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BUSINESS WOMAN IN FINAL WEEKS BEFORE CHARITY KILIMANJARO TREK

Local businesswoman Rachel Hargrave is now only weeks away from beginning her journey to scale the world’s highest freestanding mountain in aid of Leicester Charity Link. Rachel has managed to raise £380 so far but is planning a final push…

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Amie’s time at Leicester Charity Link

Hello my name is Amie Gohil I am 10 years old and I am going to tell you how I started to help Leicester Charity Link. One day my dad was putting me to bed and I asked him, “daddy…

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Bistro Live to celebrate 10th birthday with bonanza charity week

Leicester party venue Bistro Live will be marking its 10th year of being the life and soul of the city with a week of events dedicated to fundraising on behalf of Leicester Charity Link. The week long celebration in November…

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Treasure Hunt raises £2,300 for those in desperate need

Solicitors, accountants, tax advisers and web designers were among local business professionals who turned super sleuth to raise money for Leicester Charity Link. Using their local knowledge, powers of observation and some lateral thinking the 19 teams competed in the…

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What children think and feel about growing up poor

“More than 3.5m children live below the poverty line in the UK, which has one of the worst child poverty rates in the industrialised world. Four youngsters explain what it is like growing up when a family has little money.…

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Cuts will force child poverty levels to increase again, says thinktank

 ‘Institute for Fiscal Studies says 300,000 children will be pushed below poverty line due to reduced state benefits and tax credits’  The Guardian, 13th May 2011 click here for the full article.

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Poverty hitting pupils learning

BBC article – Poverty hitting pupils learning, survey suggests

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BUSINESS WOMAN BEGINS TRAINING FOR CHARITY KILIMANJARO TREK

Local business woman Rachel Hargrave has launched a training mission to get ready to scale the world’s highest freestanding mountain in September in aid of Leicester Charity Link. Rachel, managing director and founder of The Phoenix Partners, a marketing communications…

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Poverty and the 2011 Budget

Click here for a report from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation regarding poverty and the 2011 budget.

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The child poverty map of Britain

Click here to view the child poverty map of Britain.

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