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Charity seeks heroes to take a dive

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Charity seeks heroes to take a dive

Business Against Poverty is looking for daredevils willing to throw themselves from an aeroplane for charity.

A skydive will take place at Netheravon Airfield on Saturday, May 12. Leading the charge will be Business Against Poverty non-executive director and trustee Dick Beath, a former British Infantry major.

Anyone who wants

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Construction firm staff raise £15k for Radiotherapy Appeal

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Construction firm staff raise £15k for Radiotherapy Appeal

Staff at Swindon construction company Beard have raised £15,344.75 for the Brighter Futures Radiotherapy Appeal to equip a new radiotherapy satellite centre planned for Great Western Hospital (GWH) with vital clinical equipment.

The donation comes as part of a year-long, company-wide fundraising campaign in celebration of the Faraday

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Construction firm staff raise over £15k for Asperger’s and autism charity

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Construction firm staff raise over £15k for Asperger’s and autism charity

Staff at Swindon-based construction company Beard have raised £15,344.75 for local charity Discovering Autistic Spectrum Happiness (DASH), which supports adults in Swindon with Asperger’s and autism.

The donation comes as part of a company-wide, year-long fundraising appeal in celebration of the firm’s 125th business anniversary.

The significant sum

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White Horse Challenge open for entries

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White Horse Challenge open for entries

Wiltshire’s iconic white horses are gearing up for an influx on charity walkers with the launch of this year’s White Horse Challenge.

Organised by chartered accountants MHA Monahans, van and truck dealer Rygor, and the Rocking Horse Nursery in Melksham, this year’s challenge will take place over the weekend of

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