Basepoint Business Centre at Marsh Barton, Exeter, has donated just under £1,000.00 to the West of England School and College for young people with little or no sight, to match fund the success of the charity’s recent art auction hosted by its students at the Exeter Phoenix.
Showing news for December 2009.
Rosemary Jones from the Bournemouth Centre was recently involved in an event hosted by Rock Recruitment; ‘Those Who Plant Trees Plant Hope’,
Minister for Culture, Media and Sport, Rt Hon. Ben Bradshaw MP gave his support to Children in Need on Saturday at St James’s Park, Exeter, when he joined the Lord Mayor of Exeter to officiate at a Guinness World Record attempt at half-time during the Exeter and Brighton game.
Brian Andrews, executive director of Basepoint Centres Ltd, said: "Whilst the extension of relief from empty rates on premises with rateable values less than £18,000 is welcome news, by not making the relief permanent, the Chancellor has failed to comprehend the long term impact that empty rates has on the creation and sustainability of small businesses.
A tour of the forthcoming new Basepoint centre in Winchester was given to ladies from the University.