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10th July 2020

Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation delivers more than £500,000 in emergency grants

Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation (LLRCF) has delivered a staggering £552,719.50 in emergency grants to charities, voluntary groups and community organisations during the coronavirus pandemic.
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7th July 2020

R.E.A.L Creative Digital launches campaign to help COVID-hit businesses bounce back

Mansfield-based R.E.A.L Creative Digital has launched a new campaign to help businesses in the local area bounce back following the coronavirus lockdown.
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26th June 2020

Leicester charity boss who dealt with aftermath of 9/11 takes on advisory role during lockdown

Leicester Children’s Holidays chairman Parvez Bhatty is using his experience as an investment bank’s former global co-head of technology to keep his charity on track during the Covid-19 outbreak.
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23rd June 2020

Clearmark Solutions hosts fundraising week and raises thousands Rainbows Hospice

A team of colleagues from barcode and labelling solutions specialist Clearmark cycled, climbed virtual mountains, baked, hosted a virtual gig all and carried out a host of other activities last week to raise cash for Rainbows Hospice.
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16th June 2020

IM Properties Launches £350,000 Community Fund For Mercia Park

IM Properties (IMP) has launched a £350,000 community fund to help local projects surrounding the new Mercia Park employment scheme.
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14th May 2020

RBS covers PPE costs for local community

Midlands-based RBS has covered PPE costs for a local community shop in the Newark area, ensuring vulnerable communities will continued to be looked after during the Covid-19 crisis.
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13th May 2020

Housebuilders support group’s bid to provide face visors for NHS heroes

Two Midlands housebuilders have joined forces to support volunteers making free face shields for frontline NHS staff.
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11th May 2020

Uk Meds Donates More Than 7,000 PPE To Nottingham Citycare

ONLINE pharmacy UK Meds has donated a massive 7,100 much-needed PPE items to community health services provider Nottingham CityCare Partnership – to help its healthcare workers across the city continue the fight against coronavirus.
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7th May 2020

Barratt Announces New Armed Forces Contribution Scheme This VE Day

As the world celebrates the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE Day) this Bank Holiday weekend, Barratt Developments PLC announce a new Armed Forces Deposit Contribution Scheme.
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6th May 2020

Midlands Company Donates Shoes To Hard-working Nurses At Northampton General Hospital

A Midlands-based shoe company has donated nearly 100 pairs of shoes to nurses at Northampton General Hospital to show its support for those on the frontline of the fight against COVID-19.
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5th May 2020

Iconic Derbyshire firm supports NHS

Following an introduction by the investment team at Marketing Derby, historic Derbyshire-based clothing manufacturer John Smedley is working with Bondholder the University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust to provide much-needed PPE.
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5th May 2020

Charity Teams Up With Food Retailers To Make Sure Nobody Goes Hungry

A Derby-based charity has linked up with independent food retailers to make sure disabled, vulnerable and elderly people don't go hungry during the Covid crisis lockdown.
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4th May 2020

UK’s Largest Housebuilder Supports The Big Issue In The Wake Of Covid-19 Crisis

Barratt Developments PLC, which has developments in Leicestershire, has this week committed £25,000 to support social enterprise.
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2nd May 2020

Accountancy firm offers free cashflow support to help to SMEs deal with Coronavirus impact

An accountancy firm in Northampton is helping to support businesses during the Coronavirus pandemic by giving away free licences to cashflow forecasting software Float.
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29th April 2020

Fundraiser launched to help disabled scooter enthusiast fulfil lifelong dream

A Mansfield businessman is calling on scooter enthusiasts and the local community to help raise funds to buy and adapt a Lambretta for a friend who was gravely injured in a road accident.
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28th April 2020

Housebuilders support group’s bid to provide face visors for NHS heroes

Two Midlands housebuilders have joined forces to support volunteers making free face shields for frontline NHS staff.
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28th April 2020

Leicester students released early from tenancy contracts

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Leicester based educational charity Sulets has released students early from their housing contracts in its leased properties.
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27th April 2020

Much-loved Derby Restaurant Delivers Hot Meals To Nurses And Key Workers At Local Charity

A POPULAR Derby restaurant will be delivering free hot meals to key workers at a local hospice as they continue to provide an invaluable service during the coronavirus pandemic.
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27th April 2020

Spatial Global moving overseas PPE into the NHS supply chain at a fraction of market price

Market rates rocket up to 600% more than normal but Spatial Global keeps it’s fees super low to help the NHS
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27th April 2020

Moving home with BuckleyBrown will help foodbank

A foodbank in Mansfield Woodhouse that offers tonnes of help to those in need will itself get a helping hand when people put their house on the market with a local estate agency.
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25th April 2020

Support grows for Kibworth Isolation Relief Team thanks to Mulberry

The newly founded Kibworth Isolation Relief Team (KIRT) has received a donation of £200 for its contingency fund thanks to local housebuilder Mulberry Homes
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24th April 2020

Nottingham Business Goes With ‘the Flo’ To Support Nhs

A NOTTINGHAM joiner is making desks featuring an inspirational quote from Florence Nightingale – and all the profits from sales will go to the NHS.
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24th April 2020

Local app LoyalFree donate over £1300 to help tackle homelessness in Leicester

Since launching the LoyalFree app ‘Give As You Save' charity scheme in November, the Leicester based business has now donated £1,304 to the Give Leicester Campaign.
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24th April 2020

Women’s Centre Launch Corona Comarades To Provide Mental Health Support In The Community

This week saw the launch of Shama Women’s Centre’s next project which aids to support the local community with mental health concerns and further help those struggling with social isolation. 
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23rd April 2020

John Pye Supports The Robin Hood Fund Charity Auction

NOTTINGHAM-based John Pye Auctions has offered joined forces with The Robin Hood Fund to run a charity auction raising money for those who need it most in city during the coronavirus crisis.
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22nd April 2020

Joules Supports Local Frontline Staff In The Fight Against Covid-19

Brand is harnessing supply chain partnerships to support its community, donating 50,000 masks and thousands of Joules products to frontline staff.
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21st April 2020

Speedel & Local Business Coronavirus Response

Leicestershire based courier, Speedel, has donated and delivered nearly 200 litres of hand moisturiser to the University of Leicestershire NHS Trust's hospitals as the latest gesture in its ongoing COVID19 support initiatives
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18th April 2020

Axiom GB responds to NHS appeal for face shields

Tamworth based, Axiom GB, has responded to the NHS appeal to UK manufacturers for increased production of vital personal protective equipment (PPE) to help combat the coronavirus crisis.
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17th April 2020

Leading Housebuilder Donates Hundreds Of Defibrillators To Help Covid-19 Fightback

Barratt Developments Plc is this week donating 400 defibrillators from its sites across the UK to help in the fight against coronavirus.
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16th April 2020

Support For Homemoving Essential Workers In Leicestershire

A scheme designed to help Key Workers in Leicestershire looking to move home this year has been extended to include all essential workers and a range of additional benefits including £1000 to spend with local businesses.
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16th April 2020

Stepnell Supports Local Medical Centre With Much Needed Supplies

NHS STAFF at Derbyshire’s Langwith Medical Centre have been gifted a selection of treats and hygiene products from construction giant Stepnell, to help lift spirits during the covid-19 crisis.
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16th April 2020

Chestnut Homes continues support for Bardney Cemetery Improvement Fund

Chestnut Homes has donated £1,000 to a volunteer community project in Bardney aiming to improve the local cemetery.
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15th April 2020

Monkey vs Owl Offers Local Accommodation For NHS Staff And Key Workers

Derby-based residential lettings company Monkey vs Owl (MOVO) is offering discounted rates on a wide range of local accommodation that has now become available during lockdown.
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15th April 2020

Let’s Help Feed the UK, Says Greater Lincolnshire LEP

A Dutch flower business which has a factory in Moulton near Spalding has donated 1,000 bouquets to care workers, NHS staff and those in need in Lincolnshire.
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15th April 2020

Housebuilder donates life-saving equipment to Royal Derby Hospital

Midlands housebuilder Davidsons Homes has donated personal protective equipment (PPE) to help Royal Derby Hospital in its battle against Covid-19.
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14th April 2020

Housebuilder helps raise the roof for Doveridge church appeal

A Derbyshire church’s appeal to raise money for a new roof has received a boost from a local housebuilder.
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13th April 2020

Mansfield Homelessness Charity Receives A Helping Hand From Local Developer

Nottinghamshire developer Barratt and David Wilson Homes has donated £1,000 to The Beacon Project as part of its Community Fund scheme.
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12th April 2020

Lockdown Head Shave Challenge Raises Money for Chesterfield Royal Hospital

A Chesterfield man is aiming to raise at least £2,500 for the NHS by joining in with the lockdown head shaving craze.
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12th April 2020

Nottingham Law Firm Increases Support While Immigration Rules Are Relaxed

A Nottingham law firm is increasing its opening hours in a bid to guide business and individuals through temporary changes to the immigration rules due to COVID-19.
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11th April 2020

New HUUB Training Tops Supports NHS Charities

Derby based triathlon kit designers HUUB have created a special cycle jersey and technical performance T-shirt to help inspire fitness enthusiasts to continue their regimes and to raise money for the NHS.
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11th April 2020

Hot Property Raises Record Breaking £25,000 For Local Charity

ANNUAL charity event Nottingham Hot Property (NHP) has raised an incredible £25,000 for local charity Switch Up.
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10th April 2020

East Midlands Airport launches COVID-19 relief fund

East Midlands Airport (EMA) is offering volunteers and financial support to local community and voluntary organisations to help with the Coronavirus relief effort.
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10th April 2020

Tennis club in Doveridge scores a funding boost

A tennis club in Doveridge has received a funding boost from a local housebuilder, which is building new homes just down the road.
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9th April 2020

Morley Hayes Opens Its Doors To Key Workers

Derbyshire hotel, leisure and golf complex, Morley Hayes, has opened the doors of its four-star hotel to key workers who need a place to stay during the current coronavirus pandemic.
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9th April 2020

Housebuilder calls on businesses to donate vital PPE to the NHS

Lincolnshire housebuilder Chestnut Homes has donated a range of personal protective equipment (PPE) to frontline care and NHS staff in Lincoln, encouraging other businesses across the county to do the same.
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9th April 2020

Leicestershire Homebuilder Supports Hospital Workers With Donation Of Respiratory Masks

David Wilson Homes East Midlands has donated a range of surplus high quality FFP3 protectivemasks to support NHS employees at hospitals across Leicestershire.
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8th April 2020

Central England Co-op says ‘thank you’ to all NHS workers by giving them 10% discount and priority access

Central England Co-op is today rolling out a 10% discount to all NHS workers to say thank you for their efforts working on the frontline to help tackle the Coronavirus.
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7th April 2020

Visual Print and Design offers free print support to Meal Delivery Service for over 65s

Recently partnering for purpose with Salted Orange Food Company, Age UK Lincoln & South Lincolnshire have launched "Food through Adversity: 21 meals for £20" to help combat the risks of Covid-19 to older people.
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7th April 2020

Coalville Football Club Scores New Sponsorship With David Wilson Homes

The young stars of the Coalville Town Ravens Football Club Under-9s team have received a set of new training jackets sponsored by David Wilson Homes.
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6th April 2020

New spin on waste management cuts 10 tonnes of waste per month 

Axil Integrated Services, has announced that since taking on the waste management at two of Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited sites, it has been able to reduce the company’s general waste by 50%
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5th April 2020

Hinckley & Rugby AGM donations to nine charities

Thanks to its members voting before Tuesday’s Annual General Meeting, Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has donated £500 each to nine local charities.
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3rd April 2020

North Notts Bid And Wilko Deliver Essential Supplies To Local Community Groups 

Generous donations have been delivered to food banks, animal rescue centres, schools and nurseries this week in an initiative to help support communities during the COVID-19 crisis. 
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2nd April 2020

Housebuilder Achieves Highest Ever Customer Satisfaction Score

Bellway has achieved five-star builder status by the Home Builders Federation (HBF) for the fourth year running!
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2nd April 2020

Student Housing Nominated For Responsible Business Awards

Specialist lettings agent and property management company Student Housing has been shortlisted for a prestigious regional business award.
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31st March 2020

Motion Vehicles gear up to support for Safe and Sound

Vehicle leasing specialists Motion Vehicles have joined forces with specialist child exploitation charity Safe and Sound to support its work across Derbyshire.
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31st March 2020

Focus consultant helping to save ‘At Risk’ buildings in Nottingham

Focus Consultants cultural services consultant, Laura Summers, has become a Trustee of a new charity which has been formed to save heritage buildings across Nottingham city.
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30th March 2020

New Trustees Join Safe and Sound Board

Safe and Sound, the local charity that specialises in supporting children and young people across Derbyshire who are victims of or at risk of child exploitation and their families, has appointed a new chairperson and several new trustees.
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30th March 2020

Regional property firm sponsors Leicestershire & Rutland Blood Bikes

Local property professionals Andrew Granger & Co has sponsored the Leicestershire & Rutland Blood Bikes.
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27th March 2020

Russell Scanlan Selects Macmillan Cancer Support as Charity of the Year

Nottingham-based independent insurance broker, Russell Scanlan, has announced its Charity of the Year for 2020 is Macmillan Cancer Support, the UK’s leading cancer support organisation.
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25th March 2020

Pegasus Group names Shelter Charity of the Year

Pegasus Group has unveiled Shelter, the national charity helping people struggling with bad housing or homelessness, as its charity of the year for 2020.
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25th March 2020

Leicester IT Company Launches Initiative to Support Local Charity Amidst Covid-19 Crisis

With more people having to work from home due to COVID-19, Better-IT has announced that it will be donating a proportion of its fees to Leicester-based Charity Link, when transitioning new businesses to its remote working package.
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25th March 2020

Leicester hairdresser salutes local NHS heroes with the gift of self-care during COVID-19 outbreak

Barrie Stephen Hair is giving out vouchers to NHS workers as a thank you for their tireless work during the Coronavirus pandemic.
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24th March 2020

UK pallet networks join forces to offer government a unique supply chain service for critical supplies

The UK’s eight pallet networks announce a massive collaboration, putting their 750 depots and 23,500 strong distribution fleet at the UK government’s disposal for emergency supply for critical services.
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24th March 2020

Microlise Provides SmartFlow Driver & Subcontractor Management App Free of Charge During Coronavirus Crisis

Increased levels of consumer buying, fuelled by Covid-19, is resulting in unprecedented supply chain challenges that are likely to continue at heightened levels for longer than traditional peak periods.
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24th March 2020

NK Motors pledges its support to me&dee

The UK’s largest Kia car dealership has chosen me&dee as one of its charities of the year.
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23rd March 2020

Good news amidst Covid-19 Pandemic

Local Nottingham based Sign & Graphics company N1 Visual, Produce and distribute 100's of free "Covid-19 Self Isolation" Stickers to their local community.
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23rd March 2020

Nuclear marine engineer calls for more support for people with autism in work

A former nuclear marine engineer is calling for businesses to do more to support and encourage employees with autism, to mark National Autism Awareness Month.
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21st March 2020

Lincolnshire based tech company announces £1.8 million package of support for its clients

Software firm Orderwise offers £1.8m in free licences to support customers
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21st March 2020

Charity raffle raises £6,740 for the British Heart Foundation

Chestnut Homes has donated £6,740 to the British Heart Foundation following the success of its recent charity raffle.
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20th March 2020

Taylor&Emmet team shows support for Dronfield 10k

A dedicated team of runners were out in force on Sunday to represent Taylor&Emmet LLP at the firm’s namesake event, the Dronfield 10K.
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20th March 2020

Northampton silent auction makes a big boom for Sports Relief

Staff at Barratt Homes Northampton have raised a whopping £597.19 for Sports Relief by holding a silent auction and a novelty balancing game.
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20th March 2020

Free bus pass travel before 9.30am on trentbarton

trentbarton is offering to help older and vulnerable people to get to the shops and banks during early morning openings by accepting concessionary bus passes before 9.30am on weekday mornings.
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19th March 2020

CCTV expert keeping an 'eye' out for vulnerable during Coronavirus chaos with grocery delivery

A home security expert is extending his already hectic working day by offering a grocery delivery service to “vulnerable” people amid Coronavirus chaos.
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18th March 2020

JMP Solicitors supports Children of Courage Awards

Courageous young people were recognised at the ninth annual Children of Courage Awards last week with Grantham-based law firm JMP Solicitors as a main sponsor.
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17th March 2020

Stories come alive for Kibworth pupils at storytelling session with David Wilson Homes

Stories were brought to life in front of the eyes of pupils from Squeaky B’s Nursery thanks to a storytelling event in Kibworth, organised by David Wilson Homes.
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16th March 2020

Pattonair’s community work recognised at East Midlands Business Masters awards

Global aerospace and defence supply chain specialist Pattonair has been rewarded for its fantastic community work with an award at the prestigious Business Masters Awards.
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13th March 2020

Bott supports disadvantaged young people at The Phoenix Children’s Foundation

Bott Ashby helps local charity through staff and supplier-assisted fundraising
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9th March 2020

Hinckley and Rugby showcases support for community groups

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society showcased its support for charities and community groups at a Leicestershire Cares event for local VCSE (voluntary, community and social enterprise) organisations.
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4th March 2020

How one Leicestershire Salon is giving back for International Women’s Day!

On March 8th, we will celebrate International Women's Day - a day of unity, reflection and action.
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4th March 2020

Idlewells Shopping Centre shortlisted for the Property Awards 2020

Sutton-in-Ashfield-based shopping centre Idlewells has been named as a finalist in the new-for-2020 Social Impact category at this year’s Property Awards.
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4th March 2020

Homebuilder shows commitment to Market Harborough with over £2m investment

As part of the planning agreement for its new development at Burnmill Farm, David Wilson Homes is set to invest more than £2 million in and around the Leicestershire town of Market Harborough
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3rd March 2020

The future is bright for Northamptonshire mental health group thatnks to housebuilder's donation

Barratt Homes Northampton has sponsored a local Mental Health group in Brackley to help support them in their efforts to build a community for those suffering from mental health issues.
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2nd March 2020

Brave Fundraisers Take Leap of Faith for Local Charity

Brave Fundraisers Take Leap of Faith for Local Charity
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1st March 2020

Derby organise to champion STEM education in E. Mids schools

The Derby Teaching Schools Alliance has been chosen to help drive greater interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Education & Mathematics) subjects in secondary schools across the East Midlands.
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1st March 2020

Cash and help from trentbarton together

trentbarton is offering up to £1,000 or its time and resources to local good causes. The new trentbarton together community fund is welcoming applications from sports teams, schools, charities and other local groups.
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29th February 2020

Peveril Homes goes top of the class after making generous donation to local pre-school!

Derbyshire-based housebuilder Peveril Homes has kindly donated funds to Tutbury Preschool to help with the purchase of important school safety infrastructure. 
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29th February 2020

Free kit for sports clubs across the Midlands!

Sport clubs and teams from across the Midlands could be in with a chance of winning a free custom sports kit thanks to a unique scheme that aims to support grassroots sport.
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29th February 2020

Leading homebuilder donates £1,000 to local animal rescue organisation

Barratt David Wilson Homes, Northampton has donated £1,000 to local organisation, Lainy’s Rescue as part of its Community Fund scheme.
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27th February 2020

School in Wingerworth benefits from sensory gardens donation

Housebuilder helps to transform sensory garden for local schoolchildren
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26th February 2020

A 'stable' start to new heritage charity

A new charity aims to save heritage buildings across Nottingham – as well as preserving and restoring those in disrepair.
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26th February 2020

Russell Scanlan presents grand total to Alzheimer’s Society

Nottingham’s largest independent insurance broker, Russell Scanlan has presented an incredible £5000 to the Alzheimer’s Society, the UK-based charity which funds life-saving research and helps those suffering with or affected by dementia.
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25th February 2020

Barratt and David Wilson Homes raises over 40k for Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Leading homebuilder Barratt and David Wilson Homes has raised over £40k for its chosen charity of the year, Cystic Fibrosis Trust.
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21st February 2020

Corporate football tournament raises funds for local hospice

Twelve businesses from across Northamptonshire have joined forces and raised £732 for Cynthia Spencer Hospice by taking part in a charity football tournament hosted by Silverstone Fleet Management.
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21st February 2020

Derby Firm Hosts “Best Night in Specialist Lending Calendar”

Derby-based Online Mortgage Advisor has celebrated the best in the mortgage industry at its annual Charity Awards.
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20th February 2020

Kit company helps national squad skate in style

A sports kit specialist has renewed its association with a national roller derby team, revamping their uniforms for the 2020 World Cup in July.
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19th February 2020

Peak District sheep farm and campsite go green with Solar PV

Peak District sheep farmer is making healthy returns, calculated to be 16.6% gross, from a solar PV system that is reducing energy and solid fuel bills, by generating electricity, heating water and powering EV chargers!
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19th February 2020

Derby women's charity moves into former home of 170-year-old convent

A regional charity that aims to improve the health and wellbeing of disadvantaged and vulnerable women in Derbyshire will be able to provide more support to those in need after moving to a bigger premises in Derby – following a commercial property deal su
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