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Loughborough Beacon Bunny Run
Loughborough Beacon Bunny Run

The Rotary Club of Loughborough Beacon is hosting their annual Beacon Bunny Run. With distances of 3k and 10k options available, this event is fun for all the family. Entries are now open with substantial discounts on the entry fees for those booking early (before 31st August 2018). 3K (under 15years)  Walk or Run for … Continue reading Loughborough Beacon Bunny Run

17May

OUTREACH RUCKSACKS – Waste Not Want Not!
OUTREACH RUCKSACKS – Waste Not Want Not!

  On 19th February 2018, David Ritchie, former editor of Veterinary Practice magazine, generously donated 400 rucksacks to our warehouse, following the VetsNorth and VetsSouth conferences 2018. Gwen Covey-Crump, Clinical Anaesthetist & Pain Specialist at Langford Vets, found Inter Care’s contact details via a community champion after seeing hundreds of brand new rucksacks that could have gone to waste. … Continue reading OUTREACH RUCKSACKS – Waste Not Want Not!

15May

Inter Care Golf Day Raised £1,925!
Inter Care Golf Day Raised £1,925!

A huge thank you to all 10 teams who supported our Golf Day this year! On Friday 11th May, Inter Care held our 10th Annual Golf Day at Cosby Golf Club. This day would not have been possible without the support from; – Mulberry Square for sponsoring our Golf trophies. – Whetstone pastures, ABR-Insurance and Stor-a-File for … Continue reading Inter Care Golf Day Raised £1,925!

19Apr

Virgin Money London Marathon Training – 22nd April 2018
Virgin Money London Marathon Training – 22nd April 2018

Martin Winter How did you hear about Inter Care? My Dad volunteers for Inter Care so I knew already about the phenomenal work that the charity does.  I’ve run a couple of marathons before, but never London, so when the chance came up to run the London Marathon and raise funds to support Inter Care, … Continue reading Virgin Money London Marathon Training – 22nd April 2018

16Apr

Inter Care Ceilidh Raised £550!
Inter Care Ceilidh Raised £550!

Thank you to all who attended our annual Ceilidh with local band ‘Turlough’ helping to raise £550 (including Gift Aid)! Also, to the many local businesses who supported our evening with donations towards our ploughman’s supper and raffle prizes including; Ploughmans Cheese Belvoir Ridge Creamery Tuxford & Tebbutt, Arla Foods   The Village Bakery, Bread … Continue reading Inter Care Ceilidh Raised £550!

10Apr

Malawi poverty
Malawi poverty

Malawi is a largely agricultural country, which over the last 60 years has made some progress to overcome underdevelopment and to reduce poverty. Although there has been a 35% population rise over 10 years since 2005 to 18 Million, the percentage of people living below the poverty line and within rural areas has stayed at around 80% … Continue reading Malawi poverty

28Mar

Teenage pregnancies in Tanzania
Teenage pregnancies in Tanzania

In June 2017, President of Tanzania John Magifuli released a statement that, during his term as president, no girl student who gets pregnant will be allowed to return to school after they deliver their child. Since this statement, pregnant students have been arrested and may now be forced to testify in court as to who got them pregnant. … Continue reading Teenage pregnancies in Tanzania

14Mar

Medicines shortage in Tanzania
Medicines shortage in Tanzania

The Tanzanian Government has said in 2018/2019 it will set aside financial support to purchase medicines used to treat opportunistic infections for HIV-positive patients, which if not timely managed can be life threatening. Currently medicines such as Fluconazole and Aciclovir at health units in Tanzania are in short supply, due to developmental partners who have ceased … Continue reading Medicines shortage in Tanzania