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12:35pm Friday 1st August 2014
The second annual Constructive Carers Awards held at The House of Lords, by kind permission of The Lord Speaker on July 29, saw Dan Catchsides from Eltham gain recognition for his charitable work with the Freddie Farmer Foundation. The awards, sponsored by Guardian Air & Water Hygiene in association this year with The Kids Company seek out people who work within property from; design through construction to maintenance – who are unsung heroes who do so much for others.
12:29pm Friday 1st August 2014
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12:50pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014
Friends and supporters of the Freddie Farmer Foundation charity were invited to a special drinks & canapés reception at 11 Downing Street following a chance family encounter with the Rt. Hon George Osborne MP last year.
12:44pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014
Woolwich Lions Club presented Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice with a cheque for £500 on July July 7 to mark the end of its 2013/14 charity fundraising for the Hospice that included bucket collections and curry nights.
12:11pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014
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9:22am Friday 11th July 2014
Ordinary to Extraordinary (o2e) and local cycling club Beckenham Rugby Cyclists (BRC) are launching a regional fundraising drive to help a charity that aims to get scores of disabled young children walking for the first time.
11:18am Thursday 10th July 2014
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11:07am Thursday 10th July 2014
The Albion Company are to take new play RED TAP/BLUE TIGER to the Edinburgh Fringe this summer in a co-production with Greenwich Theatre. The play is one of five shows being taken by Greenwich Theatre to the Edinburgh Fringe in August.
11:46am Wednesday 9th July 2014
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12:59pm Tuesday 8th July 2014
Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice is celebrating a successful Open Gardens weekend this summer (14-15 June), with £13,200 being raised for the charity, which provides free specialist end of life nursing, medical care and support for local people and their families.
10:58am Tuesday 8th July 2014
10:51am Tuesday 8th July 2014
Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice welcomed walkers to Eltham Park South on Sunday 22 June to take part in its Big Walk and Family Fun Day. Walkers could opt for a 4, 10 or 14 mile walk across the very best of the Green Chain Walk.
2:05pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014
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A number of members of Gravesend and Meopham Rotary Club together with their partners went the extra mile to raise monies for two deserving causes last month. The group of eleven walked across England coast to coast, west to east in 6 days along the Hadrian’s Wall path in aid of the Junior Diabetes Research foundation and Shelterbox.
12:38pm Thursday 26th June 2014
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12:17pm Monday 16th June 2014
Have you ever had to drive in pitch-black darkness? Probably not, but for many residents across Kent this is now in the nearby future. Currently the UK experiences between 600,000 and 800,000 road accidents and approximately 450,000 burglaries each year, which could soon be on the increase due to a lack of street lights at night.
11:14am Tuesday 10th June 2014
Crystal Palace Festival favourite Metamono is breathing new life into rarely seen classics of wildlife documentary at the 8th Crystal Palace Overground Festival, thanks to the support of Film Hub London.
10:56am Thursday 5th June 2014
12:01pm Wednesday 4th June 2014
Over 25 gardens across The Royal Borough of Greenwich will open their gates to the public over the weekend of 14-15 June for the first ever Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice Open Gardens Festival to raise much-needed funds.
6:16pm Sunday 1st June 2014
This week is Volunteers Week (1st-7th June) and as part of the national celebrations Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice in Abbey Wood, South-East London is putting out a call for more people to join its team of over 560 volunteers.
6:14pm Sunday 1st June 2014
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1:50pm Wednesday 28th May 2014
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7:53am Tuesday 20th May 2014
This team of Hospice nurses from the inpatient unit at Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice along with housekeepers and kitchen staff rolled up their sleeves and got stuck in to sort all kinds of donated stock for the Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice shops recently.
12:20pm Monday 12th May 2014
On 26th April, the Mayoress of Bexley, cut the ribbon and opened the new cricket training facilty at Belvedere Cricket Club. The whole project was made possible by a £10,000 grant from the London Marathon Charitable Trust.
12:15pm Monday 12th May 2014
Falcon Spartak Gymnastics Club, based in Hurstmere School in Sidcup, was founded in 1973 and ever since has catered for Gymnasts of all standards and ages with particular success coming with those gymnasts with special needs.
12:14pm Monday 12th May 2014
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11:59am Monday 12th May 2014
Hi bosom buddies has been busy again we held a table top sale in the Swanley branch of Barclays bank on the 25 / 03 / 2014 to raise awareness and funds for us to help the local community and get us nearer to charity status .
12:02pm Monday 12th May 2014
5:04pm Sunday 11th May 2014