the city, in a bid to help a charity raise money to take terminally ill and life-limited children to Lapland to meet Santa Claus.
£1m funding boost for Children's Hospice
Published: Wednesday, 19 November 2014
The First and deputy First Ministers have announced £1m in funding for the Children's Hospice.
Call for premature baby support
Published: Monday, 17 November 2014
Charities Tinylife and Bliss have called for parents of premature born babies to be given more financial and emotional support.
Elton pens article on fight against AIDS
Published: Tuesday, 28 October 2014
Sir Elton John has written an impassioned article urging his fans to throw themselves behind the fight against AIDS in the same way they battled for the legalisation of gay marriage.
Call to ban sexual messaging with minors
Published: Friday, 24 October 2014
A charity is campaigning for it to be made illegal for an adult to send a child a sexual message after calls to ChildLine about online sexual abuse have more than doubled.
Andrew Garfield honoured at GQ Ball
Published: Thursday, 23 October 2014
British actor Andrew Garfield was among the stars honoured for their charity work at GQ magazine's Gentlemen's Ball in New York City on Wednesday night.
S Club 7 to reunite for charity appeal
Published: Wednesday, 22 October 2014
S Club 7 are to reunite in full for the first time in more than a decade, it has been announced.
Sick children's charity website hacked
Published: Wednesday, 22 October 2014
A charity which takes terminally ill and life limited children away to Lapland to meet Santa has had its website hacked and taken down.
Familiar faces back QUB for Movember
Published: Tuesday, 14 October 2014
With Movember not too far off, Queen's University Belfast has enlisted some familiar faces to help launch its campaign for this year - from Eamonn Holmes and UTV's own Paul Clark to Duke Special and the deputy First Minister.
Rory plants first Daisy in Newcastle
Published: Tuesday, 07 October 2014
Golfer Rory McIlroy has officially opened a new support centre for children with cancer in Newcastle, Co Down and said he hopes it is the first of many more to come.
Gallagher to join supermodels for skit
Published: Monday, 06 October 2014
Rocker Noel Gallagher is joining his supermodel pals Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell for a fundraising comedy skit.
Victoria Beckham to receive charity award
Published: Friday, 03 October 2014
Victoria Beckham is set to receive an award for her charity work at Eva Longoria's Global Gift Gala.
Clooney wedding pic fee for charity
Published: Wednesday, 01 October 2014
The money from the sale of George Clooney's wedding photos will be donated to charity, according to reports.
Paul McCartney to front charity single
Published: Friday, 26 September 2014
Sir Paul McCartney is set to sing on a Christmas charity single in a fundraising stunt organised by Samuel L Jackson, according to a report.
Charity offers hope for Zambia
Published: Tuesday, 23 September 2014
With the UK government matching every donation made to Concern's Hunger Stops Here campaign until December, UTV has visited Zambia - a country with a major nutrition crisis - to see how hope can grow even in the poorest places.
Jackson planning Christmas charity single
Published: Monday, 22 September 2014
Samuel L. Jackson is hoping to release a star-studded charity record this Christmas.
Unsung heroes praised by Lord Mayor
Published: Saturday, 20 September 2014
Lord Mayor Nichola Mallon has paid tribute to some of the city's 'unsung heroes' during her installation dinner at Belfast City Hall on Saturday.
UTV stars in charity takeover
Published: Thursday, 11 September 2014
UTV's Sarah Travers and Julian Simmons will be taking over the running of the James Street Action Cancer charity shop in Cookstown next week as part of Business in the Community's Cares Shops' Challenge.
O'Dowd reveals baby news with ice stunt
Published: Thursday, 28 August 2014
Irish actor Chris O'Dowd told fans he is preparing to become a first-time father while taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Attenborough family in charity plea
Published: Wednesday, 27 August 2014
Lord Richard Attenborough's family have asked fans who want to pay tribute to the Oscar winner to make a donation to the care home where he spent his final years.
Ice needed after bucket challenge fail
Published: Tuesday, 26 August 2014
A girl from Drogheda was almost knocked out cold after her ice bucket challenge went painfully wrong.
Sarandon calls on Bowie for ice stunt
Published: Monday, 25 August 2014
Reclusive rock legend David Bowie has been challenged to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by his former lover Susan Sarandon.
Belfast shows its true 'colours'
Published: Sunday, 24 August 2014
Thousands of people descended on Belfast for the annual Colour Run through the city's Titanic Quarter.
Cowell makes X Factor ice nominations
Published: Thursday, 21 August 2014
X Factor supremo Simon Cowell has chuckled his way through his ice bucket challenge while on board a yacht, before nominating his fellow judges Louis, Cheryl and Mel B.
Cruise hit with eight buckets of ice
Published: Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Tom Cruise braced the cold as eight buckets of icy water were poured over his head when he undertook the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Tuesday on behalf of the cast of Mission: Impossible 5.
George Bush 'iced' after Rory challenge
Published: Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Former US president George W Bush has been drenched with icy water by his wife Laura, after a nomination by Co Down golfer Rory McIlroy to take part in the charity craze sweeping the internet.
Rory and Tiger tackle the ice bucket
Published: Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy and US star Tiger Woods are among the latest famous faces lining up to take on the ice bucket challenge in aid of charity.
Eamonn 'helps' Ruth with ice challenge
Published: Monday, 18 August 2014
The ice bucket challenge has been taking the internet by storm, but when television stars throw down the gauntlet to each other, things are bound to get frosty - as Ruth Langsford found out.

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