Abolition of Slavery
A North East Story - Scotland Africa and Slavery in the Caribbean
Website detailing Scottish involvement in the Slave Trade and it's abolition.
BBC Abolition site
BBC microsite produced to support the bicentenary of the abolition of the Slave Trade.
Chasing Freedom exhibition
Link to the website for the Royal Navy Museum's Chasing Freedom exhibition.
Liverpool Museums Abolition site
Site from the Liverpool Museums providing information on the abolition of the Slave Trade.
London, Sugar & Slavery
Website for the permanent exhibition exploring the abolition of the Slave Trade at the London Docklands museum.
Battle of Britain
RAF Battle of Britain page
The RAF's website for the Battle of Britain providing access to a detailed history of the battle, a gallery of images and a roll of honour for pilots killed in the course of the battle.
The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight website
Site for the RAF's Battle of Britain memorial flight containing images and details of all memorial activity.
The Battle of Britain Memorial Trust
Website for the Battle of Britain Memorial trust
The IWM's Battle of Britain site
Website provided by the IWM which provides a detailed history of the battle.
The Kent Battle of Britain Museum
Website for the Kent Battle of Britain Museum
Freedom of information
Freedom of Information Act Guide
A site providng guidance on the Freedom of Information Act including sections covering the background of the act, a news archive and information on related acts such as The Data Protection Act.
The Guardian's FOI site
The Guardian newspaper has pioneered the use of FOI legislation to break stories. These pages include some of the documents it has unearthed.
The Information Commissioner's office
Website for the Information Commissioner's Office which promotes access to official information.
The MOD's Freedom of Information site
A website which includes a full list of disclosures made by the MOD and information on how to request information.
A website containing a wealth of information and imagery about the British Empire.
Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organisations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights.
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) represents the world's commitment to universal ideals of human dignity. They have a unique mandate from the international community to promote and protect all human rights.
United Nations Agreements on Human Rights
A Summary of United Nations Agreements on Human Rights.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Established by Royal Charter in 1917, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission pays tribute to the 1,700,000 men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the two world wars. It is a non-profit-making organisation that was founded by Sir Fabian Ware.
The Armed Forces Memorial
The Armed Forces Memorial is the first national memorial dedicated to the men and women of the United Kingdom Armed Forces (Regular and Reserve) killed on duty or as a result of terrorist action since the Second World War.
The Royal British Legion
The Royal British Legion www.britishlegion.org.uk provides financial, social and emotional support to millions who have served and are currently serving in the Armed Forces, and their dependants. Currently, nearly 10.5 million people are eligible for support.
UK National Inventory of War Memorials
Search the records of war memorials commemorating all wars located throughout the United Kingdom. They range from familiar community crosses and statues to less common memorials like bus shelters, sundials, park benches and even an island.
Veterans-UK is the MOD’s new name for veterans' services'. Visit the website to find our more about how we support our veterans.
War Memorials Trust
War Memorials Trust works for the protection and conservation of war memorials in the UK. The website provides a range of resources to help people discover more about war memorials and their preservation.
National Blood Service
The National Blood Service is not to be confused with the National Health Service. They are an integral part of the NHS, and guarantee to deliver blood, blood components, blood products and tissues from o15 blood centres to anywhere in England and North Wales.
Red Nose Day
Information about Red Nose Day, case-studies and detail sof how to fundraise.
Sir Oswald Stoll Foundation
The Sir Oswald Stoll Foundation enables vulnerable and disabled ex-Service personnel, including those who have been homeless, to rebuild their lives through the housing we provide and the support we deliver within the communities we help sustain. Since its conception in 1916, the Foundation has offered welfare and housing to enable Veterans to live independently.
The Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families' Association (SSAFA) www.ssafa.org.uk, is the leading national military charity caring for present and past service personnel and their families. Each year the charity's 7,000 volunteers and 700 professional staff provide vital assistance to more than 50,000 people.
The Army Benevolent Fund
The Army Benevolent Fund www.armybenfund.org provides support to serving soldiers, former soldiers and their families in times of need, including those with disabilities or mental illness, people experiencing homelessness or unemployment, and older people.
The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund
The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund www.rafbf.org/ provides financial and practical assistance to anyone who is serving, or has ever served in the RAF, plus their partners and dependants. It offers grants, care and mobility services to individuals, as well as funding large-scale projects such as RAF childcare centres, debt advice services and relationship counselling.
Information and imagery about veterans.
The Department for International Development (DFID) is the part of the UK Government that manages Britain's aid to poor countries and works to get rid of extreme poverty.
The website provides a wealth of information and images to help students to learn about DFID.
Foreign Commonwealth Office
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, commonly called the Foreign Office or the FCO, is the British government department responsible for promoting the interests of the United Kingdom overseas, created in 1968 by merging the Foreign Office and the Commonwealth Office.
The website provides a wealth of information, case-studies and imagery to help students learn about the FCO.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is an alliance of 26 countries from North America and Europe committed to fulfilling the goals of the North Atlantic Treaty signed on 4th April 1949.
The website contains a wealth of information, imagery and video to help students learn about NATO.
The Commonwealth is an association of 53 independent states consulting and co-operating in the common interests of their peoples and in the promotion of international understanding.
The website provides a wealth of imagery, information and resources to teach students about the Commonwealth.
Preserving world peace is a central purpose of the United Nations (UN). The website provides a wealth of information, facts and imagery to help students learn about the UN.