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Kelly Brook leads the hunt for Wales’s favourite community heroes as 2022 award campaign begins

An incredible £131.8 million of National Lottery funding went to projects in Wales in 2020/21, according to new figures released today to mark the launch of this year’s National Lottery Awards.   A total of 3,327 National Lottery grants were allocated in this period, providing crucial support to arts, sports, heritage and community organisations in Wales. […]

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Charity & CSR Gardening News Swansea

Dobbies announces Helping Your Community Grow shortlist

Voting now opens for Swansea residents Dobbies, the UK’s leading garden centre, is helping one community project brighten up their green space in Swansea with its Helping Your Community Grow initiative. This spring, Dobbies’ Swansea store is supporting a sustainable project through its popular initiative. In recent months, community projects in Swansea were invited to […]

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Charity & CSR Finance and Banking News

Principality creates £100,000 fund to support young people in Wales

Principality Building Society has committed £100,000 to support charities and community organisations to help young people across Wales. The largest building society in Wales has partnered with Community Foundation Wales (CFW) to supply grants of up to £5,000 each for projects for a Future Generations Fund that will encourage young people to prepare skills for […]

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Charity & CSR

Mystery Illness Leaves Horror Film Director Bedbound and Facing Eviction from Swansea Home

Once described as ‘one of the UK’s most prolific indepedent  horror film Directors’, Swansea’s Andrew Jones has gone from creating independent horror films to facing his own nightmares after being struck with a  rare life-threatening adrenal condition known as Cushing’s Syndrome which has left him bedbound and facing eviction as the couple have lost their […]

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Cardiff Charity & CSR Events News Pets

City Hospice gets ready for return of ‘pawsome’ event

Leading Cardiff charity City Hospice’s Wag this Way event is returning this March, after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic. The sponsored five-kilometre dog walk will take place in the grounds of Bute Park on 20 March 2022, starting at 11am. On completion of the sponsored walk, participants will receive a doggy bandana and […]

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Swansea Building Society gives boost to kidney charity’s Christmas appeal

Swansea Building Society has donated £1,000 to help Swansea-based kidney charity, The Paul Popham Fund, Renal Support Wales, fund its annual Christmas Day Out appeal.

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Charity & CSR News News from Wales

The Lord’s Taverners Wales Christmas Lunches Raise over £27k

The Lord’s Taverners Wales’ Christmas Lunches returned this December after a year’s hiatus, welcoming 343 guests over two days and raising an incredible £27,000 for Wales’ leading youth cricket and disability sports charity. The two lunches took place at the Marriott Hotel, Cardiff, and featured top acts including Tom Binns, Billy Flywheel, Andy Askins and […]

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Charity & CSR Finance and Banking News

Principality launches £100,000 fund for schools and community groups

Principality Building Society has announced a funding pot of £100,000 for schools and community groups in Wales to deliver financial education qualifications. The funding, which is the largest single investment from the Society in a financial education programme to date, will allow for more secondary school students and community groups across Wales to gain qualifications […]

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Accountancy Charity & CSR News

Ashmole & Co Ammanford help fund the accountants of the future with donation to Llandybie Primary School

Ammanford Accountants, Ashmole & Co, are helping to support the young local mathematicians of the future by making a donation to Ysgol Llandybie Primary School to help with the purchase of the online maths resource for pupils called MyMaths. Llandybie Primary school took the decision last year to purchase MyMaths as a result of pupils […]

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Charity & CSR Hospice News

Couple Tackle Welsh Mountain Challenge In Memory Of Best Friend

A HUSBAND and wife team are celebrating their friend’s memory after tackling a gruelling Snowdon challenge to raise funds for the hospice that cared for him. Debbie and Dave Whalley from Ruabon decided to undertake a trek and kayak for their late friend Gary Aplin, who died in January 2021, and so far, they’ve raised […]

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