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Estate agents support charity fighting hunger

A Leeds estate agency is working with a local foodbank to offer support to people and families in the run-up to Christmas. Linley & Simpson, in Swinegate, has become a collection point for Leeds North and West Foodbank which gives food to people who find themselves in tough financial situations. Lauren Sayles, branch manager at Linley and Simpson, who

Pudsey developer to donate £1k to Children In Need for every property reserved

A property developer’s latest scheme in West Yorkshire is helping to support one of the country’s best-known charities. For every reservation made before Christmas at its Woodhall View development in Pudsey, Berkeley DeVeer will donate £1,000 to the Children in Need appeal. Managing director Dan Newett said: “Pudsey the bear gets his

Meadowhall to take front seat in the Sheffield Cycle Ride

Meadowhall, and a team from Sheffield City Council, will be leading the way with a team of 20 cyclists in a journey of just under 400 miles from Sheffield to the Sheffield Memorial Park, Somme Battlefields, France, to raise much-needed funds for the renovation of the war memorial located at

Yorkshire advisors help charity’s southern superstore expansion

Commercial property lawyers from Sheffield-based Wake Smith Solicitors have worked with a national charity to open two new fundraising stores – one being its biggest ever opened. Ben Spencer acted for Salvation Army Trading Company Limited on the lease for the 17,500 sq ft high street store, now branded as a

Ivy inspirewd necklace set to raise thousands in auction for Candlelighters charity

The soon-to-open Ivy Harrogate has partnered with luxury Yorkshire jeweller, Ogden Harrogate, to create an exclusive Ivy-inspired necklace. A bespoke-made piece, the Ivy Harlequin Necklace will be auctioned to raise money for charity at the Harrogate Candlelighters Après Ski Party at Ripley Castle this December. The Ivy has worked closely with Ogden

Leeds City Council backs charity for homeless established by West Yorkshire company

A charity launched by a West Yorkshire HR and employment law company to help homeless and recently homeless people across Leeds and Kirklees back into employment has received endorsement from Leeds City Council and support from Leeds City Housing. The Howarth Foundation, established by Cleckheaton based company Howarths in February, has

Disability Action Yorkshire seeks “Ebayer” to help market unusual furniture enterprise finds

A Harrogate charity is seeking an “Ebayer” to help sell the more unusual items donated to its social enterprise on the internet auction site. In addition to helping raise funds, Disability Action Yorkshire uses the Hornbeam Park venture to help train disabled people in retail skills and furniture renovation. The interior of

Top charity lawyer gives keynote on how “giving a little can gain a lot”

hlw Keeble Hawson partner and head of the firm’s charity sector group, Michele Todd, has equipped business owners across the UK with valuable insights into the benefits of giving back to their local communities. A board member of independent residential care home, Taptonholme and of South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation (SYFC), Michele

Housing Minister in Leeds to visit Unity affordable homes projects

The Minister of State for Housing and Planning has been in Leeds to see the work Unity Homes and Enterprise is doing to provide high quality affordable homes across the city. Alok Sharma MP, who was appointed to the post by Prime Minister Theresa May in June, began today’s visit at

Farm shop’s charity gin and therapy night is just the tonic

A Pocklington farm shop is hosting a ‘G&T' evening to raise funds for Yorkshire Air Ambulance.  The Mile-Farm Shop is holding a Gin and Therapy taster evening on Friday, November 24, for people to sample Yorkshire gins and be pampered by local therapists.  Tickets for the evening, which takes place on the