Charity

Green-fingered community comes together for ‘allotmenteering’ project

Green-fingered community comes together for ‘allotmenteering’ project

Derby-based special educational needs (SEN) sixth form students have joined Midlands contractor G F Tomlinson, Ashbourne Road District Allotment Association (ARDAA) and BBC Radio Derby’s ‘Potty Plotters’ on a community volunteering project at Ashbourne Road Allotments. The community project, which is being delivered by volunteers from G F Tomlinson, will see the creation of five, quarter-sized ‘starter plots’ for those new to allotmenteering as well as the creation of communal rest and composting areas. Ashbourne …

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Charity Property

Knockout £1,000 donation for Leicester boxing club

Knockout £1,000 donation for Leicester boxing club

A Leicester boxing club has hit a knockout donation after being gifted £1,000 from one of the UK’s biggest housebuilders. Atlas Community Amateur Boxing Club received the donation from Persimmon Homes North Midlands, as part of the builder’s Community Champions scheme. The club is run by a group of England Boxing qualified and register coaches and will use the money to purchase new kit and equipment. The club has been working alongside New Futures, a …

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Charity media

Hallam Helps Save Lives by Supporting Nottingham Samaritans

Hallam Helps Save Lives by Supporting Nottingham Samaritans

Nottingham-based digital marketing agency Hallam is proud to announce it has selected Nottingham Samaritans as its 2019 charity of the year aiming to help it in its mission of saving lives. The Samaritans will benefit from Hallam’s fundraising activity, digital marketing support and awareness raising. One significant fundraiser will be Hallam’s Nottingham Digital Summit. This industry-leading event is free to attend in return for a donation to the Samaritans. The Nottingham Digital Summit will take place on 3rd July. Last …

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Charity Property

COALVILLE FOOTBALL TEAM SCORES SPONSORSHIP WITH DAVID WILSON HOMES

COALVILLE FOOTBALL TEAM SCORES SPONSORSHIP WITH DAVID WILSON HOMES

The Heather St John’s Under 10 team the Pumas kicked off the new season in style with a new kit sponsored by David Wilson Homes East Midlands. The young footballers are sporting brand new rain jackets after the local homebuilder became their official sponsor for the season. David Wilson Homes, whose head office is based in the nearby parish of Bardon, has donated £200 to the youth team for their sponsored shirts. The Heather St …

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Charity Finance

Leicestershire firms help homeless this Christmas

Leicestershire firms help homeless this Christmas

Leicestershire and Rutland business members of Leicestershire Cares are helping the homeless this Christmas by donating starter packs to help them sleep, cook, eat and keep clean their next home. Basics including bedding, crockery, cutlery and toiletries will be made up into packs, along with cuddly toys and night lights to help children feel safe and snug. The starter packs will be distributed by seven charities and organisations for people and families to use in …

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Charity Construction

Derby youth football team scores with cash donation from housebuilder

Derby youth football team scores with cash donation from housebuilder

A Derby football club has been given a boost in funds to buy new kit and equipment. Field Lane Football Club has received £700 from Persimmon Homes North Midlands to purchase new training equipment and winter training coats for its under 10’s football team. The team has been selected as one of Persimmon Homes North Midlands’ Community Champions, receiving the funding as the latest winner of the community campaign. The project sees a pot of …

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Business Charity

EverythingBranded Executive LCFC Box Donated to The Bodie Hodges Foundation

EverythingBranded Executive LCFC Box Donated to The Bodie Hodges Foundation

In continuous support of The Bodie Hodges Foundation, EverythingBranded is proud to announce their donation of their executive box for bereaved Leicestershire families for the LCFC v Tottenham Hotspur game on Saturday 8th December. The Bodie Hodges Foundation will be providing the EverythingBranded executive football box to families who have recently been bereaved of their child and face their first Christmas without them. As well as their own private box, the chosen families will experience the …

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Business Charity

Together Trust selects MHR to modernise its payroll and HR processes

Together Trust selects MHR to modernise its payroll and HR processes

Leading charity invests in its HR strategy to drive efficiencies and increase employee engagement Together Trust, a Cheadle-based charity that provides care, special education and support services across the North West of England has taken steps to modernise its HR and payroll processes by partnering with industry experts MHR for the provision of its market leading cloud based iTrent system to replace its current systems. The transition to iTrent will see Together Trust unite its core …

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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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