Cambridge & Counties Bank – Company Profile

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Cambridge & Counties specialises in providing lending and savings products for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). We are dedicated to helping businesses develop, consistently providing quality services and support. Established in June 2012, the Bank has a unique ownership structure being owned jointly by Trinity Hall, a college of the University of Cambridge, and Cambridgeshire Local Government Pension Fund. Our commitment is to ensure the growth of all the businesses we work with through our thorough interest in our clients and customers. We strive to offer bespoke, tailored products...

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Hinckley & Rugby Building Society win Leicester Mercury Business Award

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Hinckley & Rugby Building Society win Leicester Mercury Business Award

HRBS have contributed so much to Leicestershire Cares’ activities so we are all delighted that they have received the Leicester Mercury Business Award for their ‘Contribution to the Community.’ HRBS have been members of Leicestershire Cares since February 2012 and have been incredibly active during that time. They have provided volunteers in schools to support with literacy, numeracy and interview skills as part of our Go for Reading, Number Partners and Interview Technique projects and got involved with gusto with our community projects, Collect...

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Leonard Cheshire’s Claire has a Golden Heart

Posted by on Mar 16, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Leonard Cheshire’s Claire has a Golden Heart

We are delighted to name  Claire McLeod of Leonard Cheshire Disability as the latest winner of our Golden Heart Award. Claire, the volunteer coordinator at Leonard Cheshire Disability, based at Sileby, has hosted Team Challenges across several years where hundreds of volunteers have donated thousands of hours by painting, decorating, gardening and taking residents on trips out.Katharine Lightbown, Community Development Manager, surprised Claire by presenting her Golden Heart at Sileby, one of several Leicestershire locations where Leonard Cheshire Disability supports people with physical...

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ProHelp Member with a Golden Heart

Posted by on Mar 16, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

ProHelp Member with a Golden Heart

A Golden Heart award has been presented to Paul Hancock of Grant Thornton LLP following several years of exceptional support and commitment to Leicestershire & Rutland ProHelp. During his time with ProHelp, Paul has provided strategic support to many community organisations including CLASH and Quorn Old School. ‘’I was really delighted to receive this unexpected award. It has been extremely rewarding working with so many other professional contacts over the last 8 years, all of whom give their time probono via ProHelp to assist local community groups who otherwise would be unable to...

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Member Firms are Christmas Stars!

Posted by on Jan 4, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Member Firms are Christmas Stars!

Our Leicestershire and Rutland member firms and their employee volunteers have taken part in a record number of Festive Challenges to make it a cracker of a Christmas for charities and community groups across the two counties. The Festive Challenges have seen the volunteers put on parties, shopping trips and other treats for hundreds of people of all ages during November and December. 21 Festive Challenges have taken place this winter, beginning with volunteers from the University of Leicester helping at local charity Coping with Cancer’s fundraising Christmas Fair in Leicester. The...

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