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On tour with Regus roadshow

National recycling week. Day one of the roadshow kicks off at Motherwell in Scotland in partnership with Regus office solutions.

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Global business “Regus” partners CfC for National Recycle Week

Sussex based Computers for Charities is delighted to team up with global workspace provider Regus for National Recycle Week from 17-21 June. During the week, 34 local Regus centres in the UK will become collection points for unwanted business computers, … Continue reading

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Leonardo comes to Hailsham

PHOTO – Left Antoine, Right Julien – Leonardo da Vinci work experience Sadly not Leonardo Dicaprio but two work experience students from Normandy’s Lycee Louis Modeste Leroy have just completed four weeks work experience with Hailsham charity; Computers for Charities … Continue reading

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Finally reached our destination

Finally road sort of cleared and limped into Shumen our final delivery point. Exhausted of Hailsham

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Cold very cold

High winds have subsided and clear skies. Cold very cold. Weather wise this year has proved challenging to say the least. Roads here are not good. The van is blessed with winter tyres and snow chains so not been a … Continue reading

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White out

Weather has taken a turn for the worse. Snow and strong winds have proved treacherous. Roads closed in romania and bulgaria with tail back of poor lorry drivers for miles. Managed to get over the border into bulgaria but halted … Continue reading

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Shoebox 2011 Update – Thank You!

Disabled children in Bulgaria, the elderly and disadvantaged in Eastern Europe and UK all benefitted at Christmas from your overwhelming support, making 2011 our best so far. Warm clothing, given that temperatures have dropped to -17c in some areas, medical … Continue reading

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Tough times in the cold!

This is as good as it gets at 6 in the morning after a night sleeping in our vans in the middle of december. Alison flew back from Budapest having a stomach upset. Sadly despite all efforts it was not … Continue reading

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Still smiling after 15hrs driving

Still smiling despite 15 hours driving and not arriving back in romania until 2am for a journey in the Uk that would take a lot less time.

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This is what it’s all about!

It’s been an amazing trip! Alison and Ruth have been busy distributing shoeboxes to disadvantaged children in Northern Romania in the town of Cluj, whilst also visiting various locations including the local municipal dump where around 400 people live in … Continue reading

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