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21st February 2020

Corporate football tournament raises funds for local hospice

Businesses from across Northamptonshire raised £732 for Cynthia Spencer Hospice by taking part in a charity football tournament organised by car and van leasing specialist 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

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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30th January 2020

Dimensions raise five-figure sum for trio of charities in 2019

Market-leading uniform solutions provider, Dimensions raised £10,665 for a trio of charities during a huge year of fundraising in 2019.
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30th January 2020

Leading developer's donation helps young people in Northampton

David Wilson Homes South Midlands has donated funds to a charity supporting young people in Northampton with additional needs.
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30th January 2020

Star Trust hands out £60K to needy East Mids charities

Members of the Star Trust charity met with six East Midlands charities and handed over cheques to help each of them support the people and causes they work so tirelessly for.
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29th January 2020

Antibiotics Donation Treats 600 African Patients

A large donation of antibiotics by a Leicestershire pharmaceuticals business has helped treat 600 patients at an African hospital.
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29th January 2020

Game produces a boost for equine charity

Monopoly players have championed the work of an equine charity with a donation of £700.
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29th January 2020

Leicestershire homebuilder makes donation for accessible facilities to local church

St John the Baptist Church in Hugglescote has received a £250 donation from local developer David Wilson Homes to go towards the renovation of its accessible facilities.
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28th January 2020

Banner Jones Solicitors raises £1,000 for John Eastwood Hospice

Regional law firm hosts a Free Wills Month in aid of local hospice
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26th January 2020

Charity rides high with Russells donation

Local life-saving charity, Shropshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire Blood Bikes (SSBB) has received a generous £7,500 donation from Burton-based manufacturer, Russell Roof Tiles.
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24th January 2020

Nottingham developer celebrates year of charity commitment

Looking back on its charity commitment in 2019, Nottingham-based developer Barratt and David Wilson Homes is celebrating the maiden year of its Community Fund scheme.
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24th January 2020

Local print and design company raises nearly £250 to St Barnabas Hospice

Visual Print and Design, an award-winning print and design company based in North Hykeham, have raised much needed funds for St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice as part of their 2019 Christmas campaign.
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24th January 2020

Christmas 'treecycling' schemes raise record breaking amount for local hospices

Ward, the Midlands-based metal recycling and waste management specialist, has helped to raise over £15,000 for two local hospices through its support of the annual ‘Treecycling’ scheme.
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23rd January 2020

Donate items to Hinckley & Rugby to help homeless

People in Leicestershire having a January clear out of clothes, furniture and gadgets can help the homeless by donating them at branches of Hinckley & Rugby Building Society.
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21st January 2020

Pattonair answers plea to replace stolen televisions at Royal Derby Hospital

Derby-based firm Pattonair has lent a helping hand to the community by stepping in to replace stolen TVs at Royal Derby Hospital, part of University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust.
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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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