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Help nature this Christmas

Original Gift Ideas Birds and wildlife are increasingly vulnerable in a rapidly-changing world. Together, we can create bigger, better, more joined-up spaces to save our wildlife and our shared home. 1 Silhouette bee hyve £14.99 2 Avocet 8 x 42 binoculars £130.00 3 Wild wood trees oven glove £14.99 4 Bath foam 200ml – RSPB […]

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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 Camp …

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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!
Mrs …

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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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Tesco Bags of Help for wildlife in West Berkshire

The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative to improve the outdoors space at the Nature Discovery Centre for visitors – h …

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Kings pick up first ever Division 3 Win against Hampshire Harriers 2

With both teams looking for their first win of the season this promised to be a well contested match. Kings opened the scoring through Peter Rapley who added another four points to the total before Ha …

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Kings Gear Up For New British Wheelchair Basketball Season

 
The Thames Valley Kings will return to action this Sunday with an away trip to Warwickshire Bears 2. British Wheelchair Basketball’s Club of the year have had an action packed summer prep …

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Berkshire Community Foundation Offers Local Charities Addressing Loneliness and Isolation a Chance to Pitch For a Slice of £75,000 Funding

Berkshire Community Foundation (BCF), as part of their 2016 campaign ‘A Life Less Lonely’, invites local community groups to apply for funding for projects addressing the effects of Loneliness and …

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Sing for your Heart this Christmas – it’s good for you

National charity Heart Research UK is calling for choirs, schools, bands, singers and pubs up and down the country to support its Sing for your Heart campaign this winter.

Research has shown that sin …

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Volunteers needed for a Thatcham Vision stand at the Leisure Fair

On Saturday the 15th October Thatcham Vision will have a stand at the Leisure Fair in the Broadway– It will be from 10am until 4pm.  This of course will involve setting up and taking down our gazeb …

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Sainsbury’s Newbury Raise over £1,100 with PALS

Colleagues at Sainsbury’s Newbury and charity volunteers raised £1,132 over a weekend to support their local charity partner, PALS
The activity took place in early August with a tombola and bucket …

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Reading Recruitment Firm Supports star Employee through Fundraising

 
A recruitment agency based in Reading has shown how much it cares about one of its staff members by pledging to raise £2,000 for Kidney Research UK.
Wade Macdonald, who specialise in Finance a …

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Torrance Helps Pro-Am raise More than £140,000 for Charity at Stoke Park

Ryder Cup legend Sam Torrance OBE was the day’s host as one of the UK’s biggest pro-am golf tournaments raised a staggering £141,000 for charity at Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hote …

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Sainsbury’s stores in Newbury name their new Local Charities of the Year

11th July 2016: Following an online and in-store customer vote, Sainsbury’s Newbury has announced that PALS will be the store’s new Local Charity of the Year for 2016 – 2017.
PALS, which sta …

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Knickers Model’s Own: A Year of Frugal Fashion – a darn good option for all Christmas Gift Guides!

We think Caroline Jones’ inspiring story and beautiful book, including photos by Rankin, words from the likes of Henry Holland, would make the perfect Christmas gift for fans of:

Coffee table b …

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“Superforecasting: The People Who Predict the Future”

Newbury Talks’ new brand of free events at the Corn Exchange continues with a talk on the stunning new phenomenon of Superforcasting from Michael Story. Michael is senior consultant for The Good …

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Englefield 10K – 28th August

Whether you run regularly or want to set a target to get fit, set your sights on the Englefield 10k. With plenty of time to train, now is the perfect time to register your entry. On 28th August, the b …

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HRH Princess Beatrice of York, along with supporters raised over £20,000.

Berkshire Community Foundation (BCF) welcomed their Royal patron, HRH Princess Beatrice of York, along with supporters to their 30th Birthday Event last week; raising over £20,000.
Bucklebury House, …

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Great North Run 2016

Event Date: Sunday 11 September 2016
Take on the world’s greatest half marathon for Heart Research UK – register your interest for the 2016 event by completing the form at the bottom of this pa …

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