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Red Nose Day 2017

By on March 15, 2017 in Charity, Fun, Office Workers with 0 Comments
Red Nose Day 2017

Poverty and injustice are no laughing matters – but you can make your chuckles worthwhile on Red Nose Day, Friday March 24. There’s still time to join the national fund-raising extravaganza and raise a few quid for Comic Relief by having fun with your colleagues. Why not put your inhibitions to one side and join […]

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Wear It Pink 2016

By on October 6, 2016 in Charity, Fun, Office Workers with 0 Comments
Wear It Pink 2016

It’s time to paint the office pink – October is the month to have lots of fun raising vital cash for breast cancer research. So grab your colleagues and make a plan to grab, bake, eat or buy something pink on October 21st! Breast cancer affects the lives of millions of people in the UK. […]

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Byte Night 2016

By on September 21, 2016 in Charity, Fun, Office Life with 0 Comments
Byte Night 2016

Kind-hearted IT and office workers from all over the UK are giving up their warm and cosy beds for a night to raise funds for homeless youngsters. Byte Night 2016, a national fund-raising sleep-out event, will take place on Friday, October 7th. Organisers Action for Children hope to raise in excess of £1.4 million through […]

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Jeans For Genes Day 2016

By on September 8, 2016 in Charity, Fun, Office Life, Office Workers with 0 Comments
Jeans For Genes Day 2016

It’s Jeans for Genes day on Friday, September 23rd and you can take part even if jeans are banned in your office (or even if you wear them every day)! The annual event is organised to finance a range of projects to help children with genetic disorders, and depends on your support. Wearing jeans is a […]

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Wear Odd Socks for World Down Syndrome Day 2016

By on March 9, 2016 in Charity, Fun, Office Life with 0 Comments
Wear Odd Socks for World Down Syndrome Day 2016

Some people will be wearing odd socks to work on March 21 – and it’s not because their socks disappeared into a black hole and ended up in a far-distant galaxy! Supporters of World Down’s Syndrome Day will be making their feet stand out as much as possible by mixing and matching the colour, length […]

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Charity Walk Raises Awareness of Sweatshop Toil

By on December 30, 2014 in Charity with 0 Comments
Charity Walk Raises Awareness of Sweatshop Toil

If you’re looking for a good cause to back this season, our friends People Tree, makers of sustainable and Fair Trade fashion, are raising money for one of their producers in Bangladesh, Swallow, who were hit by a cyclone last year. Two of their models Dean Newcombe and Sofi Bevan have almost finished their 419km coast-to-coast […]

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October Is Make A Difference Month

By on October 1, 2014 in Charity, Fun, Office Life, Office Workers with 0 Comments
October Is Make A Difference Month

October is Make a Difference Month when we are all encouraged to contribute to our communities and make the world a better place. The event is organised by the Community Service Volunteers (CSV), a UK-based volunteering and training charity which has been around for more than 50 years.  In the past 12 months, CSV has […]

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Help Host the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning this Friday

By on September 23, 2014 in Charity, Fun, Office Workers with 0 Comments
Help Host the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning this Friday

Thinking of supporting the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday, September 26? It doesn’t have to be just about coffee and cake – there are some fun ways to spice up this annual fund-raiser for Macmillan Cancer Support. Here are some ideas from the Macmillan website – see if any of them take your fancy: Give your […]

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Paperstone team raise £71 for charity by homebaking!

By on March 4, 2014 in Charity, Food, Fun, Office Life with 0 Comments
Paperstone team raise £71 for charity by homebaking!

Staff at the Paperstone office got into the swing of things today by bringing in an array of homemade cakes, muffins, patties and other delightful edibles. This was in support of Dementia UK’s Time For A Cuppa fundraising initiative to raise awareness of Dementia and have some fun at work this week (3-8th March 2014). Together the staff raised £71 […]

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