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CSR & Sustainability News from December 2019


23rd December 2019

Northampton farm spreads Christmas cheer among children in care

Christmas came early for some children and young people in care across Northampton after they received a present donated by a local farm.  
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23rd December 2019

Lovell subcontractor helps to raise over £12,000 to fight cancer in charity boxing match

A Lincoln resident has recently participated in a charity boxing match at The Engine Shed in Lincoln, where over £12,000 was raised for Cancer Research UK.
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23rd December 2019

Christmas aboard for school choir

A trentbarton bus gave a junior school choir a lift to and from a carol concert at Haddon House Care Home in Ilkeston.
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20th December 2019

Purpose Media rally together for festive foodbank collection

The full-service marketing agency has donated a hamper full of food to a South Normanton based foodbank to help families in need this Christmas.
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20th December 2019

Notts accountancy firm sleighs Christmas jumper day for children's charity

Winter warmers help Notts accountants raise funds for children's charity
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20th December 2019

Leicester barbers are combatting loneliness at Christmas

Celebrity master barber, Sid Sottung and veteran Leicester hairdressing icon Barrie Stephen are stepping up the fight against loneliness this Christmas with a charity fundraiser on Christmas Eve.
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19th December 2019

£5,000 donation made towards Alfreton Park School’s new outdoor play area

Derbyshire-based housebuilder Peveril Homes has made a significant contribution of £5,000 towards Alfreton Park School’s new outdoor play area project - which is set to open in 2021 alongside its new school building.
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19th December 2019

Recycling Programme Supports Butterfly Appeal

A Derby charity is appealing for anyone who has a new mobile phone for Christmas to donate their old handset for recycling.
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19th December 2019

Local law firm leads toy drive for Leicestershire school children

Christmas came a week early for dozens of Leicestershire primary school children thanks to a toy donation drive led by local law firm, Bray & Bray.
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19th December 2019

Leading housebuilder lends a helping hand at local homeless charity

Staff at Barratt Homes Northampton have pitched in for a day to help at Northampton’s Hope Centre; a local poverty and homeless charity.
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19th December 2019

Children’s heart charity receives boost from housebuilder

A donation has been made to Heart Link Children’s Charity to improve medical facilities for children born with heart defects.
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18th December 2019

Birmingham lawyers help families in need with gift donations

Lawyers and staff at the Birmingham office of Clarke Willmott LLP have ditched the office ‘Secret Santa’ to buy toys for local children instead.
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17th December 2019

Investors in Community outlines 2020 growth ambitions

Charitable giving platform, Investors in Community, has set out its ambitions for 2020 – and it’s aiming for substantial growth.
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17th December 2019

Local firm's donation helps revamp primary school's playground in time for Spring

A £2,500 donation from Northants logistics firm The NX Group towards playground equipment for Crick Primary School has come to fruition in the form of a newly-installed climbing structure.
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16th December 2019

Nottinghamshire sports association receives a helping hand from local developer

Leading Nottinghamshire developer Barratt and David Wilson Homes has donated £1,000 to the Trent Vale Community Sports Association as part of its Community Fund scheme.
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16th December 2019

adi engineers a successful 2019 across the Midlands

A major engineering firm is celebrating a year of success in strengthening its roots in the local community and raising thousands of pounds for charity.
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16th December 2019

Hinckley and Rugby Building Society staff help homeless at Christmas

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society and its staff have helped the homeless this Christmas by donating 18 starter packs to help them sleep, cook, eat in and clean their next homes.
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16th December 2019

Developer plays Santa to bring Christmas cheer to young hospital patients

Young patients in Nottingham had their hospital stay brightened up by a donation of festive gifts.
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16th December 2019

A very merry day at salon’s festive fundraiser

There was plenty of merriment, pampering and prize-winning today at West Nottinghamshire College’s Revive salon, as staff and students held their Christmas charity fundraising day.
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16th December 2019

Belmayne kicks off grassroots links

Two north Sheffield community sports organisations have received a financial boost, thanks to Dronfield-based Belmayne.
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15th December 2019

Derwent Living secures £5,000 for local charity

Local charity Doorways Derby, who provide help to homeless and vulnerable people, has received a £5,000 grant from housing provider Derwent Living.
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15th December 2019

Salon 'overwhelmed' by response to homeless plea

The team at KH Hair in Arnold say they are 'overwhelmed' by the generous response from the public following a plea for donations to help keep Nottingham's homeless warm this winter.
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15th December 2019

Over £10,000 raised for Leicester charity at Opera Night

On Thursday 6th December, over £10,000 was raised for Leicester charity Hope Against Cancer at a sold-out night of Opera.
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13th December 2019

Hinckley & Rugby sleep out raises £3,000 for homeless

Staff from Hinckley & Rugby Building Society have raised more than £3,000 for the homelessness charity Emmaus Leicestershire & Rutland by sleeping out for a night in the Society’s car park in Hinckley.
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13th December 2019

Doggie Donation! Furry Festive Visitors

Pioneering roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles is generously supporting work of Hillfield Animal Home, in Hillfield Lane, Stretton this festive season.
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13th December 2019

Pall-Ex is top of the tree for Christmas delivery

Pall-Ex is helping a local Christmas tree wholesaler reduce the miles from forest to front door by transporting products nationwide via its pallet network.
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12th December 2019

Local businessman honoured at 2019 Race Harborough Santa Run

An award commemorating the contribution that a Market Harborough businessman made to the local community was given out for the first time at this year’s Santa Fun Run in Market Harborough on 8th December.
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11th December 2019

Local developer makes donation to Burton Hospital Neo Natal Unit

Leading housebuilder David Wilson Homes has made a donation to Queen’s Hospital Burton’s Neo Natal Unit as part of its efforts to support the communities around its developments.
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10th December 2019

Derbys business supports charity that provided lifesaving surgery to MD's granddaughter

Derbyshire-based Permaroof has pledged to raise funds for Heart Link throughout 2020 after the children’s charity provided lifesaving heart surgery to managing director Adrian Buttress’ granddaughter just days after she was born.
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9th December 2019

Lincolnshire couple raise £1.5k to support St Barnabas Hospice

LOCAL couple, Katherine and Lee Durrant, have put their best foot forward in a 200-mile trek, raising £1,500 for St Barnabas Hospice Trust.
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6th December 2019

Bake-off at local recycling firm Casepak raises £1,100 for charity

Leicester-based waste management and recycling firm, Casepak has raised more than £1,100 in aid of charity.
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5th December 2019

Nottingham leisure Complex Encourages People To 'Give Back' This Winter

Nottingham’s leading entertainment and leisure complex, The Cornerhouse will host its very own foodbank this December, encouraging members of the public to give generously over the festive period.
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5th December 2019

KH Hair makes homeless plea

KH Hair in Arnold has launched an initiative to help the homeless this winter by collecting donations of much-needed items that will be distributed in Nottingham to those who need them most.
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5th December 2019

Farm shop's festive support for children's charity

A Northampton farm which specialises in selling freshly cut Christmas trees over the festive period has pledged to help children in care across Northampton.
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4th December 2019

Colleagues putt their way to glory as they raise funds for the British Heart Foundation

Staff at Derbyshire company Lubrizol raised almost £250 to help fund research into heart disease when they transformed their office into a crazy golf course for a sporting challenge with a difference.
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3rd December 2019

Children’s charity thrilled by business support for kids’ Christmas party

An East Midlands charity which provides support to the families of children born with a cleft lip or palate has thanked local businesses for backing its annual Christmas party event.
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2nd December 2019

Bear-y special visitors donate £4,500 to local hospice

Housebuilder mascots, Buster and Buddy, surprised a local hospice with a special visit to officially present the team with funds raised following a 52km hike. 
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