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Business In The Community

Date: 8th September 2013   Author: Barry

Last year, we chose to get involved with ‘Business In The Community’, a unique Prince’s Charities organisation that stands for responsible business and is committed to fostering resilient communities, diverse workplaces and a more sustainable future.

Representing the ‘education and young people’ campaign, we visited the Argyle Primary School in Islington – a great inner-city school that required a few extra hands to help renovate their playing grounds (which were in desperate need of some TLC!).

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David and Jennie with their paintbrushes at the ready!

After much planning and stocking up on paintbrushes, we spent a day at the school in our overalls re-painting everything from hopscotch grids to monkey bars, but what we enjoyed most was painting a lovely London-themed mural across the playground walls (check it out below!). All in all it was a great day out for us, and it was fantastic to see how happy the Argyle pupils were with their new playground.

If you’re a business that wants to get involved too, be sure to visit: http://www.bitc.org.uk/

Pssst! We haven’t decided which UK charity we’re going to support this year yet, but if you have any suggestions, we’d love to hear from you! Get in touch with us at: info@dataadvance.co.uk.

 

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