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Three Ashby area organisations benefit from being Co-op chosen local causes

One Phoenix Foundation's ponies gets ready for Christmas

Three local Ashby community causes benefitted from donations that have helped their work when the Co-op's annual fundraising campaign reached its conclusion.

Co-op local cause Ashby United Community Football Club are making mental health and wellbeing a priority

The payout to Ashby United FC was made by the Co-op last Friday

Ashby United FC have launched a 'Community Kickabout' session to help people's mental wellbeing and create a feeling of togetherness.

Ashby Co-op invites local groups to apply for funding to set up a Community Fridge in the area - and bring people together

Ashby Co-op is taking part in a campaign to bring people together this Christmas through a love of food - with the aim of putting some festive cheer into people's lives.

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Ivanhoe College received a laptop donation from Sanctuary

Ivanhoe College has received a donation of refurbished laptops from Sanctuary Group to support home learning for pupils.

Parkruns are hugely popular events held all over the country

The Conkers Parkrun in Moira is set to return on June 5 - along with all others across the country.

The Patients' Group (PPG), a Registered Charity at Castle Medical Group in Ashby has organised Yoga Classes for the patients - and has extended them into next month.

Ashby's Venture Theatre. Photo:

The Ashby Venture Theatre has received a £5,000 grant from the Theatres Trust to install a specialised air exchange unit.

Mayor Graham Allman and Mayoress Charmaigne with the Commonwealth Day flag at Ashby's War Memorial

Ashby's Mayor and Mayoress marked Commonwealth Day at the town's War Memorial in Brook Street today (Monday).

Ashby's sports clubs have been brought together under one organisation - to form a groundbreaking, one-stop platform for all of them.

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A Swadlincote charity created in response to the rising number of children entering emergency care after fleeing violent situations at home, says its work provides a direct connection to this summer's coronavirus lockdown and still needs urgent public support.

Moira Co-op store colleagues staged their own mini-Olympics after taking part in a series of sporting events as part of their fundraiser for the mental health charity Mind.

This was Kristen's initial rainbow design and others drew more pictures with the chalk provided

When Ashby Co-op Customer Team colleague Kristen Eley wanted to show her support for the NHS and key workers during the coronavirus lockdown, she decided to use her creative skills in a positive way.

Alison Parish pictured carrying out deliveries as part of her work with Feed The Need

A Loughborough Co-op Funeralcare employee's care for the well-being of others and a sense of duty to her community have been the driving force behind the work she has carried out with a North West Leicestershire food bank during the coronavirus lockdown.

Ashby United Community Football Club are looking for male and female volunteer coaches and assistant coaches for their Junior teams ahead of the new 2020/2021 season.

Ashby Ivanhoe Football Club's Knights Bar was officially re-opened by the town's Mayor Graham Allman earlier this month.

You have the chance to take over online platforms to showcase your work

Ashby Arts Festival is staging a Creative Weekender event later this month - and organisers want you to be part of it.

Ashby Ivanhoe will be hosting the Holiday Club. Photo: Ashby Ivanhoe FC Facebook page

A Multi-Sports Summer Holiday Club for youngsters is being staged in August at Ashby Ivanhoe FC's NFU Sports Ground.

The Help The Elderly Ashby de la Zouch group are bringing their service to a close.

Sands United is football team in Ashby for men affected by baby loss, offering a peer support network where they can talk about their bereavement when they're ready. All Sands United FC teams are part of Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal death charity.

The team at Moira Co-op, From left to right,  Patrick Iannetta (Team Leader)  Harrison Jones (Customer Team Member) Abby Tilbrook (Customer Team Member) Tracey Lakin (Customer Team Member) Mitchell Brookes (Store Manager)

A Co-op store manager and his team at Moira have become local champions in the community, inspiring colleagues and winning the admiration of grateful residents.

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