Members of the East Midlands business community came together at the annual CAPs (construction and property) charity golf day at Springwater Golf Club in Calverton, raising £8,500 for Our Dementia Choir. 88 players from local businesses were in attendance, across 22 teams, who played the course as … [Read more...]
West Bridgford schools raise over £3,100 for Guatemalan students
Both Lady Bay Primary School and Rushcliffe Spencer Academy celebrated the end of term this July with Spanish themed festivals in aid of The School of Hope in Guatemala. At Lady Bay many local organisations lent their support to produce a two day non-uniform fiesta of Spanish themed learning, … [Read more...]
Church music-a-thon is a resounding hit!
A highly successful music-at-thon at Beeston Methodist Church raised more than £4,000 towards the restoration and modernisation of the splendid 1902 pipe organ. Seventy five local musicians, including organists, a string trio, vocalists, pianists, a flute quartet, folk musicians, a trumpet trio, … [Read more...]
Local care home raises more than £500 from summer fayre
A Calverton based care home raised more than £500 from their summer fayre. MHA The Herons invited family and friends as well as members of the local community to the fayre. The day was packed full of activities to keep all guests entertained and there was also some live entertainment in the form … [Read more...]
Nature Tour Fundraising Thank you
Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust was delighted to have the wonderful opportunity to connect some amazing fundraisers with their local reserve – Wilwell Farm Cutting. As a thank you for generously raising £584 towards our Ancient Woodland Appeal, Volunteer Warden Gordon Dyne took the 2nd Lady Bay … [Read more...]
Another successful event for the WB RNLI Fundraisers!
On 23rd July, the West Bridgford RNLI and the West Bridgford Youth Link, who provide a range of support and services for young people with disabilities, teamed up to run a fantastic Coffee and Cake morning at the Youth Centre on Central Avenue. A wide selection of delicious cakes and treats, baked … [Read more...]
Superstar Madison raises over £8,000 for Forever Stars
Ten year-old Madison Murden's fundraising efforts for Forever Stars has recently reached the dizzy heights of more than £8,000! Madison, who attends Whitegate School in Clifton has been fundraising for Nottingham based baby loss support charity Forever Stars for 5 years now. She has undertaken … [Read more...]
Pupils fund raise for defibrillators on school site
Pupils at The Lanes Primary School on Cator Lane in Beeston have raised over £6,000 for the installation of two new defibrillators on the school sites. The campaign was led by the Year 6 ambassadors, who raised much of the money themselves as well as arranging fundraising events over the school … [Read more...]
Train for Ukraine four-hour spinathon raises vital funds
More than 100 people joined an epic four-hour spinathon at the Village Hotel Nottingham to raise funds for World Vision UK’s Ukraine appeal. Spin instructors Dani Nolan, Marta Hidalgo-Roffey, Louise Evans, Mike Noble, Karl Murray and Jo Mullock led the four-hour event at the Village Hotel … [Read more...]
Success at the RNLI Spring Fair!
The Spring Fair is one of the West Bridgford RNLI’s key annual fundraising events, and this year marked another great success! Held on the 14th May at Lutterell Hall, the sale had something for everyone; a wide variety of books, pre-loved items, plants and jewellery for sale, as well as a … [Read more...]