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Latest News for 2014

Love Kingston Volunteers make a collection at the Kingston Rotary Club Rotree

Monday, 15 December 2014

Ho, Ho, Ho
Ho, Ho, Ho

Many wonderful volunteers braved the cold weather to make an 8 hour collection outside Bentall Centre for Love Kingston.

by Elaine Miller

Chelsea Building Society make a £1,000 donation.

Monday, 08 December 2014

Branch Manager Dan and Chelsea Building Society mascot with Love Kingston Fundraising Manager Elaine.
Branch Manager Dan and Chelsea Building Society mascot with Love Kingston Fundraising Manager Elaine.

The Chelsea Building Society celebrated their new branch opening in Eden Street with a £1,000 donation to the Love Kingston catalyst Fund.  We're extremely grateful for their continued support of our campaign to help local charity and community projects.

by Elaine Miller

Year 8 Pupils show Community Spirit

Monday, 16 June 2014

Shrewsbury House Year 8 Boys collecting food at Waitrose, Surbiton for Kingston Foodbank
Shrewsbury House Year 8 Boys collecting food at Waitrose, Surbiton for Kingston Foodbank

The Year 8 boys from Shrewsbury House School excelled themselves in a different light. On behalf of ‘Love Kingston’, which they are a Founding Donor, the boys spent the morning at Waitrose in Surbiton speaking to the customers about food banks and appealing for ...

by Elaine Miller

£3,350 in grants awarded to each of the five Love Kingston projects

Thursday, 15 May 2014

Paul Pickhaver, Elaine Miller, Tessa Kind (LK Ambassador), Emily Gillatt, Matt Hatton & John Trend
Paul Pickhaver, Elaine Miller, Tessa Kind (LK Ambassador), Emily Gillatt, Matt Hatton & John Trend

Grants of £3,350 each are awarded to Love Kingston projects working on ‘pathways out of poverty’. Valerie Walwyn, CEO Surrey Save commented, "Surreysave are delighted to have been awarded this generous grant, which will enable us to continue to reach out to famili...

by Elaine Miller

Love Kingston receives single largest donation of £15,000 from Shrewsbury House School

Wednesday, 07 May 2014

Pupils James Wiles, Oscar Good, William Sinfield, with Neil Driscoll, Head of Football & PE, and Elaine Miller from LK
Pupils James Wiles, Oscar Good, William Sinfield, with Neil Driscoll, Head of Football & PE, and Elaine Miller from LK

Headmaster, Mr. Kevin Doble, commented, ‘I could not have been more delighted that, once again, the  boys raised so much money as a result of the sponsorships that they had secured for the annual charity Sponsored Run.  This event, which has now taken place for a number ...

by Elaine Miller

Borough Braved the Storms for Love Kingston Day

Thursday, 20 February 2014

The stormy weather on Valentine’s Day didn’t stop the borough of Kingston Upon Thames sharing the love and support for the Love Kingston appeal. Despite the wind and rain on Friday 14 February, residents, businesses, shops, schools, choirs, pubs and banks bravely turned out...

by Dawn Sainsbury

Banking on Barclays Support

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Barclays Bank will be running coffee and cake mornings across the branches for customers in Kingston, New Malden, Surbiton and Tolworth.   Claire Adams, Kingston Branch Manager said “We have some talented staff that are going to make "Love Kingston" cakes to sell.  A...

by Dawn Sainsbury

Kingston College Pops Up on Love Kingston Day

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Kingston College is throwing its support behind the Love Kingston campaign this Friday 14 February from 12pm-2pm.   Art and Design students will be holding a Pop-Up event in the window of BHS where they will be creating paper sculptures on mannequins. Beauty students will be ho...

by Dawn Sainsbury

Colemans ctts Sharing the Love all Week

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Colemans ctts solicitors are sharing a whole lot of love for Kingston with a jam-packed week of fundraising activities in aid of Love Kingston. Friday 31 st January Launch of the Children’s art/design competition ~ Monday 10 th February Announc...

by Dawn Sainsbury

Databac Coffee Morning

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Databac Group are holding a coffee morning on February 14 th   between 10 and 12.30 to raise funds and awareness for Love Kingston Please go down and visit as they'd love to see people that we know and meet new ones as well. Number 1 the Ashway Centre, Elm Crescent, Kingston...

by Dawn Sainsbury

Chamber of Commerce Means Business for Love Kingston

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Kingston Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a fundraising event at the Stanley Picker Gallery on the evening of 26 th February, with a private view of the exhibition with drinks.  All proceeds will go to Love Kingston. They will also be holding a raffle at their Networking Bre...

by Dawn Sainsbury

Shrewsbury House School Runs for Fun

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Shrewsbury House School have chosen Love Kingston as the main charity to benefit from their 2014 sponsored charity run – the School’s major annual fundraising initiative, which has been scheduled to take place on 14 February – Love Kingston Day! Headmaster Kevin Dob...

by Dawn Sainsbury

Local Artist Displays His Love for Kingston

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Local artist, Lee Campbell, has created a new series of paintings for his latest project – ‘MEET the ARTIST’ which he will be displaying in store windows of BHS in Kingston. Lee will be there all day on the 14 February actually painting in the BHS windows with a displ...

by Dawn Sainsbury

Say Cheese for Charity

Tuesday, 04 February 2014

Enjoy a fantastic family portrait experience from Barrett & Coe photographers (worth £160) for the very special price of just £25 and raise money for Love Kingston! The voucher includes a family portrait session at Barrett & Coe's award-winning Kingston studio (norm...

by Dawn Sainsbury

BHS have got a lot of love in store

Thursday, 30 January 2014

BHS Staff are ready to show the love on Valentine's Day
BHS Staff are ready to show the love on Valentine's Day

We're delighted that the whole team at  BHS Kingston  are planning to get loved up on Love Kingston Day! From Kingston artists in their shop windows and collection tins in store to a staff cookie sale, raffle and Sri Lankan lunch provided by a colleague for donations. They'...

by Dawn Sainsbury

Show your feet and your borough some love on Valentine's Day

Thursday, 30 January 2014

Love Your Feet and Love Kingston
Love Your Feet and Love Kingston

The Kingston Feet clinic on Richmond Rd is open for bookings to support Love Kingston on 14th Feb from 1pm until 4pm.  50% of the treatment price will go to the Love Kingston Appeal.  To show your feet and your Kingston Borough some love on Valentine’s Day, book an appo...

by Dawn Sainsbury

Chuckle for Charity

Tuesday, 28 January 2014

Willoughby Arms landlord Rick Robinson and Gr8 Nights Out promoter Jennifer Gray have teamed up for Love Kingston
Willoughby Arms landlord Rick Robinson and Gr8 Nights Out promoter Jennifer Gray have teamed up for Love Kingston

The Willoughby Arms has joined the Love Kingston campaign by donating a percentage of ticket sales from its monthly comedy night – and will continue to do so every month thereafter!   And their next comedy night, organised by events company Gr8 Nights Out run by comedian J...

by Dawn Sainsbury

Bonsors Help Spread the Word with Property Boards

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

The Love Kingston word is getting around thanks to new promotion boards donated and organised by Bonsors Commercial property Consultants. You'll see more of these going up around Kingston.  And if you'd like to show your support and help spread the word with a promotion board on y...

by Dawn Sainsbury

Restaurants are on the menu for Love Kingston Day

Friday, 17 January 2014

Love Kingston Day takes place each year on Valentines Day.  We ask individuals and organisations to come up with interesting and innovative ways of raising money for local charity and community projects.  This year we’d love restaurants to join our ‘Share the Love...

by Dawn Sainsbury

Rich Man Poor Man Event Confirmed

Thursday, 16 January 2014

7pm - 11pm, Friday 14th February The ACT Theatre, Kingston College, Kingston Hall Road, KT1 2AQ Licensed Bar The Rich Man, Poor Man is an event which raises awareness and funds for local people in crisis. On arrival guests are asked to draw lots to see if they are to...

by Dawn Sainsbury

Kicking off Love Kingston Day at The Canbury Arms

Thursday, 16 January 2014

The Canbury Arms will be kicking off Love Kingston Day with a Breakfast & Coffee Morning on 14th February in aid of Love Kingston.  Not only will they be offering a free tea and coffee with a croissant or bacon butty in return for a donation to Love Kingston when you buy a t...

by Dawn Sainsbury

Euphonix Choir Singing the Love

Thursday, 16 January 2014

The Euphonix Choir will be singing and collecting donations at the Rose Theatre Café from 1.00pm to 1.45pm.   The Euphonix and Friends' concert will be a selection of love songs, including Euphonix singing a choral arrangement of "All you need is love", Hannah Rose T...

by Dawn Sainsbury