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Neville’s News Update December 2012

Wow! What a year. Fundraising has been more successful this year, primarily as a result of greater media coverage. Not only was carrying the Olympic Torch a great honour but it has truly raised the charity’s profile. I was chosen … Continue reading

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Nev’s news round-up

Judi and I had some great success again with fund raising in USA. We returned with £1300. Since then things have picked up pace in UK. Thirty four people took part in the Rutland Water 20 mile walk and raised … Continue reading

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Fund raising in USA Oct/Nov 2011

During our two months in USA, Judi and Neville were successful in raising funds and interest as follows: 1) We visited Indiana University at Bloomington and gave a presentation to staff on the project thanks to meeting some of the staff in … Continue reading

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Visit to Ghana May 2011

Judi & I spent two weeks in Ghana in May, meeting with the builder, school staff, local chief and Fr peter who has been our link to ensure all monies correctly spent. The existing school has continued to deteriorate due … Continue reading

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BBC to visit Nev’s home

On return from Ghana, Tony Wadsworth of BBC Radio Leicester is coming to Nev’s home to broadcast live for at least one hour on 29th May (10.30AM to 12 Noon). A great opportunity to update everyone.

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Visit to Ghana 2011

Nev & Judi are visiting Ghana from 13th may till 27th to meet with, staff, owners and students at the school. This will enable them to examine the state of the existing school and report on progress in raising funds … Continue reading

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Back home from the States

Just to let you know Judi and I are back from the States & go to Ghana on 12th May to have a look at things and check on the state of the old school which we understand is pretty dire. When … Continue reading

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News update from USA

Have now been in California 2 weeks and not idle. Have visited 5 schools, mostly primary seeking opportunities to give talks and earn some funds. Here arrangements for such seem to have to get the OK from PTA’s and I … Continue reading

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Tickets available for upBeatles concert

We are holding a charity concert at Braunstone & District Working Men’s Club, Narborough Rd Leicester on Friday 28th January 2011. Tickets only £5.00. To get your tickets call 0116 2209464. All proceeds go to the Ghana School Trust Fund. Thanks … Continue reading

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Evington Leisure Centre Leicester

We are holding a sponsored Sit-up challenge on Sunday 30th January starting at 10.00am  – 12.00 noon. Everyone welcome contact Nev via our contact form on the website to get further details.

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