Golden Heart #46

Posted by on Aug 4, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Golden Heart #46

Our very own Monica Stark recently presented the 45th Golden Heart award to Mark Humphries for his outstanding contribution and support to the Community Safety Project. Mark recently took over Steve Palethorpes role as key contact for Leicester City’s parks department and has been a great asset to our organisation. Known for his excellent mentoring skills, he always goes the extra mile to ensure our clients are working to the best of their abilities whilst completing work placements, to gain many key skills which helps better their employability...

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Golden Heart #45

Posted by on Aug 3, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Golden Heart #45

On 18th June, Education Manager Gail Brown awarded our 45th Golden Heart to Jennifer Allton at the an end of year feedback meeting at New College. As a Go for Reading volunteer, Jennifer has supported students since 2010, first at Fullhurst Community College, then Babington Community College and now at New College. Jennifer’s enthusiasm and commitment to the project has been outstanding. She develops fantastic bonds with each of her students and while providing support with their reading skills, she always ensures they have the time and space they need to chat about any problems they may...

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Our Latest Team Challenges

Posted by on Jul 29, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Our sincere thanks to all the wonderful employee volunteers who have taken part in Team Challenges over the last couple of months. Here’s a snapshot of what they have been up to in the local community and if this inspires YOU, then please get in touch with Katharine or Leona to find out more.   Olive Catering Services spent a day at Outwoods in Loughborough netting the wooden boardwalk and grubbing out very young sycamore saplings to create new habitat piles.  “It was an absolute pleasure to work alongside the volunteering team from Olive Catering Services. By the end of the day the...

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Ex Offenders Build a Working Future

Posted by on Jul 29, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Ex Offenders Build a Working Future

The Community Safety project, helping ex-offenders into work, is celebrating a double success with the construction firm Bowmer & Kirkland giving two Leicester men a fresh start in full time paid employment. Family-owned Bowmer & Kirkland has started taking ex-offenders on placements which include mentoring by the firm’s staff and are designed to boost confidence and skills. Key basic qualifications in health and safety are also ticked off. When James, 20, was referred to Leicestershire Cares in February he was low on confidence but wanted to work in construction. In his first...

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Member Profile: Aurum Holdings Ltd

Posted by on Jul 8, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Established in 2007 (but with a heritage dating back to 1778) Aurum is the largest prestige and luxury jewellers in the UK and includes the Watches of Switzerland, Mappin & Webb, Goldsmiths, boutique.Goldsmiths and WatchShop brands within its portfolio.  The group is proud to be the largest distributor in the world of luxury brands such as Omega, Tag Heuer and Gucci.  It is also the UK’s largest distributor for Rolex, Cartier and Breitling.  At Aurum we pride ourselves on the excellent product range and unrivalled service that we provide across our brands.   We have a unique...

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