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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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19th February 2020

Derby co-working space offers free support to businesses affected by Storm Dennis

Businesses which have been affected by Storm Dennis are being given a helping hand from CUBO, the co-working space is giving free working space to those impacted by flooding.
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18th February 2020

Derby’s Derventio Housing Trust celebrates a decade of helping the homeless

An award-winning housing trust which offers homeless people across Derbyshire a roof over their heads – and the help and opportunities they need to stay there – is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
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15th February 2020

Nottingham Business School launches ‘Spring Collection’ to tackle the issue of fast fashion

Undergraduate students from Nottingham Business School (NBS) will be taking part in a series of events this Spring to raise awareness of the social and environmental impacts of fast fashion.
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15th February 2020

Renewable energy company recognised in national and regional awards

East Midlands based renewable energy company Geo Green Power have been shortlisted for three awards at both the national and local level.
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15th February 2020

Midlands housebuilder digs deep for Lutterworth Foodbank donation

Northants-based housebuilder Mulberry Homes, whose flagship development is in Lutterworth, has donated over £200 worth of food and household items to Lutterworth & Villages Foodbank as part of the company’s Distinctly Local 2020 vision.
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14th February 2020

Curtain rises on the new year as Notts law firm supports award-winning theatre for 15th year

Leading Nottingham law firm Nelsons has started the year by renewing its longstanding season sponsorship of the Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall for the fifth consecutive time.
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12th February 2020

Barratt Homes Northampton has donated £1,000 to Cynthia Spencer Hospice.

The donation was made as part of the Barratt David Wilson Homes Community Fund scheme, which has been designed to strengthen ties with local communities.
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11th February 2020

Mum hopes to raise £17,500 for baby MRI appeal following her own labour ordeal

An entrepreneurial mum is supporting a drive to help poorly newborns following her own son’s traumatic birth.
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11th February 2020

Charity Fundraiser for International Women’s Day hosted by a local Women’s Centre celebrating 35th anniversary for community support

This year marks the 35th anniversary of this amazing centre and we have lots planned to raise awareness of this fantastic work, generate important partnership opportunities and create new business through trading.
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9th February 2020

QEP announces landmark charity partnership with the Rainy Day Trust

Leading tiling tools and accessories supplier, QEP, has announced a new partnership with the Rainy Day Trust—a charity that helps people who have worked in the home improvement and enhancement industry.
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9th February 2020

The importance of giving back

For Essential Print Services, giving back to the community isn’t just a nice thing to do. It’s essential.
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7th February 2020

Brave fundraisers take leap of faith for local charity

Three University of Derby students are amongst a group of people who will take a leap of faith to raise money for Derby-based charity Safe and Sound on February 29.
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7th February 2020

RED January Achievement for Digital Agency Account Manager

Repeat Digital’s Amy Jowett runs over 100 miles throughout January to fundraise for Mind as part of its RED January Campaign  
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7th February 2020

The post-match feedback is in – PLM Global’s tennis initiative sponsorship has been a success!

PLM Global, international suppliers of handheld capture devices, mobile print and EPoS hardware, are now enjoying their 5th consecutive year of sponsoring Avon Tennis.
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7th February 2020

CSR and the importance of giving back

The East Midlands, and Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire in particular, have a proud record of caring, sharing and giving back to the community.
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7th February 2020

Respectful Care expands into Worksop

A Nottinghamshire-based domiciliary care company rated Outstanding for Caring has expanded into the Worksop area.
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6th February 2020

Derbados 2020 cycling challenge

Cycling Challenge Flies the Flag For Derbados
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5th February 2020

Business community supports cricket club's bold new chapter

Businesses across the East Midlands have rallied to support Leicestershire County Cricket Club’s (LCCC) ‘bold new chapter’.
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5th February 2020

College donates more sleeping bags to the homeless

A charity and local business have praised the generosity of students and staff at West Nottinghamshire College for providing more vital aid to the homeless.
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5th February 2020

Gillotts praises community groups as it hands out proceeds of its annual fundraiser

A project to help victims of domestic violence and a community café were among five good causes to be given a boost when a Nottinghamshire funeral firm handed out the proceeds of its annual fundraiser.
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4th February 2020

Kinchbus team’s charity of the year is Rainbows

Bus drivers and colleagues from Kinchbus have chosen Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People as their charity of the year for both 2020 and 2021.
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3rd February 2020

Will Other Nottingham Businesses Accept the Challenge?

Retail Assist’s CEO Lays Down the Gauntlet
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30th January 2020

Dimensions raise five-figure sum for trio of charities in 2019

Market-leading uniform solutions provider, Dimensions raised £10,665 for a trio of charities during a huge year of fundraising in 2019.
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30th January 2020

Leading developer's donation helps young people in Northampton

David Wilson Homes South Midlands has donated funds to a charity supporting young people in Northampton with additional needs.
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30th January 2020

Star Trust hands out £60K to needy East Mids charities

Members of the Star Trust charity met with six East Midlands charities and handed over cheques to help each of them support the people and causes they work so tirelessly for.
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29th January 2020

Antibiotics Donation Treats 600 African Patients

A large donation of antibiotics by a Leicestershire pharmaceuticals business has helped treat 600 patients at an African hospital.
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29th January 2020

Game produces a boost for equine charity

Monopoly players have championed the work of an equine charity with a donation of £700.
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29th January 2020

Leicestershire homebuilder makes donation for accessible facilities to local church

St John the Baptist Church in Hugglescote has received a £250 donation from local developer David Wilson Homes to go towards the renovation of its accessible facilities.
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28th January 2020

Banner Jones Solicitors raises £1,000 for John Eastwood Hospice

Regional law firm hosts a Free Wills Month in aid of local hospice
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26th January 2020

Charity rides high with Russells donation

Local life-saving charity, Shropshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire Blood Bikes (SSBB) has received a generous £7,500 donation from Burton-based manufacturer, Russell Roof Tiles.
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24th January 2020

Nottingham developer celebrates year of charity commitment

Looking back on its charity commitment in 2019, Nottingham-based developer Barratt and David Wilson Homes is celebrating the maiden year of its Community Fund scheme.
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24th January 2020

Local print and design company raises nearly £250 to St Barnabas Hospice

Visual Print and Design, an award-winning print and design company based in North Hykeham, have raised much needed funds for St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice as part of their 2019 Christmas campaign.
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24th January 2020

Christmas 'treecycling' schemes raise record breaking amount for local hospices

Ward, the Midlands-based metal recycling and waste management specialist, has helped to raise over £15,000 for two local hospices through its support of the annual ‘Treecycling’ scheme.
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23rd January 2020

Donate items to Hinckley & Rugby to help homeless

People in Leicestershire having a January clear out of clothes, furniture and gadgets can help the homeless by donating them at branches of Hinckley & Rugby Building Society.
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21st January 2020

Pattonair answers plea to replace stolen televisions at Royal Derby Hospital

Derby-based firm Pattonair has lent a helping hand to the community by stepping in to replace stolen TVs at Royal Derby Hospital, part of University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.
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20th January 2020

Three charities to benefit from local accountancy firm’s fundraisers

Nottingham-based accountants Page Kirk LLP have once again made a generous charitable donation following epic fundraising efforts by staff.
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20th January 2020

Young footballers in Worksop show off brand new kit

Young players at Worksop United Juniors FC are now wearing stylish new kit, thanks to sponsorship from local housebuilder Jones Homes.
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20th January 2020

trentbarton team’s charity of year is Teenage Cancer Trust

Bus drivers and colleagues from trentbarton have chosen the Teenage Cancer Trust as their charity of the year for both 2020 and 2021.
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20th January 2020

Leading East Midlands property consultancy tackles stigma around mental health in the workplace

A leading UK property consultancy has pledged to tackle the stigma around mental health in the workplace.
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18th January 2020

intu Derby donates £2,000 to Treetops Hospice Care as part of charity awards

One of the Midland’s most popular shopping centres, intu Derby, has donated £2,000 to Treetops Hospice Care to support the charity’s 2020 activities.
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18th January 2020

Green for go! Utilita sponsors Derby 10k's plant-based water bottles

One hundred per cent plant-based water bottles are to be given to the runners of this year’s Derby 10k – making it one of the most-environmentally friendly races ever run in the UK.
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17th January 2020

Oakwood Training nominates Leicester homeless charity as Charity of the Year

Leading mental health and personal safety company to support The Bridge Homelessness to Hope
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17th January 2020

Christmas mental health campaign raises over £1,000 for UK charity, Mind

A charitable Christmas campaign aimed at raising money and awareness for those suffering with mental health has raised £1,060 - with all funds going to national charity, Mind.
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16th January 2020

Sleetmoor stalwart set for first-class Honours celebration thanks to Purpose Media

The honorary Life member of Sleetmoor United Football Club is gearing up for a luxury day out in London to celebrate his New Year Honour, thanks to local marketing agency Purpose Media.
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