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18th January 2022

Aquabox launches Philippines typhoon appeal

AQUABOX, the Derbyshire-based charity which sends life-saving water filters to disaster zones around the world, has launched an emergency appeal to support its response to Super Typhoon Rai in the Philippines.
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18th January 2022

Victoria Centre hails latest experience a 'glowing' success

Over 31,000 people took a trip through Victoria Centre’s enchanted ‘Glow Room’ throughout the festive period, making it the centre’s most successful experience to date.
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18th January 2022

Bottles for a better future

Pall-Ex Group has put the wellbeing of its employees and the planet first by giving reusable drinks bottles to all its staff across the UK.
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15th January 2022

10,000 meals from top city hotel for care home residents

Residents of 11 care homes across Lincolnshire are being provided with 10,000 luxury meals prepared by chefs at The Lincoln Hotel to support them through the omicron wave.
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13th January 2022

Derbyshire-based Phoenix Brickwork announces plans to ditch diesel and switch its fleet to an ultra-low emission alternative by April 2022

Derbyshire-based brickwork, scaffolding and drywall business, Phoenix Brickwork has announced plans to switch its on-site fleet of telehandlers to hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) immediately – slashing CO2 emissions by up to 90 percent.
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12th January 2022

Charity Roundup 2021

Yet again, 2021 saw us face another year of difficulties and uncertainties as the Coronavirus continued to wreak havoc across the world. 
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11th January 2022

Sytner Group responds to rallying cry donating £100,000 to Ben

Sytner Group is proud to continue its support for automotive charity, Ben, responding to its rallying cry for help by donating £100,000 to carry on the invaluable work it does to help people working in the industry.
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11th January 2022

Midlands housebuilder makes grand gesture to children’s hospice

A Leicestershire charity has received a £1,000 donation from property developer Rippon Homes to help towards its work with children and young people with life-limiting conditions.
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11th January 2022

Taggart Homes gift £1,000 to local school to help fund refurbishment of dining hall

Midlands-based award-winning developer, Taggart Homes, has gifted a generous £1,000 to Annesley Primary and Nursery School in Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire as a contribution towards the refurbishment of their dining hall.
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11th January 2022

Love Business unveils Help the Homeless Leicester as latest charity partner

An organisation which works tirelessly to help homeless people and rough sleepers on the streets of Leicester has become the latest charity partner of this year’s Love Business Expo.
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7th January 2022

Chartered Surveyors raise £30k in Top Gear style bangers & cash fundraiser

As part of their activities to commemorate their 30th company anniversary, and raise £30,000 for three local charities, Loughborough based specialist land development and property consultancy, Mather Jamie had organised a TopGear style event whereby five
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6th January 2022

Bridge Help smashes fundraising target for Chesterfield Foodbank

More than £4,000 of much-needed food and toiletries was donated to Chesterfield Foodbank just before Christmas thanks to a fundraising appeal by commercial bridging finance company Bridge Help.
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5th January 2022

New ambitious carbon target announced by Ibstock PLC – net zero by 2040

Ibstock plc, a leading UK manufacturer of clay bricks and concrete products, is pleased to announce ambitious new carbon reduction commitments, including a target for the business to be net zero by 2040.
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23rd December 2021

BELMAYNE DELIVERS DONATIONS FOR HOMELESS

Dronfield-based financial planners, Belmayne, have helped make winter a little less bleak for those who sleep on the streets in Chesterfield, thanks to the generosity of local residents.
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22nd December 2021

Nottingham-based Sock Company Donates Over 1000 Pairs of Socks to Emergency Workers at QMC this Christmas

Sock-company - Orrsum, based in Wilford, Nottingham has gifted 1200 pairs of socks to the staff working in the emergency department of the Queens Medical Centre.
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22nd December 2021

Local homebuilder supports NHS workers in Worksop this Christmas

Local homebuilder, Barratt Developments Yorkshire West is spreading some festive joy by supporting NHS workers near its Gateford Manor development in Worksop this Christmas.
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21st December 2021

NOTTINGHAM LOCALS DEMONSTRATE TRUE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT TO HELP HUNDREDS IN NEED

Nottingham businesses and residents have come together to help those in need this festive season, donating over £7,000 and more than 200 food and gift parcels via city charity Switch Up.
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21st December 2021

COMMS AGENCY BRINGS CHRISTMAS SPIRIT TO LOCAL HOMELESSNESS CHARITY

Marketing, PR and digital agency Cartwright Communications has been spreading some festive cheer in its hometown this Christmas, by giving back to local charity, Emmanuel House.
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20th December 2021

Nottingham Forest’s Lyle Taylor nets milestone cash for cancer, boosted by club sponsor UK Meds

Two nail-biting injury time goals by Lyle Taylor for Nottingham Forest in their away win at Bristol City earlier this season helped score a milestone donation to Cancer Research UK, thanks to NFFC sponsor UK Meds.
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20th December 2021

Housing developer on a mission to make Christmas special for disadvantaged kids

East Midlands housebuilder Peter James Homes has collected well over two hundred gifts as part of a drive to ensure that no child goes without a present this Christmas.
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20th December 2021

Sytner Group dealership treats those giving something back in Derby this Christmas

Sytner Group dealership, Derby Audi, recently invited volunteers from Community Action Derby to the showroom for a festive treat to give back to those giving back this Christmas.
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20th December 2021

PR firm grants ‘tree wishes’ with community Christmas donation

Castle Donington public relations firm Poppy PR has donated a community Christmas tree which residents are invited to decorate with their own wishes.
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18th December 2021

Pall-Ex Group delivers festive cheer to Leicestershire charities

Pall-Ex Group has delivered donations to six Leicestershire charities as part of its 25th anniversary celebrations.
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18th December 2021

Fundraising duo praised for dedication

Uniformed Protective Services (UPS) students at West Nottinghamshire College have been praised by principal Andrew Cropley for their “extraordinary achievements” in a national fundraising initiative.
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16th December 2021

Eco-conscious Derby primary school pupils get winning bin design created for them by city business

Eco-conscious pupils from two Derby primary schools have been presented with their own unique recycling bin after winning a city-wide competition.
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16th December 2021

Wilkins Group help out the homeless and vulnerable with festive care packages

Staff at an award-winning packaging firm have once again played Santa - hand-delivering hundreds of hampers to the most vulnerable people of the area.
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16th December 2021

Kind-hearted Denby IT firm makes food bank donation to local Salvation Army

Families in Amber Valley who were facing a difficult Christmas have received some festive cheer thanks to a local charity and kind-hearted staff from a Denby IT firm.
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16th December 2021

KEGWORTH TEAM CELEBRATES THE FESTIVE SEASON WITH FUN AND GAMES

Employees at the Amazon fulfilment centre in Kegworth are enjoying two months of fun, games and events in celebration of the festive season and the countdown to Christmas.
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15th December 2021

STUDENT VOLUNTEERING GROUP BOOSTED BY DONATION FROM AMAZON TEAM

A university volunteering group in Loughborough has received a £1,000 donation from the Amazon fulfilment centre in Kegworth.
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15th December 2021

Salon’s seasonal spirit helps hospice

Pampering and prize-winning to raise cash for a local hospice was in abundance at West Nottinghamshire College’s Revive salon, as staff and students held their Christmas charity fundraising day.
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15th December 2021

ITP Aero donates over 100 toys to the Great Nottinghamshire Toy Appeal this Christmas!

The generous team at ITP Aero in Hucknall has donated more than 100 gifts for children of all ages to this year’s Great Nottinghamshire Toy Appeal.
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14th December 2021

Sytner Group colleagues get into the spirit of giving with Toys on the Table Leicester

Groups of colleagues from Sytner Group’s Head Office attended local charity, Toys on the Table, to help wrap presents for children in Leicester who might otherwise not receive anything.
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14th December 2021

Bhangals donate Christmas hampers to food bank

Staff at an award-winning construction consultancy have donated thousands of items to create more than 100 Christmas hampers for Northamptonshire’s needy.
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14th December 2021

MILTON KEYNES SALES ADVISERS GET FESTIVE FOR LOCAL CHARITY

A group of Sales Advisers from Barratt and David Wilson Homes have pulled on their festive jumpers to celebrate Christmas Jumper Day at the homebuilders Eagles’ Rest development.
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13th December 2021

LEADING HOMEBUILDER DONATES TO NORTHAMPTONSHIRE CHARITY SUPPORTING THE ELDERLY

A Northamptonshire charity has received a £1,000 donation from Barratt and David Wilson Homes to help towards its work providing support for the more vulnerable and sometimes isolated members of the community.
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13th December 2021

Propertyface2face Raises £4,000 For Operation Orphan

Propertyface2face, Nottingham’s leading networking group for property and finance professionals raised £4,000 for Beeston based children’s’ charity Operation thanks to its annual Christmas lunch held at the Motorpoint Arena.
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13th December 2021

Kind-hearted volunteers get into the Christmas spirit to bring joy to young care leavers

Teenagers and young people who grew up in the care system and are facing a lonely Christmas on their own are set to receive some festive cheer thanks to dozens of kind-hearted volunteers.
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13th December 2021

LED Lighting Installation Helps Leicester Charity Save Funds

Leicester based electricians, Blaby Electrical, have reported an increase in the number of businesses deciding to make the switch to LED lighting for their workplaces, as the benefits begin to become more apparent to business owners.
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10th December 2021

Teenage Cancer Trust partners with MHR to digitalise and streamline HR processes

The only UK charity dedicated to providing specialised nursing care and support needed by young people, Teenage Cancer Trust, has partnered with MHR International, the HR, payroll, finance and analytics expert, to digitalise and streamline its HR function
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10th December 2021

Seriously ill girl and Derby’s homeless receive help as friends’ club gains strength

More than 150 people have now joined the Derby friends’ club which gives its £1 weekly donations away to members’ nominated good causes.
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10th December 2021

4,000 TREES PLANTED FOR THE YOUNG PEOPLE’S FOREST

Opus Trust Communications joined forces with the Woodland Trust to create new native woodland in the Derbyshire countryside as part of the Carbon Capture® programme.
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9th December 2021

Finch Consulting are proud to be sponsoring The Big Burton Carousel

Leicestershire based health and safety engineering risk management experts, Finch Consulting, are very pleased to be sponsoring a horse sculpture as part of The Big Burton Carousel art trail in 2022.
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8th December 2021

CHRISTMAS CHEER FOR CHILDREN

The staff team at pioneering roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles is supporting local children’s charities local to its sites this festive season.
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8th December 2021

Mansfield Innovation Centre spreads Christmas cheer to local businesses and charity

A special Christmas Market held at Mansfield Innovation Centre saw local businesses come together to raise more than £500 for charity.
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7th December 2021

SPECIAL NEEDS CHARITY BOOSTED BY DONATION FROM AMAZON TEAM

A Loughborough special educational needs charity has received a £1,000 donation from the Amazon fulfilment centre team in Coalville.
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7th December 2021

Digital agency Impression earns Great Place to Work certification

Digital marketing agency Impression has achieved Great Place to Work Certification with outstanding results from its employees. This news comes just weeks after Flexa accredited the company, rewarding it for being a truly flexible employer. 
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6th December 2021

Stephen gives thanks to Derventio as he helps launch its Sylvester’s Fund Christmas fundraiser

A former homeless man whose life was turned around after he received help with finding and furnishing his own home has launched a social landlord’s Christmas charity appeal.
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6th December 2021

Derby's Finest group celebrating success of members and raising thousands of pounds for city charities as it approaches fifth anniversary

A networking group which celebrates and supports women in business is celebrating the success of its members and raising thousands of pounds for local charities as it approaches its fifth year.
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6th December 2021

Robinson partners with Althorpe and Keadby Primary School to teach the importance of sustainability

Robinson – the manufacturer specialising in value-added custom packaging – visited Althorpe and Keadby Primary school to teach children aged 5-11 the importance of sustainability.
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6th December 2021

Pall-Ex delivers £25,000 donation to Combat Stress

Pall-Ex (UK) Ltd has underlined its commitment to veterans’ mental health charity, Combat Stress, with a £25,000 donation.
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6th December 2021

LEADING CHILLED FOOD PROVIDER GROWS MOUSTACHE FUNDS

Employees from the leading producer of chilled savoury products, The Compleat Food Group, have raised £3,352 to support the national men’s health awareness campaign Movember.
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6th December 2021

THE HOTTEST CHARITY EVENT OF THE YEAR IS A KNOCKOUT

After a year hiatus due to Covid-19, Nottingham’s property and construction professionals celebrated the long-awaited return of Nottingham Hot Property last night (2 December), raising money for Young Lives vs Cancer.
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5th December 2021

A charitable day for elf and social care students!

Rosy cheeks, bobble hats and flashes of red and green were seen along the corridors at West Nottinghamshire College today as a promise to students came true.
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4th December 2021

Hat-trick for Hospitals kicks off for Nottingham Hospitals Charity and Nottingham Forest Community Trust

A new fundraising partnership, between Nottingham Hospitals Charity and Nottingham Forest Community Trust, kicks off at the Nottingham Forest V Peterborough game today [Saturday 4 December].
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3rd December 2021

Derby businesses helping to stop hunger over Christmas

One of Derby's most well-known business figures has launched a £50,000 Christmas appeal with city charities to prevent needy families and individuals going hungry over the festive season.
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30th November 2021

Encore Gives the Gift of Learning this Festive Season

Leading Midlands recruiter Encore Personnel, which employs more than 200 staff and operates 10 branches across the region, has decided to offer its surplus apprenticeship funding to other businesses and charities this festive season, in a bid to do all it
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30th November 2021

Bridge Help launches Christmas fundraising appeal for Chesterfield Foodbank

With an ambitious new target, Bridge Help has launched its annual Christmas fundraising appeal for Chesterfield Foodbank.
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29th November 2021

Leicestershire developer launches charity campaign for 2022

Leading housebuilder Mulberry Homes has launched its newest charity campaign – a community fund in which it will donate up to £1,000 per month to local charities nearby its developments throughout 2022.
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27th November 2021

Ovarian cancer charity sees 89% increase in traffic after launch of new digitally-inclusive website

Ovacome, a charity which supports those affected by ovarian cancer, has seen its website visits almost double following a major overhaul project aimed at making the site more accessible to the charity’s audience.
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25th November 2021

Henry Brothers provides life-enriching activities at Alfreton Park Community Special School

Pupils at Alfreton Park Community Special School given life-enriching experiences thanks to contractor Henry Brothers
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25th November 2021

Rainbows benefits from £100k makeover

Bathrooms at Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People have undergone a £100,000 state-of the art makeover thanks to Severn Trent’s Community Fund and supporters.
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24th November 2021

BELMAYNE COLLECTS FOR HOMELESS

Dronfield-based financial planners, Belmayne, are teaming up with homelessness charity, Pathways of Chesterfield, to provide practical assistance to those who sleep on the streets.
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24th November 2021

COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS RECEIVE BOOST FROM AMAZON TEAM

The Amazon fulfilment centre in Kegworth has donated more than £1,000 to three charities in the East Midlands.
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23rd November 2021

Davpack walk 250 miles to give people with limb differences the ultimate leg up in sub-Saharan Africa

This November, Davpack is working alongside UK charity Legs4Africa to raise money to support amputees in The Gambia.
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23rd November 2021

Students’ market gets set for Santa!

Improving customer service and finance skills while serving-up some early festive joy has been the theme for foundation studies learners at West Nottinghamshire College.
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22nd November 2021

Brain Tumour Research charity receives £1,000 donation from leading Northampton Developer

A charity which is dedicated to funding research into brain tumours has received a £1,000 donation from housebuilder, David Wilson Homes.
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21st November 2021

Community Awards recognise amazing charities and hand out £5,000

The Leicestershire Community Champions Awards returned on Thursday 18th November at the Leicestershire County Cricket Ground, with The Zinthiya Trust taking the flagship award of Charity of the Year.
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19th November 2021

BELMAYNE DELIVERS FIRST INSTALLMENT OF CHARITY CASH

Dronfield-based independent financial planners, Belmayne, have donated £6,000 to four local charities, with more on the way.
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18th November 2021

Michael's community spirit lights up Black History Month at Amazon

The team from Amazon in Hinckley celebrated Black History Month with a series of events including a steel band playing in the fulfilment centre and free celebratory pins and lanyards.
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17th November 2021

Life Saving Investment from Russell Roof Tiles

Burton-based, Russell Roof Tiles continues emphasise the importance of its workforce’s wellbeing and safety with the purchase of new life-saving defibrillator units for its three sites.
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17th November 2021

Bardney man with learning difficulties inspires funding boost for local play park regeneration

A young man has inspired care provider Home From Home Care to kickstart a new donation drive to raise funds for a local play park.
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13th November 2021

CHILDREN FIRST DERBY FASHION SHOW EVENT RAISES OVER £4,000 TO SUPPORT LOCAL FAMILIES

Local charity Children First Derby celebrated the hugely successful return of its popular Annual Fashion Show Event. 
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12th November 2021

Nottingham College students and alumni remember the fallen for Armistice Day

To mark Remembrance Day 2021, Nottingham College staff and students, along with High Pavement alumni, held a special ceremony at its High Pavement Sixth Form on Friday 12th November. 
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12th November 2021

Remembrance Day parade is a successful first for college

West Nottinghamshire College hosted a Remembrance Day service with a difference as they held the first formal parade, organised by the uniformed protective services (UPS) curriculum.
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11th November 2021

New £350K project to help decarbonise homes in Nottingham

The University of Nottingham is to deliver a new project that will inform the retrofit of the city's existing housing stock to help reach its net zero emissions targets by 2028; and the UK’s by 2050.
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11th November 2021

Dunelm to deliver joy to local older people this Christmas

This Christmas, leading British home furnishings retailer, Dunelm is joining forces with local Leicestershire charity Age UK Leicester Shire & Rutland with an aim to “Deliver Joy at Christmas” to local older people.
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11th November 2021

Junior footballers given a boost by battery specialist

A youth football team is all charged up for the new season after securing a sponsorship deal with one of the world’s leading battery manufacturers.
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10th November 2021

Seven-year-old Sia goes a cut above for children's cancer charity

A brave seven-year-old from Oadby has had her thigh-length locks cut short to support a charity which makes wigs for children with cancer.
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10th November 2021

Russell Scanlan Gifts VIP Pantomime Experiences to Local Charity

Nottingham based independent insurance broker, Russell Scanlan is donating four VIP family pantomime tickets to local charity, When You Wish Upon A Star, after what has been a challenging year for the charity sector.
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10th November 2021

Leader of Chesterfield Borough Council calls on Government to do more to tackle Climate Change

The leader of Chesterfield Borough Council has written to the Prime Minister and other senior Government Ministers to demand more action on climate change.
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9th November 2021

CHILDREN’S HOSPICE BOOSTED BY DONATION FROM AMAZON TEAM

A hospice that supports children and young people in the East Midlands has received a £1,000 donation from the Amazon fulfilment centre in Kegworth.
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9th November 2021

CarShop Express Leicester pledges long-term support of local charity fighting homelessness in the city

CarShop Express Leicester, the used car store on Blackbird Road that heralds an easier and faster way of buying your perfect car, has announced its partnership with local charity, Help the Homeless Leicester.
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8th November 2021

Nottingham family-run firm supporting sustainability targets for COP26

A Nottingham family-run firm, Shredall SDS Group, is supporting sustainability targets for the 2021 United Nations climate change conference (COP26) in Glasgow.
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4th November 2021

Harrier ensures ‘health MOT’ of events crews with mobile surgery

A SAFETY firm which has worked with some of the biggest names in showbiz is looking to roll out a ‘mobile surgery’ to ensure events staff have a clean bill of health.
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4th November 2021

Nottingham Castle hero awards helps spread love and light this winter

Nottingham Castle, in partnership with local business Paper Starlights, has launched a new competition called “share the light” - designed to give the city a chance to say thank you to 12 community heroes who deserve recognition of their hard work and ach
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4th November 2021

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE LAW FIRM SUPPORTS CHARITIES IMPACTED BY PANDEMIC FOR ANOTHER YEAR

A law firm with offices in Sutton-in-Ashfield and Mansfield has signed up to a charity Will-writing campaign for another year to help nine of the UK’s best-loved charities bounce back from the pandemic.
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4th November 2021

Festive donation from Derby IT business to support local community

IT company Neuways is teaming up with the Derby Food 4 Thought Alliance to provide the charity with a range of supplies for the local community ahead of the festive season.
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3rd November 2021

Mental Health Matters

On National Stress Awareness Day (3 November) Midlands based Russell Roof Tiles has revealed it is rolling out its first dedicated programme to support its team’s mental health and wellbeing.
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3rd November 2021

Sustainable redevelopment of landmark Derbyshire building receives high commendation at energy efficiency awards

A major refurbishment and modernisation scheme of one of Ilkeston’s most distinctive buildings has received high commendation in the ‘Large Scale Project of the Year’ category at the East Midlands Energy Efficiency Awards 2021.
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3rd November 2021

Quirky burger sales by Leicester pub company raises £8,750 for Rainbows

A Leicester pub company has raised £8,750 for Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People by serving a special meal.
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3rd November 2021

Launch of ‘Ibstock Futures’ – plus initial £50m investment to create the UK’s first automated brick slip systems factory producing Net Zero products

Ibstock plc, the UK’s leading manufacturer of clay and concrete building products, has today announced the launch of a new business unit for the Group - ‘Ibstock Futures’.
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2nd November 2021

Frozen food distributor Central Foods marks 25th anniversary with donation to local community project

Frozen food distributor Central Foods has helped to fit out the kitchen of a new community clubhouse as part of the company’s 25th birthday celebrations.
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1st November 2021

Venner Nutrition Ramps Up UK Operation Signing Kerry’s Fresh

Venner Nutrition, the UK’s first ‘Food Box with a Conscience’ has ramped up its UK operations, signing Kerry’s Fresh as its online distribution partner, to offer its plant-based, recipe boxes to families across the UK.
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1st November 2021

HSG Joins Online Innovation Portal to Boost Transition To Net Zero

Derby-based HSG has been chosen as an innovation partner for a new self-service, interactive and intelligent marketplace for sustainable technologies.
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30th October 2021

Voting Opens For Safe and Sound Hero

The New and Emerging Communities Worker at Derbyshire’s specialist child exploitation charity Safe and Sound has been shortlisted for a national award in recognition of the positive impact that she is making on the lives of young people and their families
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28th October 2021

Give Leicester contactless giving scheme partners with The Bridge Homelessness to Hope to fund Day Centre services for homeless people

A new fundraising campaign is underway to help people affected by homelessness thanks to Give Leicester – the city’s contactless giving service.
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