Charity Blog

Dragon Boat Race – Sunday 7th July

22nd March 2019

H&H Group have signed up to this year’s Dragon Bay Race event and are looking for volunteers to participate in this exciting event taking place on Lake Windermere, in the beautiful setting of Low Wood Bay Resort and Spa.  Teams compete in the regatta to win the title of Dragon Bay Champions. All monies raised will go to H&H Group chosen charities – Mind and Cumbria Community Foundation. The condition […]

Big Sleep 2019

6th March 2019

Saturday 9th March will see Richard Rankin, Sarah Wright, Mark Barrow and Jenna Nixon spend a night under the stars on the shores of Windermere in aid of Cumbria Community Foundation’s Winter Warmth Appeal. Sponsorship can be made by clicking here 

Wellies to Work Day

26th October 2018

Hoping to brighten up a drizzly November day – on Wednesday 21 November 2018 H&H will be holding a ‘Wear your Wellies’ to work day.  All staff will be invited to participate in exchange for a donation to our 2018 chosen charities.  On the day we will also be running a competition for ‘Best Dressed Wellies’ – all staff wearing wellies for the day will be able to enter this.  […]

H&H 2019 Calendar Competition

18th October 2018

This year’s theme was ‘Natural Beauty’ and all staff we invited to submit entries.  Over 80 entries were received.  The calendar was judged by Barbara Huddart (Glendale PR & Marketing), Stuart Walker (Stuart Walker Photography) and Tina Scott (wife of non executive chairman, Michael Scott).  If you are planning to attend our forthcoming Agri-Expo event on Friday 2 November, then make sure you purchase a catalogue as you will also […]

Events Roundup

9th October 2018

It’s been a busy year for fundraising at H&H and so far we have raised just short of £4,000 for our 2018 nominated charities which are the British Heart Foundation and RABI (Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution).  We still have a few events planned for the remainder of 2018 which include …. a ‘Wellies to Work Day’, Ladies Charity Night, Carol Service and a Festive Bake Off.  Keep reading to find […]

Looking for Lots!

28th September 2018

For more than 35 years, the Farmers’ Charity Auction has been raising cash for nominated charities across Cumbria and since the first event, tens of thousands of pounds have been raised for worthwhile causes. Earlier today, organisers of the Farmers’ Charity Auction (FCA) announced that they are looking for donations for the 2019 auction, which is to be held at Carlisle’s Borderway Auction Mart, on Friday 25th January.

They did it!

19th September 2018

So our Great North Run team all managed to complete one of the most iconic half marathon’s in the UK and all with very respectable times! Leading the field was Louise Forrest from our Harrison & Hetherington team with a finishing time of 2 hours 21 minutes, closely followed by Angela Webster from H&H Land and Property with a time of 2 hours 27 minutes.  Molly Blackburn and John Metcalfe […]

Well Done H&H Warriors

16th August 2018

On Saturday 4 August our H&H Warriors took up the challenge to complete Total Warrior North West – 25 punishing obstacles, 10 tons of ice, 100 tons of mud and 1 free beer at the finish line!  The obstacles included ‘Peaks of Pain’ – one of the most popular viewing obstacles on the course, immense 50ft wide and 15ft high walls awaited participants, ‘Grand National’ – four giant walls with […]

H&H GNR Team – Training Update

6th August 2018

With just over a month to go until the iconic Great North Run our team of runners have been busy training.   The Great North Run is the largest half marathon in the world, taking place annual in the North East each September.  Our team consists of experienced runners and some not so experienced who are just up for a challenge!  We have a team of five taking part who are […]

H&H Charity Events Roundup

31st July 2018

During 2018 H&H are holding a number of charity events which all staff have been invited to participate in.  We will be raising funds for our two 2018 nominated charities which are The British Heart Foundation and RABI (Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution). On Friday 20 July we held the H&H 2018 Farmhouse Bake Off.   Staff were invited to enter one of more of the following categories – cake / traybake […]