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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 over £15k for Asperger’s and autism charity

Written by Peter Davison on .

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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