North East businesses join forces to support special school

Life will be made a little bit easier for children at a Newcastle special school thanks to the generosity of teams of fund-raising footballers who competed for the sixth Concept Cup. Hadrian School is now able to buy a special motorised bed to help move its profoundly disabled pupils in greater comfort. The bed will…

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Special school attacked by vandals chosen as charity recipient

A Newcastle special school, which was the victim of a shocking attack by vandals, has been chosen as the recipient of a fund-raising football competition run by a local business. The attack on Hadrian School happened during last year’s Easter holidays and outraged people throughout the North East and beyond. Donations and messages of support…

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Five years of football fund-raising by Newcastle business Concept

North East families are benefiting from five years of football fund-raising by Newcastle business Concept, which is about to announce the good cause it will be supporting in 2018. In February the new £1.4m Rob Armstrong Centre for Rebound Therapy opened at Hadrian School in Benwell. The centre is equipped with six special trampolines –…

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Businesses team up for Concept Cup to support local families

Twenty teams from some of the North East’s top companies took part in a five-a-side football tournament to help local families affected by autism. The money they raised will buy equipment for four new specially-designed lodges – being built by the North East Autism Society (NEAS) – to provide vital respite breaks. The NEAS was…

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