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G3 pledges to donate a further £40k to The Prince of Wales Hospice

Car auction specialist G3 Remarketing has pledged to cover the cost of employing a Prince of Wales Hospice nurse – for the second year in a row. The £40,000 donation will help the charity to continue supporting people with life-limiting illnesses and their families. This is the latest in a series of

Full house as companies raise vital funds for charity

Two Leeds companies have helped to raise a total of £3,000 for the Leeds-based charity Candlelighters following a charity poker night. Victoria Gate Casino hosted 135 guests from Sky Betting & Gaming, as well as four professional poker players, who took part in poker games and tournaments throughout the evening to

Unity chief executive honoured by inclusion in BME Housing Leaders list

The chief executive of Leeds-based housing association Unity Homes and Enterprise has been included in the inaugural Inside Housing BME Leaders List which has just been published. Ali Akbor, who has led Unity for more than 19 years, received special praise for his work in supporting people in starting their own

Law firm celebrates 40 years of success by supporting 40 local causes

Law firm Ison Harrison, which was established in Leeds in 1978, is commemorating 40 years of legal services by making a commitment to 40 deserving good causes. The firm will celebrate four decades in the region by giving back to the communities in which it operates. Ison Harrison has launched the

Linley & Simpson marks children’s hospice week with £790 donation to Martin House

A Yorkshire estate agency has marked Children’s Hospice Week by raising at least £790 for young people in Yorkshire with life-limiting illnesses and their families.   Linley & Simpson, which has 11 branches across North and West Yorkshire, pledged a £10 donation to Martin House Children’s Hospice at Boston Spa, near Wetherby, for

The Alhambra Shopping Centre in Barnsley to host fundraising fun day

The Alhambra Shopping Centre in Barnsley is set to host "One Great Day"' of fundraising fun for all the family to enjoy. The One Great Day fundraising spectacular follows similar successful events that have taken place the last four years, that have raised more than £15,000 for charity. This year the funds

Places filling up fast for Sue Ryder summer cycle events

The annual summer sportive and mountain bike challenge organised by Manorlands’ cycle events group to raise funds for the Oxenhope Sue Ryder hospice, is once again proving popular with the region’s cyclists. Supported by Yorkshire cycling retailer All Terrain Cycles which has superstores in Saltaire and Wetherby, the popular Bronte Sportive

York Cares prepares for its biggest ever challenge

The York Cares Big Community Challenge is back and ready for 2018 with possibly its biggest project yet as employee-volunteers from business across York assemble to transform not just one but four local sites. With a theme of promoting health and wellbeing in different outdoor and indoor spaces, Monday will see

Disability Action Yorkshire’s new volunteer co-ordinator takes up post during National Volunteers Week

Disability Action Yorkshire’s new volunteer co-ordinator has taken up her post during National Volunteers Week. Emmi Wainwright has joined the charity from Saint Michael’s Hospice, where for the last four years she has been its patient and client volunteer co-ordinator. In her brand-new role within Disability Action Yorkshire - which has its

Arco raise over £30,000 for Macmillan Nurses

Hull based safety company, Arco, has presented a cheque for just over £34,000 to their local Macmillan Cancer Support representative, Becky Read. The money raised through various fundraising activities including marathons, charity bike rides, car boots, raffles, dress down days and bake offs, is enough to provide a Macmillan nurse for 1,225

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