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Latest news from the region’s education, Health care and third sector.

Belmayne partner peddles around peaks for charity

A partner at Dronfield-based financial planners, Belmayne, has added another £1,000 to the firm’s fundraising total after completing a gruelling 112-mile bike ride.

Sarah Leadbetter rejoins RECOM Solutions as head of its healthcare projects team

Construction project management consultancy RECOM Solutions has welcomed back Sarah Leadbetter as head of its healthcare projects team, a new role created to reflect the company’s growing workload in the sector.

MC Construction wins corporate supporter of the year accolade from cancer research charity

Salford-based MC Construction has been honoured for its fundraising efforts in aid of North West Cancer Research. The company won the charity’s Corporate Supporter award at a gala dinner and ceremony.

Fresh Thinking Capital staff raise funds in Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge for cancer charity

A team of eight colleagues from Leeds-based financial business Fresh Thinking Capital have raised over £4,000 for Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice, after tackling the...

Investor unveils £3.7m scheme to transform derelict former hospital

A derelict former hospital in Greater Manchester will be revived as a GP practice and day-care mental health and wellbeing centre in a £3.7m scheme if plans get the go-ahead.

Former nurse embarks upon nutrition mission

A former nurse, who developed a passion for debunking fad diets and clearing up confusion when it comes to understanding nutrition, is hoping to...

Ron Dearing UTC to increase student numbers after planning approval for expansion

Hull’s pioneering Ron Dearing University Technical College (UTC) has been given the go-ahead to expand and increase its capacity.

North East MP Backs Campaign to Cut NHS Diabetes Care Costs

A campaign to cut the cost of diabetes care in the NHS has received the support of City of Durham MP Mary Kelly Foy

Royal engagement in Worsley

Leading care home provider New Care enlisted the help of ‘The Queen’, Isla Bates aged 3, to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee with residents at...

Clive Owen staff swap office attire for walking boots and anoraks in the name...

A 23-strong team from Clive Owen offices in Darlington, Durham, and Middlesbrough, has scaled the heights to bring in £2,415 for charity. The climb of...

New Care opens Adel Manor

New Care, one of the UK’s fastest growing care home developers, has opened the doors to Adel Manor, a ‘new generation’ care home in...

Accounting firm HURST sponsors Stockport Pride festival

Accounting and business advisory firm HURST has signed up as a sponsor of this summer’s Stockport Pride festival, which is taking place in-person for the first time since 2019. The annual LGBTQ+ festival will be at Stockport Market Place on July 31.

Stockport based organisation launches multi-pronged initiative to help 1000s of local residents tackle the...

MCR based company helps with cost of living crisis by offering people local to them, a package of support.

Alcedo Care named one of UK’s top home care groups

Southport-based Alcedo Care has been recognised as one of the Top 20 home care groups in the UK for the third year running. With 678...

Kirklees Council funded ‘Breathing Space’ initiative supports Kirklees residents living with dementia through arts...

Running across Kirklees, hoot creative art's specialist arts and dementia project ‘Breathing Space’ highlights the link between creativity, music and dementia, ahead of Kirklees...

Hortor Hopes to Raise £12,000 for Chosen Charities

Hortor, the global resourcing and managed service consultancy headquartered in Leeds, has nominated two charities that will benefit from its fundraising efforts throughout 2022.

Entrepreneurial Spirit Sought For Charity’s Accumulator Challenge

West Yorkshire homelessness charity Simon on the Streets has launched its first ever accumulator challenge, inviting businesses and people with an entrepreneurial flair to turn £40 into thousands.

Workbook Set to Change Goal Setting for Young Adults

A new workbook is hitting the shelves to help young adults set goals successfully, boosting achievement and increasing positivity in the age group. Released alongside...

York teacher becomes the first to take advantage of local housebuilder’s new education scheme

Local housebuilder, Barratt Developments Yorkshire East, is supporting education workers who play an integral role in their communities, by donating a contribution for every...

Bellway donates life-saving defib to Pioneer Fitness in Bootle

Bellway has donated a defibrillator to Pioneer Fitness on Hawthorne Road in Bootle. With its latest development St Wilfrid’s located immediately opposite, the leading housebuilder...

The Power of Community – How a Community of Passion Filled Individuals Helps Drive...

In it together... As part of Stress Awareness Month, which this year focuses on the power of community, entrepreneurial leader Dani Wallace, Founder of the...

Leeds charity receives £1k boost from 5 star homebuilder

Leeds-based end of life charity, The Swan Song Project has received a £1,000 donation from local homebuilder Barratt Developments Yorkshire West, as part of...

Kate joins the Back to the Garden Childcare team in Altrincham

Back to the Garden Childcare has appointed Kate Kelly as administrative assistant. Reporting into nursery manager Ann Marie Ellison, Kate will help with the day-to-day...

Animmersion UK creates interactive games for Anglo American’s education outreach programme

Animmersion UK, the Teesside-based digital visualisation specialists, has completed a significant project with multinational mining company Anglo American to develop four interactive games based...

Triple business boost for Purple Heart Wishes charity

A charity which enables adults with a terminal illness to fulfil special wishes with their family and friends is in line for a cash boost from proptech business Symple and two sister companies.

Yorkshire employee benefits specialist sees record rise in demand for health insurance

Employee benefits provider Aceso Health and Group Risk, whose national headquarters are in Leeds, has reported a record rise in enquiries from employers about health insurance and private ‘virtual GP’ appointments, with enquiries increasing by more t

York-Based Company Provides Full Technology Design and Installation for World’s Largest Civilian Hospital Ship

North Star Engineers Behind Extensive Technology Fit Out Onboard Brand New Global Mercy® Which Began Journey to Africa from Rotterdam on March 15th.

Communities Receive £4M Lifeline

Thousands of charities at the heart of local communities across the UK have received a £4M lifeline. This figure is revealed as the tech company...

Branding specialists Infinity Inc. team up with Brentford FC to help raise money for...

Branded merchandise and apparel firm, Infinity Inc, has teamed up with one of its Premier League clients, Brentford FC, to help raise money for...

Charities Pensions Club Confirms Partners and Events for 2022

With the mission to help pension professionals in the charity sector share industry knowledge and best practice, Charities Pensions Club is resuming its wide-ranging events programme for 2022.

Social Enterprise secures investment to expand community media projects

Yellow Jigsaw CIC has been awarded £21,600 from the Access to Growth fund, part of GM Social investment - a range of social investment funds delivered by Greater Manchester Centre for Voluntary Organisation.

Care Home Manager appointed by New Care

Sharon Burton, who lives in Elland, West Yorkshire, has been appointed by New Care as registered home manager of Adel Manor, located on Otley...

First Screen Industries Census launched in Yorkshire

SIGN launches first ever Screen Industries Census for Yorkshire & Humber Research supports UK wide ambition to create a more equal and diverse workforce in Film, TV, Games & Digital

Alcedo appoints Lynsey Collins to head Live-in Care

Fast growing Alcedo Care Group has appointed Lynsey Collins to manage its Live-in Care division. Providing round-the-clock care in the home environment, Alcedo Care Group...

More Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs Need to Find Calm in the Chaos says Global...

Finding Calm in the Chaos – “When We Go Within, We Won't Go Without” Says Global Wellness and Empowerment Coach Liverpool-based Global Wellness and Empowerment...

Carter Towler to assist with Yorkshire Cancer Research’s ambitious expansion

Yorkshire Cancer Research appoint Carter Towler to help the charity fund vital research in Yorkshire through further expansion of its network of shops.

Animmersion UK delivers new interactive educational games for Skills Development Scotland

Animmersion UK is continuing its long association with Skills Development Scotland (SDS) by creating an exciting multiplayer interactive quiz, complete with seven new mini...

North West Entrepreneur’s Event To Tackle Diversity, Disability, Body Acceptance, LGBTQ+ Allies & So...

Stars from the TV, radio and music worlds, Remel London and Trina Nicole have just been announced as joining the bill at an empowerment...

Govox pursues world-leading wellbeing ambitions with website and brand overhaul

Mental health and wellbeing platform Govox has undergone a full rebrand and website overhaul courtesy of integrated marketing agency The Bigger Boat. Providing more than...

Law firm Bromleys supports Reuben’s Retreat as its charity of the year

Staff at Tameside law firm Bromleys have chosen Reuben’s Retreat, which provides support to families bereaved of a child and those with complexly poorly children, as their charity of the year for 2022.

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