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Celebrating charity work and good deeds in the Wiltshire and Swindon business community.

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Wiltshire businesses recognised for work with Carers

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Wiltshire businesses recognised for work with Carers

Two Wiltshire business have been recognised for their support of employees who are also unpaid carers.

Medvivo and PACA were awarded bronze certification at the recent Working For Carers Annual Gala in Devizes.

The Carer Support Wiltshire initiative, Working For Carers, supports employers to promote carer awareness within their organisation,

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Beard staff launch fundraising drive for two Swindon charities

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Beard staff launch fundraising drive for two Swindon charities

To kick off its 125th birthday celebrations, family-owned construction firm Beard Swindon has launched a staff fundraising campaign to raise £15,000 this year for two local charities.

The initiative is part of a company-wide campaign to raise £125,000 for local charities in areas where Beard operates across the South

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Creative firms invited to take part in ’trolley dash with a difference’

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Creative firms invited to take part in ’trolley dash with a difference’

Quick-thinking and creative businesses are being challenged to put their pedal to the metal and take part in Swindon’s first Trolley TT for the Youth Adventure Trust.

The Brunel Trolley TT is a trolley push with a difference, testing design flair, navigation skills and a little bit of athleticism. Teams

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Neal's Yard Remedies Salisbury renews Salisbury Festival sponsorship

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Neal's Yard Remedies Salisbury renews Salisbury Festival sponsorship

Neal's Yard Remedies Salisbury has renewed its sponsorship of Salisbury Festival.

The Market Walk-based business is supporting Barely Methodical Troupe’s newest show Kin for their Salisbury Playhouse performance on Wednesday, June 7.

Barely Methodical Troupe is returning to the Festival after an undoubted highlight performance in 2015.

Their debut show,

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Law firm’s obsolete branded clothing makes a difference in Africa

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Law firm’s obsolete branded clothing makes a difference in Africa

Remote communities in Ghana are making good use of a Wiltshire law firm’s branded clothing and blankets, thanks to the inspiring work of UK charity Action Through Enterprise.

Swindon and Marlborough-based Royds Withy King donated its Withy King branded merchandise, including clothing, blankets, umbrellas, pens, paper and mugs, to a

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