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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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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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REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY PARADE AND SERVICE IN NEWBURY

The Remembrance Sunday Parade and Service will be held in Newbury on Sunday 12 November 2017.
The Remembrance Sunday proceedings will commence with the main parade stepping off at 10.25am from Pelica …

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The Movember foundation

Our fathers, partners, brothers and friends face a health crisis that isn’t being talked about. Men are dying too young. We can’t afford to stay silent.
From humble beginnings in Australia in 2003 …

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Live On

To the memory of the fallen and the future of the living
The Royal British Legion provides lifelong support for the Armed Forces community – serving men and women, veterans, and their families.

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The Passchendaele Pin

Every pin tells a tale
Private John Sutherland was only 23 years old when he fought and died at the Battle of Passchendaele 100 years ago. To commemorate the ultimate sacrifice Private Sutherland and …

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David Wilson go pink

Construction staff at David Wilson Homes Southern are dressing to impress for wear it pink this Friday 20th October, to help raise awareness for Breast Cancer Now.
Site and sales staff at David Wilson …

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Carrier bag funding set to help families explore their wild neighbourhood at the Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham

The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust and Southern Co-op are joining forces again to help local families get out and about in nature in the My Wild Neighbourhood campaign.
 
Research by The …

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Berkshire Maestros celebrates its 35th anniversary!

This week sees the local music education charity Berkshire Maestros celebrate 35 successful years since its incorporation.
The Berkshire Young Musicians Trust (the registered company name of Berkshire …

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West Berkshire Mencap charity dinner- Indigo Bay

This year, Indigo Bay and Local Buzz magazine are getting together in aid of West Berkshire Mencap and are organising a charitable dinner on Tuesday 24th October.
You can to book your space via Indigo …

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Racecourse launches poppy appeal 28th Oct

Worthington’s Armed Forces Raceday takes place on Saturday, 28 October 2017
 
For a tenth consecutive year, Newbury Racecourse will welcome members of the Armed Forces and Royal British Legion …

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Campaign for Dignity in Dying

ASSISTED DYING
Assisted dying allows a dying person the choice to control their death if they decide their suffering is unbearable. It is illegal in the UK.
The campaign for assisted dying.
We campaig …

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Sainsbury’s Newbury raises £1,219 for local charities

Sainsbury’s Newbury has raised £1219 for 3 different local charities.
Volunteers from PALS, and the local branches of Guide Dogs for the Blind and Parkinsons UK were in store at the weekend holding …

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Andover and District Mencap Win Free Minibus

The Wolfenden family, who own and operate Abacus, the Andover based vehicle hire specialist, has presented a free minibus to the Andover and District Mencap team.  Over 150 charities entered the comp …

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Vital report focuses on mental health and homelessness

ANNUAL VITAL SIGNS REPORT FOCUSES ON WORSENING TRENDS IN MENTAL HEALTH AND INCREASING LEVELS OF HOMELESSNESS IN BERKSHIRE.
 
Berkshire Community Foundation (BCF), is today publishing its annual V …

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West Berkshire Mencap celebrates good ofsted rating

The quality of early years provision offered by West Berkshire Mencap is ‘good’ according to a recent Ofsted inspection.
The Enborne Gate-based charity runs support groups and services for …

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