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VAT increase hits poorest

Many of the poorest people and children within Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland may suffer as a result of the VAT increase today on items such as cookers, beds and fridges. The most vulnerable within our region rely on the services…

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You did it! We have won the NatWest Community Fund

You did it! With your support we have won the NatWest Community Fund and £3,000 will go to help local people and children in desperate need. A big thank you to everyone who took the time and trouble to vote for…

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Leicester Comedy Festival Event Tuesday 8th February 2011

Come and enjoy a bellyful of laughs… and food in aid of Leicester Charity Link on Tuesday 8th February 2011 at The Almanack. Anthony King and Dave Morgan will be providing the laughs. The Almanack will treat you to an…

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Leicester Charity Link Golf Day raises £4,500

A charity golf day held in aid of Leicester Charity Link has raised £4,500. The event sponsored by Flowers Associates, a recruitment consultancy based in Rothley, was held in the beautiful surroundings of Stapleford Park. Ten teams fought it out…

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Leicester Charity Link has been nominated for the NatWest Community Fund

Thank you to everyone who nominated Leicester Charity Link for the NatWest Community Fund, we are pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted along with two other charities. Customers will now have the opportunity to vote who receives £3,000…

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£500 Raised at The Leicester Charity Link Pub Quiz hosted by Powrie Appleby

It was THE pub quiz of the year and what a night it was…. 15 teams entered to compete for the coveted trophy and of course to be ‘The Brainiest Business in Leicester’. The teams fought it out through a gruelling…

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Dr Laurence Howard, Lord Lieutenant of Rutland, becomes a patron of Leicester Charity Link.

Dr Laurence Howard, Lord Lieutenant of Rutland, is to become a patron of Leicester Charity Link. He joins the chairman of Leicestershire County Council, the Lord Mayor of Leicester and Sir Timothy Brooks KCVO as patrons of the charity which…

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John Lewis Leicester helps homeless set up new homes

John Lewis Leicester has donated home starter packs which will be distributed directly by Leicester Charity Link to vulnerable people moving from hostel accommodation to a new home of their own. The starter packs, worth £44 each contain basic items…

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Shoe Zone and Stead & Simpson raise £4,000 for Leicester Charity Link which is no mean feat

All the staff at Shoe Zone and Stead & Simpson have been busy fundraising for Leicester Charity Link at their head office and throughout local stores since November 2009. Activities have included collecting money in all of the local stores,…

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Every night Stacey had to sleep on the floor

Margaret has been looking after Stacey, her grandaughter, since Stacey’s mum died after giving birth. Margaret is disabled and the family survive on disability and child benefits. Stacey’s bed was broken so she was sleeping on the floor. Margaret couldn’t…

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