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Digital agency Engage’s healthy way to raise money

Digital agency Engage is on a mission to become the UK’s healthiest agency through its unique initiative "Elympics" which sees employees raise money through exercise for charity. Now in its fourth year, the Engage team have raised over £36,000 for local Leeds charities; earned through a combination of cycling, walking, running,

Leeds housebuilder supports Martin House children’s hospice with charity of the year donation

Housebuilder Lovell has donated £5,800 to children’s hospice Martin House, which was its chosen charity of the year for 2019. Due to the successful year of fundraising and keen support from employees, the company decided to keep the Wetherby-based organisation as its charity of the year for a second year running. Lovell

Postponed event feeds the homeless

Last week, the directors of the Yorkshire Choice Awards’ (YCAs) event made the difficult decision to postpone their annual charity awards Gala dinner. The Oscar style ceremony event, which is recognised as a highlight of the Yorkshire calendar, with 800 people attending, at the Centenary Pavilion at Elland Road was due

Begbies Traynor supports Bradford children’s charity

Begbies Traynor, the UK’s leading independent insolvency firm, is the latest Yorkshire business to lend its support to One in a Million, a Bradford-based charity that works with disadvantaged children and young people across the city. The charity uses sport, the arts and enterprise themed community programmes to engage with local

Budget affordable homes pledge is “good news on the surface” – housing association CEO

The chief executive of Leeds-based housing association Unity Homes and Enterprise has described Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak’s Budget announcement of a £12 billion multi-year extension of the Government’s Affordable Homes Programme as “good news on the surface.” In a statement, Ali Akbor OBE said: “It is always positive when extra

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