Category: Charities

RSPCA warn public about hot dogs

The RSPCA has criticised owners who left their dogs in hot cars over the weekend, despite many repeated warnings about the dangers. The animal welfare charity was inundated with hundreds of complaints over the weekend from people who spotted animals suffering as the temperature rocketed to 90 degrees in some parts of the country. Around…

Masons support local charity

The Provincial Grand Lodge of Hampshire and Isle of Wight Masons has donated £1000 to Eastleigh-based charity Open Sight to help it continue its Vision of The Past Project. Launched in April, the project tells the story of sight loss in Hampshire over the last 90 years and includes the stories of  blind and partially…

Mums find bargains in Eastleigh

Over 460 local parents picked up affordable baby goods whilst raising money for charity at a volunteer-run sale organised by the Eastleigh NCT branch on Saturday 28 April making it the branch’s most successful sale to date. Parents picked up everything from babygrows to buggies, saving money while also stopping products going to landfill and…

Students in Samaritan Shoebox Appeal

Eastleigh College students donated nearly 70 gift-filled shoeboxes to the Samaritans, Operation Christmas Child, appeal this year. Students from Hair and Beauty, Health and Social Care and Childcare courses have been learning about the appeal as part of their tutorial lessons, including taking part in discussions on children from other countries and understanding the needs…