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CSR & Sustainability News from October 2020


30th October 2020

Notts contractor targets being net zero carbon by 2030

The Nottingham-based contractor,Willmott Dixon, is targeting that all new build and refurbishment projects delivered from 2030 will be net zero carbon in operation under its new 2030 sustainable development strategy, ‘Now or Never; our decisive decade.’
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28th October 2020

Lubrizol staff run, walk and hit the gym as they join forces for a 3,600-mile transatlantic charity challenge

Staff at Derbyshire firm Lubrizol have joined forces with their American colleagues to raise £1,000 by covering the equivalent of the distance across the Atlantic between their two offices through running, cycling and walking – or even playing a game a fo
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28th October 2020

Businesses encouraged to make a difference with donations for school lunches

Derby businesses are being called upon to help a local campaign that is giving free meals to school children during half term.
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26th October 2020

Mosaic Charity Calls in Commercial A-team to Shape Bold New Direction

Three Leicestershire businesses are joining forces to form an innovative new advisory service for local disability charity Mosaic 1898.
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24th October 2020

Leicestershire Salon celebrates NHS and Front-Line Workers by giving away FREE salon sessions

George’s Hairdressing has been inspiring the ladies and gents of Leicestershire for almost 40 years across its two salons located on Allandale Road and Oadby.
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23rd October 2020

Chesterfield Borough Council - Volunteers needed to help support vulnerable residents

People who are able to offer their time to help vulnerable residents during the ongoing pandemic are being urged to volunteer their time to a Chesterfield project. 
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22nd October 2020

FOXES FOUNDATION SELECTS TWO CHILDREN’S CHARITY PARTNERS

Two children’s charities based in Leicestershire will benefit from a new partnership with Leicestershire County Cricket Club (LCCC) as the club revives its Foundation.
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22nd October 2020

Former police chief and Army veteran on a mission to improve BAME representation in Military and Emergency Services

A former police chief from Derby has launched a new not-for-profit business aimed at creating more senior leaders from the black and minority ethnic community in uniformed services such as Armed Forces and emergency services.
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21st October 2020

WOMEN’S AID BOOSTED BY DONATION FROM AMAZON TEAM

Based at The Farr Centre, Worksop, Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid provides a safe environment for women who are seeking refuge from domestic violence.
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21st October 2020

Russell Roof Tiles Unveils Burton Albion Sponsorship

Burton-based, Russell Roof Tiles has secured a sponsorship deal with League One Burton Albion Football Club www.burtonalbionfc.co.uk as shirt sponsors. 
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20th October 2020

Homebuilder staff in Overstone think pink to raise awareness for breast cancer

The site team at Overstone Gate on Overstone Farm will be dressing to impress by switching out their usual hard hats and high visibility jackets for bright pink hats and vests to do their bit for the wear it pink campaign.
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20th October 2020

Braving the chop for children's cancer charity

A jeweller from Clifton has donated 16 inches of her hair to a charity that makes wigs for children living with cancer.
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19th October 2020

£2K donation for local life-saving charity

Burton-based leading roof tile firm, Russell Roof Tiles, has donated an impressive £2,000 to a life-saving charity, as part of its continued dedication to supporting the local community.
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19th October 2020

Thousands raised as cricketing XI and literary stars clash in charity contest

Leading brand agency, Champions (UK) plc, has made a COVID-secure return to the events scene with a star-studded cricket match at one of the country’s most idyllic sporting locations.
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19th October 2020

Cosy to leave a lasting legacy in Derby as it prepares to move into its new £2m home

A Derby company which sells ethical educational outdoor play equipment to schools and nurseries is looking forward to opening an exciting new chapter as it prepares to move to a brand-new £2m warehouse on the outskirts of the county. 
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15th October 2020

SMES challenged to make rail freight transport cleaner and greener

A new challenge for SME businesses is being launched to help make transporting goods on the UK’s railways cleaner and greener.
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15th October 2020

Permaroof's brand-new customer rewards scheme app goes live

Permaroof, the UK’s leading importer and distributor of Firestone RubberCover, has launched its first ever loyalty scheme to reward both old and new customers for spending with them.
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13th October 2020

Albert Village FC youth team gets new sponsor

Wathall’s Supports Young Footballers’ Return To The Pitch
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12th October 2020

Hazelwood's world mappers help Lubrizol hit its global volunteering target

Staff at a Belper firm helped their company achieve its volunteering total for the year when they carried out potentially life-saving work to help rescue teams operating in remote areas - without even leaving their desks. 
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12th October 2020

The gift of kindness for two Mansfield charities

Health and social care students at West Nottinghamshire College have been creating ways to support the more vulnerable members of their community. 
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8th October 2020

Workers at Derbyshire IT firm dig deep to support colleague taking part in charity trek for Wessex Cancer Trust

EMPLOYEES at Derbyshire IT firm have dug deep to help one of their colleagues smash his fundraising target for a cancer charity.
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8th October 2020

DBCP’s partners and projects dominate LABC East Midlands Building Excellence Awards 2020

Partners and projects of Derbyshire Building Control Partnership (DBCP) have swept the board at the LABC East Midlands Building Excellence Awards 2020, claiming two wins and two highly commended awards across three of the 13 award categories.
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8th October 2020

Discover what it was like to be a secret agent in World War Two

Chesterfield Museum is hosting a virtual event to help participants understand the role of the Special Operations Executive during World War Two.
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7th October 2020

Health Visitor Wins Solar PV System For Family Home Thanks to NHS Donation

Julian and Jennie Churchill of Tollerton are the lucky winners of a fully fitted solar PV system, donated by Nottinghamshire renewable energy company Geo Green Power, fitted to their family home in August.
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7th October 2020

Loughborough Bellfoundry Trust receives funding from The National Lottery - to help address the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on its bell museum

The Loughborough Bellfoundry Trust has received funds from The National Lottery Heritage Fund, to make changes within its historic bell museum to ensure it is Covid-19 compliant for visitors.
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7th October 2020

Thompsons United FC U7s Flames team with brand-new Mulberry kit

Thompsons United FC was newly formed last year and trains at Ullesthorpe playing fields, which is nearby to Mulberry Homes’ Kingsbury Park development in the town.
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7th October 2020

Local bid members back bookcase trail

BUSINESSES across North Nottinghamshire are taking part in LitFest’s First Chapters Trail to encourage local people to visit town centres and engage in socially distanced fun.
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7th October 2020

Leicestershire’s ‘forgotten’ children would benefit from rule change, says charity

A charity which takes disadvantaged county youngsters on holiday is appealing to the government for a change in the rules on social distancing at outdoor centres.
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5th October 2020

Wildlife haven created at David Wilson Homes’ Derbyshire development

Following the installation of several wildlife-friendly features at The Paddocks, David Wilson Homes’ new development in Newton Solney prioritises animal and human comforts.
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