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Howarths raises more than £10,000 to get homeless back into employment

An annual fundraising event founded by a West Yorkshire company has raised more than £10,000 to help place homeless and recently re-homed people from Leeds and Kirklees back into employment. Cleckheaton-based HR, employment law and health and safety consultancy, Howarths, raised the funds at its fifth Music Extravaganza at the John

Oulton Hall offer is a tonic for the troops

Oulton Hall has partnered with the armed forces charity Tickets For Troops to provide complimentary golf at its award-winning venue. What's more, director of golf Jon Pilkington has persuaded other resorts in the Almarose-managed group to donate fourball vouchers so recipients also have the opportunity to visit other venues, while Oulton

Knight Frank’s Climb Every Mountain charity event has raised £21,230

Knight Frank’s Climb Every Mountain charity event has raised £21,230. This pioneering event, organised by the global property consultancy’s Leeds office, was part of the firm’s global fundraising initiative, Day of Giving, to raise money for five chosen charities: LandAid, Rainbow Trust, Alzheimer’s Society, Contact the Elderly and Young Minds. The teams,

Valli Opticians MD appointed as chair for visual impairment charity

The managing director of a Huddersfield based group of opticians practices has been appointed as the vice chairman of a visual impairment charity in Kirklees. Moin Valli, founder of Valli Opticians, has assumed the role at Kirklees Visual Impairment Network (KVIN). KVIN is a user-led organisation providing peer support to help people

Disability Action Yorkshire quids in following Dragons’ Den “chair-ity” evening

Disability Action Yorkshire has been given an unexpected and welcome boost from a “chair-ity” evening in Harrogate. The Hornbeam Park organisation – which runs a furniture enterprise – was asked to supply six chairs for the High Sheriff of North Yorkshire’s Dragons’ Den event staged by Two Ridings, at Rudding Park