News and events

We’ve Reached Our £2 Million Target

We are so excited to report that we have smashed our end-of-2013 fundraising target of £2 million.  We've entered 2014 having raised a total of £2,256,556 since 2005.  Yippee!

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Moto hits the target for Help for Heroes

A big thank you to our corporate, Moto Hospitality Ltd, the UK’s leading motorway service area provider, for raising over £20,000 for our charity and Help for Heroes, with a charity clay pigeon shooting day  The event which was held on Thursday 27th June at West Wycombe Park and had more than 100 supporters including some ex-servicemen.  This is the second year for this event which proved hugely successful last year raising nearly £20,000 and timed again this year to coincide with Armed Forces Day. Bryn Parry, Co-Founder and CEO of Help for Heroes told us: “Help for Heroes is all...

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Congratulations George! our special school competition winner!

Budding author George Twydell, aged 10, has won a national story-writing competition organised by the Moto in the Community Trust, the charitable arm of Moto, the UK’s largest provider of motorway service areas.   The imaginative young lad, from The Chiltern School in Dunstable, impressed judges with his magical dragon tale, which won the prize for the Special School category.  Suzanne Hollinshead, Trustee for Moto in the Community, presented George with his prize of 101 books at his school’s end-of-year Assembly.  

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Budding Authors in our adopted schools!

Following our recent story writing competition with our network of adopted schools, we are very proud to announce our winners! Budding Authors, Jack Sartin, aged 9 from Richmond CofE Primary School, Innes McCleod, aged 8 from Musselburgh Primary School in East Lothian and George Twydell, aged 10 from Chiltern School in Dunstable. Children from our network of adopted schools were invited to write a 200 word short story for our panel of judges including our Chairman, Brian Lotts and senior executives at Oxford University Press. Jack, Innes and George have been crowned our winners receiving their height in books as...

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