Wellingborough Choir, “Dementia Sings Out” visit.

By Andie Derry, Client Support at Anstee & Co. Kettering Jane and I visited the "Dementia Sings Out" choir, based in Wellingborough, to see what goes on and what the members get up to every Thursday. When the choir was singing and dancing to songs such as ‘Stand by Me’ and ‘Higher and Higher’ you [...]

2019-08-15T17:03:52+01:00 August 15th, 2019|Community, News|

“Dementia Sings Out”! Wellingborough’s Dementia Choir.

This community choir was inspired by the recent BBC One television program, Our Dementia Choir with Vicky McClure. This two-part documentary highlights the challenges faced with having to live with dementia. The programme follows members of the choir and shows how singing can help. Dementia Sings Out, is supported by Wellingborough Community Gospel Choir under [...]

2019-06-07T13:22:33+01:00 June 10th, 2019|Community, News|

Wellingborough Tangent has a new Chairman.

Congratulations to our Office Manager Jane Lumley-Walker. Last night Jane became Chairman of Wellingborough Tangent. The evening started with drinks in the grounds of Harrowden Hall, the home of Wellingborough Golf Club, followed by a formal dinner. Outgoing chairman Sarah Madge said a few words before passing over the chain office to Jane Jane Lumley [...]

2019-05-23T11:09:12+01:00 April 25th, 2019|Community, News|

Rachel raises Deafblind awareness ahead of the Marathon.

Our Chartered Financial Planner, Rachel Efetha has recently completed a 5 km Parkrun in Bedford wearing a blindfold and ear defenders. The aim is to simulate being Deafblind and to raise awareness of the charity she is running the London Marathon for. Rachel Efetha, Chartered Financial Planner said- “I’m running the London Marathon for this [...]

2019-05-02T16:16:52+01:00 April 18th, 2019|Community, News|

Would you like a Dementia Friends Information Session?

By Rachel Efetha, Chartered Financial Planner. Yesterday morning I was pleased to present a Dementia Friends Information Session to the BRI Networking Breakfast in Northampton. The Information Session helps to explain what dementia is and encourages the audience to take action after participating, from something as simple as wearing their Forget-Me-Not Dementia Friend badge to [...]

2019-05-10T16:25:18+01:00 April 8th, 2019|Community, News|

Raj completes the London Landmarks Half Marathon

Congratulations to our lead paraplanner Raj Chettra who completed the London Landmarks Half Marathon. The event took place on Sunday the 24th March 2019 with over 13,000 runners and is the only half marathon to go through both the City of London and City of Westminster. Raj completed the marathon in a respectable 2 hours [...]

2019-05-10T16:26:41+01:00 March 25th, 2019|Community, News|

Finalist: NatWest Local Hero Mortgage Awards.

We have reached the final of NatWest Mortgage Local Hero Awards. NatWest Mortgages is recognising mortgage brokers that have gone beyond everyday expectations. Above all, they have put the customer and their local community at the heart of their firm. In total 60 firms have been shortlisted for recognition in the 12 regional awards. Anstee & [...]

2019-05-10T16:31:08+01:00 February 18th, 2019|Community, News|

Community: We had a “Cuppa For Cransley Hospice”.

At our quarterly meeting today we had a "Cuppa for Cransley Hospice". Cakes were made and sold by the team. In total £95.00 was raised from the event for Cransley Hospice. The hospice is based in Kettering, Northamptonshire and provides care for people with life-limiting illnesses. Later in the year, we will be holding our fourth annual "Charity [...]

2019-05-10T15:44:37+01:00 July 11th, 2018|Community, News|

A hole in one for local community charity, SERVE.

Our annual community golf day raised £1,148.50 for the East Northamptonshire based charity SERVE. Caroline Anstee, Managing Director of Anstee & Co presented a cheque to Jessica Slater, General Manager at SERVE. The money is going towards a specialist disability bathroom in Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire. The new bathroom will offer individuals living independently in their [...]

2019-05-10T15:10:58+01:00 November 23rd, 2017|Community, News|

Charity Golf Day goes with a swing & helps the community.

Our third annual charity golf day was hosted by Wellingborough Golf Club. The event was again well supported and built on the success of the previous years. Although the course was undergoing some major bunker, the temporary greens added to this already challenging course. Despite the rain and high winds during the night the grounds staff worked [...]

2019-05-10T14:59:22+01:00 October 9th, 2017|Community, News|