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    Over £8000 raised for ex-servicemen and women and their partners living with disability or dementia

    Over £8000 raised for ex-servicemen and women and their partners living with disability or dementia

    A total of £8,159 has been raised for The Royal Star & Garter Home in Solihull at the 2018 Birmingham International Tattoo.   The event, which is Britain’s largest indoor tattoo and features over 1,250 performers, took place at Arena Birmingham on 24-25 November. It marked the 11th year that the Tattoo had supported the […]

    4th December 2018 | By | Reply More
    Select Lifestyle staff raise funds for Children in Need

    Select Lifestyle staff raise funds for Children in Need

    Whenever and wherever possible the dedicated team behind Select Lifestyles make sure that they are always doing their part in helping those in need, by participating in special events and fundraising at all given chances throughout the year. So, it goes without saying that they wouldn’t miss the opportunity to give a little more and […]

    26th November 2018 | By | Reply More
    Former footballer vows to put the boot into dementia by supporting Alzheimer’s Society

    Former footballer vows to put the boot into dementia by supporting Alzheimer’s Society

    A former professional footballer living with dementia is determined to give the condition the boot.   Dave Serella, who played for Nottingham Forest, Walsall and Blackpool, is backing the Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk fundraising campaign to raise money for vital research.   Dementia devastates lives, but every pound raised through Memory Walk helps Alzheimer’s Society […]

    26th October 2018 | By | Reply More
    Audley Group raise over £4,500 for British Health Foundation

    Audley Group raise over £4,500 for British Health Foundation

    Staff across Audley Group took part in the Blenheim Palace 10k run on Sunday 30th September and raised an exceptional £4,527 for the British Heart Foundation.   Dusting off their running shoes, twenty Audley team members headed to Blenheim Palace, including CEO Nick Sanderson and Managing Director Operations Paul Morgan, to take part in the […]

    4th October 2018 | By | Reply More
    Loose Women star unites with 2,000 people for ‘inspirational’ Memory Walk

    Loose Women star unites with 2,000 people for ‘inspirational’ Memory Walk

    Alzheimer’s Society supporter Ruth Langsford issued a rallying cry to fundraisers after joining a tide of almost 2,000 people to unite against dementia in an “inspirational” Memory Walk.  The Loose Women and This Morning presenter brought along her dog Maggie as she kicked off her local Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk which took place at Epsom […]

    2nd October 2018 | By | Reply More
    Carers raise money for Kent hospice

    Carers raise money for Kent hospice

    Supporting local people living with terminal illness and their families Hilton Nursing Partners take on a challenge and raise a massive £1,842.84 for the Heart of Kent Hospice as part of the charity’s Shop Takeover Challenge. Coming out of their comfort zones, Hilton Nursing Partners staff, who are ordinarily freeing up hospital beds and getting patients […]

    21st May 2018 | By | Reply More
    Care manager leads fundraising for sister Dianne

    Care manager leads fundraising for sister Dianne

    Tina Willey, an Anchor Scheme Manager at Highfield Court in Rotherham and she and her colleagues have raised over £450 for a brilliant cause.   Her sister, Dianne Ford who is a nurse at nearby Rotherham Hospital was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. She has had the cancer removed and started radiotherapy last week. . […]

    17th May 2018 | By | Reply More
    York specialist care provider turns Pink for cancer charity

    York specialist care provider turns Pink for cancer charity

    The staff team at Danshell Group’s central support office in York have raised more than £200 for ‘Breast Cancer Now’. The team rose to the challenge by organising a brilliant range of fundraising events. Everyone got in the spirit of the day by wearing pink, even the Chief Executive’s dogs, who were visiting for the […]

    8th November 2017 | By | Reply More
    Larchwood Care is celebrating after raising more than £2200 for Macmillan

    Larchwood Care is celebrating after raising more than £2200 for Macmillan

    Larchwood Care is celebrating after raising more than £2200 for Macmillan as part of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning campaign. The homes held a number of events across the UK, including cake stalls, bake offs, entertainers and visitors from local community groups. Larchwood care has residential and day-care facilities across the UK, and provides specialist […]

    3rd November 2017 | By | Reply More
    The Hamptons residents join the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

    The Hamptons residents join the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

    Residents and staff at The Hamptons care centre off Heyhouses Lane in Lytham St Annes, enjoyed a cuppa and a cake for a very good cause when they took part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan.   Taking place annually, the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan’s biggest fundraiser to help those facing […]

    10th October 2017 | By | Reply More
    Hull based care staff go the extra mile for fundraising

    Hull based care staff go the extra mile for fundraising

    Dozens of care workers went the extra mile to take part in a campaign to provide people in residential care with the best quality of life. Teams of staff from across Hull based Hica Group, a not for profit organisation which run 19 homes across Hull and East Riding, came together to complete a 10-mile […]

    21st September 2017 | By | Reply More
    England football legend unites with Alzheimer’s Society at Memory Walk

    England football legend unites with Alzheimer’s Society at Memory Walk

    England football legend Sir Geoff Hurst is joining forces with Alzheimer’s Society to tackle dementia in support of his fellow 1966 World Cup heroes who are living with the condition. Sir Geoff has pledged his backing for Memory Walk, Alzheimer’s Society’s flagship fundraising event which is taking place across England, Wales and Northern Ireland this […]

    18th September 2017 | By | Reply More
    Monty Python legend Terry Jones unites with 3,500 people at Memory Walk

    Monty Python legend Terry Jones unites with 3,500 people at Memory Walk

    Monty Python legend Terry Jones joined more than 3,500 people to unite against dementia at the London Memory Walk. The 75-year-old, who is living with a rare form of dementia, took part in Alzheimer’s Society’s London Memory Walk at the historic HAC Grounds in central London, accompanied by his daughter Sally Jones and his former partner Alison Telfer.   Terry […]

    14th September 2017 | By | Reply More
    Celebrities urge the public to unite against dementia by taking part in Memory Walk

    Celebrities urge the public to unite against dementia by taking part in Memory Walk

    Davina McCall, Sir Geoff Hurst, Jo Joyner, Linda Robson, Vicky McClure and Kevin Whately are uniting with Alzheimer’s Society by taking part in Memory Walk, the charity’s flagship fundraising event this autumn. They are among a host of celebrities joining many of the 34 Memory Walks taking place across England, Wales and Northern Ireland in September and […]

    9th August 2017 | By | Reply More
    Charity bag pack raises hundreds of pounds for Alzheimer’s Society

    Charity bag pack raises hundreds of pounds for Alzheimer’s Society

    A CHARITY bag pack at a Chesterfield supermarket has raised hundreds of pounds for the Alzheimer’s Society.   Staff from several care homes across Derbyshire spent the day on the checkouts at the town’s Marks and Spencer helping customers with their packing.   Generous shoppers donated a total of £504.74 – with all proceeds going […]

    7th July 2017 | By | Reply More
    Icy challenge nets cash for Shropshire hospice

    Icy challenge nets cash for Shropshire hospice

    A fundraising afternoon involving a chilling challenge has helped to raise £200 in aid of Shropshire’s Severn Hospice.   Coverage Care, which runs 14 homes for mainly older people in Shropshire on a not for profit basis, organised the event at its headquarters at the Oxon Business Park, Shrewsbury, on May 10.   Five members […]

    24th May 2017 | By | Reply More
    “Chatterbox” carer raises almost £300 through sponsored silence!

    “Chatterbox” carer raises almost £300 through sponsored silence!

    CHATTERBOX Deborah Pritchard took on a sponsored silence to raise funds for a dementia friendly sensory garden at a Widnes care home.   The carer at Halton View Care Home, on Sadler Street, spent an entire day silently carrying out her duties.   She wore a sign around her neck reading “I am on a […]

    19th May 2017 | By | Reply More
    Homecare provider to trek the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge for Alzheimer’s Society

    Homecare provider to trek the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge for Alzheimer’s Society

    Businesswoman and home care franchise owner Visha Keshwala is to trek the arduous Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge on 1st July, to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society. The increasing number of clients in Visha’s home care business who struggle with dementia or Alzheimer’s made her want to support the charity and take up this challenge. […]

    19th May 2017 | By | Reply More
    Training underway for marathon hopeful, Mark

    Training underway for marathon hopeful, Mark

    A care home chef with a passion for improving the lives of older people is preparing to face his first marathon to raise money for Barchester’s Charitable Foundation. Mark Roberts , who works at Chacombe Park Care Home in Chacombe near Banbury, will be the first person ever to run in the London Marathon in […]

    2nd February 2017 | By | Reply More
    Machu Picchu trek raises over £3000 for hospice

    Machu Picchu trek raises over £3000 for hospice

    An engineer from Bristol has completed a gruelling trek to the top of Machu Picchu in Peru and has raised over £3000 for St Peter’s Hospice in the process.   Steve Webb, a senior service engineer for Whitchurch-based ITEC, took on the challenge and was supported in his fundraising by his employers. All funds raised […]

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