24 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 Debenhams raises £230,000 for children’s charities Debenhams staff and customers have raised more than £230,000 in the last year for the NSPCC, CHILDREN 1ST, and the ISPCC.The sum was raised through a range of in-store charity initiatives, including sales of Christmas cards, donations from Santa’s Grottos, and in-store bucket collections. In addition, Debenhams donated 20% of the retail price of all sales from its new Blue Zoo range for children during the range’s two-week launch. Over £38,000 was donated via the Debenhams’ charity Gift Card scheme.Debenhams head of PR Ed Watson said: “It’s very clear that the work that all three charities do resonates with our customers. It’s also great that the work we are doing is building each year – the Blue Zoo t-shirt being a great example. We look forward to raising even more money over the coming year.”Corporate Account Manager for CHILDREN 1ST Cassie Oliver said: “The Debenhams stores in Scotland raised over £22,000. This is a brilliant achievement and we’d like to thank them on behalf of vulnerable children across Scotland”. Corporate Fundraising Manager for the ISPCC Anne Cooney added: “I would like to thank everyone in Debenhams in Ireland for their enthusiasm and commitment in their support of the ISPCC”.The latest donations bring the overall total raised by Debenhams for the three children’s charities to over £700,000 since December 2007.www.debenhams.comPhoto: keepwaddling1 on flickr.com Tagged with: corporate Howard Lake | 17 May 2010 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis1 About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.
Cambridge-based Fitzbillies Bakery has won the Business category of the World Chelsea Bun Awards.The second annual awards took place online because of the Covid-19 outbreak, with 56 entrants from around the world.Judging was based on photographs of the buns, and judges included Michelin-star chef Phil Howard, owner of Elystan Street in Chelsea; Hélène Frost, chief executive of its chosen charity The Children’s Surgery Foundation; and John Shepherd, owner of event organiser Partridges.The winners were:Adults and Supreme Champion: Alex Parker with Marmalade, Golden Raisin and Pistachio Chelsea Buns.Businesses: Fitzbillies Bakery in Cambridge, with a Chelsea bun recipe going back 100 years.Children (under 18): Angelique Bass, a five-year-old toddler model, who baked Chelsea buns with a Cherry on the Top with her mother.Bonus Prize for a Standout Entry: Lisa Tan of Lisa Tan Millinery with vegan Chelsea buns, made without eggs, due to her supply running low.“The winners in all groups should deliver buns that have proved and merged together, that look like they will ultimately be light to eat and have a great sticky glaze,” said Howard.Entrants were requested to make a donation to The Children’s Surgery Foundation, helping support children undergoing treatment at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital. read more
Norwegian minister of Petroleum and Energy, Terje Søviknes, and Wintershall’s CEO, Mario Mehren, have visited the Deepsea Stavanger rig ahead of reservoir drilling on the Wintershall’s Maria field.Maria, Wintershall’s flagship development in Norway, is a subsea field that uses existing infrastructure to produce oil in a cost effective way.Drilling of the six wells on the field began in March and the top holes are now complete. NKT has held a naming ceremony for its new cable-laying vessel, the NKT Victoria, at the power cable plant in Karlskrona, Sweden on Thursday.The cable-laying vessel was delivered by Norwegian shipbuilder Kleven to NKT in April.NKT Victoria is capable of laying high-voltage offshore cables with high precision based on DP3 (Dynamic Positioning) capability and a remotely operated vehicle using cameras and sonar. DeepOcean has been awarded an engineering, procurement, fabrication and installation (EPCI) contract for wear protection on the risers at the Troll C platform in the Norwegian Sea.The award covers, in addition to installation, the design, engineering, procurement and fabrication of the wear protection solution for the risers on the Troll C platform.The onshore project team will work out of DeepOcean’s offices in Haugesund, Norway. A subsea technology spin-off from Norwegian firm Fuglesangs has signed an agreement with Aker BP, Lundin and NOV to develop and test a full scale prototype of what is marketed as ‘the worlds most autonomous boosting system’.The system will be qualified as part of The Research Council of Norway’s Demo2000 program and is suited for applications such as water treatment and water injection and possibly other “singlephase” liquid pumping applications. Dutch subsea and survey specialist Fugro said it has generated some 16 percent less revenue on a currency comparable basis, compared to prior-year comparable period.The company’s revenue fell from €441 million in Q1 2016 to €377 million for the period ended March 31, 2017.Fugro said it expects further decline in revenue for the first half of 2017, however less severe than in 2016. Subsea World News has put together a recap of the most interesting articles from the previous week (May 01 – May 07). read more