SCREWFIX STAFF TO RUN 10 KILOMETRES FOR CHARITY
A team from the Screwfix
store in Southport is taking part in The Natterjack Seaside 10k run
to raise money for The Screwfix Foundation, a charity which supports
projects to fix, repair, maintain and improve properties and
facilities for those in need.
Management and staff from the Southport store, along with their Area
Manager, are taking part in the event at Princes Park on Sunday, 22
Antony Spencer, area manager, comments:- "We're all looking
forward to The Natterjack Seaside 10k. The team and I are going to
put on our running shoes for The Screwfix Foundation and try to
raise much needed money by taking part. We’re been training hard and
are looking forward to joining the rest of the runners on the day."
The Screwfix Foundation launched earlier this year and donates much
needed funding to help a variety of projects, from repairing
buildings and improving facilities in deprived areas, to decorating
the homes of people living with sickness or disability.
It works with two national charity partners, Barnardo's children’s
charity and Macmillan Cancer Support, as well as lending a welcome
helping hand to smaller, local registered charities behind projects
which involve fixing, maintaining or repairing buildings or
facilities for those in need. Relevant projects in Stourbridge are
invited to apply online for a share of the funding at:-
Guy Eccles, trustee of The Screwfix Foundation said:- "The
Screwfix Foundation relies on the money raised by fundraising events
across the country in and around our Screwfix stores. We're
delighted that colleagues and customers in Southport are getting
behind the charity and doing this fantastic activity to raise money
which we will then donate to our well deserving national and local
The St. George's Hall Tea Dance
THE amazing building in the
hart of Liverpool oozes with history and its massive Great Hall is a
splendour just to look at, but have you ever wanted to dance in it?
Well on Wednesday, 18 September 2013 and Wednesday, 16 October 2013
the hall will be hosting Tea Dances, with the band 'The
Elderberries', performing live. This is a friends of St
George's Hall Liverpool event and more information can be obtained
via going to the group's
website or by calling:- 0151
225 6909. The events take place from 1:30pm to 4pm and a
charge of £5 will be applied at the door.
SAINSBURY'S CHARITY BIKE RIDE
ON 5 September 2013. The ride took in 10
different start points, starting at Carlisle. Along the way the ride
stopped at different stores, picking up riders or dropping them off.
Southport on Lord street was one of the stops, forming what the ride
classed as Zone 5. In total the ride visited 120 different stores
along the way and got over 500 colleagues from local Sainsburys
stores to get active and join in. The total ride cycled was over
2103 miles, made up of 10 routes (stages). These are a few shots of
the cyclists taking part, sent to us from Southport's store's staff.