A team of fundraising students from Altrincham Grammar School for Boys has been presented with a Diana Award after raising £1,114 for Manchester-based charity Prevent Breast Cancer.

Monday 24 July 2017

Sun-drenched sands and sipping cocktails by an azure sea might sound like the ideal holiday for some, but more and more people are looking for active trips rather than beach breaks.

Travel industry commentators have put active and adventure trips at number two of the top seven travel trends for 2017 and evidence suggests that healthy, fitness breaks are definitely on the up.

Friday 17 March 2017

Schools across the nation are being called to go dotty this spring to raise money for a valuable sight-loss charity. 

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is asking schools up and down the UK to "Wear dots and raise lots" in support of its vital work. 

"Wear dots...raise lots" is an annual fundraiser, which will be taking place in May. It  is inspired by Louis Braille's system which features raised dots and revolutionised reading and writing for people with sight problems. 

Thursday 22 September 2016


School children across the country are being asked to kick off their school shoes and snuggle into their slippers on 9 December to raise money in support of homeless children.


Chorley-based, True Bearing Chartered Financial Planners, in conjunction with the charity ‘Hand on Heart’ have donated a defibrillator to Gillibrand Primary School in Chorley.

Through a series of year-long fundraising initiatives, including raffles for extra days holidays, Easter extravaganzas, Christmas quizzes and much more, the firm has managed to supply a defibrillator and training provided by ‘Hand on Heart’.


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