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20th January 2020

Three charities to benefit from local accountancy firm’s fundraisers

Nottingham-based accountants Page Kirk LLP have once again made a generous charitable donation following epic fundraising efforts by staff.
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20th January 2020

Young footballers in Worksop show off brand new kit

Young players at Worksop United Juniors FC are now wearing stylish new kit, thanks to sponsorship from local housebuilder Jones Homes.
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20th January 2020

trentbarton team’s charity of year is Teenage Cancer Trust

Bus drivers and colleagues from trentbarton have chosen the Teenage Cancer Trust as their charity of the year for both 2020 and 2021.
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20th January 2020

Leading East Midlands property consultancy tackles stigma around mental health in the workplace

A leading UK property consultancy has pledged to tackle the stigma around mental health in the workplace.
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18th January 2020

intu Derby donates £2,000 to Treetops Hospice Care as part of charity awards

One of the Midland’s most popular shopping centres, intu Derby, has donated £2,000 to Treetops Hospice Care to support the charity’s 2020 activities.
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18th January 2020

Green for go! Utilita sponsors Derby 10k's plant-based water bottles

One hundred per cent plant-based water bottles are to be given to the runners of this year’s Derby 10k – making it one of the most-environmentally friendly races ever run in the UK.
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17th January 2020

Oakwood Training nominates Leicester homeless charity as Charity of the Year

Leading mental health and personal safety company to support The Bridge Homelessness to Hope
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17th January 2020

Christmas mental health campaign raises over £1,000 for UK charity, Mind

A charitable Christmas campaign aimed at raising money and awareness for those suffering with mental health has raised £1,060 - with all funds going to national charity, Mind.
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16th January 2020

Sleetmoor stalwart set for first-class Honours celebration thanks to Purpose Media

The honorary Life member of Sleetmoor United Football Club is gearing up for a luxury day out in London to celebrate his New Year Honour, thanks to local marketing agency Purpose Media.
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16th January 2020

Charity partnership all wrapped up thanks to Love Business connections

Derby charity me&dee, which supports people with life-changing illnesses and their families, is set to receive a promotional boost from van conversion specialist Bott, thanks to connections made through Love Business.
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15th January 2020

Northants pub company makes £50,000 charity pledge to mark 50 years in business

The owners of 17 pubs in Northampton including Brampton Halt, Thomas 'A' Becket and The Red Lion, has pledged to raise £50,000 for charity in its 50th year of business.
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13th January 2020

Good call! Derbyshire sign new deal with A1 Comms

Derbyshire County Cricket Club has named A1 Comms Business as its ​mobile telecommunications partner until the end of 2021.
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11th January 2020

For both EHL and The Riders it’s all about perfect moves!

Leicester-based company, EHL Conveyancing, are experts in everything related to moving house but, having just sponsored the Leicester Riders team for the 6th year as the ‘Official Lawyers of The Leicester Riders’, they are fast becoming experts on Basketb
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11th January 2020

Banner Jones Solicitors partners with Chesterfield rugby club

In celebration of its centenary anniversary this year, Chesterfield Panthers RUFC has purchased new 1919 replica shirts for its mini teams thanks to sponsorship assistance from local law firm Banner Jones Solicitors.
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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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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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29th November 2019

Pattonair’s community efforts reach new heights in 2019

Leading Derby firm Pattonair has strengthened its commitment to local causes with a series of successful enterprising initiatives in 2019.
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28th November 2019

Record Turnout for Russell Scanlan Annual Charity Quiz

Nottingham’s largest insurance broker, Russell Scanlan, has raised an impressive £2,611 at their Annual Charity Quiz Night in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society, the UK’s leading dementia support and research charity.
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26th November 2019

Leading Leicester law firm helps give adventure playground a new lease of life

Leics games room brought to life by Superheroes
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26th November 2019

Building Society seeks a greener future for all

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society has launched a new environmental strategy to make the business greener and encourage its customers to save money by cutting their energy use.
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26th November 2019

Local Fundraiser Completes Ultimate Challenge For Safe and Sound

A Derby charity fundraiser has successfully completed his ultimate challenge to raise money for local charity Safe and Sound’s Butterfly Appeal.
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25th November 2019

Paul Smith Puts Full Support Behind Fashanne

Internationally acclaimed British fashion design house, Paul Smith has confirmed that it will be sponsoring the East Midlands student fashion awards, FASHANNE, in 2020.
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25th November 2019

Festive event to raise funds for Leicester Children’s Hospital Appeal

Did you know that the East Midlands is the only region in England without a dedicated children’s hospital?
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24th November 2019

Rilmac Fabrication build support for local scout group and school

The 29th Cherry Willingham Scout and Guide Group are benefitting from a huge clear out at Lincoln based Rilmac Fabrication.
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24th November 2019

Master Minds raise £7,500 for charity

Russell Roof Tiles’ annual Big Quiz returned to Burton recently, raising an impressive £7,500 for local charities and community causes.
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22nd November 2019

Harron Homes donation encourages Forest Town youngsters to enjoy reading in the great outdoors

Pupils at a primary school in Forest Town are being encouraged to take their reading outside following a donation from Harron Homes towards an external library.
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22nd November 2019

Belmayne invites local charites to bid for funding

Dronfield-based independent financial planners, Belmayne, are asking small local charities to get in touch if they would like to benefit from their fundraising next year.
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22nd November 2019

Nottingham firms climb double the height of Everest for BBC Children in Need

Nottingham businesses joined forces last week to complete a gruelling climb of the renowned steps in The Park Estate, to raise over £2,000 for BBC Children in Need.
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21st November 2019

Leicester salon recognised for its community support in national award

Barrie Stephen Hair has been proclaimed the country’s most outward focused hairdressing business by the National Hair and Beauty Federation.
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11th November 2019

ActionCoach provides support to Help the Homeless

Business growth specialists from ActionCoach Leicester & Nottingham are providing mentoring and support to a local homeless organisation as part of their commitment to the charity sector.
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30th October 2019

Deserving father of three to light up the night sky at Derby’s biggest firework display

An inspirational dad who has devoted hours to helping children play cricket will be the guest of honour at Derby’s biggest fireworks extravaganza this weekend when the Derbyshire County Cricket Club plays host to the annual Fireworks Night and Fun Fair.
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28th October 2019

Pattonair Autumn ball raises thousands for Dementia UK

Leading Derby company Pattonair raised more than £57,000 towards a dementia charity’s efforts to provide its first dementia specialist nurse in the county.
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24th October 2019

Can you help bring a big smile to children this Christmas?

An East Midlands charity which aims to bring together the families of children born with a cleft lip or palate is calling on businesses to support its annual Christmas party.
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3rd October 2019

Marathon man Andrew braced for second leg of charity challenge

One of the founders of business development and coaching consultancy ActionCOACH Leicester & Nottingham is getting set for the second leg of a double marathon challenge for charity.
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26th September 2019

IT boss completes one-day 198-mile challenge for charity

The head of one of the region’s leading specialists in the provision of IT support services has completed a gruelling charity fundraiser which saw him cycle from Ilkeston to Skegness and back on the same day.
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18th September 2019

Total Motion’s support helps Bodie Hodge’s Foundation achieve “unprecedented success”

Support from vehicle management company Total Motion has helped its chosen charity of 2019, the Bodie Hodges Foundation, achieve “unprecedented success.”
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16th September 2019

Community fundraising sees Fidler & Pepper Lawyers shortlisted for award

Fidler & Pepper lawyers, specialists in Private Client and Conveyancing legal advice, have been shortlisted for yet another prestigious award, this time in recognition of its community spirit.
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14th September 2019

Local business owners bring back Derby Sportive Challenge

Derby-based Koobr and Purely Digital are joining forces, bringing back the recently-cancelled September Cycle Derby Sportive.
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28th August 2019

Family charity launches '20/20 Vision'

Derby-based family support charity Me&Dee is hosting a special event to share its vision of creating a new holiday home in the East Midlands, for families experiencing life-limiting illness.
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21st August 2019

Director's pedal power helps to raise more than £20,000 for charity

A director at one of the UK's leading compressed air solutions providers put her pedal power to the test during a gruelling 300-mile bike ride to help raise more than £20,000 for a range of children's charities. 
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16th August 2019

Love Business News backs huge charity quiz night

Love Business News has given its backing to a huge charity quiz night in Leicester in support of children safeguarding charity, Warning Zone Life Skills Centre.
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16th August 2019

IT firm goes continental in four-country challenge

Employees from award-winning IT solutions provider RDS Global are set to take on the gruelling Pavestone Rally next month – with the aim of raising £2,000 for the Rally’s chosen charities
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5th August 2019

Churchside Insurance makes friends with Mansfield BID

Churchside Insurance has become the latest member of the popular Friends of Mansfield BID scheme.
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5th August 2019

Dementia UK selected as chosen charity for Pattonair annual ball

Organisers of a charity ball are hoping to raise thousands of pounds to fund a vital lifeline which will help families and carers of people living with dementia in Derbyshire.
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2nd August 2019

Love Business partners back its ‘2020 Vision’ to connect organisations across the East Midlands

Love Business, the East Midlands’ largest annual B2B expo, is set to mark its biggest and best event yet when it returns in 2020.
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30th July 2019

Survival of the fittest: six ways businesses can ethically adapt

While brands fight to stay relevant in this age of rapidly increasing environmental awareness, a whole host of regulations and targets are driving change in almost every business.
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24th July 2019

Pattonair employees to trek 20 miles to help Holiday Hunger scheme

Employees from Derby-based Pattonair will be taking part in a major charity walk to help make sure disadvantaged youngsters don’t go hungry during their school holidays.
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18th July 2019

Chamber backs new scheme to get businesses more engaged with primary schoolchildren

The region's biggest business support organisation is lending its support to a new initiative which aims to connect primary schoolchildren across Derby with local employers, to help introduce them to the world of work.
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16th July 2019

Pattonair supports Chesterfield Borough Council in welcoming hundreds of school children to Chesterfield Festival of Cricket

Following the drama of England’s Cricket World Cup victory on Sunday, Pattonair is continuing its efforts to engage young people in cricket by inviting more than 300 school children to enjoy the sport this week.
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5th July 2019

Derby County Ladies Football Club announces Pattonair as new Academy Partner

One of Derbyshire’s most successful companies has thrown its support behind women’s football in the county.
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28th June 2019

Fidler & Pepper Lawyers aims to knock out the competition

A team from Fidler & Pepper Lawyers is hoping to raise a smile and a bucket-load of funds for Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People by taking part in It’s a Knockout.
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20th June 2019

Pattonair selects 16 young people to form guard of honour at upcoming Vitality WIT20

Sixteen cricket-mad youngsters are being given an exciting opportunity to take part in a guard of honour in a major international women’s cricket match next week.
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13th June 2019

Caring company proud of outstanding recognition

Mansfield-based homecare services provider Respectful Care delivers an 'exceptionally caring' service in its local, according to the results of a recent inspection.
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12th June 2019

New scheme to boost digital skills of autistic individuals and women

A pioneering project to equip autistic individuals and women who want to get back into work with digital skills they need to find a job has been launched, funded by the Government’s Department of Culture, Media and Sport’s Digital Innovation Fund.
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25th April 2019

High Peak CVS Announce James Bromley as the new Chief Executive Officer

High Peak CVS (Community and Voluntary Support) are delighted to announce that James Bromley has taken over as CEO in an exciting time of development for the charitable infrastructure organisation.
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5th April 2019

Last Call for Top Directors’ Awards Nominations

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has announced the final call for nominations and applications for its East Midlands Director of the Year awards 2019, which are sponsored by Castle Business School.
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8th March 2019

Nottingham's Impression Wins in National Media Awards

Nottingham based agency Impression has been crowned winner in two categories of the national UK Biddable Media Awards 2019.
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21st February 2019

Click Travel celebrates six years as one of the UK's best places to work

Initiatives promoting a strong team ethos and a positive approach to mental health, have seen travel technology business, Click Travel, named as one of the Best Companies to Work For by The Sunday Times for a sixth consecutive year.
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18th February 2019

Children's charities receive £18k boost from Encore

East Midlands-based recruitment agency, Encore Personnel has raised an impressive £18,000 for three children’s charities.
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8th February 2019

Entries Open for IoD East Midlands Directors’ Awards

Entries are now invited for the coveted Institute of Directors (IoD) East Midlands Director of the Year awards 2019.
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6th February 2019

Entries Open for IoD East Midlands Directors’ Awards

Entries are now invited for the coveted Institute of Directors (IoD) East Midlands Director of the Year awards 2019.
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6th February 2019

Ibstock plc appoints Michael McGowan as Group Sustainability Manager

Michael assumes the role with immediate effect having previously served as Quality, Environmental & Energy Manager at Ibstock Brick, part of Ibstock plc.
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5th February 2019

Rothera Sharp names new CEO as part of firm restructure

Rothera Sharp names new CEO as Christina Yardley
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11th January 2019

Nottingham Packaging Manufacturer 'Seals The Deal' With Litter Pick

Plastic - which has been harming seals and polluting the Lincolnshire coastline - has been collected by one Nottingham-based packaging manufacturer, who is keen to display it at an industry exhibition.
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