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Sunday, 14 October 2012

Charity Links 14/10/12



Teenage Cancer Trust is the official charity partner of Superdrug. Teenage Cancer Trust is the only UK charity dedicated to improving the quality of life and chances of survival of young people with cancer aged 13 to 24.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thisissouthwales.co.uk/Join-staff-bid-help-charity/story-17060458-detail/story.html   

A team of staff and customers at Jewson Builders Merchant, Manningtree, helped to raised more than £30,000 for their charity partner Barnardo's by cycling 2,500 miles in the Tour de Jewson which ends in John O'Groats.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.harwichandmanningtreestandard.co.uk/news/9974848.Cyclists_raise_thousands_of_pounds_for_charity/  

Build Recruitment are delighted to announce that our charity partner as of 19th September 2012 will be The British Heart Foundation.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.buildrec.com/charity-partner.cms.asp

Care home celebrates raising funds for the charity, The Stroke Association. It will be raising money for the Stroke Association throughout October and November 2012 as part of the 2012 Caring Homes Group Charity Partnership.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://beaconsfield.buckinghamshireadvertiser.co.uk/2012/10/staff-raise-money-for-stroke-c.html

The University of the West of Scotland has formed a partnership with international development charity Oxfam Scotland.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.eveningtimes.co.uk/news/uni-teams-up-with-charity-over-poverty-103967n.19108719

Strong Island Calendar 2013 announces that £1 from every calendar sold will go towards supporting the Alzheimer's Societies.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.strong-island.co.uk/2012/10/09/strong-island-calendar-2013-charity-partnership/

Rutland Lions president David Thompson has chosen The Lodge Trust and Rutland Reminders as his charities for his year's tenure.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.rutland-times.co.uk/news/local/rutland-lions-choose-charities-for-the-year-1-4344496

Boost for Dogs for the Disabled as company pledges £100000 donation.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.banburyguardian.co.uk/news/local/boost-for-dogs-for-the-disabled-as-company-pledges-100-000-donation-1-4337182

Rangers CEO Charles Green announces support of the The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice, Brick by Brick Appeal.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.ppwh.org.uk/fundraising/news/rangers-charity-partnership.html

Each year Charles Stanley supports a charity that has been nominated and voted for by our staff. Charles Stanley's Charity of the Year for 2012/13 is DEBRA.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.charles-stanley.co.uk/investor-relations/corporate-social-responsibility/charity-of-the-year/index.php

The Caerphilly Borough branch of mental health charity Mind has been awarded £12,000 by bank Lloyds TSB. The money from Lloyds TSB Foundation for England and Wales.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.caerphillyobserver.co.uk/news/714808/charity-mind-awarded-12000-for-work-in-caerphilly-county-borough/

Employees at facility services company ISS UK have again chosen the British Heart Foundation as the company's corporate charity for the next 2 years. The charity was selected via the company's 'Our People' employee engagement survey.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.uk.issworld.com/news/press_releases/Pages/British_Heart_Foundation_Chosen_as_ISS_UK_Corporate_Charity.aspx

Kanzi Apples is launching its new marketing campaign for the 2012-13 season to the trade at the National Fruit Show from 17-18 October. The brand is announcing a partnership with national charity Heart Research UK.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.freshplaza.com/news_detail.asp?id=101794

A plaque was recently awarded to White Pepper Cookery School to mark their ongoing partnership and work to raise awareness and funds for their charity partner Diverse Abilities Plus.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.white-pepper.co.uk/2012/10/our-charity-partnership/

Charities Aid Foundation - ENGAGING EMPLOYEES WITH CHARITY PARTNERSHIPS - PDF presentation.
For more information, please click on the following link: https://www.cafonline.org/pdf/Engaging%20Employees%20with%20Charity%20Partnerships%20overview1.pdf

The Parliamentary Group League Group have announced Rugby League Cares, the sport's new charity dedicated to supporting the rugby league family and its local communities, as a new Partner of the Group.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.rleague.com/content/article.php?id=45846


Mayor Charities

There was drinking in the cells and cheese and wine in the courtroom as the mayor's charity fundraiser took over the empty Kingston Magistrates' Court for a night.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.yourlocalguardian.co.uk/news/local/kingstonnews/9982060.Mayor_in_the_cells/

A group of walkers from South Ribble Council have raised £7,700 for St Catherine's Hospice, one of the Mayor of South Ribble's chosen charities. The five-strong team of council staff took part in a 64-mile walk.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.lep.co.uk/news/health/local/story-shorts-12-10-12-1-5017441

Councillors boost charity fund. Mayor's charities which are the Young Oncology Unit at the Christie, a cancer centre for young people, along with Genie Networks based at Altrincham General Hospital which supports the deaf and hard of hearing.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.messengernewspapers.co.uk/news/9980837.Councillors_boost_charity_fund/

St Albans City & District Council Mayor's 3 charities are – Centre 33, Shelter and Special Olympics St Albans.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.stalbans.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/press-room/items/2012/Copy_of_Sept2012/districtmayorcivicservice.aspx

The Mayor of Kirklees' chosen charity this year is the Yorkshire Regiment Benevolent Fund.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.britishcycling.org.uk/search?s=mayor&type=article

Two charities were celebrating today after receiving a share of £24,490 from a former Mayor of Dudley. Councillor Michael Evans, who was Mayor of Dudley.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.dudley.gov.uk/welcome/news-in-dudley/october-2012/cash-boost-for-charities-from-former-mayor/

St John's Hospice was one of the fortunate benefactors of the former Mayor's charitable Fund over the last year. Councillor Paul Woodruff and his wife Dee called into the hospice to present their generous donation of £1057.85.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.lancasterguardian.co.uk/news/lancaster-and-district-news/mayor-helps-hospice-1-5007132

Stockport Mayor and NHS Chairman abseil for a worthy cause. The Tree House is one of the Mayor's 2 chosen charities this year – along with Stockport Without Abuse.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://mancunianmatters.co.uk/content/09105927-%E2%80%98such-worthy-cause-stockport-mayor-and-nhs-chairman-abseil-stepping-hill-childrens-

Saffron Walden Mayor fndraising event in aid of Mayor David Watson's charities, Huntington's Disease Association and Saffron Walden Riding for the Disabled.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.saffronwaldenreporter.co.uk/news/get_spiritual_and_healthy_at_saffron_walden_mayor_event_1_1572560

THREE Basingstoke charities have been given a major cash boost thanks to a successful year of fundraising by a former borough mayor.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.basingstokegazette.co.uk/news/local/9968468.Former_borough_mayor_raises_thousands_for_charity/

HALTON'S Mayor and Mayoress received a £1,000 donation from a Runcorn business for their chosen charities. John Lewis, managing director of SOG Limited, presented the gift to Cllrs Tom and Angela McInerney.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.runcornandwidnesworld.co.uk/news/9976183.Owners_of_Runcorn_business_park_support_local_charities/

Devizes mayor thanks fundraisers for supporting his charities.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.thisiswiltshire.co.uk/news/9976750.Devizes_mayor_thanks_fundraisers_for_supporting_his_charities/

The deputy mayor of Wellingborough has presented more than £6000 to charities from money raised during his term as mayor of the borough.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.northantstelegraph.co.uk/news/local/former-mayor-presents-cash-to-chosen-charities-1-4364094

The Former Mayor of Camden presents Action on Hearing Loss cheque for £ 27000. Action on Hearing Loss is the new name for RNID.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/news-and-events/london/news/mayor-of-camden-cheque-presentation.aspx



Lottery Funding

Drumtullagh Parish Church is one of 22 groups in Northern Ireland awarded grants totalling almost £440,000 from the Big Lottery Fund's Energy Efficient Venues programme. The programme, which is now closed for applications.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.ballymoneytimes.co.uk/news/local/drumtullagh-parish-church-benefits-from-big-lottery-fund-1-4350618

Windmills Pre-school, which runs from Gazeley Village Hall in The Street, has been awarded a £2,800 grant from the Big Lottery Fund. The money has been used to buy much-needed equipment including tables, mats, rugs, room dividers and storage trays.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.newmarketjournal.co.uk/news/latest-news/big-lottery-fund-grants-nursery-2-800-1-4348707

The Big Lottery Fund (BIG) has announced the 15 local partners that will lead the charge to bid for between £4m and £10m to support those with multiple needs in their local areas. A £100m pot was announced in July to be shared between 15 areas in England.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/funding-uk

Down's syndrome project given £200k funding. Wednesday, 10 October 2012. A project to support older people with Down's syndrome and their parents and carers has been awarded a major grant from the Big Lottery Fund.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/northern-ireland/downs-syndrome-project-given-200k-funding-16222203.html

Grewelthorpe, a village near Ripon is celebrating this week after being awarded a cash boost from the Big Lottery to build a new village hall and community centre.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.ripongazette.co.uk/community/your-community/grewelthorpe-wins-cash-fund-for-centre-1-5005084

PUPILS at a VALE school are celebrating after more than a dozen new laptops arrived thanks to a five-figure Lottery grant. Sedgeberrow First School were awarded a £10,000 grant from the Big Lottery Fund to buy 20 new netbook computers for their pupils.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://www.eveshamobserver.co.uk/2012/10/08/news-Netbooks-joy-for-Vale-school-52167.html

Scottish communities benefit from the latest Awards for All grants. Across Scotland, over 100 groups are today sharing in Lottery funding worth nearly £800k.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://news.biglotteryfund.org.uk/pr_041012_sco_afa_awardsforallgrants?regioncode=-uk

Up to £1 million Lottery money for Fife and Edinburgh.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://news.biglotteryfund.org.uk/pr_031012_sco_iic_moneyforfifeandedinburgh?regioncode=-uk

Over £840,000 is being shared between 96 groups in the North West today, from the Big Lottery Fund's popular small grants programme, Awards for All.
For more information, please click on the following link: http://news.biglotteryfund.org.uk/pr_021012_nw_a4a_north_west_young?regioncode=-uk&status=theProg&title=North%20west%20young%20people%20receive%20lottery%20funding%20to%20support%20each%20other

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