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Furlonteer.com: the new non-profit project connecting furloughed employees with the people who need it most

6th May 2020

Furlonteer.com is a brand new, organically-grown community initiative aiming to connect people on furlough with remote volunteer opportunities for charities…

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Opportunity for local businesses to help the NHS

15th April 2020

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust (BDCFT) delivers mental health, community and learning disability services throughout Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and…

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Leeds Community Foundation Resilience Fund

6th April 2020

Why we need your support We are already hearing from community organisations about the challenges they are facing supporting isolated…

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Junior football team reaches out to local businesses with sponsorship opportunities

4th March 2020

A well-respected junior football team – Thackley Juniors – in Thackley, Bradford is seeking local companies to support the community…

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The Other Person Consultancy release the UK’s first Aunty Knife crime application

11th February 2020

The Other Person Consultancy is a brand, design and software development company with offices in Saltaire and Leeds.  We are…

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Enter Leeds Half Marathon or Leeds 10k for half price and help local people with life limiting conditions

27th February 2020

At Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice in Headingley we have two fantastic events on our doorstep: Leeds Half Marathon and the…

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Take part in a special Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge on 6th June 2020

27th February 2020

Join us for the strenuous yet stunning Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge and support your local Yorkshire Sue Ryder Hospice: Wheatfields…

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Royal Armouries seeks three trustees

8th July 2019

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is seeking to appoint three outstanding individuals to join the Board of…

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Supporting refugees into work

10th June 2019

The last eight years have seen a huge rise in the number of people forced to flee their homes and…

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TutorMate – virtual volunteering to help Bradford children learn to read!

10th June 2019

TutorMate pairs disadvantaged, struggling 6 year old readers with reading volunteers who are working professionals. The volunteer ask is very…

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Raising the Bar is a fantastic way to recognise and share best practice within the region. We were delighted to win an award, our team of Solenis volunteers work really hard in the Science Lab, for kids and fully deserved the recognition.

Solenis (formerly BASF)

Joanne Love, Site Communicator

Raising the Bar celebrates the positive impact that companies are making on the local community. We\'re working with many local schools, promoting engineering and construction; and we\'re delighted to have our efforts recognised. The awards ceremony allowed us to see some of the other amazing initiatives, which are having positive impacts across Yorkshire.\" 


Suzanne Cocker, Business Development Assistant

Our mission is to be a leader in the integration of communities by providing interpreting, employment and impactful social return initiatives to support people to live healthier, happier lives. Winning the Raising The Bar award allows us to shine a light on our work and to celebrate all those involve in making a difference in people's lives.

Enable2 CIC

Liz Weatherall, Managing Director

We\'ve been supporting the Bradford community for over 100 years now and it\'s been fantastic to be recognised as a responsible business at the Raising the Bar awards and for our team to receive the acknowledgment they deserve for all their hard work and commitment to our home city.

Naylor Wintersgill

Victoria Wainwright, Managing Director

Winning the Raising the Bar community award is an honour that means a lot to everyone at Roche Legal as it has allowed us to showcase the extensive community and charity work we undertake. It is incredibly inspiring to be recognised alongside other small businesses who also do such wonderful work for the benefit of local people and organisations. We will continue our commitment to support local good causes and look forward to organising many more events and initiatives in the years to come.

Roche Legal

Rachel Roche, Managing Director

Raising the Bar has been a fantastic initiative for helping us with our social responsibility aims. Winning an award in 2018 was great recognition for our team and inspires us to continue to help the local community.

Hungate by Lendlease

Steven Graham, Community Liaison Manager

Winning a Raising the Bar award in 2018 was excellent recognition for our team and inspires us to do more to improve our local environment.

Mott MacDonald

Emma Wren, Principal Hydrologist

Raising the Bar is a great way to benchmark yourself and to get recognition for something that most businesses are doing anyway.  Winning an Award provided our team with a great sense of achievement and pride.

B&M Waste Services

Jayne Kennedy, Marketing Manager 

The awards themselves are inspirational, it\'s great to see the work that others do, and a chance to share ideas.

Jayne Talbot - Christeyns

Jayne Talbot