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Norwood celebrates Patron’s Jubilee at Ravenswood

Despite the cold and wet weather, residents, staff and volunteers at Norwood’s Ravenswood Village were joined by The Mayor of Wokingham, Cllr Bob Wyatt, to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of their Patron, Her Majesty the Queen.

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Congratulations to our Patron Her Majesty The Queen, on the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee.

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Charity Tax Relief Statement

Today, following negative public opinion, plans to impose a cap on charitable donations have been dropped by Chancellor George Osbourne.

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M&A Business Network raises £40,000 for Norwood

Norwood’s M&A Network has firmly established itself as a key industry initiative, providing unique opportunities to network whilst raising money for Norwood and its life-changing services. Its third event held last night raised a record £40,000, for the Charity's vital work. 130 professionals from the mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate finance industries attended the fundraiser at Le Meridien Hotel, which was generously sponsored by J.P. Morgan and FTI Consulting.

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YN Business Dinner raises over £44,000 for Norwood

The impact of the current recession and Euro crisis on the British economy was amongst a range of topics up for debate at the YN Business, Finance & Entrepreneurs committee’s first dinner last night. More than 200 young professionals attended the fundraiser at Le Méridien Hotel Piccadilly, which raised over £44,000 for Norwood.

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Fundraisers pound the pavements in aid of Norwood

Fundraisers supporting Norwood made the most of the sunshine on Sunday for the Norwood 10 Bridges walk. The 6.5 or 13-mile journey, starting near Vauxhall Bridge, and finishing beyond Tower Bridge, raised more than £15,000 for the Charity, which supports people with learning disabilities and children and families in need.

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Norwood raises £75,000 on Italian job

A group of young professionals trekked and cycled through the snow, sand and mountains of Sicily over the May Bank Holiday weekend to raise over £75,000 for Norwood. The 50 fundraisers joined forces for a four-day bike ride and trek across the island to raise money for the Charity, which helps people with learning disabilities and children and families in need.

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Growing opportunities for Norwood nursery

Children and young people who use Norwood’s Kennedy Leigh Family Centre in Hendon are being offered a feast for the senses thanks to a new inclusive sensory garden. The state-of-the-art play area was officially opened by the Mayor of Barnet, Councillor Lisa Rutter, this morning, and was attended by children at the nursery, their parents, and staff. The project was made possible by funding from the Borough of Barnet, Waitrose, and Lea’s Garden, along with money raised from parents.

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Norwood Now - Winter 2016

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How we make a difference:
Amanda and Natasha’s story

Amanda and Natasha

It has simply become part of my life. I just get so much pleasure out of it.

How we make a difference:
Suzanne’s Story

Suzanne sitting at her desk

I think the best part of my job is knowing that I’m doing something that makes a difference to someone else’s life, and my role has far exceeded any expectations I had before I started. I love seeing people grow.