Bring Out Your Bras!

Female shoppers in Ipswich are being urged to dig out their unwanted bras and help make a huge difference to the lives of sex-trafficking survivors. Soroptimist International Ipswich and District are holding a collection day at the busy Sailmakers Shopping Centre from 10am until 4pm on Saturday 7th October . For every 100 bras, either new or gently used, that are donated on the day will help women in Mozambique, Kenya and El Salvador who have been the victims of sex trafficking to earn their own living and keep them…

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RHS Gala Raises £2,500

ROYAL HOSPITAL SCHOOL GALA CONCERT RAISES £2,500 FOR LOCAL CHARITIES On Saturday 4th March 2017, over 150 pupils from the Royal Hospital School in Holbrook took to the stage for the annual Gala Concert in aid of the Suffolk Community Foundation, Bikeactive, Mencap, The Woolverstone Project and the Riding for the Disabled Association. As the buzz of the packed chapel audience gradually died down, the evening’s entertainment got under way with Andrew Cantrill-Fenwick’s beautiful new arrangement of Thomas Tallis’ Sixteenth Century Canon.  The cavernous acoustic and ethereal atmosphere was enhanced…

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Follow My Lead

St Elizabeth Hospice has launched a brand new dog walking event, Follow my Lead, and they’re looking for four-legged friends to sign up. The walk, taking place on March 12th at Alton Water, will cost each dog £10 and they can bring their human friends for free. Nigel Donkin, Community and Volunteer Fundraising Manager at St Elizabeth Hospice, said: “We regularly have dogs popping into the hospice to see their owners so we thought it’s time we organised an event just for them!” A competition was held to find the…

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Get Up & Glow

St Elizabeth Hospice’s biggest event of the year, the Midnight Walk, is back for its 11th birthday event. The hugely popular event, which saw a record-number of people taking part in May earlier this year, will return on May 20, 2017 and back by popular demand is the neon theme. However, this year’s Midnight Walk will have a few alterations, with a brand new start and finish location – the Cornhill in Ipswich town centre. There are also two brand new routes – a six mile and a 12 mile…

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