Monthly Archives: July 2015

Pitch or Court Draws Near

September may seem quite a way away, but there are just three weeks left to register your teams for our futsal and netball flagship event! The date is Sunday, 27th September, the time is 9-4pm and the venue is the Futsal … Continue reading

Posted in Colleague Involvement, Pitch or Court

Conquer the Lakes Update

Ken Ingham and Mike Makinson have sent us some wonderful pictures from their recent Conquer the Lakes ride in aid of The Christie cancer hospital in Manchester. The top traffic sign says it all! They’ve exceeded their fundraising target of a … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Fundraising, Cycling, Sport

Seamus and Andrew Enter the Rat Race

Rowan House‘s Andrew Caple has news of his latest adventure. Not content with conquering the Alps last year,  he’s found another tough challenge for 2015… “On September 5th Seamus MacLoughlin and I will be taking part in the Rat Race Man vs … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Fundraising, Endurance & Obstacle Races, Running, Sport, Unusual Ideas

Trans Pennine Hike – Mission Complete

After Nadine’s story yesterday, how did the others get on? The answer is… mighty fine! Each of our 22 walkers did amazingly, battling sore knees and blisters, and all deserved their medal as they crossed the finish line. We’re still totting … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Fundraising, Flagship Fundraiser, Sport, Trans Pennine Hike, Walking

And Then There Were 3…

At last we have news from our Trans Pennine Hikers! In our first post from the event, we have The Consortium‘s Nadine Evans, whose picture and marvellous personal account below shows why her story deserves to be told on its own… … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Fundraising, Flagship Fundraiser, Sport, Trans Pennine Hike, Walking | 1 Comment

A Family Fun Day

Keith Dunn, a Twilight worker at Nottingham organised a fundraising day last Sunday to raise money for the Teenager Cancer Ward at City Hospital Nottingham and Cancer Research. His son sadly passed away last year to cancer and he is trying … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Fundraising, Fetes, Sales and Raffles

Deb and Sarah Take a Midnight Walk

On Saturday 11th July, Deb Zaza and Sarah Loftus from West Mercia Supplies in Shrewsbury took part in a Midnight Walk raising funds for a local charity, Severn Hospice.  The walk started on the stroke of midnight and covered 8 … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Fundraising, Sport, Walking

“Stepping Stones were over the moon”

Joseph Berkem has news of a grand Volunteer Time he had recently… “The Marketing department at The Consortium took part in a voluntary day in which we as a team assisted Stepping Stones Special School [in Trowbridge – Ed] in a … Continue reading

Posted in Community Volunteering, Volunteer Time

Volunteer Time for the Crucial Crew

Sue Jones has news of a her continued support for the Crucial Crew in Shrewsbury aided and abetted by some of her colleagues in a spot of Volunteer Time… “Over the first 2 weeks of June volunteers from WMS helped the Shrewsbury and Oswestry … Continue reading

Posted in Community Volunteering, Volunteer Case Studies, Volunteer Time

Good Luck Trans Pennine Hikers!

We wish everyone hitting the Trans Pennine trail the very best of luck for your hike this weekend. May the weather gods be kind to you and we look forward to seeing all your photos and hearing your travellers’ tales … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Fundraising, Flagship Fundraiser, Sport, Trans Pennine Hike, Walking