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A Royal Honour

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The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest UK award for volunteer groups, has been awarded to The Fed. The Fed, the largest regional Jewish social care organisation in the UK, has been awarded The Queen’s Award, the MBE for…

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Painting the Town Red

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Breck Stockton, a Red Sea Pedestrians’ trustee, spoke to JLife after the charity group raised over £225,000 at a fundraiser recently. The Red Sea Pedestrians (RSP) is a philanthropic project that was established in the mid-1980s by a group of…

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Spire Bat for Lancashire

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Lancashire County Cricket Club will team up with Spire Manchester Hospital for the next championship campaign. Spire Manchester Hospital is set to become Lancashire County Cricket Club’s (LCCC) official healthcare partner and shirt sponsor for the 2016/ 17 Specsavers County…

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Daniella Sultan

Learning Experience

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Hale-based lawyer, Daniella Sultan, has been appointed as new chair of Manchester Day Limmud.   Manchester Day Limmud 2016 will be held on 7th February at the William Hulme Grammar School campus in Whalley Range. It will offer a packed programme…

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Bringing Craft Alive

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Manchester’s Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair takes place from 8th – 11th October at Old Granada Studios in Manchester.   The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair (GNCCF), winner of Best Small Event of the Year 2014 at Manchester Tourism Awards,…

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Thomas Harding

One Year On

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Award-winning writer Thomas Harding will be a keynote speaker at this year’s Yom Hashoah commemoration service.   The author of international bestselling Holocaust memoir, ‘Hanns and Rudolph’, will be joining the community event on 4th May at the AJ Bell…

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Macclesfield Hebrew Congregation: The Forgotten Synagogue

Revealing the Past

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Basil Jeuda has created an exhibition showcasing the extraordinary history of Macclesfield’s Jewish community.   Macclesfield resident, Basil Jeuda, is launching ‘Macclesfield Hebrew Congregation: The Forgotten Synagogue’, an exhibition that charts the history of the town’s Jewish community.    …

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Magen David Adom

A Blood Life Line

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Magen David Adom UK raised over £100,000 in Manchester.   The Lowry hotel recently played host to Manchester Magen David Adom UK’s ‘Blood, Sweat & Tears’ fundraising dinner. 220 guests attended the event, donating over £100,000 for Israel’s only national medical…

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Mark Adlestone

A Royal Achievement

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Mark Adlestone was recently recognised for his business and charity-related services.   Following the announcement in the Queen’s Birthday Honour’s List of his award of OBE, Mark Adlestone, the chairman of Beaverbrooks and charity-figurehead, was invited to Buckingham Palace for…

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Brave volunteers climbed the UK’s highest rollercoaster in aid of The Fed.

Scaling the Heights

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Brave volunteers climbed the UK’s highest rollercoaster in aid of The Fed.   Four teams of intrepid climbers suppressed their jitters to scale on foot to the top of Blackpool’s iconic rollercoaster, The Big One, in aid of Prestwich-based social…

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Sir Ian McKellen

A Star Visitor

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Students at Cheadle Hulme School recently welcomed a special guest.   Students at Cheadle Hulme School were given a lesson in language when they were visited by Stonewall ambassador Sir Ian McKellen who presented an assembly about homophobia and the…

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Laying Down the Law

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MJCC recently hosted ‘ShowBiz Lawyers’ featuring TV’s Judge Rinder and Gary Bell QC.   With a panel of distinguished legal experts from the world of TV and media, the latest Nicky Alliance Centre fundraiser was certain to entertain, and for…

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Van Damme

Muscles From Brussels

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The Hollywood legend and renowned martial artist, Jean Claude Van Damme, is heading to Manchester for a world exclusive black tie dinner event.   The one-off event, An Experience with…JCVD, is taking place on Saturday 21ST November at Event City in Manchester,…

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