Charity Finance

East of England’s best business brains compete in annual charity quiz

East of England’s best business brains compete in annual charity quiz

More than £1,450 has been raised by business leaders and professional at a popular annual quiz night hosted by accountancy firm, Moore Thompson. Some of East of England’s top firms battled it out during the competition of wits, which was held by the firm at the South Holland Centre in Spalding. All money raised on the evening, which also included a raffle featuring prizes donated by local companies and organisations, will be donated to the …

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Charity Property

DONATION SEES WILLIAM DAVIS HOMES HELP RAISE FUNDS FOR LOCAL SIGHT LOSS CHARITY

DONATION SEES WILLIAM DAVIS HOMES HELP RAISE  FUNDS FOR LOCAL SIGHT LOSS CHARITY

Leicestershire sight loss charity Vista looks set to raise around £250 after triple HBF 5 star Housebuilder William Davis Homes donated dozens of items from the showhome on one of its most popular developments. Tills have been ringing at the charity’s Loughborough shop in Cattle Market ever since William Davis Homes handed over mirrors, pictures, vases and ornamental flower arrangements following the brand new revamp of the show home at its Grange Park development. Although …

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Charity Property

FIVE STAR HOUSEBUILDERS GIVE TOP TIPS ON GIVING A HEDGEHOG A HOME THIS BONFIRE NIGHT

FIVE STAR HOUSEBUILDERS GIVE TOP TIPS ON GIVING A HEDGEHOG A HOME THIS BONFIRE NIGHT

Local homebuilders David Wilson Homes East Midlands and Barratt Homes North Midlands are urging its customers to help their prickly neighbours this Bonfire Night with five tips on making gardens into a haven for hedgehogs in Leicestershire. The developers, which have joined forces with the RSPB to set a new benchmark in wildlife friendly developments, are encouraging households to watch out for hedgehogs and other small animals that may take shelter in pre-lit bonfires. Hedgehog …

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Charity Construction

J Tomlinson supports wellbeing projects at supported living scheme

J Tomlinson supports wellbeing projects at supported living scheme

J Tomlinson is supporting two resident-led community projects taking place at a supported-living scheme in Mastin Moor, Chesterfield. The company has donated £500 to help set up two initiatives led by residents of emh care & support – the charity arm of emh group, with whom J Tomlinson currently works to deliver repairs and maintenance services to homes across the East Midlands. emh care & support specialises in helping vulnerable people live an independent life …

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Charity Finance

Hinckley & Rugby staff dig deep in Lutterworth

Hinckley & Rugby staff dig deep in Lutterworth

Staff volunteers from Hinckley and Rugby Building Society dug deep to help prepare the ground at the new allotments in Lutterworth. A dozen volunteers from the Society’s Hinckley head office and its branches spent a day working hard at the new Lutterworth Community Allotment in a Team Challenge for Leicestershire Cares. Leicestershire Cares’ Team Challenges see volunteers from local businesses give their time and energy to help community groups and charities. The existing allotments site …

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Charity Property

SITE MANAGERS ACROSS LEICESTERSHIRE REVEAL HOW TO MAKE THE BEST BREW FOLLOWING MACMILLAN

SITE MANAGERS ACROSS LEICESTERSHIRE REVEAL HOW TO MAKE THE BEST BREW FOLLOWING MACMILLAN

Following the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning this week, staff at leading Leicestershire homebuilder, David Wilson Homes East Midlands have revealed their hot drink preferences and giving advice on how to make the best cuppa. In order to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support, the kettle was on at the developer’s head office in Bardon and they raised more than £560 for the cause. A new survey of David Wilson Site Managers confirmed that a good …

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Charity Finance

Priory School receives a generous donation from accountants Moore Thompson

Priory School receives a generous donation from accountants Moore Thompson

A school in Spalding has received a donation from local accountants Moore Thompson following a year of fundraising by the firm for local causes. The Priory School in Neville Avenue has received a donation of £2,281.58 from Moore Thompson after its staff took part in a number of fun and daredevil activities for charity. These included a sponsored abseil down the Orbit Tower at the Olympic Park, their 2017 Christmas jumper party, a cake sale …

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Charity Construction Property

STAFF AT LEADING DEVELOPER RAISE £12,000 FROM THE MOUNTAIN MARATHON CHALLENGE

STAFF AT LEADING DEVELOPER RAISE £12,000 FROM THE MOUNTAIN MARATHON CHALLENGE

Leading developer David Wilson Homes East Midlands is celebrating after taking on the Housebuilders Mountain Marathon challenge in Snowdonia for the Youth Adventure Trust and raising £12,600. The local division had a team of seven employees who exceeded their target of £3,600 which will be donated to the cause that works with disadvantaged young people. On Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd September they started the challenge with an 18-mile hike over the iconic Mount Snowdon …

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Business Charity

Great Pall-Ex Bake Off raises a showstopping sum for Macmillan

Great Pall-Ex Bake Off raises a showstopping sum for Macmillan

Pall-Ex staff swapped wheels for whisks when the logistics firm hosted its own Great British Bake Off competition to raise money for Macmillan. The Ellistown-based company raised an impressive £124 for the cancer charity’s coffee morning appeal thanks to a contest judged by former Great British Bake Off: The Professionals contestant, Marta Child, and Pall-Ex’s resident foodie, Hub Coordinator, Toby Iliffe. Staff battled it out to be named Star Baker by the pair, who had …

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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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