Archive for Fundraising

Apr 2012

Fundraising Gig

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Patricia & Phil Hitchcock have kindly arranged for the The Coal Porters to play Midlem Village Hall on Friday 18th May.  Sid Griffin and his fantastic bluegrass group ( will again take to the Midlem stage to entertain us in a good cause.  We are all looking forward to the evening – if you would like a ticket then let us know asap!

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Mar 2012

BIG cheque from Selkirk High School

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Ann and I have just returned from the end of term assembly at Selkirk High School.  We were presented with a £2,000 cheque by the sixth year charity committee.  They have been busy all year with events like wear-what-you-want days and Christmas bazaar, culminating in a 10-mile sponsored walk.  We would like to say a big ‘thankyou’ to Fergus, the sixth years and everyone who supported them.

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Dec 2011

Funding update

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It’s been a weekend of good news on the funding front.  First of all we managed to get final total of £2,694 for Tap Heavy, which will rise to nearly £6,000 with Santander matched funds and Gift Aid!  A fantastic effort by all the dancers – our thanks again.  And then we opened the mail last night to discover that HMRC had finally paid out on all the Gift Aid accrued since 2010 – cheques worth £4,850! 

Really good news on the heels of our successful AGM this week, and helps keep the Trust in a strong financial position.

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Dec 2011

Winner of Newcastle vs Swansea tickets

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Emma Sowerby is the winner of the pair of tickets to see Newcastle vs Swansea – congratulations!  Thanks to everyone who took part.  Sorry it took a bit longer than expected to announce the winner.

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Nov 2011


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Gary Moore has donated two tickets for the Milburn Stand (Main Stand), Bar 1892 area – a good area with an exclusive bar. On the website they are shown as premium area seats and are situated close to the dug outs.

They are for Saturday 17th December.

Everyone donating £5 has a chance of winning the tickets – you can either donate online at JustGiving or send cash/cheque to Cherrydene.

All donations to be made by 2nd December – winner will be notified on 3rd December

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