CoolTan Arts

Founding CEO of CoolTan Arts is sacked after publicity by supporters caused 'unease' for service users

1 Jun 2016 | Emily Corfe

Mental health charity CoolTan Arts has sacked its former chief executive Michelle Baharier, following an eight month suspension.


Founding CEO of CoolTan Arts is sacked after publicity by supporters caused 'unease' for service users

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Cathering Johnstone

Former Samaritans chief executive Catherine Johnstone is one of over 1,000 people to receive a Queen’s Birthday Honour for “outstanding work in communities”.

CoolTan Arts

The former chief executive of arts and mental health charity, CoolTan Arts will appeal against a "vindictive and petty" decision to sack her, her representative said today.

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Investigation launched after canon suspended from charity

The president of a charity that operates in the Middle East has been suspended over comments he made about the charity and its funding of “former slave girls taken by ISIS”.

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Mark Goldring and Cathy Phelan

Mark Goldring CBE, currently chief executive of Oxfam GB, has been awarded the Daniel Phelan Award for Outstanding Achievement at this year’s Charity Awards.


The Charity Commission said it is “assessing concerns” about a UK subsidiary of an Irish charity that is currently being investigated by the Irish police.

  Up to 142 jobs to go at National Trust for Scotland

The National Trust for Scotland could reduce its workforce by up to a quarter as part of a drive to generate an extra £8m a year of income and savings.

80 per cent of people who volunteer have also given money to charity, survey finds

80 per cent of people who volunteer for a charity have also made a charitable donation in the last year, according to a new survey.

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