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Architects cycle ride raises £2,300 for Disability Action Yorkshire

A Harrogate architects’ practice sponsored bike ride has raised £2,300 for Disability Action Yorkshire. The ride’s distance – 80km – was chosen to coincide with the number of years the charity had been existence, and was completed by a team of 23, including the Disability Action Yorkshire Chair, Neil Revely and

Double boost for not-for-profit firm teaching kids life-saving skills

Hull not-for-profit company Lessons 4 Life, which aims to teach every school pupil in the city first aid in a one-day lesson designed to give them the vital skills needed to respond in an emergency, has received two funding boosts. In September the organisation, which was formed earlier this year, won

Barnsley healthcare company donates five figure sum to hospice appeal

Perrigo plc has donated £15,000 to Barnsley Hospice’s Comfort and Care campaign. Perrigo is a leading provider of medicines and healthcare products in the UK and Ireland and has a base at Elmhirst Park in Barnsley. The £15,000 donation will go towards transforming inpatient bedrooms as part of Barnsley Hospice’s Comfort and

Law firm donates over £10,000 to charity

Leeds law firm, Blacks Solicitors LLP, has today announced it is donating at least £10,000 to charity this year as a result of several fundraising events and activities throughout 2017. From charity lunches, golf days, family events and Christmas jumper days, the charity team at Blacks has been busy raising money

Yorkshire Bank quiz night deposits funds for Barnsley Hospice

Yorkshire Bank’s Barnsley customer banking centre swapped notes for knowledge at their annual quiz night, which raised over £5,000 for Barnsley Hospice. The event, held at The Fairway pub in Dodworth, raised £5172 for the hospice, as ten teams battled it out for the top prize. Staff and associates of the banking

Unity chief executive challenges Government ministers to deliver more affordable housing

The Government must keep its commitment to provide more affordable homes for people in greatest need, the chief executive of Leeds-based housing association Unity Homes and Enterprise has said. In his New Year message, Ali Akbor also argued that BME-led associations such as Unity are “uniquely-placed” to regenerate many of the

Head of family law gives reading at charity carol concert

Vanessa Fox, partner and head of family law at hlw Keeble Hawson, has struck the right chord with attendees at a festive event in Sheffield to support Breast Cancer Care. Vanessa, who has previously had breast cancer, gave a bible reading at the charity’s Carols by Candlelight fundraiser at Sheffield Cathedral.

Nexus’ charity drive motors past fundraising milestone

Leeds-based Nexus Vehicle Rental, the UK’s leading tech driven business mobility provider, has seen the first year of its fundraising initiative for St Gemma’s Hospice raise more than £12,000 for the local charity. Nexus’ partnership with St Gemma’s Hospice, Yorkshire’s largest hospice, was established in January this year, with a further

Property specialists “excited to build” on charity support

Leeds-based property solutions provider, ECO Integrated Property Solutions, has raised in excess of £7,650 and volunteered more than 150 hours over the last 12 months for charities including Bliss, Candlelighters and the Prince of Wales Hospice. Managing director at ECO IPS, Andrew Walker, was inspired to use his industry knowledge in

No more “ruff” rides for Baby driver!

Disability assistance dog Baby couldn’t wait to test drive Support Dogs’ new car, generously donated by Burrows’ Business Centre in Barnsley. The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is one of several canines trained by the Sheffield-based charity Support Dogs, enabling their owners to lead safer, more independent lives. The charity relies entirely on

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