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Thursday, 30th April, 2015
Up here, in our North office we have been recycling our ink cartridges for the last few months with the other businesses on our floor and the buildings cleaners all getting involved. Our recycle bin just sits outside our office and everyone pops in their used ink cartridges. I then make a call to ‘Empties Please’, they pick them up and send us out a cheque. It’s as simple as that! We have raised over £80 so far with another full recycle bin ready for collection. Why not have a chat with your...
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Wednesday, 29th April, 2015
The event, held at the Royal Society of Medicine, follows on from our extensive patient need research undertaken over the last two years.  Though focus groups, interviews and surveys, 2,000 patients have told us what they need throughout the treatment, from initial awareness and diagnosis through to treatment and care. Much of what we learnt surprised us.  Our research has identified 24 areas of patient need across the whole patient journey.  Responding to all these can’t be done by any single...
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Monday, 27th April, 2015
The London Marathon is THE event in the running calendar and this year's offering didn't disappoint with every single member of our 150 strong team doing us proud on a fantastic day for the charity. Andrew Smith AKA 'Cactus man' broke the Guinness World Record for the fastest plant category by more than 40 minutes while marathon veteran Toby Close also deserves a shout out for being our fastest runner finishing in an incredible 2 hours and 54 minutes. Our TV times celebrity team with actors...
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Monday, 27th April, 2015
Join walkers on Saturday 9th May on a beautiful 23 mile circular ramble over the rolling Shropshire hills from Bishops Castle via Offa’s Dyke and the Shropshire Way to Clun. After a welcome hot vegetarian lunch, then return through the Walcot Estate, Bury Ditches and Oakley Mynd. For the less intrepid, or those wanting to explore Bishops Castle, shorter walks (10 or 13 miles) are offered to and from Clun, with transport provided. For the second year, the walk aims to raise money in memory of...
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Friday, 24th April, 2015
This weekend is one of the biggest and possibly best known fundraising events in the UK (and the world). The London Marathon kicks-off on Sunday morning with over 35,000 people taking part and it will be watched from all around the world. The amount of money raised for charity since it started in 1981, is in excess of £450m and it’s in the Guinness book of records for being the largest annual fundraising event in the world. We have 150 brave and inspirational people taking part, raising funds...
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Thursday, 23rd April, 2015
Peterborough’s Queensgate Shopping Centre has chosen to raise funds for blood cancer charity Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research through 2015 and 2016.  The popular shopping centre decided to pick this national charity due to its relevance to local people in the area. Sam Eastwood, Centre Director for Queensgate Shopping Centre, said:  “We are thrilled to announce Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research as the Queensgate Charity of the Year for 2015 – 2016.  We will be giving our full support to the...
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