Category Archives: Event Focus

“It is unbelievably exciting to be involved in such an amazing experience”

Giselle Fitzsimmons of Tuffnells in Plymouth is set for an exciting 2016… “I sing in the Military Wives Choir in Plymouth and we have been invited to sing at Carnegie Hall.  As you can imagine this is a huge honour … Continue reading

Posted in Colleague Involvement, Event Focus

Take the Flower Power Art Challenge!

We have something a little different to show you today, which could provide the perfect relaxing activity for the Christmas holidays! Greenfingers, a charity which brings gardens to children’s hospices has launched the Flower Power Art Challenge. It aims to … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Focus, Charity Fundraising, Event Focus, Getting Crafty, Unusual Ideas

Try a Park Run

We have news of a different kind of running activity you might like to try! Paul Taylor at Bertrams is one of the directors of his new local parkrun held at Brundall Countryside Park. He tells us more about this worldwide activity… “Some background … Continue reading

Posted in Colleague Involvement, Community Volunteering, Event Focus, Running, Sport, Volunteer Case Studies

Three Peaks With a Difference

Following our support of the London launch of the Race for Life earlier this year, we have news of a very different challenge Cancer Research UK have for you. Their National Marketing Manager, Emily Smith has more… “I wanted to … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Fundraising, Endurance & Obstacle Races, Event Focus, Unusual Ideas

Your Events Diary for 2015

2014’s Events Diary was a popular Page last week, so it’s very timely it’s updated now to reflect the key dates for 2015 for many of the popular events you’ve enjoyed and supported in the past. So whether it’s eating cake, dressing up … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Fundraising, Event Focus, News

Step Out for the Bath Men’s Walk 2015

Our connection with Bath Rugby Foundation continues! Calling all of our male walkers based in the south-west: Fiona Gilbert – Marketing and Communications Manager – has news of their annual Bath Men’s Walk… Back for a third year, the popular men … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Fundraising, Event Focus, Sport, Walking

CRS Link-Up for Stoptober

The CRS team at Rowan House have come up with a novel way to Link-Up and fund raise at the same time. Nikki Taylor, Sharlene Draper and their colleagues have joined Stoptober. This is an NHS initiative designed to help people to stop … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Fundraising, Colleague Involvement, Event Focus, Team Events, Unusual Ideas | 1 Comment

Thursday is Cycle to Work Day!

Cycling is proving a popular challenge for Community Link-Up participants this year, so you may be interested to know Thursday 4th September is Cycle to Work day! This national initiative is designed to encourage everyone to take to two wheels and cycle to work … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Fundraising, Cycling, Event Focus, Sport | 1 Comment

Your Events Diary for 2014

Quite a few of you have been looking at 2013’s Events Diary lately, so it’s very timely that we’ve now updated it with the key dates for 2014 for many of the popular events you’ve enjoyed and supported in the … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Fundraising, Event Focus, News

Bring Out Your Festive Jumpers!

Save the date! December 13th is Christmas Jumper Day! Ron Weasley’s mum was famous for her knitted Christmas jumpers in the Harry Potter books; maybe someone in your family has the same claim to fame? If so, it’s time to … Continue reading

Posted in Appearance, Charity Fundraising, Christmas, Dress Up/Down Days, Event Focus