The Nottingham Evening Post is featuring in a new edition of Monopoly which has gone on sale in the city.
The Post has secured a Community Chest space on the famous board, which has been altered to reflect Nottingham’s important roads and landmarks.
The call for translations of Chinese tattoos has boosted fund raising for the Eastern Daily Press We Care 2000 appeal.
The Chinese Shop in Yarmouth was getting so many requests for translations of tattoos offered by the tattooist next door that director Ken Li decided to charge people for the privilege – and put the cash into a collecting tin for the appeal, which will help individuals and groups supporting carers.
An alternative Christmas card appeal by launched by the Coventry Evening Telegraph has received a helping hand from a major business, which has agreed not to send corporate Christmas cards but give a donation to the paper’s Myton Hospice appeal instead.
The Coventry Building Society is the first company to pledge cash to the £5m appeal – and the paper will print festive messages from the firms to make sure no one misses out on a greeting.
A familiar face at the Woolpack Inn is to be the special guest at the Hull Daily Mail’s Achievement Over Adversity Awards at the end of this month.
Steve McGann, who plays Sean Reynolds in ITV’s Emmerdale, is set to meet some of the region’s bravest people as the winners of Adult Achiever, Child Achiever and Community Achiever are decided.
Building work is now under way for Staffordshire’s first children’s hospice thanks to a £5m appeal launched in The Sentinel.
The fund for the Donna Louise Hospice has now reached £3.3m and it is hoped the project will be up and running by next summer.
Building work was launched by 15 of the region’s mayors and civic dignitaries who turned the traditional first sod of earth at Trentham Lakes.
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