2015 Events

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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…

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 […]

DeMontfort University

The De Montfort University team getting ready for Pass It On… Brilliant day at De Montfort University outside the Campus Centre, we had a procession up to the previous hosts Regent College… in the entourage were the University’s gospel choir, they were amazing, the walk up to collect the flag was just too short…we even […]

Leicester Riders Basketball

Leicester riders here we come… We had a great evening with Leicester Riders, there was a big friendly crowd… Rik went on at half time together with representatives from riders and the next host The Leicester Royal Infirmary for the flag exchange… Rik was interviewed in front of a packed house and spoke about the registration process… […]

Beauchamp College

Getting ready for a fantastic event… Beauchamp students collect the flag from Leicester University… Beauchamp College was absolutely amazing, we were so busy… big thanks to Ryan Pemberton and the many student volunteers, they did an excellent job… To finish off a brilliant day Beauchamp College did something extra special, 500+ students filled the sports […]

Fosse Business Breakfast Club

Getting ready for event day… Two polo ponies were brought along to open up the morning of event day…wow! We were so busy…it rained but the intrepid team of volunteers continued regardless, trudging the streets to hand out leaflets to prospective lifesavers… At the end of the day Girlguiding Leicestershire came along to collect the […]

Leicester Tigers Rugby Club

Getting ready to hold their event… Tigers collected the flag from St Pauls Catholic School… Tigers in the Park was the venue for the Tigers registration event it was brilliant… It was an absolute honour for Rik to be asked to start the game between Leicester Tigers and Newcastle Falcons by taking on the match […]

St Pauls Catholic School

Getting ready to host a great event… Event day was amazing, big thanks to Veronica and Beth Mickleborough for their immense support and of course to all the volunteers who made it such an enjoyable day… At the end of a very busy day we had a visit from Leicester Tigers team mascot ‘Welford’ who […]

LFRS – Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service

Preparing for the event… What an amazing start… Leicestershire fire and Rescue collect the flag from Highcross Shopping Centre in style… The amazing LFRS registration events, we had a great time… That’s not all… while the events were going on fireman Pete Nicholls was busy  cycling around every fire station in Leicester and Leicestershire with […]