It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of our much-loved colleague and friend Fiona Haycock who left us on Wednesday 31 August following a battle with cancer.

Nordoff Robbins Director of Fundraising and Communications, Jo Carter, says

I'm running the Royal Parks Half Marathon in October for Nordoff Robbins.

Music therapy isn't curative, but it can drastically improve quality of life and help people to make connections and express themselves in ways that language doesn't allow. Watch the video of Kath to see how music can help those in advanced stages of dementia and check out their website for more stories on the amazing work they do for children living with autism and other conditions that affect communication.

Three dozen of Universal Music’s UK-based staff are limbering up for an epic 300-mile, three-day, charity bike ride from our HQ in Kensington, across the Channel, to the company’s quartier general on the cobbled streets of Paris.

Departing on September 15, the mixed ability group will be joined by four of the Universal Music France team to make a 40-strong peloton who will aid each through the busy streets of London, over the hilly approach to Dover, along the flats of northern France and finally down the iconic Champs-Élysées.

I am a survivor of a car accident which happened over half a decade ago on October the 17th. I suffered a broken femur and pelvis, torn ligaments in my knee but most devastatingly of all, a severe traumatic brain injury. Whilst still in a coma it was predicted that I would never walk and talk again.

The ADCAN Awards #makegood movement aims to mobilise the film and advertising industries to make a real difference in the world. Earlier this year, they launched a competition for up-and-coming film makers and we were lucky enough to be chosen as one of four charities to submit a brief.

Meet the four shortlisted filmmakers who have made it to the final on Thursday 18 August and discover why they were inspired to tell the stories behind our life-changing power of music therapy. 

Ever wondered what it takes to climb Kilimanjaro? Kim and Julie share their Kili training diary with us ahead of their trek next month.

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