Golfers chip in amazing £40,000 for charity

A long-established charity golf day named after the BBC’s ‘voice of golf’ has raised more than £40,000 for disabled youngsters. The 33rd annual Peter Alliss Invitational Charity Golf Day – the longest-running golf charity event in the south – was held at Ferndown Golf Club. Since its inception in 1987 the event has raised more than £1.25 million for the … Read More

Recruitment business has Excellent partner

One of the largest recruitment businesses in Portsmouth has become a ‘silver’ partner of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC). Wild Recruitment has been working in the town since 2001 and has found employment for hundreds of service veterans.

Charity cheque boosts centre’s vital work

A Hampshire charity that supports adults and children with neurological conditions from seven counties in central southern England has received a £2,000 donation from the Southampton office of Smith & Williamson following a number of fundraising events. The Rainbow Centre in Fareham was voted for by staff of the local office of Smith & Williamson, the accountancy, investment management and … Read More

Accolades for Ferndown volunteer group

A buddy-system that launched in Ferndown last year has been highly commended in the mayor’s Volunteer Awards. Ferndown Community Connectors is headed by PramaLife, the community outreach programme, and helps those in the town who have lost confidence.

New chairman as Portsmouth Property Association celebrates century

Three charities are to benefit as the new chairman of Portsmouth Property Association takes the chain of office in its centenary year. Chris Green, 44, was officially handed the reins by predecessor Tom Holloway at the PPA, which was founded in 1920 and has a 130-strong membership. Samantha Marsh at law firm Glanvilles was elected vice-chair. Poignantly, two of the three charities … Read More

Round Table spreads a little love to help sick children

Love was in the air for members of Rotherham Round Table after the fellowship organisation raised more than £2,000 which will be used to help sick children to create special memories. The black tie Valentine’s Ball, which was held at Sheffield’s Royal Victoria Hotel, saw 147 people enjoy a romantic evening with entertainment provided by magician Greg Holroyd and local … Read More

Charity dinner touches down for rugby charity

More than £4,000 has been raised by property professionals across the Portsmouth region at their annual charity dinner. The black-tie event by Portsmouth Property Association (PPA) was held in honour of a charity run by a former England rugby union star.

Yukon do it!

Special forces’ TV star Jason ‘Foxy’ Fox and fellow military veteran Sean Johnson are to take on a unique challenge for charity – thanks to sponsorship from a leading cyber-security business. C3IA Solutions, based in Poole, Dorset, has got behind the daring duo who hope to raise more than £100,000 for three military charities.

New board appointment for BCHA

A wealth of experience in NHS management is now benefiting charitable housing association BCHA with the appointment of Mike Wood as Chair of the Board. Mike has been a manager at every level of the NHS nationally and regionally including 12 years as a chief executive. Having moved to the town centre three years ago, he wanted a new challenge … Read More

Yellow Buses feline charitable

Yellow Buses’ newly-branded vehicle is set to be the mane attraction on the roads – because it’s got Lions Club logos all over it. The work is to mark the centenary last year of the Lions and already the bus has got off to a roaring start.