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The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust Receive £20,000 Donation

Moto in the Community formed a new partnership this week when a cheque for £20,000 was presented to The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust to help fund a project in Slough. The donation comes directly from Moto Hospitality’s income from carrier bag sales during 2016. This is the second donation from this source following funding made to the Woodland Trust in April. The £20,000 grant will enable The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust to create a new ‘Pocket Park’ at Temple Wood, as part of their wider Transforming Slough community project. Located close to Moto sites Beaconsfield and Heston, the park area...

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Eggs-cellent Easter Fundraiser Results!

Moto sites sprang into action with flurry of activity during their annual Easter fundraiser in aid of national charity partner Help for Heroes. Easter bonnet competitions, raffles, charity tables and cycling were just a few of the events over the eight-day period that kept collection buckets filling up. In the spirit of true partnership, 12 lucky sites had visits from the Help for Heroes mascot Hero Bear and Help for Heroes volunteers lent a hand at 25 Moto sites. With every site participating, the team effort saw great results with a grand total £67,330 being raised. This forms part of...

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THESE BOOTS WERE MADE FOR WALKING!

The Moto Catering, Marketing, Retail and HR teams scaled new heights earlier this month when they climbed Mount Snowdon in aid of Moto in the Community. The 25 strong team conquered Snowdon - the highest mountain in Wales and Great Britain’s third highest peak - on May 10th and thanks to enormous support have broken their fundraising target. Individual sponsors combined with generous corporate donations from the likes of Ginsters, Paynes Dairies, Greggs, Costa, Hains Daniels, Britvic and 24/7 Marketing resulted in the walk raising £15,000. Marketing Director and MITC Trustee Chris Rogers said: “This is now our 7th joint...

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Moto in the Community donates £100,000 to the Woodland Trusts Projects

Moto in the Community (MITC) formed a new partnership last week when a cheque for £100,000 was presented to The Woodland Trust. The donation comes directly from Moto Hospitality’s income from carrier bag sales during 2016. The Woodland Trust, is the UK's largest woodland conservation charity, protects and campaigns on behalf of the UK’s woods, restores ancient woodland and plants more trees for the benefit of people and wildlife. The Trust will be using the funds for its work and it will include creating three Centenary Groves at Langley Vale in Surrey, Dreghorn Woods near Glasgow and Ffos Las, in...

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Author visits School to Meet Prize Winning Young Writers

Dolphinholme CE Primary School received an exciting visitor last week when author Julia Green came to visit on Friday March 24th to present them with prizes won in MOTO’s Young Writer Competition. Julia, an author of over fifteen novels for young readers, was one of the judges of the competition that tasked pupils from schools adopted by MOTO service stations to write a story of 200 words or more on the theme of ‘Wild Places’. Evelyn Worthington a pupil at Dolphinholme, the adopted school of MOTO Lancaster was selected as the overall winner scooping £2,500 towards outdoor play equipment or...

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