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TBE PARTNERSHIP WITH THRINGS
IS IT ME?
Over the years, John Davies’ Is it me? has become a favourite of
The Business Exchange for its wit and camaraderie. This time,
John’s in royally good spirits.
Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine is not just
a humanitarian crisis for the Ukrainian people;
it’s a child protection emergency.
Right now, 100,000 children warehoused in Ukraine’s vast
orphanage system – a network of over 700 buildings - are
terrified, voiceless and alone. As fighting intensifies and curfews
and migration increase, staff are fleeing. Large numbers of
children are being left to face the dangers of war, without
the love and protection of families who care for them.In Ukraine, our staff are continuing to protect the most
vulnerable children and families.@ThringsLaw
We stand for the children and families in crisis now, and all
those who will feel the impact of this war for years to come.www.thrings.com
In addition, over 2 million people have fled Ukraine since
the war started, many of them children, at risk of trafficking,
or being placed in overcrowded, understaffed and poorly
resourced orphanages.To support our efforts to protect vulnerable
children, you can donate online at:
Or call 01722 790111 (Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm)
Please quote ‘PRINT’ when making your donation.
We must act now.
We’re directly supporting unaccompanied children crossing
into Moldova with material and emotional support. In Romania
we’re supporting the emergency relief effort, as mothers,
children, young people and the elderly cross the border.
Will you help us by donating?
In the event that funds raised exceed what is needed to deliver Hope and Homes
for Children immediate and longer-term response to this crisis, we will use donations
where the need is greatest.
Make your gift grow by 25% at no extra cost to you
I would like to make a donation to Hope and Homes for Children:
I enclose a cheque for £
made payable to Hope and Homes
for Children or please debit £
I would like to donate by debit/credit card
please tick here if you would NOT like to hear from us by post.
Please make cheques payable to ‘Hope and Homes for Children’ and
send to Hope and Homes for Children, FREEPOST RTKX-TYLS-JHHB, East
Steeple Langford, Salisbury SP3 4BF.
In the eventdate
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no. what is needed
no. to deliver Hope and Homes for Children
Name of taxpayer
Please let us know if you would like to hear from us:
from my credit/debit card (details below)
I want to Gift Aid my donation and any donations I make in the future or
have made in the past 4 years to Hope and Homes for Children. I am a
UK taxpayer and understand that if I pay less Income Tax and/or Capital
Gains Tax than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all my donations in
that tax year it is my responsibility to pay any difference. Gift Aid will be
used to fund Hope and Homes for Children’s general work.
to this crisis, we will use donations whereMaestro
the need is greatest.
strip Hope and Homes for Children. Registered charity no: 1089490.
Registered charity (No. 1089490) UA22
God save the Queen
Hello folks – I hope you’re all safe and well and that this article finds
you in good spirits? Me? Well it’s kind of you to ask. As I write this it’s
a Monday morning, it’s been raining heavily, and it’s a little gloomy
outside but, I’m pleased to say, my spirits are good!
Sometimes the topics for my various rants and musings in this
column are a little hard to come by, but not this morning. Last night
I turned on the TV and I watched the Jubilee Royal Windsor Horse
Show, attended by Her Majesty the Queen and I’m so glad I did.
Throughout the broadcast the cameras cut back to Her Majesty and
she was absolutely beaming. Weirdly, it really gave me a lift and it got
I don’t care whether you’re a royalist or a republican – you can’t fail
to be in awe of the Queen and everything she has given to the country
and the Commonwealth. I’ve never had the pleasure of meeting the
Queen face-to-face and of course, I don’t have any kind of personal
relationship with her……and yet I do. I grew up a child of the 70s
and 80s. I’m now in my 50s and the Queen has always been there.
I remember our street party for the Silver Jubilee, all the children
in fancy dress, Union Jack hats and a real sense of community,
(FYI I went as a cowboy). Every Christmas we listen intently to what
she has to say. The newspapers, magazines, documentaries – she
has always been there, through good times and bad. I remember
my grandparents speaking fondly of her, for the way in which she
conducted herself during the war years and now, my own children
talk about her with warmth. It’s amazing really – she’s had an impact
on everyone from the times of rationing to the digital generation. She
has seen it all, done it all, walked tall among the leaders of the world,
and lived her whole life in the public eye, virtually never putting a foot
Having recently witnessed her lose her husband, the Duke of
Edinburgh, her ongoing mobility issues which inevitably come with
age, and various family issues, it was so good to see her out and
about and clearly enjoying herself.
So, there it is, the Queen has cheered me up and for that, and her
decades of service to our country and our people, I’d like to say thank
you Ma’am and I’d like to wish Her Majesty the very best of British for
her upcoming Platinum Jubilee. All I need to do now to celebrate with
her in style is find a cowboy outfit that fits!
Three Cheers to Her Majesty the Queen…..hip hip!!
Senior Corporate Partner, Thrings
t: 01793 412634
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
How are you celebrating the Queen's
Her Majesty The Queen is the first British
monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee.
Commemorating this historic occasion
In her letter to the nation, the Queen said that she
hoped the Jubilee ‘will bring together families and
friends, neighbours and communities’. And in that
spirit, we would love for you to share with The Business
Exchange your celebratory photographs. Whether
you’re hosting a retro office tea party, organising a
special picnic or just hanging up the bunting, show us
how you’re celebrating in style.
Tag us @TBESW on Twitter and
@ businessexchangesw on Instagram and use the
hashtags #PlatinumJubilee and/or #HM70
Swindon artist Judy Guillery of
Judee Tree Art created this
commemorative piece to thank
the Queen for her 70 years of
service to the country. Sending
the Queen a print, she wrote,
"I do hope you Your Majesty approves" but still
awaits a reply. Judy's artwork and available
prints can be found on facebook
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