The Trust now has 20 Sponsors who are helping to assures the future of our work but we still need more. If you feel able to support us regularly in any way, please contact us or see the How to Donate page. All sponsors will be sent a copy of our newsletter.

Future Events for 2018

10th Anniversary Celebration

On 1 July 2018, our Chair, Priscilla Padley, is very kindly hosting a special fundraising Summer Lunch in Nassington to mark the Trust's 10th anniversary. This is an invitation only event due to limited space.

Bees and Teas event

On 5 June, a local supporter will be very kindly hosting this event in Nassington.

Gin & Jazz Event

On 2 June, there will be an evening event organised by River Nene Cottages in Waternewton which is very kindly raising money for the Trust. Further details can be found here: www.rivernenecottages.co.uk/ginjazz


2017 Events

We received a number of very generous donations from private individuals and other organisations and charities this year, in addition to the regular donations from our sponsors and the funds raised at the events listed below. All of these events were run or supported by our dedicated local fundraising team and other helpers, without whose time, energy, skills and generosity, none of this amazing fundraising would be possible.

Chairman’s Charity

We were delighted that the Trust was again chosen by the new Chairman of Northamptonshire County Council as one of his chosen charities for 2017. He hosted a very enjoyable garden party at Grendon Hall in September and a Dinner Dance at Sywell Aerodrome in November which raised a significant sum for the Trust.

Brass Band Concert

The Yarwell and Nassington Brass Band held a concert in aid of the Trust, at Nassington Church, on 13 October 2017.

Sponsored Wing Walk

We were extremely grateful to Ken Sheraton who completed a sponsored wing walk in aid of the Trust in September 2017.

Fundraising Dinner

We held a very successful fundraising dinner and talk at Boughton House in Northamptonshire on 19th May which raised over £6,500.

Curry Evening

On 19 February we held a curry evening in Northampton which was well-attended and enjoyed by all.


2016 Events

We received a number of very generous donations from private individuals this year, in addition to the funds raised at the events listed. We are also very grateful to have received generous donations from Casterton Church and from the Peterborough District Masonic Association. We would like to thank the fundraising team and helpers, sponsors and patrons who gave us money, made and contributed food, moved furniture, contributed raffle prizes, printed tickets and a hundred other helpful and generous actions during the year.

Race Evening

The Queens Head in Nassington held a second, very enjoyable Race Evening on the 26th of November in aid of the Trust.

Quiz Night

On 30th of September we had another very successful Quiz night with a Fish & Chip Supper at Elton Village Hall.

Fundraising Supper

We held a successful fundraising supper with a raffle at The Red Lion in Warmington.

Afternoon Tea

The High Sheriff of Cambridgeshire, Sir David Arculus and his wife Anne kindly hosted an afternoon tea party in their garden in Elton, which was very well attended.

Coffee Morning

Priscilla P kindly hosted us at her home in Nassington on the 10th of March.

 


2015 Events

Bridge Afternoon

On 13th November we enjoyed a fun Bridge Afternoon at Elton Village Hall.

Quiz Night

On October 2nd we had a very successful Quiz night with a Fish & Chip Supper at Elton Village Hall.

Brass Band Concert

On June 5th Yarwell and Nassington Brass Band held a concert in aid of the Trust at Nassington Church.

Elton Coffee Morning

Jane C kindly hosted us at her home in Elton on the 19th May.

Coffee Morning

On April 11th Annabel and William de Capell Brooke held a coffee morning in Nassington and are donating the proceeds to the Trust.

Race Evening

The Queens Head in Nassington held a Race Evening in March in aid of the Trust which raised over 700.

Waitrose Community Matters Scheme (Green Discs)

Well done and thank you to all those who put their green discs in the right boxes at Oundle and Peterborough! We raised over £850.

2014 Events

We are very grateful to the fundraising team and helpers, sponsors and patrons who gave us money, made and contributed food, moved furniture, contributed raffle prizes, printed tickets and a hundred other helpful and generous actions last year. We raised a fantastic £12,307.

Chairman’s Charity

We are delighted to announce that the Trust has been chosen by the Chairman of Northamptonshire County Council as one of her chosen charities for 2014. We supported several events and received a handsome cheque.

Tea Party

Tea Party at Grendon Hall on Sunday 13th July 2014: If you would like to come and enjoy a splendid tea while listening to a Jazz Band, please e-mail the Trust.

Nassington Fund Raising Group Events

The Nassington Fund Raising Group is going from strength to strength. Following a Coffee Morning in May, a lunch is arranged for Sunday September 14th 2014 and a Bridge afternoon on Thursday November 27th 2014. If you are local to these events in the Peterborough area and would like to attend, contact us via e-mail for tickets.


2013 Events

Fundraising Lunch in Elton

We are holding a fundraising lunch on Sunday 29 September 2013. Please send us an e-mail if you would be interested in attending.

Sea Kayaking English Channel Crossing

Completed by the Chairman's 14 year old granddaughter this August! You can find out more about this fantastic challenge by going to the Justgiving.com website. She has chosen the Trust as her charity to support.

Tea Party at Green's Norton, Northamptonshire

The High Sheriff of Northamptonshire kindly made his marqee available for a Tea Party on the afternoon of Sunday 28th July. The Towcester Choral Socity entertained guests with a short concert and there were a variety of craft stalls to enjoy as well.

The new Trust Sponsorship Form was launched at this event to attract new supporters and can be downloaded from our "How to Donate" page.

Northampton West Rotary Club

The club has chosen the Trust as one of its charities this year, and we are again chosen to be one of the new Chairman of the Northampton County Council's charities, which is wonderful news.


2011/2012 Events

Chairman’s Charity

We are delighted to announce that the Trust has been chosen by the Chairman of Northamptonshire County Council as one of his chosen charities for 2012. The Trustees attended the Civic Service in December 2011 and the Civic Dinner in April 2012, which were both fundraising events.

Charity Ride at Silverstone


The highlight of the Chairman's charity year is the Silverstone Bike Ride on April 27th 2012, when 600 people are invited to cycle, walk or run around the Silverstone Circuit to raise money for the Trust and for Norpip (Northamptonshire Parent Infant Project) through sponsorship. If you’d like further information please visit www.silverstonebikeride.co.uk

Captain's Charity

Anne Blagden is the Ladies Captain this year at Elton Furze Golf Club. She came to our presentation in Northampton and was so impressed by what she heard and saw that she has chosen our charity as the Captain's charity for this year. She is planning a Bridge afternoon and other fundraising activities for us, which will raise our profile in another area. The Trust has been asked to give a talk to the ladies to answer any queries. We are extremely grateful for her support.


Presentation Evening

We held a successful presentation evening in October 2011 at The George Row Club in Northampton to provide information to local businesses who might be able to offer apprenticeships to our young care leavers. As a result of contacts made on the evening various new opportunities have opened up for our care leavers in the shoe industry, catering, banking and local government.