Tesco donation takes Daisy Appeal closer to fundraising target

Tesco donation takes Daisy Appeal closer to fundraising target

A charity that is campaigning to raise £8.5 million to provide a molecular imaging research (MIR) centre at Castle Hill Hospital is thanking Tesco and its customers after receiving a donation from the supermarket’s in-store fundraising initiative. The Daisy Appeal was presented with a cheque for £1,000 donated from the Tesco Community Grants fund, which was previously called Tesco Bags of Help...

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Charity golf day raises £5,000 for Cancer Research UK

Charity golf day raises £5,000 for Cancer Research UK

An annual charity golf day sponsored by Pepperells Solicitors has raised more than £5,000 for Cancer Research UK. This year’s event, held at Cottingham Park Golf & Country Club on July 9 and organised by local man Steve Fulstow, saw more than 180 players across 45 teams compete to win the converted medals for Longest Drive, Straightest Drive, Nearest to the Pin and Winning Team. Organisers...

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Cleaning, painting and facilities management firm working with Hull 4 Heroes to secure jobs for local veterans

Cleaning, painting and facilities management firm working with Hull 4 Heroes to secure jobs for local veterans

One of the city’s oldest commercial cleaning, painting and facilities management companies is continuing its support for Hull 4 Heroes, working together on a new initiative aiming to provide employment for veterans looking for work. The team at Lightowler has worked closely with Hull 4 Heroes for almost two years, providing support for the charity’s ongoing cleaning, painting and facilities...

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Agencia increases reach and relevance by setting up community interest company

Agencia increases reach and relevance by setting up community interest company

A business that has been transforming lives and communities internationally for nearly 25 years is planning to expand its work in the UK after setting up a community interest company (CIC). Agencia, which is based in East Yorkshire and has delivered more than 450 contracts in 20 countries, sees the move as a key step towards accessing more funding to increase its support for charities, community...

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50 for Fifty scheme to help socially isolated residents attend Seniors Snooker at Hull’s Bonus Arena

50 for Fifty scheme to help socially isolated residents attend Seniors Snooker at Hull’s Bonus Arena

As the UK Seniors Snooker Championship returns to Hull’s Bonus Arena in August, the 50 for Fifty initiative has been launched to help the city’s ageing population living in isolation, residential care or suffering from mental health issues. The event will feature icons of the sport including Jimmy White, Stephen Hendry, Dennis Taylor, John Parrott and Ken Doherty. The scheme, in partnership with...

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