Celebration Event 2017 – Winners Announced

Posted by on May 18, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Congratulations to all of our 2017 award nominees and winners who were recognised at our annual celebration evening on Tuesday at Blaby District Council Offices. The Awards were presented by our vrey own staff members after speeches by chairman Simon Proffitt, Blaby District Council Director of Finance and People Sarah Pennelli and Debbie Halliday from Alltruck, last year’s Company of the Year. Also celebrated were longstanding members of Leicestershire Cares who between them have amassed 60 years of membership. Walkers & Son, part of Samworth Brothers Ltd Pochins Sandstar...

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Manjit provides marvellous maths support for 10 yea

Posted by on May 16, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Manjit provides marvellous maths support for 10 yea

On Wednesday 10th May, Manjit Saimbi was presented with a long service award for 10 years of superb support to the Number Partners Project.Manjit volunteers at Westfield Junior School in Hinckley and started volunteering in 2007 while working for Cadent (previously National Grid). After retiring, Manjit was keen to continue supporting local pupils to share his enthusiasm and interest in working with numbers and young people in his local community. His dedication to the project has meant that over 100 pupils have now benefited from his knowledge, confidence and sense of humour with one child...

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Checkprint check out their new Number Partner games!

Posted by on May 9, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

New Hinckley based member company Checkprint, were delighted to receive a very special delivery on Monday 8th May. The volunteers from all departments within the business, were excited to get their hands on a new set of Number Partner games which have been generously funded by the Parent, Teacher & Friends Association at Battling Brook School. Checkprint have engaged 8 of their staff team to deliver a weekly session with pupils from Year 3 & 4 at Battling Brook, with the emphasis on making maths magic and putting smiles into sums! Staff from Checkprint have recently been involved in...

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Celebration in the sunshine in Hinckley!

Posted by on May 3, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Celebration in the sunshine in Hinckley!

Barry Grant started working as a Number Partner volunteer for Cadent (formally National Grid) in 2006 while based at their Hinckley Operational Centre. Even after his retirement, he loved the project so much that he decided to continue and today has been awarded a Golden Heart to celebrate his fabulous 10th Year of service to St Mary’s Primary School in Hinckley. We attended a special celebration assembly (and sang!) with the presentation being made by Alison Horsler, the maths lead at the school. A School Governor also thanked him for his support saying “we want to make maths real,...

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Member Company JackLoc receives Royal seal of excellence with Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in Blog | 0 comments

Member Company JackLoc receives Royal seal of excellence with Queen’s Award for Enterprise

One of our member companies Lutterworth-based window and door restrictor specialists Jackloc are celebrating a momentous achievement having been recognised with the most prestigious award in UK business, The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation 2017. Established over 50-years-ago, The Queen’s Awards is an internationally-renowned symbol of excellence bestowed on outstanding businesses. Awards are presented by Her Majesty The Queen on the advice of the Prime Minister and an Advisory Committee, comprised of the Head of the Civil Service and representatives from government, the private...

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