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  • What does Brexit mean for women?
    Monday 13 November 2017 at 5:35pm

    What does Brexit mean for women – are you worried about how it will impact you?

    Britain’s membership of the EU has created improvements in the rights of women at work.  For example, EU law has extended rights to equal pay and strengthened protection from sex … Find out more
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    Friday 10 November 2017 at 4:00pm

    People can overcome the most traumatic experiences in life with the right support around them

    An interview with Alison Kindred Byrne founder of Moon and Back Fostering How did you come to found Moon and Back Fostering? “I was a consultant in fostering for over … Find out more
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  • Another successful year
    ArthurRankHospice
    Arthur Rank Hospice Charity supports people in Cambridgeshire who are living with a life-limiting illness. Care and services are provided free of charge to patients, to help them and their loved ones to make every moment count.

    To supplement the NHS contribution, the Charity are required to raise £2 million annually to fund the additional services provided by the Hospice.

    Arthur Rank Hospice moved to its new £10.5 million home in Shelford Bottom in November 2016. Services and care are now delivered from state-of-the-art facilities which have been purpose-built with great consideration for patient need, also allowing for increased service capacity within a wonderfully spacious, attractive and therapeutic environment. The move enabled the Inpatient Unit to increase from 12 to a total of 23 beds.

    Arthur Rank Hospice’s professional, compassionate and practical services deliver care, counselling and education, helping patients to live well and their families to live on.

    For further information, please visit arhc.org.uk
    Wednesday 8 November 2017 at 4:40pm

    Bridge the Gap Charity Walk has raised over £470,000!

    A special ‘Thank You’ get together was held on Tuesday 7 November, to celebrate everything that has been achieved with the City’s annual Bridge the Gap Charity Walk – sponsored … Find out more
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  • The final frontier
    Leyla
    Leyla Okhai is the Founder and Director of Diverse Minds UK Ltd, enabling organisations to create positively productive workplaces. She is a trained coach and mediator with over fourteen years’ experience in leading, developing, delivering and managing diversity, inclusion and equality practices. She delivers strategic programmes and initiatives, working closely with senior leadership teams to realise results. Previously responsible for embedding culture change in the world’s top universities, Imperial College and University of Oxford, Leyla leveraged increased positive working environments and enhance communication within teams.
    Tuesday 7 November 2017 at 9:19am

    Adult Dyslexia- the final workplace frontier?

    Last week I was co-facilitating the the first open Dyslexia Champions ™ Programme in London. Why is this a big deal-I hear you ask. Well, more often than not, when dyslexia … Find out more
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    Friday 3 November 2017 at 3:31pm

    Helping parents to regain their sanity and to feel confident

    An advocate for well-being and support for sleep deprived parents across the UK, Isabelle Edmondson is the Founder of Good Sleepers based in Cambridge, working to alleviate some of the … Find out more
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  • Ely Festive 5K on Sunday 26 November this year
    ArthurRankHospice
    Arthur Rank Hospice Charity supports people in Cambridgeshire who are living with a life-limiting illness. Care and services are provided free of charge to patients, to help them and their loved ones to make every moment count.

    To supplement the NHS contribution, the Charity are required to raise £2 million annually to fund the additional services provided by the Hospice.

    Arthur Rank Hospice moved to its new £10.5 million home in Shelford Bottom in November 2016. Services and care are now delivered from state-of-the-art facilities which have been purpose-built with great consideration for patient need, also allowing for increased service capacity within a wonderfully spacious, attractive and therapeutic environment. The move enabled the Inpatient Unit to increase from 12 to a total of 23 beds.

    Arthur Rank Hospice’s professional, compassionate and practical services deliver care, counselling and education, helping patients to live well and their families to live on.

    For further information, please visit arhc.org.uk
    Monday 30 October 2017 at 4:04pm

    Ely Festive 5K sells out faster than ever!

    Ely Festive 5k sold out earlier than ever this year, with all 650 places snapped up by festive loving fun runners by 11am on 11 October 2017. The fun run … Find out more
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    Friday 27 October 2017 at 12:06pm

    I learned more from working with children than they probably did from me

    Inspired by great female jazz musicians who overcame prejudice such as the great singer Billie Holiday and the wonderful pianist Marion Mcpartland, Vicki Kenny has gone on to touch many … Find out more
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  • The Rising Network Event
    CharlotteSteggz
    Hey! I live and work in Cambridge, UK, and manage projects at an education social enterprise.

    In my spare time I run my blog, and want to move into webinars where I help people with employability skills like interview technique and CV writing.
    Tuesday 24 October 2017 at 8:21pm

    Careers, Passion and All That Jazz

    On the 18th October The Rising Network brought together three inspirational women to discuss career paths, women in business, and following your passions. The speakers were: Dr Terri Simpkin, senior … Find out more
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