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Treetops Hospice Donation

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Treetops Hospice in Risley have received a welcome donation from Long Eaton Round Table who have donated £461 in November. The Long Eaton Round Table have run several fundraising events over the year including the Fireworks show in November 2013, The group are looking to support local good causers and charity’s around Long Eaton. A cheque was presented to Fundraising Manager Alex Ward on Thursday 20th November by Paul Haskins.

“With this donation we are delighted to support such a good local cause, the support Treetops Hospice offers are vital to our local community when we need them most, we hope we can continue to support Treetops Hospice in the future in any way we can. We are also currently looking for new visitors and members to support the Long Eaton Round Table so we can continue our charity fundraising work in the local community, we have an urgent appeal to help Santa with his pre-Christmas rounds in December to find out more please visit http://www.longeatonroundtable.org.uk.”

– Paul Haskins

 

“The on-going financial support we receive from Long Eaton Round Table is a vital contribution to the £3 million it now costs to run the hospice each year. A significant proportion of our services are provided to people living in Long Eaton, so the club really are making a difference in their local community. I would encourage new members to join so they can continue raising money for important local causes such as Treetops.”

– Alex Ward

Treetops Hospice Donation
Treetops Hospice Donation

Red Cross Nottinghamshire 4×4 appeal receives donation from Long Eaton Round Table

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Red Cross Nottinghamshire 4×4 appeal receives donation from Long Eaton Round Table

 

LERT Cheque £461The Nottinghamshire branch of the British Red Cross has received a much-needed boost to its local 4×4 appeal following a £461 donation from the Long Eaton Round Table. A cheque was presented to local Red Cross fundraiser Alex Gadsby at the BNI Parkside meeting on Friday 10 October, taking the appeal a step closer to its £26,000 target.

 

Thanks to the generous support of community groups, businesses, and individuals across Nottinghamshire, the Red Cross has raised over £17,000 for its Nottinghamshire 4×4 appeal – leaving £9,000 still to raise to reach the cost of a new vehicle – £26,000.

 

Red Cross 4x4s are a lifesaving asset to local communities. A Red Cross 4×4 helps trained Red Cross volunteers reach casualties at large-scale events, and enables Red Cross staff to continue helping vulnerable people readjust to life at home after a hospital stay in all weather conditions. In Nottinghamshire, the current fleet of 4x4s also helps district and palliative nurses reach patients cut off by severe weather in the north of the county. After 22 years of heavy use, the charity urgently needs to replace the oldest of its fleet in order to support vulnerable people in county this winter and beyond.

Alex Gadsby, fundraiser for the British Red Cross in Derbyshire said: ‘We are hugely grateful to Long Eaton Round Table for their generous support of our urgent local appeal.

‘Thanks to the support of Long Eaton Round Table, we are a big step closer to this goal. I would urge any other groups, businesses or individuals who are interested in helping us provide a vital, lifesaving asset to their local community to get in touch as soon as possible.’

Quote from Alan Colley: With this donation we are delighted to support such a good local cause, these funds and services the British Red Cross offer are vital to our local community, We are also currently looking for new visitors and members to support the Long Eaton Round Table so we can continue our charity fundraising work in the local community, to find out more please visit www.longeatonroundtable.org.uk

 

For further information on the Nottinghamshire 4×4 appeal, contact Alex Gadsby on 0115 852 8016 or email agadsby@redcross.org.uk

Long Eaton Summer Ball with Charity Donation hosted by LERT

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Long Eaton Summer Ball 2014

The new Long Eaton Community Summer Ball was a big hit with over 130 guests attending from the local area on Saturday 13th September at Village Hotel in Chilwell.

The night was set with dinner suits and ball gowns and an introduction by the hosts The Long Eaton Round Table; A superb three course meal with solo singer playing followed by a charity donation of £461 to a local charity Erewash Mental Health, where the charity received the donation with huge thanks as vital funds are needed to support the good work of the charity who help people with mental health issues who need support.

Ticket sales from the night and other money raised is being given away by The Long Eaton Round Table each month to local charity’s, the group are giving away £461 each month to local charities and good causes. The night continued with a local band The Establishment playing tributes and their own songs as the audience danced the night away, a good ball be all.

Burns Night 2014

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Long Eaton Round Table Presents Burns Night 2014 – Och Aye The Noo!

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Trent Lock Golf Centre and Country Club
£29/head

Lads and Lassies – Black Tie/Suits and frocks
Traditional Burns Supper
Few funny poems – YES Will Ingleby is doing his version of Tam O’Shanter
Disco/Scottish dancing after for those that wish to continue to party to the wee hours!
Scottish favours for the ladies.

Payments made on or before 18 Jan 2014 are at £29/head, thereafter £31/head so book in.

Contact Us to book or find out more!

Santa’s Route Plan For Long Eaton

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Santa’s Route on Google Maps!

Sat 7th – Town Centre

Mon 9th – Briargate: http://goo.gl/maps/89giU
Tue 10th – Pennyfields: http://goo.gl/maps/q32iQ
Wed 11th – Dales Estate: http://goo.gl/maps/N56Ci
Thu 12th – Nott’m Road: http://goo.gl/maps/wucDb
Sat 14th – Town Centre (AM), ASDA (PM)

Mon16th – Thoresby Rd: http://goo.gl/maps/kS0l0 +
Mon 16th – Wyvern Av: http://goo.gl/maps/kS0l0
Tue 17th – Sawley: http://goo.gl/maps/pg6qz
Wed 18th – Breaston: http://goo.gl/maps/bKqlJ
Thu 19th – College St: http://goo.gl/maps/KmGkF
Sat 21st – ASDA

Tue 24th – ASDA for a final festive fling!

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Please note that while we try our best to reach every street on the plan, sometimes circumstances dictate that we are unable to get to them all before it gets too late in the evening for the kids to come and meet Santa and therefore we reserve the right to change or cancel the above planned routes.

LERT Welcomes New Members

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Long Eaton Round Table welcomes two new members; John Giannopoulos and Alan Colley.

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LERT Fireworks 2013

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So, if you missed the LERT Annual Fireworks, here’s what you could have seen… Simply awesome!!

Maggot Racing

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Maggot Racing

LERT Members have a few beers whilst trying their hand at maggot racing!