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Focus Consultants raises much-needed cash for valued community asset in Nottingham

Focus Consultants raises much-needed cash for valued community asset in Nottingham

Focus Consultants has staged a string of fund-raising activities to support Stonebridge City Farm in Nottingham, after the community charity launched an urgent appeal in January to raise £30,000 to keep the farm going through the winter months. Staff at Nottingham-based Focus came up with some fun Easter activities to raise much-needed cash, which was topped up by the partners at the firm. Now the company, which also has branches in Newark, Leicester, London and …

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Europa fundraising is sky high

Europa fundraising is sky high

Taking to the air on 25th May, one daring Europa employee will be sky-diving to raise money for charity. Mitch Clarke, Branch Manager at Europa Road’s (European road freight) Northampton branch, will be taking on the challenge hoping to raise as much money as possible.   The jump, which is taking place in Langar at the Leicestershire Nottinghamshire border, is in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society, which campaigns for change, fund research and support people …

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Stoney Stanton Lawn Tennis Club nets £1,000 donation

Stoney Stanton Lawn Tennis Club nets £1,000 donation

Stoney Stanton Lawn Tennis Club has secured £1,000 cash boost from a leading housebuilder to fund new toilet facilities.   The club will receive the funding through the Persimmon Homes Building Futures scheme, which aims to help community groups working with under-18s.   The tennis club, which has more than 150 members, 69 of which are junior players, applied for the funding to allow them to provide two new toilet facilities, which would be easily …

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Hemswell Court to host online live auction and black-tie dinner with one-of-a-kind lots to raise funds for iconic Lancaster Bomber landmark

Hemswell Court to host online live auction and black-tie dinner with one-of-a-kind lots to raise funds for iconic Lancaster Bomber landmark

Landmark will be taller than the Angel of the North The auction includes an original oil painting by renowned artist Tim O’Brien, signed by Dambuster George “Johnny” Johnson MBE, DFM, an authentic flying jacket, a 3D model of the Lancaster landmark and Dam Raider Gin signed by Rory Underwood All funds raised from the event will go towards making the landmark – ‘On Freedom’s Wings’ – a reality Hemswell Court in Lincolnshire will host a …

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LOCAL HOUSEBUILDER BRINGS PHYSICAL AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO FARM IN NOTTINGHAM

LOCAL HOUSEBUILDER BRINGS PHYSICAL AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO FARM IN NOTTINGHAM

In addition to contributing £1,000 to a farm in St Ann’s as part of a new initiative, representatives from Barratt and David Wilson Homes North Midlands recently visited the community facility for a day of volunteering. The leading developer has given Nottingham’s Stonebridge City Farm the funding to help them care for a range of animals, grow seasonal vegetables and herbs whilst providing support for those with a learning disability or a high support mental …

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FLOOR FUND SCOOPS A ‘GRAND’ DONATION

FLOOR FUND SCOOPS A ‘GRAND’ DONATION

A Leighton Buzzard cheerleading team’s new floor fund has been given a ‘grand’ boost by a leading housebuilder. Persimmon Homes Midlands has selected the Future Games Allstars cheerleading academy to receive a £1,000 Community Champions donation. The match-funding scheme seeks to support groups and charities working to improve the quality of life or environment across the region. Claire Dearsley, sales director at Persimmon Homes Midlands, said: “We are always interested in clubs and groups working …

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£250 DONATION FROM LEADING DEVELOPER HELPS FUND ACCESSIBLE FACILITIES AT LOCAL CHURCH

£250 DONATION FROM LEADING DEVELOPER HELPS FUND ACCESSIBLE FACILITIES AT LOCAL CHURCH

A church in Coalville has received a £250 donation from a Leicestershire based homebuilder that will aid funding towards the improvement of the parish’s facilities.   Leading developer David Wilson Homes has helped fund a brand new toilet facility at St Peter’s Church in Bardon Hill. The donation is part of the homebuilder’s Community Fund scheme.   The grant was presented at the Church’s Sunday service on Bardon Road and will be used to make …

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HOUSEBUILDER HELPS MARATHON EFFORT

HOUSEBUILDER HELPS MARATHON EFFORT

A Northampton man who ran the London Marathon in aid of Dementia Revolution has seen his fundraising effort boosted by a housebuilder’s charity fund. Paul Carvey scooped an extra £1,000 towards his £2,000 target thanks to the Persimmon Homes Community Champions initiative. The match-funding scheme seeks to support groups and charities working to improve the quality of life or environment across the region. Claire Dearsley, sales director at Persimmon Homes Midlands, said: “Dementia will soon …

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Weldon Primary School Crowned First Building Futures Winner

Weldon Primary School Crowned First Building Futures Winner

Weldon CE Primary School has been named as one of the first winners of a new £1m campaign.   Weldon CE Primary School has scooped £1,000 to transform its outdoor trim trail, as one of the first regional champions of Persimmon Homes’ Building Futures programme in partnership with Team GB, the British Olympic Association.   Housebuilder Persimmon is dishing out £32,000 a month across its 32 regional operating areas, aiming to support groups which work …

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DisruptHR Nottingham Raises Over £700 for Charity

DisruptHR Nottingham Raises Over £700 for Charity

Nottingham’s first ever DisruptHR event raised over £700 for local community charity, Groundwork Greater Nottingham, which helps people get into work. The event, hosted by Ruddington-based People First at the Canalhouse, saw over 80 business leaders and HR professionals enjoy an informal, yet thought-provoking evening which challenged current thinking in the areas of human resources and people management. During the event a line-up of speakers shared their disruptive ideas and insights on a range of …

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