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CSR & Sustainability News from February 2020


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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