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Frances Snowden

News
20 July 2018

Training under way as ASHA Trust expands to Western Cape, S.A.

ASHA Trust have begun their expansion into South Africa's  Western Cape, starting in Franschhoek with plans to reach Limpopo. With substantial new funding over three years from the Genesis Trust in the UK, they are able to make a major step-change in their operations, starting work with 26 home creches initially. In these impoverished communities they will train women in…
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Research & Think Tanks
24 June 2018

Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)

The Institute for Fiscal Studies is Britain's leading independent microeconomic Think Tank, covering subjects from tax and benefits to education policy, from labour supply to corporate taxation. Its research not only has an impact on policy makers, think tanks and practitioners, it has also gained a worldwide reputation for academic excellence. Tarnside is delighted to be working with IFS as…
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Arts & Heritage
22 June 2018

Octagon Theatre Bolton: Octagon Reimagined

The Octagon Theatre is Bolton's cultural heart, touching the lives of everyone in the town. It was built on local pride, ambition and philanthropy, and opened in 1967 as the first new theatre to be built in the North West since World War 1. It has been bold since its beginning, supporting new and local writing, and working with all…
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ConservationHousing & Community
20 June 2018

Red Squirrel South West

Red Squirrel South West has been formed by a group of wildlife conservationists, and aims to restore red squirrels to the south west of England. It is working to develop existing populations and create new red squirrel sites, and to grow this network until they meet up and the species, now threatened with extinction, is fully restored to the south…
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News
10 May 2018

Odysseus Unbound in Geoscientist Magazine

Lovely to see such a terrific write-up of the work of Odysseus Unbound in the prestigious Geoscientist magazine, the monthly Fellowship magazine of the Geological Society of London - and such a warm and enthusiastic editorial. it's a pleasure to have worked with the trustees, and to see their peerless research moving them ever closer to Odysseus's homeland. Link here…
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News
12 April 2018

School Hydrotherapy pool Campaign nearing £1m target

An inspiring story in this week's Somerset Gazette detailing how Avalon School, a special school in Street, are nearing their £1.m target to build a much-needed hydrotherapy pool. This is a wonderful project which will help Avalon's pupils, who have special needs and disabilities, and the wider community. Read in full about this wonderful client here and their very popular art…
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News
10 March 2018

ASHA Trust expansion to Western Cape

It was a pleasure to work with ASHA Trust as it successfuly expanded its fundraising into the UK, and a thousand times more exciting to see the fruits of the project in the form of a major expansion of their work. ASHA Trust works with women in deprived communities who care for children and helps them turn their informal home…
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News
5 February 2018

Funding in place for Bay Search & Rescue

Bay Search and Rescue is a volunteer-led emergency rescue service based in the Morecambe Bay area, saving lives in Cumbria and Lancashire. Its core funding comes from the local community, and from its charity shops. Tarnside worked with BS&R to help it secure major capital funding for its Hagglund vehicles. These tracked amphibious vehicles are the mainstay of its operations, rescuing…
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News
2 February 2018

Addition to the team

2018 brings us a new member of the team: Gigi the labradoodle. When she leaves Frances' handbag she'll take up a more active role in the Tarnside office.
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News
31 January 2018

A happy ending: work concludes with ASHA Trust, S.A.

An excellent conclusion to work with ASHA Trust: significant multi-year funding in place for an inspirational charity in South Africa. ASHA develops and facilitates early childhood development training programmes for under-skilled practitioners and owners of home-based crèches in South Africa's poorest townships. ASHA training equips 'house mothers' with the necessary skills to provide a stimulating educational environment, meet the nutritional needs of…
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