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Food for thought: Dine in the dark hosted to raise awareness for guide dogs

Leading Berkshire developer David Wilson Homes Southern has hosted a ‘dine in the dark’ event at its development The Chase at Newbury Racecourse to help raise awareness of the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association. The VIP event was attended by Mayor of Newbury Cllr Margo Payne, who joined Kym O’Shea and her dog Harvey […]

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It’s all swings and smiles for West Berkshire charity thanks to garden refurbishment

Five star Berkshire homebuilder David Wilson Homes Southern has transformed the garden in a children’s charity centre as a good will gesture.
 
West Berkshire-based charity Swings & Smiles, …

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Support boost for rough sleepers

The support available to rough sleepers in West Berkshire Council will receive a boost thanks to a £200,000 grant from the Government.
A number of new initiatives will be enabled by the funding inclu …

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Local Volunteers

Volunteer Centre West Berkshire (CIO 1156302) was established back in 1974. At its heart is Newbury though its reach goes as far as Tilehurst in the east and Lambourn in the West of the district.
It …

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Manchester Survivors Choir – release single ‘A City United’

Prose (featuring Manchester Survivors Choir) – A City United.
Out now on Run With Faith Records 
“It is the very spirit of Manchester in music.” (Andy Burnham, Mayor of Manchest …

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Funding secures life skills programme

Education Business Partnership (EBP) are delighted to expand their developing life skills programme to benefit more young people within West Berkshire. The programme teaches students aged 14-15 to rec …

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Fashion Revolution Week: 6 Ways You Can Get Involved

 

Ever wondered where your clothes were made? Want to make a difference to the fashion industry?
This week is Fashion Revolution Week, marking the fifth anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory col …

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Small Local Businesses Vs The National Three Peaks

Small businesses Motech Autocentres and Nightingale Fitness are both taking part in The National Three Peaks challenge in aid of local New Life Special Care Babies charity.

● 21 walkers will scale …

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Swim the Channel in your local town

Swim the Channel without leaving your home town!
Ever wanted to take on a big challenge to raise money for charity but never felt like you had the time?
Did you aim to get fitter this year but haven …

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Bluebird Care Newbury celebrating World Health Day

Bluebird Care Newbury celebrating World Health Day, April 7th 2018
April 7th is World Health Day and Bluebird Care Newbury is strongly behind the campaign, supporting the slogan of “Health for All …

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Registration is now open for our Big Sleep Out 2018!

 

Registration is now open for our Big Sleep Out 2018, raising money and awareness of the realities of sleeping rough.
Every year people sign up to spend a night under the stars to …

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 Sainsbury’s Newbury raises £2,500 for Sport Relief

 Sainsbury’s Newbury raises £2,500 for Sport Relief
Colleagues from Sainsbury’s Newbury collecting in Northbrook Street

Colleagues at Sainsbury’s Newbury are celebrating after raising £2 …

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RSPB and Barratt extend partnership to give nature a home

RSPB AND BARRATT EXTEND PARTNERSHIP TO GIVE NATURE A HOME
A unique partnership between the RSPB and David Wilson Homes has been renewed and extended for another three years. The partnership aims to de …

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The gift of Independence

The Guide Dogs story started in 1931 with two amazing British pioneers, Muriel Crooke and Rosamund Bond. These remarkable women organised the training of the first four British guide dogs from a humbl …

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Staff from local business embark on 35km sponsored walk

Staff from local business embark on 35km sponsored walk to raise funds for SeeAbility’s local residential nursing home, Heather House
Three staff members from occupational health provider Trident Me …

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New Bluebird Care Hub opens in Kingsclere

Home and Live In Care providers, Bluebird Care Hook & Kingsclere and Bluebird Care Newbury, are launching their new Bluebird Care Hub to provide information and resources relating to adult social …

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Support for rough sleepers ahead of cold weather

Today, West Berkshire Council has activated its Severe Weather Emergency Protocol, (SWEP) ahead of the freezing conditions expected in the area in the coming days.
The council initially implemented t …

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UK Fundraisers Prepare to Par-tea in aid of Dementia UK

UK-wide tea parties will help to raise funds for families facing dementia.
Icing sugar is flying off the supermarket shelves and the kettle is officially on! It can only mean that people are gearing u …

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Last chance to nominate and recognise a local business woman in the Thames Valley Region!

Nominations for the Santander Thames Valley Venus Awards 2018 in association with Marshall Volkswagen and in partnership with The Breeze are closing soon!
With a short while left to recognise a deserv …

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Supporting Families

Home-Start is a national charity that is working with thousands of families in hundreds of communities across the UK through a combination of home visiting support, group support, focused project work …

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