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Charities in the money

April 19, 2016 Uncategorized

GENEROUS people at BPH, who supported fund-raising efforts during 2015, have helped to raise a total of £4,518. Ten charities benefited, with the largest donation of £1,000 going to Northampton General Hospital, £850 to Age Concern, £755 to Cynthia Spencer Hospice and £763 to Macmillan. The remainder went to a variety of local and national…

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Paul pushes on for his 10k target

April 19, 2016 Uncategorized

FUND-raising supremo Paul Padmore is pushing forward on his triple challenge to raise £10,000 and not even the resurgence of an old injury can stop him. An old injury has caused him problems with training for the 127 mile kayak from Devises to Westminster. The race was set for Easter, but reluctantly he’s pushed it…

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Busy raising the bear necessities for Barnardo’s

April 19, 2016 Uncategorized

TWINKLE bear’s Facebook page adventures are attracting followers and helping owner Alison Cutts raise funds for Barnardo’s. If fans like photos of the bear’s latest antics, outfits or holiday adventures they can donate via a JustGiving page and so far Alison has raised £35. “Twinkle is a charity bear with a Barnardo’s heart and I…

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Money total rises along with the cakes

January 13, 2016 Uncategorized

BAKERS at Chelmsford rose to the occasion and produced plenty of prizewinning cakes, raising more than £390 for Macmillan Cancer Support’s coffee morning. Amy Walker, who organised the event with fellow Flow Leader Jackie Flanagan, raised £390, more than double last year’s total. “Thanks to everyone who made cakes, tasted them and donated generously to…

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Keeping up the cash for Hospice

January 13, 2016 Uncategorized

THEY’VE been digging deep into their pockets for their favourite charity in more ways than one at Northfield. Recent weeks have seen them as busy as ever with events on behalf of their local Willen Hospice, not least with two sporting social evenings that brought in £238. “We ran some pool knockout competitions with a…

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Bucketfuls of help from BPH

January 13, 2016 Uncategorized

HUNDREDS of thirsty cyclists were grateful to iPSL volunteers who gave up their day to help at the annual Cycle for Cynthia fund-raising ride. BPH Team Managers Phil Smith, Gavin Mason, Ella Auburn and her husband Pete volunteered to man the busiest feed station of the race, providing refreshments and encouraging riders tackling the longest…

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Bakers back Paul’s triple feat

January 13, 2016 Uncategorized

It’s not so much a bake off as a bake on as people got behind Paul Padmore’s sporting efforts on behalf of the charity Children with Cancer UK. The Senior Service Transition Manager will tackle not one but three major challenges next year as part of a marathon undertaking to raise £10,000. Lined up are…

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Raising ££s by shedding lbs

January 13, 2016 Uncategorized

THE pounds are still falling away from members of the BPH Slimming Club and local charities are also feeling the benefits. Latest donations to worthy causes include £100 each to a local mental health charity, Northamptonshire Crisis Centre and Parkinson’s UK. Guide Dog Angel, paid for by the club last year, is now in training….

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Braving the shave for a hair-raising total

January 13, 2016 Uncategorized

BRAVE Wendy Hennessey knows what it feels like to lose her hair having had treatment for cancer five years ago. But that didn’t stop her volunteering to sacrifice her locks all over again to raise money for a cause close to her heart. Wendy didn’t hesitate to take on Macmillan Cancer Support’s Brave The Shave…

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Hema just loves learning

July 17, 2015 Uncategorized

WHEN Hema Jesu walked into her first project meeting at iPSL last November, she admits her head was soon spinning with demands of the role. Fortunately highly experienced Hema thrives on a challenge and she has brought all her knowledge and passion for her subject to her role as Senior Test Analyst on the AIR…

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