Charity Property

STAFF AT LEADING DEVELOPER TO TAKE ON MOUNTAIN MARATHON CHALLENGE

STAFF AT LEADING DEVELOPER TO TAKE ON MOUNTAIN MARATHON CHALLENGE

Leading developer David Wilson Homes East Midlands is getting ready to take on the Mountain Marathon challenge in Snowdonia for the Youth Adventure Trust. The local division has a team of seven employees currently training for the task, they have a target of £3,600 but have already raised exceeded this target and raised  £4,436 for the cause, which works with disadvantaged young people. On Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd September they will start the challenge …

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Charity Finance

Hinckley & Rugby’s support for young crime victims

Hinckley & Rugby’s support for young crime victims

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society’s two decades of support for child victims and witnesses of crime was praised at the reopening of Leicestershire Police’s dedicated evidence centre for young people. The centre, which has been newly renamed the Lighthouse, is at a discreet location in Leicestershire and has been specifically redesigned with young people in mind. Called the St Bernard’s Centre when it opened in 1999, after many years of use it needed modernising. Since 1999 …

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Harvest Festival to provide perfect mix of business and pleasure

Harvest Festival to provide perfect mix of business and pleasure

East Midlands-based Ivy House Environmental are, alongside their neighbours Cawarden Demolition, to host their inaugural Harvest Festival on Thursday 27 September.  The eagerly-anticipated event, which in the process will raise money for local charity Titan Trust, is being held at the company’s rural offices in Ockbrook, Derby, between 1pm and 4pm. Ivy House is renowned for providing contaminated land, ground engineering and waste management services to the land, construction and property industries throughout the UK whilst …

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Charity

New Belper base for Derwent Rural Counselling Service

New Belper base for Derwent Rural Counselling Service

A CHARITY which supports people with mental health problems has expanded into new premises in Belper. Derwent Rural Counselling Service (DRCS), which has a team of 70 freelance and employed staff and has seen rapid growth and success in the last few years, has expanded its services across Derbyshire with a move into 8 Green Lane, Belper. The building, which was formerly an architects office, has been converted to 6 consultation rooms and office space …

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Charity Finance

Theft hit charity shop receives generous support from accountants Moore Thompson

Theft hit charity shop receives generous support from accountants Moore Thompson

Local accountants Moore Thompson have stepped in to help raise hundreds of pounds for St Barnabas Hospice just a week after callous thieves took more than £900 from the charity’s shop in Spalding. Shocked by the news that the store had been broken into twice in the same week that it was due to celebrate its first anniversary, Emma Wilson, Head of the Fundraising Committee at Moore Thompson knew action needed to be taken. Following …

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Charity Construction

Maggie’s Nottingham supported at fbe East Midlands Awards 2018

Maggie’s Nottingham supported at fbe East Midlands Awards 2018

Organisers of this year’s fbe East Midlands Awards have announced that Maggie’s Nottingham will be its chosen charity for the 2018 Chairman’s Awards Dinner. Taking place on Thursday 4th October, the black-tie event is being held at the Albert Hall, Nottingham, and is a firm favourite on the East Midlands construction and development calendar. Tickets for the dinner and awards night are now on sale, with nominations also being invited for four award categories – …

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Charity Consultants

Local businessman to soar across 210m high zip wire for charity

Local businessman to soar across 210m high zip wire for charity

A thrill-seeking director from Leicestershire and Milton Keynes-based business KAM Project Consultants has volunteered to zip wire off a building in East London to raise funds for The Fire Fighters Charity. Piers Ridout will be the first person to test the zip line in advance of a 2019 charity zip line event, being organised by the London Fire Brigade. Piers is set to take the leap off Littlebrook Power Station’s chimney in East London, which …

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Colour Splash hits the right tones at Prestwold Hall

Colour Splash hits the right tones at Prestwold Hall

Prestwold Hall saw an explosion of colourful fun as runners of all ages took part in the second annual Colour Splash at the Leicestershire stately home. More than 170 people tackled the 5K run or walk, raising more than £800 for the Barrow & Wolds Church Group’s work with children and families. Powdered paint created a rainbow of colour to run through after a warm-up led by Rosemary Conley and the official start by Gemma …

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Charity Legal

Run a marathon relay for LOROS

Run a marathon relay for LOROS

Teams of runners are invited to take part in the sixth Cummins Relay Challenge at October’s 2018 Leicester Marathon to raise money for the Leicestershire hospice LOROS. More than £47,000 has been raised in the event’s first five years, and the organisers at Cummins Employment Solicitors are keen to take the running total beyond £60,000 this year. The full or half marathon are available for teams of four runners from businesses, other organisations or family and friends. And for …

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East Midlands business community get in the swing to raise money for charity

East Midlands business community get in the swing to raise money for charity

Members of the East Midlands business community came together on Thursday 21st June to take part in the annual Fraser Brown charity golf day at the Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club, raising more than £4,000. The funds raised by Nottingham and Lincoln-based law firm Fraser Brown Solicitors, will go towards Autism East Midlands; a charity which provides support to families and individuals affected by autism, and Newlife; a charity that helps disabled children and their …

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