2015

Thanks to:

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A big thank you to local Councillor Kevin Blencowe who made a personal donation of £250

To Richard and Caro Wilson for their donation of £100

The Six Bells Pub – for raising £621

The Earl of Beaconsfield – for raising £205 and for their donation of £500

Relevant Records – for raising £250

PA Safety Management – for their donation

Al:amin Delicatessen Stores – for their donation of £300

And to local residents who have donated so far. We were able to light up a beautiful new tree in the Great Eastern Street Car Park. Thanks to everyone who supported our fundraising efforts!

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2013

Thanks to everyone who came along to our fundraiser on the 18th October and to our local businesses for their generous tombola prizes! We managed to raise about £350 in total. 

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Our festive lights would not be possible without support from the local community. We thank everybody for their donations and hard work this year in fundraising for our tree lights:

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The Suzy Oakes Trust for £400 towards the lights and £100 for a commemorative sign at the Petersfield tree.

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To our local Co-op store for £500 towards the lights.

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To Paul Saunders and Robert Lummis – two indefatigable local residents who spent many weekends shaking their collection buckets on Mill Road bridge. They raised over £800 all together.

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To all of the local businesses and people who donated tombola prizes which raise £133 at the Switch On event and £188 at the fundraiser event in October.

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The Hive on Gwydir Street who put in £50 this year.

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We were able to use a profit of £600 generated through Mill Road Feast events towards the festive lights.

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With thanks to everybody who made our festive lights possible in 2013:

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Avis Budget Group sponsored our Switch On event brochure with their advert and a contribution of £500.

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Our local Co-operative Food store sponsored an amazing £1000 towards our costs this year.

Cambridge City Council granted £5000 to support new tree lights in Romsey

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We are grateful to Cambridge Bed Centre who have provided us with the venue for celebrating our Switch On event.

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In addition to the funding we have received from the Council, the Co-operative and Avis, we are infinitely grateful to the Mill Road business community – often much smaller and independently owned – who have still contributed towards our costs. The following businesses receive our thanks:

Baguette Express, Computer Repairs, Al Amin, The Sea Tree, Safe Box Ltd, Limoncello, Elitian Ltd, O’Sullivans Shopfitting, Cambridge Econometrics, H Gee’s Ltd, Frameworks, Halls of Cambridge, Bush Property Sales and Lettings, Saint Andrews Bureau, Wardrobe, Tattooing by Fabio, Arjuna, Cutlacks, Lally’s, Curry Queen, Martin & Co, The Bike Shed

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We are also grateful to the Suzy Oakes’ Trust and Emmanuel College for their donations in 2013.

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