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Bathroom boss and son ready to walk through night for suicide charity

A Huddersfield businessman and his son are gearing up to walk through the night to raise money for the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM), a charity dedicated to preventing male suicide. ​ Paul Dwyer, managing director at Huddersfield-based luxury bathroom brand Thomas Crapper, and his son Joe will join others in

Yorkshire retailer backs charity sleep-out

Big-hearted youngsters taking part in a charity sleep-out will go home to a hearty breakfast thanks to a donation from Sheffield-based food and drink retailer Approved Food. The company will provide hot chocolate and snacks for those taking part in the Little Big Sleep Out – and will match donations made

Palliative care transformed thanks to stairlift company’s contribution

Acorn Stairlifts has raised a life-changing £20,000 for Marie Curie to support people living with terminal illness. As part of a continued partnership between the Steeton-based stairlift manufacturer and the charity, Acorn pledged to donate £10 for every stairlift installed during a six-week period between April and June 2019. The £20,000 raised

Hospice partners with Brighouse paytech specialist to launch contactless giving

A West Yorkshire hospice has partnered with a Brighouse based payment technology firm to modernise the way it collects charitable donations. Overgate Hospice, based in Elland, has introduced contactless donation points from Yorkshire Payments for use at fundraising events and at its Elland headquarters. Laura Golding, director of income generation at Overgate

The Ridings Centre and owner NewRiver establishes first charity partnership

NewRiver, the owner of The Ridings Centre has announced its first corporate charity partnership with the Trussell Trust, an organisation that aims to end hunger and poverty in the UK. The Trussell Trust supports more than 1,200 food banks across the UK to provide a minimum of three days’ nutritionally-balanced emergency