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29th February 2024

Nottingham Business Announces Latest Community Support with new Charity Partnership

Nottingham-based insurance broker Russell Scanlan, which serves the nation’s corporate and small business sectors, has announced that its Charity of the Year for 2024 is Spectrum Wasp Children’s Charity.
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29th February 2024

Health and safety consultancy partners with Northampton-based homelessness charity to offer legionella checks

A health and safety consultancy has shown its support for a Northamptonshire charity by carrying out legionella assessments at its temporary night shelter for the homeless.
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29th February 2024

Runners take on 5k challenge to show their support for Teamwork Trust

A team of runners from Northamptonshire-based IT company 3RS IT Solutions took part in a 5k run to raise money for Teamwork Trust.
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28th February 2024

MORLEY HAYES HEAD CHEF HONOURED BY HIGH SHERIFF OF DERBYSHIRE

Nigel Stuart, head chef at Morley Hayes, has been honoured by the High Sheriff of Derbyshire for 30 years of service.
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28th February 2024

Savills Chooses the Star Trust As Charity Of The Year

Leading property consultants, Savills East Midlands, have chosen the Star Trust – The Charitable Entrepreneurs as their charity of the year.
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28th February 2024

ANOKI DERBY CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY

Leading fine dining restaurant, Anoki, celebrated its 20th anniversary with a special event for more than 80 members of the local business community.
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28th February 2024

Special gardening project is one step nearer reality!

Ambitious plans to create a unique garden to inspire children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) have been supercharged by grant aid and boosted by money raised through a fun quiz, exciting auction and bumper raffle.
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28th February 2024

The National Ice Centre hosted the High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire’s annual event to celebrate and support charitable work

The National Ice Centre hosted the High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire’s annual event to celebrate and support the charitable work of the Nottinghamshire Community Foundation (NCF) and the year of the High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire.
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27th February 2024

Charity Golf Day - 17 May 2024

PASIC supports over 490 families in the East Midlands facing childhood cancer.
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27th February 2024

Northamptonshire foodbank supported with £1,500 donation from local housebuilder

Weston Favell Foodbank has received a £1,500 donation from Barratt Homes to help support its essential service to the Northampton community.
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27th February 2024

Redistribution of thousands of items by Cawarden empowers the Nightlife Outreach charity to achieve its mission.

Specialist contractor Cawarden, based in Derby, has salvaged and subsequently donated thousands of unwanted items from its project on Edmund Street in Birmingham city centre to Nightlife Outreach, a mental health and addiction support service located near
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27th February 2024

The Furniture Makers’ Company welcomes Whitemeadow Furniture as a corporate member

Long-established upholstery manufacturer Whitemeadow Furniture is the latest business to join the ranks of The Furniture Makers’ Company, the City of London livery company and charity for the furnishing industry, as a corporate member.
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27th February 2024

Leicester-Based Shaw Trust Named As Highcross' New Charity Of The Year

Staff at Shaw Trust have expressed excitement at being chosen as Highcross shopping centre’s charity of the year for 2024.
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26th February 2024

esbs plants trees for charity scheme’s “wooden” anniversary

To celebrate five years of its In the Community scheme, esbs, or Earl Shilton Building Society has recently planted trees at National Forest’s Brookvale Woods in Ratby.
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26th February 2024

Farm park to bring charity donations to £20,000 in 20th year

A Staffordshire farm park is looking to bring the total amount of money raised for local charities to £20,000 this year as it marks two decades since opening its first family attraction on the site.
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24th February 2024

G F Tomlinson partners with Derby clothing bank for new year support

Midlands-based contractor, G F Tomlinson, has linked up with the Hope Store Charity in Derby to support the local community with essential items.
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23rd February 2024

Aon’s Leicester office donates to The Samaritans

The Leicester team of Aon plc, a leading global professional services firm, has made a significant donation of goods to its local branch of the Samaritans.
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23rd February 2024

Handsome hound ‘Lui’ helps Derbyshire science company staff boost lifesaving charity

Cute pet pics snapped by Derbyshire science company staff have helped boost a life-saving charity which is helping mark National Heart Month this February.
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22nd February 2024

Rewilding of Allestree Park awarded £1.1 million to deliver community’s vision

As Allestree Park enters its third year of rewilding, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust and Derby City Council have announced exciting plans for how the community would like to shape the park into a richer place for people and nature, and help tackle the effects
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22nd February 2024

Chelton Brown’s decade of dedication raises over £100,000 for Cynthia Spencer Hospice

A leading local property agent, who has supported Cynthia Spencer Hospice for more than a decade, last year sponsored events that raised more than £100,000 for the popular charity.
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21st February 2024

A celebration of a lifetime: Luxury Rutland hotel unveils county’s largest indoor event space for ‘unforgettable’ celebrations and events

A luxury Rutland hotel has officially opened the doors to the county’s largest indoor events space, with a seating capacity of 500.
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21st February 2024

Leicester-Based EarthSense Partners with Al Murabit to Bring Air Quality Monitoring to Oil & Gas Industry in Iraq

EarthSense, the air quality expert, has today announced a distribution agreement with Al Murabit Company, a leader in supplying the oil and gas industry in Iraq.
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21st February 2024

PIB Insurance choose Safe and Sound as Charity of the Year

The Derby office of a national specialist insurance brokers has pledged to raise money for local charity Safe and Sound over the next two years.
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19th February 2024

Bright Hope in North West Leicestershire gets keys to new purpose-built day centre

Local charity Bright Hope in North West Leicestershire (formerly Hospice Hope) has taken possession of Bright Hope House, its new, purpose-built daycare centre.
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15th February 2024

First Response Finance Raises Over £76k for Charity in 2023

First Response Finance, the vehicle finance company with offices in Nottingham, Leigh, and Glasgow, donated a total of £76,323.18 to charity in 2023. 
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15th February 2024

G F Tomlinson partners with Derby clothing bank for new year support

Midlands-based contractor, G F Tomlinson, has linked up with the Hope Store Charity in Derby to support the local community with essential items.
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15th February 2024

NET RAISES OVER £11,500 FOR NOTTINGHAM COMMUNITY GROUPS

NOTTINGHAM Express Transit (NET) has completed a successful 12 months of support for local community groups, charities and initiatives, with a total of £11,573 in funds raised.
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14th February 2024

Wardour Secure Networks sponsors local triathlete in her mission to secure World Standard Distance Aquabike Championship title

Wardour Secure Networks Ltd, a leading provider of cutting-edge telephony, IT, security, CCTV, and alarm solutions is helping a Grantham-based triathlete achieve her dreams with sponsorship for her upcoming trip to the World Standard Distance Aquabike Cha
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14th February 2024

LEICESTER RESTAURANT WELCOMES CHARITY FOR FREE DINNER

Thirty selected guests from a local charity enjoyed a free three-course dinner at favourite French high street restaurant Bistrot Pierre this week, paid for by loyal customers.
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14th February 2024

Air IT Partners with Good Things Foundation to Bridge the Digital Divide

Following the extraordinary achievement of raising £10,000 for The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association in 2023, Air IT (www.airit.co.uk) is propelling its commitment to social responsibility even further in 2024. Building on the remarkable success of sup
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13th February 2024

Leicestershire homebuilder donates £1,500 to Microtia UK

Coalville-based David Wilson Homes East Midlands has made a £1,500 donation to Microtia UK, a charity that provides an education and support for families effected by Microtia.
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10th February 2024

The Derby Conference Centre and Railway Children join forces to make a difference.

The Derby Conference Centre is delighted to announce a new Charity Partner for 2024, Railway Children. The charity help vulnerable children at risk on the streets across transport networks to rewrite their future – this is happening across the UK, India a
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8th February 2024

Leicester Arena becomes Mattioli Arena in recognition of support from charitable trust

The largest indoor arena in Leicester will now be known as the Mattioli Arena.
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7th February 2024

Flash the cash for kindness: GIVE Leicester's Random Acts of Kindness Week flash mob to help homeless people in Leicester

BID Leicester has invited everyone to embrace a random act of kindness next week by getting involved in a unique ‘flash mob’ giving event.
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7th February 2024

Pre-planning application submitted as Rutland goes 'wild' in Oakham

An ambitious project fronted by the owners of a farming and land estate in Rutland could see native bears, wolves, and lynx reintroduced to the countryside along with other indigenous species, if local proposals are successful.  
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6th February 2024

SME Awards raise over £20,000 for cancer charity

With the kindness of last year's finalists, the SME Business Awards have raised over £21,000 for The Lewis Foundation, a Northamptonshire cancer charity.
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6th February 2024

Community Causes New Year Cheer

Russell Roof Tiles, a Burton-based concrete roof tile manufacturer, has announced the return of its charity Give4Good initiative, with the 150 strong team pledging to raise £50,000 for good causes.
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6th February 2024

Faster Britain goes on tour! Taking gigabit full fibre on the road. Climb on Board at the Love Business Expo

Measuring more than 44ft in length and 15 tonnes in weight, a new member of the Faster Britain family will be revealed this week in Leicestershire. The bus will be parked up for the day this years Love Business expo on the 15th February
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6th February 2024

Thrills Galore Planned For Safe and Sound Fundraisers

Safe and Sound has announced its first two fundraising events for 2024 with proceeds going to help the charity protect and support more young people and families whose lives have been affected by child exploitation.
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6th February 2024

BELMAYNE DONATION AIDS LOCAL DISABILTY GROUPS

Two Derbyshire charities are benefiting from the generosity of Dronfield-based independent financial planners, Belmayne.
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5th February 2024

Newark housebuilder donates to local Under 7s football team

School Football Week (Monday 5th to Sunday 11th February) is a campaign run by the English Schools' Football Association aimed at getting schools and local communities to embrace the wellbeing, social and health benefits the sport provides to young people
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5th February 2024

Derby charity reveals record support to 12,000 people with meals, food parcels and hampers

A record number of people received food from the Derby Food 4 Thought (DF4T) Alliance, based in Charnwood Street, with 12,000 adults and children given meals, food parcels and hampers over the last three months.
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2nd February 2024

Inaugural Gala Dinner at army barracks will raise funds for vulnerable Nottinghamshire women and children

A Gala Dinner will be held in February to raise money for Nottinghamshire-based domestic abuse charity, Broxtowe Women’s Project.
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1st February 2024

Innovative App Provides Additional Security For Local Charity

Derbyshire’s specialist child exploitation charity Safe and Sound has piloted a new on-demand security service for its support workers and outreach teams.
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31st January 2024

Clowes Developments support colleague to raise £5,000 in Sponsored Walk for Derby and Burton Hospitals Charity

Clowes Developments, a prominent name in the Derbyshire business community, organised a sponsored walk at Pride Park Stadium on Sunday 28th January to support the Derby and Burton Hospitals Charity.
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31st January 2024

Study to decarbonise East Midlands Airport “takes off”

A decarbonisation study looking to gain a comprehensive understanding of the challenges and opportunities toward achieving zero carbon emissions at airports is now under way.
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30th January 2024

Three events coming up in the me & dee calendar

me&dee has a simple mission, to ensure families going through difficult and uncertain times are gifted with memories they can treasure, never losing sight of what truly matters.
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25th January 2024

Steve and Ethan find the recipe for fundraising success at showstopping baking event

Staff from Irthlingborough-based 3RS IT Solutions put their baking skills to the test last weekend when they took part in a bake-off event to raise money for Teamwork Trust.
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24th January 2024

Inaugural Gala Dinner at army barracks will raise funds for vulnerable Nottinghamshire women and children

A Gala Dinner will be held in February to raise money for Nottinghamshire-based domestic abuse charity, Broxtowe Women’s Project.
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24th January 2024

Great North Road (GNR) Solar Park could generate £1 million a year in community funding for Newark

Around £1m-a-year in funding could be made available to local community projects as part of the proposed Great North Road (GNR) Solar Park.
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24th January 2024

Young People’s Charity The Network Wins Shooting Star Vote

Award-winning marketing and PR agency Shooting Star has chosen a Lincoln-based charity that supports the city’s young people as its Charity of the Year in 2024. 
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24th January 2024

Leicestershire building society marks £10,000 of donations through community scheme

esbs, or Earl Shilton Building Society, celebrates five years of its In the Community scheme which has generated £10,000 of donations to local causes since the scheme began in 2018.
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24th January 2024

Simpler Law supporting Alzheimer's Society

Did you know that around 1 million people in the UK have dementia? Or that this is likely to rise to 1.6 million in less than 20 years? On average one person develops dementia every three minutes, and currently there is no cure.
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23rd January 2024

Central Co-op celebrates a year of community impact

Central Co-op, alongside its Members and customers, have helped raise a whopping £73,000 for charities supporting those affected by homelessness, as well as donating 7,600 toys to local disadvantaged children through its Goodwill To All festive charity in
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23rd January 2024

Abacus adds to remarkable expansion with new site

Pioneering Leicestershire firm Abacus Flooring Solutions has announced its imminent move to bigger premises following an incredible year of continued growth. 
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23rd January 2024

Housing Association residents raise money to say thank you to their local NHS

To mark the NHS 75 years of service celebrations and to say thank you, customers and colleagues at Platform Housing Group’s retirement living scheme at Epperstone Court, Nottingham have raised £310 which they have donated to Nottingham’s Hospital Charitie
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22nd January 2024

Sturgess Motor Group receives Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award 2024

20 JANUARY 2024, Sturgess Motor Grouphas received the Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award, an independent seal of excellence, which recognises businesses that consistently deliver a world-class customer experience.
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19th January 2024

Safe and Sound Supports Safer Internet Awareness

Derbyshire’s specialist child exploitation charity Safe and Sound has joined thousands of organisations across Europe to highlight the potential dangers of the internet – particularly for children and young people.
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19th January 2024

SMB College Group Celebrates Leicestershire Silver Sustainable Food Places Award

SMB College Group is celebrating Leicestershire winning the Silver Sustainable Food Places Award, and is proud to play a significant role in providing healthy and sustainable food production education through its Agriculture, Countryside Management, Horti
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18th January 2024

Leading conservation charity, Twycross Zoo, has won second place at the BIAZA (British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums) Great British Wildlife Restoration Awards

The prestigious awards evening took place at a special reception in the Houses of Parliament on Tuesday 16 January.
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18th January 2024

Universities for Nottingham to host East Midlands climate change education hub

A partnership between Nottingham’s two universities will host an East Midlands hub of a £2m national programme offering every school, college and university in England free access to expert support to become greener and more climate resilient.
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17th January 2024

Loughborough area foodbank welcomes delivery from Amazon

A team of employees from the Amazon sortation centre in Coalville visited the team at the Loughborough area foodbank to deliver a donation of food and essential supplies worth £1,000.
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16th January 2024

BUILDING A BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Lincolnshire’s highly proactive Gelder Group is on a mission to create an exciting educational facility to inspire children with special needs.
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16th January 2024

University of Nottingham becomes first UK member of international clean technologies institute

The University of Nottingham’s Power Electronics, Machines  and Control  (PEMC) Research Group has been announced as a member of the Chilean Institute of Clean Technologies, making it the first UK institution to join the programme.
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12th January 2024

East Midlands Chamber achieves WELL Health-Safety Rating with support from Blueprint Interiors

East Midlands Chamber is helping to set the bar for workplace wellbeing after landing a global accreditation – with the help of the region’s top expert in the field.
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11th January 2024

Russell Roof Tiles Announces New Sustainability Director

Starting the year demonstrating its continued commitment to sustainability Russell Roof Tiles has created a new role of Corporate Sustainability and Development Director.
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11th January 2024

Electric vehicles powering through for Silverstone Leasing in 2023

More than a quarter of all vehicles sold in 2023 by award-winning vehicle leasing company Silverstone Leasing were electric powered.
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10th January 2024

Amazon Chesterfield backs community development programme

A community development programme in Sheffield has received a £1,000 donation from the Amazon fulfilment centre in Chesterfield.
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10th January 2024

University of Nottingham partnership sparks innovation in clean energy

A partnership that pairs researchers from the University of Nottingham with a UK manufacturer is set to strengthen the company’s competitive edge, by creating new capability and in-house-expertise in clean energy.
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10th January 2024

Derbion has revealed that it is searching for a new charity partner for 2024 for its successful charity initiative, Derbion Cares.

Following another successful year in 2023, Derbion has announced that it is looking for a new charity for its ‘Derbion Cares’ initiative, which offers a regional charity the chance to receive 12 months of support through fundraising and awareness activiti
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8th January 2024

Pre-loved clothing sale to raise vital funds for local charity

Base 51, a charity that has been supporting young people in the area for over 30 years, is hosting a Sip & Shop pre-loved clothing event at the Malt Cross to raise vital funds for the charity.
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8th January 2024

G F Tomlinson partners with Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust to raise awareness of life saving treatment

Midlands contractor, G F Tomlinson, has announced the Aortic Dissection Charitable Trust as its chosen charity for 2024.
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4th January 2024

Poised to Make a Difference to More Lives

Equine Facilitated Learning practitioner Heidi Dawson has started 2024 in confident mood after supercharging her venture in a variety of ways over the past quarter.
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4th January 2024

LINCOLNSHIRE HOMEBUILDER BREAKS THE ICE WITH LOCAL ICE HOCKEY TEAM

Barratt and David Wilson Homes is supporting Grimsby Ice Hockey Club with a sponsorship that will provide trophies for the players.
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4th January 2024

Seeking 40 Nottinghamshire men to unite in song for Prostate Cancer UK

Popular pop-up singing project Men United in Song is coming to Nottinghamshire in 2024 and its organisers are urging local men to sign up for something extraordinary in support of Prostate Cancer UK.
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3rd January 2024

HOMEBUILDER’S DONATION HELPS EASTWOOD CHARITY’S VULNERABLE COMMUNITY

Nottinghamshire developer Barratt and David Wilson Homes has contributed £3,000 to a charity that helps vulnerable members of its community.
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3rd January 2024

Sheffield Children's Hospital supported by Amazon

The Children’s Hospital Charity has received a donation of £1,250 from Amazon in Chesterfield. 
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2nd January 2024

FESTIVE FUN SHARED AT AMAZON IN KEGWORTH

Colleagues at the Amazon fulfilment centre in Kegworth shared festive cheer with activities, games and giveaways in the run up to the festive season.
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2nd January 2024

Homebuilder makes donation in honour of Nottinghamshire schoolgirl's legacy

Barratt and David Wilson Homes has donated £1,500 to Nottinghamshire charity, The Rosie May Foundation.
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2nd January 2024

Local hospice launches National Three Peaks Challenge fundraiser

Ambitious adventurers looking for a new challenge to kick off the new year can sign up to take on the three highest mountains in the UK in aid of a local hospice.
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2nd January 2024

G F Tomlinson continues support of Arena Church with refuge centre renovations

Following the delivery of sanitation facilities earlier this year for Arena Church in Nottingham, Midlands contractor, G F Tomlinson has transformed another disused space to help vulnerable city residents who need it most.
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2nd January 2024

NG spreads festive cheer as Charlotte scores gifts for youngsters a little less fortunate this Christmas

NG Chartered Surveyors was busy spreading festive cheer over the holiday period when Associate Director Charlotte Steggles visited the Children's Hospital at Royal Derby Hospital to hand out gifts to youngsters a little less fortunate this Christmas.
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21st December 2023

Tree-mendous support from logistics firm

A kindhearted logistics firm will use its lorries and routing expertise to support Cynthia Spencer Hospice’s newly launched Christmas Tree Recycling Scheme.
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21st December 2023

BELMAYNE DELIVERS FESTIVE BOOST TO PATHWAYS APPEAL

Dronfield-based financial planners, Belmayne, are thanking local residents who have donated more than ever before to homelessness charity, Pathways of Chesterfield.
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21st December 2023

Gi Group Brings Festive Cheer to Charities Across the UK

Gi Group, one of the UK’s leading HR and recruitment agencies with branches across the East Midlands, has brought some much-needed festive cheer to 14 charities this year – donating an impressive £20,000 to good causes.
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20th December 2023

RUTLAND GOES ‘WILD’ FOR NATURE AS NEW RESERVE PLANNED FOR OAKHAM

For the first time in more than 1000 years, native bears, wolves, and lynx could be seen within the Rutland countryside if local proposals, announced this week, are successful.
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20th December 2023

Turtle launches UK’s first wind and solar powered defibrillator and bleed control cabinet

Turtle Defib Cabinets – an innovative manufacturer of defibrillator and bleed control cabinets, bleed control kits and supplier of medical equipment – has designed and engineered the first solar and wind powered defibrillator cabinet in the UK.
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20th December 2023

Lincolnshire Shared Ownership provider donates nearly £139,000 to charities and communities

Platform, which provides Shared Ownership homes in Lincolnshire has donated nearly £139,000 to charities and communities in the last financial year.
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20th December 2023

Nottingham residential building and its residents donating gifts for local children’s charity this Christmas

The team behind The Barnum, Nottingham’s newest build-to-rent development, is supporting KidsOut this December through purchasing and donating more than 50 gifts of new toys to vulnerable children.
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20th December 2023

Timms Solicitors’ Care Conference Supports Local Charities

Leading law firm Timms Solicitors have presented cheques to two local charities following its annual childcare conference for fellow professionals which focused on the impact of family proceedings on siblings and how they are treated by the legal system.
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19th December 2023

Women’s Aid funding to help support domestic abuse survivors this Christmas

Platform Housing Group has donated £600 to Boston Women’s Aid so they can host a Christmas party for the families and children they support, who are living in refuge accommodation, during the festive season.
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19th December 2023

Domestic abuse charity's £3M boost to buy its own properties to support survivors

Nottingham's largest domestic abuse organisation, Juno Women’s Aid, has received ‘life-changing’ funding of more than £3m to buy a string of safe properties for the survivors it helps.
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19th December 2023

Mansfield’s mayor enjoys college’s festive fair

A double-helping of yuletide fun, shopping and fundraising was enjoyed at West Nottinghamshire College’s Derby Road campus last week.
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19th December 2023

DG CARS HELPS LOCAL FOOD HUB SUPPORT MORE THAN 100 FAMILIES A WEEK

Nottingham’s leading taxi firm, DG Cars, is helping local organisation, Edwalton Food Hub, deliver donations of Christmas food bundles for more than 100 families in need, per week.
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19th December 2023

PILGRIMAGE WRAPS UP YEAR OF CHARITY SUPPORT FROM TIQ

The Island Quarter has rounded off a year of supporting local causes by hosting Sneinton C of E School’s Christmas pilgrimage at Binks Yard. 
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19th December 2023

FIRM BRINGS CHRISTMAS CHEER TO LOCAL CAUSES

Burton headquartered manufacturer, Russell Roof Tiles is spreading festive cheer by donating £37,000 to five local charities this Christmas.  This week each of the charities were presented with a cheque for £7,400, a record amount.
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