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Leicestershire County Council

We were at be at County Hall Glenfield Leicestershire to sign-up eligable members of staff to the Anthony Nolan register. A big thanks to John Sinnott the Chief Executive and to County Councillor Joe Orson for their immense support and of course to our volunteers on the day from DeMontfort University and the Community Safety […]


Regent College, Regent Road, Leicester

   We were once again at Regent College to sign up lifesavers… always a great day, big thanks to the principle Paul Wilson for hosting us and to Aaron Winterton and her students for helping make it all happen on the day, not forgetting of course the support from DeMontfort University’s ‘DMU Local’ volunteers, they […]


LJCC Construction Awards 2016

We were invited by the LJCC to their construction awards at College court Leicester… Rik gave a talk at the awards, the extremely generous attendees raised funds for the charity and we even signed up a lifesaver! Kate Fry (bottom picture) is pictured below between Rik and England Leicester Tigers Rugby legend Leon Lloyd. Leon […]


University of Leicester’s Heroes Day!

We partnered up with The University of Leicester to hold a ‘Heroes Day’ to celebrate the many unsung heroes who do such tremendous work locally. Also taking part in the drive were four local colleges… Beauchamp College in Oadby, Wyggeston & Queen Elizabeth College in Leicester, Gateway College in Hamilton, Leicester and last but not […]


LLS ‘Strictly Phantom’ Masquerade Ball

Leicestershire Law Society (LLS) held their annual awards in May. As one of their chosen charities we were there, but the evening had a twist. Rik  together with nine other lawyers from the LLS had been taking dancing lessons and had been training hard for weeks before. An equal number of professional dancers teamed up with […]


Highcross Digital Sculpture

We were absolutely honoured to have been chosen as one of a select group of local people to go onto the new light sculpture situated in the Highcross Shopping Centre Leicester. the culture is four dimensional and large moving pictures can be viewed from any direction from one of four approach ways,take a look…  


Rotary Club Leicester Novus

Rik was very kindly asked to go along to the Rotary Club of Leicester Novus to give a talk to members. It was a great evening with a group of extremely enthusistic supporters who will help spread the word and help more people join the register. A special thanks to Jim Mathews who organised the […]


Leicester Tigers

We were at Leicester Tigers again as one of their chosen charities for the current season…  recruiting lifesavers at the crucial Tigers game against Stade Francais Paris in the European Rugby Champions Cup… we had a great time and Tigers won too… A very big thanks to De Montfort Universities’ Square Mile project who’s volunteers […]


Anthony Nolan Awards 2015

We were at the Houses of Parliament where Anthony Nolan had their annual awards, we were absolutely delighted to receive the award for our efforts minority recruitment, it did;t end there though unbelievably we were also highly commended in another category too… so pleased for all our amazing volunteers and supporters…


Points of Light Award

We were absolutely delighted to have been awarded the ‘Points of Light award’ by no less than the Prime Minister himself… it’s a real accolade to the tremendous hard work of our volunteers and supporters…


BBC Radio Leicester Interview

I was interviewed on the Kamlesh Purohit show together with our friend Nisha Ravat who having donated stem cells herself gave a donors perspective to listeners… Kam as always was brilliant and we talked about the Pass It On campaign… BBC Radio Leicester are hosts on Wednesday 2nd September and have a games day planned […]