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Manchester United Legendary Doubles

For a few glorious seasons at the turn of the century, Dwight Yorke and Andy Cole forged one of the finest strike partnerships in Manchester United’s history. Scoring 53 goals in their first season together (46 in the next), their slick, telepathic interplay lit up Old Trafford and many other famous grounds around Europe. And this legendary double played a …

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The ballot is open for the 2019 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

It’s that time of year again; the online registration system for the ballot for places in the 2019 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 opened yesterday via their website. The Mayor of London’s 2019 Prudential RideLondon festival of cycling will take place over the weekend of 3-4 August 2019 with the 100-mile sportive on Sunday 4 August. Although the exact route has not …

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Charity data and GDPR: The secret to successfully managing your data

    We know, you’ve heard nothing but those four letters since May; GDPR. Well with the new data protection regulation that came into force on 25 May impacting the way charities process their supporter data, we sat down with Shah Zaman Baig, Virgin Money’s Data Protection Officer, to demystify GDPR and share his expertise on keeping things simple. How …

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The key moments when counting down to a charity event

You may have already read our article ‘An exercise in exercise; sporting charity events can do more than just make you sweat’ where two experts in event fundraising field talk to us about how sporting charity events are a fantastic way to fundraise and build your supporter base. Well now you can download this Takeaway resource which suggests some key …

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The perfect pitch email to the media

You may have already read our article ‘The secret to having your charity covered by the media’, where we talked through some of the ways that charities spread the word to the world via press, radio and TV. Well here we have a Takeaway resource to help you create the perfect email to pitch your story to the media; you …

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Top ten tips for holding a successful charity event

Ten tips for throwing a successful event

You may have already read A successful event is within every charity’s reach where we talked about how every charity can hold an event and got some tips from people who have done just that. Well now you can download a useful takeaway resource which gives you some ideas to think about when planning your event and how to maximise your fundraising opportunity.. Tips to …

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Ten top tips for a successful e-newsletter

Kickstart your digital marketing with an email newsletter

You may have already read our piece ‘Kickstart your digital marketing with an email newsletter’ discussing successful ways of connecting with your army of fundraisers. Well now you can download a Takeaway resource of “ten top tips” which may give you some ideas of what you can include when compiling your email newsletter. Creating a successful newsletter If you have any questions or feedback, …

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The secret to having your charity covered by the media

Tim Arthur, former Managing Director of the homeless charity Cardboard Citizens, is a man who knows how to get the word out in the media. Before taking on his current role as Creative Director of Virgin Money, he worked as CEO of media company Time Out. Tim talks to Charity Insider about the benefits of breaking barriers and getting into …

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Through the keyhole at Teenage Cancer Trust

Have you ever wished you could go through-the-keyhole style and have a peek into the workings of fellow charities? Well we have been lucky enough to be invited into the worlds of some fantastic charities and today we are delighted to bring you Joanna Sullivan, Head of Mass Participation at Teenage Cancer Trust, who talked us through life at the …

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Kickstart your digital marketing with an email newsletter

Kickstart your digital marketing with an email newsletter

There’s a world of opportunity in the inbox and Katie Hart, from Digital Marketing specialists Mapp, has seen some great successes in email marketing. Digital marketing promises the world to smaller charities, connecting you with a virtual army of fundraisers and a huge new audience of potential donors. However, the term ‘digital marketing’ is the widest of umbrellas – covering …

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