Charity & CSR

Local Charity Penparcau Community Hub provides more meals for vulnerable people in Aberystwyth through M&S app

Aberystwyth-based charity, Penparcau Community Hub, has ramped up the number of meals it’s providing to those in need thanks to M&S’s food redistribution programme. An innovative colleague app, launched in March 2020, is used to notify charities when surplus food is available, helping to increase donations and stop food going to waste. Since the app […]

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Chef Angela Gray backs launch of City Hospice’s Welsh Cake Wednesday – with her Delicious Recipe for Welsh Cakes

Renowned Welsh chef Angela Gray has backed City Hospice’s launch of Welsh Cake Wednesday. Angela, who runs a popular cookery school at Llanerch Vineyard, is supporting the initiative and has released her own special welsh cake recipe for people to recreate. Welsh Cake Wednesday creates opportunities for people to come together to talk and support […]

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100kForHobbsy challenge to support local hospice charity

A community fundraising challenge featuring over two hundred and fifty members of Rhiwbina Rugby Club, together with the support of many from Tetbury RFC and Whitchurch RFC, will support City Hospice in February. The 100kForHobbsy challenge was launched in support of Dai Hobbs, the vice-chair of Rhiwbina RFC, following his diagnosis of pancreatic cancer at […]

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Leading PPE manufacturer donates surplus fabric to quilting project for vulnerable people

Leading PPE manufacturer Alpha Solway has donated a quantity of surplus quilted lining fabric from its Scottish factories to a textiles project in Langholm, Dumfries and Galloway.  Local people are exploring ways of using the material to benefit vulnerable groups and during the lockdown period they have been creating ‘Quilted Hugs’ which use the fabric […]

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