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Arco donates £41,600 to support community organisations and charities during COVID-19

UK safety company, Arco, is donating £41,600 to support local community organisations and charities through its Coronavirus Community Grant scheme. As a business that continually contributes towards organisations in the local community, it saw first-hand the demand for support and wanted to  help. Arco’s Community Panel invited employees to apply for

Housing association concerned as delivery of affordable homes is placed in jeopardy

The chief executive and chair of Bradford-based Manningham Housing Association (MHA) have criticised a Government proposal to scrap the mechanism which enables almost half of the country’s affordable homes to be delivered each year. Section 106 agreements currently compel developers to provide affordable properties as part of a new housing scheme. However,

Charity’s furniture enterprise back in business from next week

A Harrogate charity’s popular second-hand furniture warehouse will be back in business from this coming Tuesday. In addition to generating much-needed income for Hornbeam Park-based Disability Action Yorkshire, the social enterprise is used as a training ground for young disabled people learning retail and customer experience skills. It has also been a

Kiddies Kingdom donates 50 cot mattresses to local baby bank

Dewsbury-based nursery retailer Kiddies Kingdom has made a hugely generous donation to local baby charity, Rainbow Baby Bank, in Heckmondwike. The much-needed donation, which consisted of 50 brand new cot mattresses, will be distributed by the charity to local families in need of support. Rainbow Baby Bank provides local families in need

Park Lane Foundation joins Leeds Cares’ Thankful Thursday campaign

The Park Lane Foundation is the first Yorkshire based business to announce their involvement with #ThankfulThursdays, Leeds Cares’ campaign aiming to raise £100,000 through local businesses donating a per cent of their sales to do something wonderful for Leeds Teaching Hospitals. Money raised through #ThankfulThursdays will provide much needed support for