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Budget report, comment on business rates relief from Basepoint Centres Ltd

Brian Andrews, executive director of Basepoint Centres Ltd, said: “We recently changed our all inclusive license fee to one excluding business rates, having realised that the majority of our customers could be eligible to take advantage of the Government’s Small Business Rate Relief Scheme, so we are delighted that the Budget has given our licensees a fantastic boost to their finances by allowing further reductions in costs.

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Elizabeth Foundation Champagne Race Night

The Elizabeth Foundation held their annual Race Night on Saturday 20th March 2010 at The Portsmouth Marriott Hotel. The event was very well attended and Della Parker Centre Manager of the Havant & Waterlooville centres was invited along as one of their guests. Not only were there 8 races on the giant screen which you could bet on there was a charity auction, Tombola, Grand Raffle and a fun table game. The event raised £9000 and Basepoint match funded a further £4100 giving a grand total of £13,100.

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Fit at 65!

Frank, handyman at Southampton celebrated his 65th birthday in style. An ex fireman, he joined the team nearly three years ago and more than keeps them and the licencees on their toes – he still runs regularly and is due to compete in his 10th London marathon later this month, raising money for the centre’s charity, the Honeypot. Over the years he has raised a lot of money for various charities and hopefully will do the same again this year.

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