Author Archives: simonrooksby

Rough weather to Romania

We have now covered 1600 miles and now are in Romania for the next couple of days. Ruth and Alison are in Cluj and are helping with the unloading of a thousand or more shoe boxes and clothing plus distribution … Continue reading

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Didn’t they do well?

Our two lady drivers. Alison from Hailsham and Ruth from Waas on the Shetland islands did amazingly well on their first day. Over 17 hours on the road and some 750 miles covered taking us up to Neuotting in Bavaria … Continue reading

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Eastbourne Lifestyle Renault provide aid to Computers for Charities

Hailsham based charity Computers for Charities have received a welcome boost from Eastbourne Renault dealership Lifestyle Eastbourne with a new vehicle to aid the charity’s numerous activities. Back in August due to age and a serious MOT failure the charity … Continue reading

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Arrived at Arles

Its been quite a day on the road since 5.30am and finally arriving Arles 7pm UK time, but here we are all in one piece 800miles covered and rearing to get some sleep……

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Christmas Shoebox appeal underway

Our christmas shoebox appeal is well underway with donations coming in from all over the country. We are back on the road despite missing the early morning alarm to catch the 7am crossing for the 800 run to Arles in … Continue reading

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Charity launches new educational opportunities

Organisation: Computers for Charities Contact: Simon Rooksby Position: Chairman / Founder Tel: 01323 840641 Date: 8th November 2011 For Hailsham based charity “Computers for Charities” the launch on Friday 4th November of its new Computer refurbishment diploma course represented a … Continue reading

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Charities meeting with Prime Minister thwarted

Date: 9th September 2011 A rare opportunity for Hailsham based charity “Computers for Charities” to meet Prime Minister David Cameron has been thwarted. Following an invitation from the Moscow City Council chairman and founder of Computers for Charities was due … Continue reading

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Fit for a king!

And now the rear view of the stand. home for the next five days. Fit for a king

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Appearing Live at WOMAD

Live from the WOMAD festival near Malmesbury. The fun starts today including the computers for charities exhibition stand

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National magazines helping us out

This photo is of the IT boys from National Magazines based in central London. National magazines produce a range of publications from Vogue to Good Housekeeping and are currently undergoing a major upgrade of there computer systems. Which are being … Continue reading

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