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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 collapse in Bangladesh, which killed 1138 sweatshop workers and injured many more. Since the tragedy people have woken up to the horrors that […]

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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.

â—Ź 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 ÂŁ2,500 for Sport Relief
Colleagues from Sainsbury’s Newbury collecting in Northbrook Street

Colleagues at Sainsbury’s Newbury are celebrating after raising ÂŁ2 …

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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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Homelessness is complicated

It’s not just about losing a roof from over your head. It’s about losing self-esteem, confidence, structure and purpose.
There are many faces of homelessness, from rough sleepers to families in te …

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Good news comes in threes for Education Business Partnership!

Education Business Partnership (EBP) are pleased to announce news of three exciting new projects they have been appointed to deliver.
Firstly, EBP were successful in securing funding from the Higher …

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Crematorium supports Daisy’s Dream with donation of over £10,000

On Friday 8th December, Daisy’s Dream were invited to speak at the annual Memorial Carol Service at West Berkshire Crematorium. As a local charity supporting children and young people facing and fol …

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Local Businesses Support The Voice of Learning Disability

Every year, BuzzConnect, the local business networking group, supports a local charity. In 2017, West Berkshire Mencap was the chosen charity! Throughout the year, several events, raffles and auctions …

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Light Up Christmas for Children

With the recent launch of the NSPCC’s Light Up Christmas for Children campaign across the UK, now is a fitting time to reflect on the huge impact the charity has had protecting children across Berks …

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PALS given fundraising boost in time for Christmas

Sainsbury’s Newbury teamed up with their Local Charity of the Year, PALS to show their support for this year’s #GivingTuesday which took place on 28 November. The campaign aims to get people think …

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