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Cheshire Fisherman Reels In A Whopping £300k

A keen fisherman from Sandbach is celebrating today after reeling in a top catch of £300,000 on The National Lottery’s Jewel Smash Scratchcard. Graham Potts,...

Burnley FC in the Community shortlisted for football awards for mental health work with...

Burnley FC’s charitable arm has been shortlisted for two categories in next month’s 2021 Northwest Football Awards. The charity’s outreach work with local schools,...

Huddersfield community organisation launches Christmas card design challenge

With Christmas quickly approaching, Huddersfield based community organisation, Conscious Youth, has launched a Christmas card design challenge for primary and secondary school children across...

Leeds Charity looking for 10th anniversary Ball sponsors

Children’s Heart Surgery Fund (CHSF) are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their annual Wear Red Day event with a celebrity-laden fundraising Ball on February 5th, 2022. And they are looking for local businesses to help sponsor the event.

Staff at HURST raise £4,000 for hospice on away day

Staff at HURST donned hiking boots, backpacks and aprons to help raise £4,000 for a Greater Manchester hospice through a series of sponsored away day activities.

Big increase in homelessness expected across West Yorkshire warns charity

West Yorkshire charity, Simon on the Streets is warning of an expected increase in people turning to our streets, blaming the end of the eviction ban, furlough, and Universal Credit uplift.

Taylor&Emmet lends a paw at Bears auction

A team of volunteers from solicitors, Taylor&Emmet LLP, will be helping ensure the much anticipated ‘Bears of Sheffield’ auction runs smoothly.

Tech boss tackles 286km charity challenge in one week

Yorkshire-based tech boss Tim Mercer has today embarked on a gruelling 286km challenge in aid of the charity Borne. The five-day feat will see Tim...

Bellway’s charitable donation received with open hands

Having recently opened two stylish show homes at its stunning development on Dickens Lane in Poynton, Bellway was keen to give back to the...

Students step up to climate change challenge with ‘inspirational’ eco-projects

Students across the Humber have come forward with their own innovative ideas to help tackle the climate crisis as part of a campaign to unite the region in the drive to net zero.

Yorkshire business helps schools add sustainability to the curriculum

Yorkshire business, British Recycled Plastic, is helping schools to teach students the important principles of sustainability, with their range of recycled plastic raised beds. Last...

Manchester International Festival announces its Factory Academy skills and training programme for 2021/22

Manchester International Festival (MIF) has announced its latest Factory Academy programme for the 2021/22 academic year, providing skills and training programmes for the creative...

Care home worker celebrates 20 years’ service

A Tyneside care home is celebrating the long service of one of its members of staff. Nikki Foggin started at the care home company, Solehawk,...

Tees valley care operator on recruitment drive

Popular Care Homes is launching a recruitment drive at its homes in Darlington and Eston to help address the staffing shortages hitting the care...

Kind Currency Named In Small Biz 100 Today

Small Business Saturday has announced its 100 lucky businesses who will feature in this year’s Small Biz 100 calendar. And today, on the 27th September,...

Passion, Energy and Positivity are the Order of the Day for North West Post...

This month sees the coming together of a whole host of powerhouse entrepreneurs as passion, energy and positivity are the order of the day...

Social Impact Construction & Property Management Turns 5 years Old and Celebrates With a...

Three Sixty, the profit-for-purpose, Stockport based construction and property management company is celebrating five years of trading this month. The company is publicly celebrating its...

McCann to Kickstart careers in creative sector

14 roles created across Manchester and Cheshire with McCann Manchester

North East Entrepreneurial Mums Sit Alongside Self-Development Greats As They Soar Up Global Book...

Mindset Coaches and Founders of 'Now is Your Time', Donna Elliott and Cheryl Lee from South Shields and Sunderland, North East, are in hot...

Tattu tees off as headline sponsor for homelessness charity golf event

A West-Yorkshire based homelessness charity has announced the headline sponsor of its upcoming golf fundraising event, Simon on the Tee.

Lancashire Carer Dances Way into National ‘Care Sector’s Got Talent’ Competition

A Lancashire home carer has danced his way into a nationwide competition to showcase talent within the health and social care sector. Recently promoted to...

Knowsley Safari makes the grade with Liverpool school children

Primary schools in Liverpool City Region can request a free Knowsley Safari roadshow.

£850k funding boost extends Lancashire student careers programme

A student careers service which has offered advice to more than 25,000 young people across Lancashire has been extended after securing funding for an...

Boohoo announced as main sponsor for Burnley FC hair salon charity event

Fashion giant Boohoo has been announced as the headline sponsor of Trim on the Turf, a two-day pop-up charitable event that will feature 30...

Kids take over the Kitchen at Altrincham nursery

The team at Back to the Garden Childcare, on Sinderland Road in Altrincham, allowed its children to take over the kitchen, and indeed the...

OARSOME! Agecroft rower completes 100km ‘Centurion Challenge’ to raise funds to get young people...

Agecroft Rowing Club member Robbie Macfarlane completed the #Rowforchange ‘Centurion Challenge’ on Sunday – rowing 100km in 10 hours. The Centurion Challenge saw Robbie, 40,...

Unique opportunity to learn more about professional development at a distance from top education...

Keen delegates at the Higher Education Institutional Research (HEIR) Conference will get the benefit of the perspective of top educators from In Professional Development next month.

Local MP Visits Glusburn Specialist Hospital

Malsis Hall, in Glusburn near Keighley welcomed Julian Smith, MP for Skipton and Ripon to see first-hand its specialist care facilities. The country house has...

Bradford’s manufacturers sign up to engage with pupils from 45 local schools

More than 30 Bradford manufacturers have registered for this year’s Bradford Manufacturing Weeks initiative, despite the continued constraints of Covid-19. With 32 registered and active...
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SEND Education Trailblazers Nominated for National Diversity Awards

Stockport based Great Minds Together, who deliver wraparound services for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disability(SEND), have been nominated for...

Bradford’s manufacturers sign up to engage with pupils from 45 local schools

More than 30 Bradford manufacturers have registered for this year’s Bradford Manufacturing Weeks initiative, despite the continued constraints of Covid-19. With 32 registered and active...

Sunny Thinking helps tackle homelessness in Greater Manchester

Altrincham-based creative agency Sunny Thinking is proud to support the Greater Manchester Mayor’s Charity by designing their new website.

New networking opportunities with Age Concern Central Lancashire set to help local companies build...

Some of the regions’ key businesses have been taking a walk around Worden Park in Leyland today to discuss corporate life in the new...

Suicide prevention campaigners collaborate in support of World Suicide Prevention Day

A workplace wellbeing provider has teamed up with leading suicide prevention campaigners to release a second edition of its free guide in support of World Suicide Prevention Day this Friday (10th September 2021).

Huddersfield business reveals young people feel more confident than ever sharing their views online

With topics like Black Lives Matter, Covid-19, and the climate disruption gaining worldwide attention in 2020, we have seen a rise in young people...

Fintech scholarship in hunt for British talent

Fintech company Seopa Ltd, parent company of financial comparison platform Quotezone, has announced the return of its highly sought-after scholarship programme for higher education students.

Women’s Assertiveness Coach & Author’s Mission to Get 1000 Women to ‘Woman Up’ for...

A mum of three teenage daughters from Cheshire, is excited to release her debut book, 'Woman Up - the 21st century women’s guide to...

Tees Valley nursery shortlisted in three categories at prestigious industry awards

Rosedene Nurseries, a childcare provider with sites throughout Tees Valley and North Yorkshire, is celebrating after being shortlisted in three categories at the 2021...

Martyn completes English qualification to help with dream career

A foster parent from Preston has used a local training provider to take a step closer to his dream career. Martyn Shaw from Fulwood has...

Homebuilder supports Bradford Metropolitan Food Bank with £1,000 donation

Homebuilder, Barratt Developments Yorkshire West has continued to support the communities in which it builds by donating £1,000 to Bradford Metropolitan Food Bank as...

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