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New chief executive appointed at Martin House

Yorkshire charity Martin House Children’s Hospice has appointed Clair Holdsworth as its new chief executive. Clair, who has been acting as interim chief executive since July 2020, has worked at Martin House for nearly five years, and was previously its director of clinical services. She said: “It is an amazing team and organisation to be part of, but to lead that team and to lead Martin House into the future […]

todayApril 13, 2021 15

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Dame Jessica backs York teenager’s charity runs

A Wigginton teenager running 5k every day during February to raise money for a York child bereavement charity has already smashed his target – and attracted the support of former Olympic athlete Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill. Jonny Cole, 15, who lost his own dad seven years ago, has braved hail, snow, wind and rain to pound local pavements and help fund much-needed counsellors for Bereaved Children Support York. Now more than […]

todayFebruary 18, 2021 7

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Jonny’s 5K Challenge

Jonny Cole is raising money for Bereaved Children Support York, by running 5K every day in February, because it is a charity close to his heart. He has so far completed his 4 runs this week so that’s 20km done. He has raised £510 so far his original target was £100. The charity that he helped to set up with his mum to offer support to bereaved children, young people […]

todayJanuary 30, 2021 53

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TRUSTEES SOUGHT FOR EXPANDING YOUTH GROUP

A Pocklington-based charity is recruiting new blood to help develop its growing work to support young people in the town. Young People Count (YPC) is opening new premises in the town centre in 2021 and is looking for trustees to offer their input. The charity, which was set up in 2013, has been listening to young people and providing access to advice and guidance and development opportunities in a range […]

todayJanuary 29, 2021 6

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Milly’s Marathon SASH Cycle

A York schoolgirl is cycling the distance of a marathon to raise money to help young homeless people in the historic city.   Milly Trueman, age 11, in Year 7 at The Mount School York, took the initiative after hearing that the school would return to online learning from the start of term. She decided to use her time during the current lockdown and online school to make a difference. “I will be cycling a marathon to try to raise money for Safe and Sound Homes […]

todayJanuary 14, 2021 11 1

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York Mind’s Christmas Appeal 2020 – Please could you help?

We appreciate that giving might not be something you can do right now. But we also want to give you an opportunity to send a gift, if you are able to and would like to help us. Asking for special donations & gifts is not something we would normally do, at any time of year. We would much rather see you at an event, or invite you to join us […]

todayDecember 3, 2020 41

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Christmas recycling for the Snappy Trust

On Tuesday 1st December the annual Christmas recycling campaign ‘Eat the pies, Save the foil’ will be launched to encourage everyone in York to recycle their mince pie cases, other aluminium foil, drinks cans, broken Christmas tree lights and household cables to help raise money for The Snappy Trust. This year has been really difficult for everyone but throughout the pandemic a handful of volunteers have continued to collect the […]

todayNovember 30, 2020 59

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Christmas Cards & Gifts Still Available from York Against Cancer

People can still get their Christmas cards and gifts from York Against Cancer who are still working hard behind the scenes quickly fulfilling orders placed using their online shop which can be found at http://www.yorkagainstcancer.org.uk. Orders are usually posted out the same day. People can also order goods using the new ring and reserve service - call 01904 764466 and collect from the premises in Huntington.

todayNovember 17, 2020 126

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Make Every Christmas Count for children like Felix

Children’s hospice Martin House is calling on people to Make Every Christmas Count for its families. The hospice, which cares for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions, has launched a Christmas appeal as it copes with the effects of the pandemic on its income. Clair Holdsworth, interim chief executive, said: “This year has taught us all how fragile life is – but that is something felt every day […]

todayNovember 17, 2020 10

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