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Stars come out for Goodheart Animal Sanctuaries’ fundraising gala

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Stars come out for Goodheart Animal Sanctuaries’ fundraising gala

Worcestershire-based charity, Goodheart Animal Sanctuaries, is holding its first fundraising gala on Saturday 8th June   Set on the banks of the River Severn, near to Clevelode in the Malvern Hills, the event boasts a star-studded line-up, including Born Free actress, Virginia McKenna, OBE, and TV stand-up, Ed Gamble.   Tickets are mostly sold out,…

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Sales of vegan beauty products set to boom

Study finds that ethical consumerism is going mainstream   According to a new study by Fact.MR, sales of vegan beauty products are expected to surpass $3,500 million USD in 2019, up from $3,352 million USD in 2018.   Fact.MR found that the worth of the vegan beauty products industry is rising, due to factors like…

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Vans launch vegan shoe range for endangered animals

Shoes to save animals   The successful footwear brand, Vans, have just released a new range of vegan shoes, after collaborating with British artist, Ralph Steadman, and WildAid, with hopes of raising awareness for 13 different endangered species.   The shoes in the range feature illustrations in Steadman’s signature style of splatters and dizzying patterns,…

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Vegan cookbook, BISH BASH BOSH!, wins major publishing award

Cooking duo, BOSH!, are going from strength to strength, after winning an esteemed publishing award for their most recent cookbook, BISH BASH BOSH!       The pair, made up of Henry Firth and Ian Theasby conquered the competition – beating top authors, including Yotam Ottolenghi and Tom Kerridge to take the Non-Fiction: Lifestyle category,…

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70% of British school children want more meat-free meals at school

The children have spoken   Making veganism and vegetarianism more accessible in public institutions has been a hot topic in recent months, with multiple campaigns trying to get more plant-based options on the menus of schools and universities.   New research, commissioned by Linda McCartney Foods to mark National Vegetarian Week (13th-15th May), supports an…

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Study reveals that 45% of vegans feel discriminated against at work

Vegan in the workplace   In the last few months, veganism has definitely taken the world by a storm, with multitudes of plant-based product and restaurant launches, and an increasing amount of people identifying as vegan.   However, it seems that in some major areas of everyday life, veganism is still not completely accepted, with…

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100% Fat-Free Vegan Bacon is coming to Sainsbury’s throughout the UK

The plant-based meat-alternative producers, Vivera, have announced the release of 100 per cent fat-free vegan ‘Bacon Pieces’     Initially, the ‘bacon’ will be sold exclusively in a number of UK-based Sainsbury’s stores, but as the year progresses, Vivera have reported that the plant-based product will be introduced into other European countries.   At the…

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Frankie & Benny’s set to extend vegan menu

The family-friendly restaurant chain, Frankie & Benny’s, is adding to its vegan offerings, with the introduction of seven new plant-based dishes, which will be available from 14th May.     Back in January, the eatery had a successful vegan menu launch, and since then, customers have only been asking them for more plant-based options to…

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Take away chicken nuggets launched by What The Pitta

Vegan eatery What The Pitta have announced that they will be adding Vegan Nuggets to their branches nationwide – making them the first chain to bring the offering to the UK takeaway market.     The restaurant has beaten numerous big-name fast-food chains to launch the plant-based nugget, including the likes of McDonald’s and KFC.…

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Celebrities urge people to go vegan this coming summer

Rachel Riley, Peter Egan, and Jasmine Harman are among celebs backing the Summer Vegan Pledge   Every year, Animal Aid runs a vegan pledge initiative to encourage those who are not vegan to give it a try – the Summer Vegan Pledge. It’s a 30-day vegan challenge that takes place throughout June.   Countdown star, Rachel…

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Bryan Adams acts as human shield to save whale

Vegan hero   Canadian singer-songwriter, author, and dedicated vegan, Bryan Adams recently committed a selfless act that has warmed people the world round.   After he witnessed hunters going after a whale in the waters of Mustique (a private island in the Caribbean’s Saint Vincent and the Grenadines), he paddled out to the whale on…

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Vegan Charity Viva! Bring Back MooFree May (and you can take part)

Moo Free May

Following the success of their 2018 MooFree May initiative, the vegan charity Viva! are back for another month of action. Viva! wants to educate the public about the health, animal welfare and environmental motivations for going dairy-free, using social media and outreach events as a way of getting the message out there.  Their campaign aims…

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