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Tech event set to support ABF The Soldiers’ Charity

ABF The Soldiers’ Charity has been chosen as the nominated beneficiary of funds raised during the upcoming Innovation & Disruption event. The inaugural four-hour tech showcase will take place at Aspire, Leeds, on Thursday 19 October, offering business and IT professionals the opportunity to experience the newest innovations that are set

Onstate boss gets on his bike for charity

A motorbike-loving company director will be suiting up in his finest attire and getting on his bike for charity this weekend. On Sunday, September 24, Richard Day creative director of Leeds-based ecommerce agency Onstate, will be joining tens of thousands of distinguished gentlefolk in hundreds of cities worldwide as part of the global Distinguished Gentleman’s

Wilkinson Woodward recognised for charitable work

West Yorkshire solicitors Wilkinson Woodward have reached the shortlist in the 2017 Calderdale Community Spirit Awards. In recognition of their ongoing support for local charity The Next Step Trust, the Halifax based law firm has been shortlisted in the Corporate and Community Partnership category. Organised by The Community Foundation for Calderdale, the awards

Hotel Indigo York celebrates completion of 140 mile charity bike ride

Steven Houghton, guest relations manager at Hotel Indigo York, is one of 21 cyclists to complete a two-day 140-mile bicycle ride through the Yorkshire Dales, in aid of the IHG Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation working to achieve long lasting benefits for communities all around the world. Mike Sweeting, general manager at

Solicitors’ team to run the distance

Staff at one of Sheffield's longest established law firms, Wake Smith Solicitors, will take to the city’s streets for the Sheffield 10k on 24 September in aid of animal welfare. The team, comprising of Lorraine Slack, Kate Lax, Tom Weightman, Roberta Griffin-Pygott, Lauren Hance, Neil Salter, Jane Turner and Suzanne Porter

Leeds volunteers support local community

Volunteers from Leeds Building Society’s IT department revamped two children’s Sure Start centres. The 18 colleagues tidied up the garden area at the Horsforth centre and transformed the interior and exterior in Headingley.    They were taking advantage of the mutual’s volunteering scheme, which allows all employees a day’s paid leave

Harrogate architects draw up plans for charity bike ride

A Harrogate architects’ practice is drawing up plans for an 80km sponsored bike ride to raise funds for a town-based charity celebrating its 80th anniversary. S+SA Architects, located on Victoria Avenue, is putting together the finishing touches to its “pedalthon”, which is taking place on Friday, September 29, in aide of

Candlelighters benefit from vehicle livery

Residents throughout Leeds will soon be able to donate to Candlelighters, the local children’s cancer charity, via text messaging, thanks to Associated Waste Management’s vehicles displaying details of the charity’s text to donate number. This is one of a number of initiatives the company have organised to support Candlelighters, the Yorkshire

Leeds-based entrepreneurs sleep rough for homeless charity

Leeds based entrepreneurs will spend the night sleeping outside in support of local homelessness charity, Simon on the Streets at the Royal Armouries on September 28. Business owners based at growth accelerator programme, Entrepreneurial Spark in Leeds, will join other volunteers at the event which aims to raise funds to combat

Harrogate manufacturer makes difference in local community

Twelve community projects in the Harrogate area were given a boost recently, thanks to the help and support of over 200 staff from ventilation manufacturer EnviroVent. EnviroVent staff, normally based at Hornbeam Business Park in Harrogate, were given a day away from work as part of an ‘In it together’ initiative