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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 Berkshire through their Speak Out Stay Safe schools programme. In the last school year alone the NSPCC has reached nearly 20,000 […]

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Politicians, Journalists, Historians, Peace Protesters and Local People Feature in a Series of Four Fascinating Talks Linked to Greenham: One Hundred Years of War and Peace.

The fascinating and at times turbulent history of Greenham Common will be explored during a series of five talks linked to the large-scale, outdoor community arts event Greenham: One Hundred Years of …

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#TheBigEvent Guest Speaker Christopher Ganley on My Life-changing Incident

“I joined the army in 2006 and was a soldier in 1st battalion the Rifles. I served in the Falkland Islands just after my 18th birthday and was deployed to my first tour of Afghanistan in 2008. After …

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Daisy’s Dream charity celebrates 21 years of helping bereaved children

Berkshire charity Daisy’s Dream is celebrating 21 years of supporting bereaved children this year. Set up in 1996, the charity was started by local resident Penny Lowe following the unexpected death o …

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Southampton Ladies Circle First Charity Event involving the Community at Wild Lime Bar!!

On Sunday 13th August, Southampton Ladies Circle partnered up with Matt Ferris and the incredible team from The Wild Lime Pub to host an amazing Charity Night at the Races in aid of Endometriosis UK L …

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South East success at Lord’s Taverners National Junior Championships

On Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th August talented junior wheelchair basketball players from across England and the Home Countries took part in the two-day Lord’s Taverners National Junior Championship …

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Thames Valley Kings awarded Clubmark accreditation

The Thames Valley Kings have recently been successful in gaining Clubmark accreditation and were presented with their Clubmark award on Sunday 30th July at British Wheelchair Basketball’s National Clu …

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Local little ones set to splash for charity!

Between 15% and 30% of all reported pregnancies end in miscarriage – a statistic which may come as a shock to some. Grieving parents find support in many ways but every need is different. That’s why …

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Paralympics gold medalist visits Thames Valley Kings

The Thames Valley Kings received a golden visit on Saturday as Paralympics gold medalist, Anne Dickins to see her superhero series team mate, Greg Rose at a training session.

On August 19th at Dorn …

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Berkshire Community Foundation (BCF) launches Vital Signs 2017

Berkshire Community Foundation (BCF) launches Vital Signs 2017, focusing on mental health and wellbeing, with £3,000 up for grabs for charities in Berkshire.

 For the fourth year running, BCF has …

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Hike for Hope (We need Hope now! More than ever)

2 Brothers, 10 Days, 165 Miles (6 Marathons), 2 very silly costumes

#hikeforhope

This April the Naturelly brothers Dean & Liam will embark on their biggest challenge yet, they plan to walk f …

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Ufton Court – Children’s Charity

Ufton Court is a thriving and innovative children’s charity based in a woodland setting
near Reading.

Ufton Court has two areas of work, we provide dynamic primary school history education and w …

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2016 Santa Run raises an ‘Olympic’ amount for Charity

A record 1500 plus runners took to the streets of Reading for the 2016 Santa Run, on a dry but chilly day in December. Adults dressed in Santa outfits, were joined by many young runners looking brilli …

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Rotary International Women’s Day Purple4Polio Afternoon Tea Parties

TAKE TEA AND FIGHT POLIO!

ROTARY’S BATTLE AGAINST POLIO GIVEN FINAL PUSH ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

‘TYPHOO TEA’ AND ‘TIPTREE JAM’ LEND SUPPORT

On March 8th, Rotarians across Br …

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Sailors’ Society launches Crisis Response Network Asia as kidnappings treble

Southampton charity Sailors’ Society is launching a crisis response network to help victims of trauma at sea in Asia, as kidnappings at sea reach their highest levels in 10 years.

The charity, wh …

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Think WARMTH to Save Lives this Winter

Older people, their families, friends and neighbours need to think WARMTH across West Berkshire this winter to save lives, leading home care provider Bluebird Care has urged.

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Double Anniversary Year for Mary Hare Hearing Services

2017 is a very important year for two of the businesses within Mary Hare Hearing Services, as they’re both celebrating significant anniversaries.

Mary Hare Hearing Services comprises of Mary Hare …

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White Ribbon Giving Tree is back

West Berkshire Council launched this year’s  ‘Giving Tree’ in the reception of its Market Street offices 2nd December.

The tree is part of the worldwide ‘White Ribbon Campaign’ which aims to  …

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SAVE SANTA’S BEARD!

Santa is taking time out of his very busy schedule of making presents and looking after the reindeer to try and get everyone involved and help raise money for CLIC Sargent, and he needs your help!

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Local Charity Raising Vital Funds for those Having to Choose Between Eating and Heating this Winter

Berkshire Community Foundation (BCF) is launching Surviving Winter, a campaign to raise £10,000 to help the elderly, isolated or disadvantaged this winter who are having to choose between eating or h …

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