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The Fashion Brands And Companies Committed To Knowing Who Made Their Clothes

Shoppers are increasingly turning to clothing labels for more than just size information. Designers and shops are being asked to increase the transparency around where their clothes are made for Fashion Revolution Week (18th – 24th April 2016). So we asked the people behind new and developing sustainable fashion companies why they are committed to ensuring they can…

Mum Invents Revolutionary New Basket Cot To Care For Daughter With Down’s Syndrome

Any new mother bringing her baby home wants to wrap them up in cotton wool and ensure they’re comfortable, safe and loved. But for Sinead Murphy, 37, this was even more important. Murphy’s daughter Rose, now nine, has Down’s syndrome. Days after Rose was born she began to have problems breathing and spent a week in intensive…

H&M Foundation Offers €1m Grant For Ideas To Make Fashion Industry More Sustainable

HuffPost The H&M Foundation is offering a million euro grant for innovators with ideas about how to make fashion more sustainable. Now in its second year, the foundation’s Global Change Awards take on one of the biggest challenges facing the fashion industry today – creating clothes for a growing population, while improving its impact on the…

Schoolboy Designs Robotic Trolley To Help Elderly And Disabled People At The Supermarket

A Scottish schoolboy is the brains behind a robotic shopping trolley, which could help thousands of elderly and disabled customers with their weekly supermarket trip. Aidan McCann dreamed up the mechanized cart with height adjustment features after seeing his grandmother Lydia, 75, struggle to carry groceries. SWNS McCann explained why it was so important for…

Kickstarter Wants To Replace All Tube Adverts With Pictures Of Cats

An organisation on crowdfunding website Kickstarter is spearheading a plan to make London a better place – by replacing all Tube adverts with pictures of cats. The Underground station of the future could be littered with adorable feline pictures rather than the advertisements we’re currently plagued with if the Citizens Advertising Takeover Service (CATS) gets its…

‘Mrs Brown’s Boys’ Star Brendan O’Carroll Donates Christmas Dinner To 2,700 Families

Christmas is usually a pretty good time for Brendan O’Carroll, whose annual ‘Mrs Brown’s Boys’ festive specials are regularly one of the most-watched shows on TV – but he’s now done something to make sure plenty of others have a better time too. The actor and his wife Jennifer Gibney have donated Christmas dinners to…

Children In The UK Are Going Hungry At Christmas: These Projects Are Working To Change That

As schools prepare to close for the Christmas holidays and the level of excitement in classrooms reaches fever pitch, many parents face the very real dilemma of how to afford to feed their families for the next two weeks. According to the Department for Education 1.08 million children in the UK are registered for free school…

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