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2015

Sep 2015 - Lady Hawkins' pupils aim high with DofE Awards

Lady Hawkins' pupils aim high with DofE Awards
Lady Hawkins’ School is proud to be a Directly Licensed Centre (DLC) for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, and following funding from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust they can now provide suitable and safe equipment for the expedition section of the Award.
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Sep 2015 - Athelstan pupils take on new sports

Athelstan pupils take on new sports
Pupils at Athelstan Community Primary School have been able to take part in the less mainstream sport of Fencing as well as Quik Sticks Hockey following funding received from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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Sep 2015 - Pembridge pre-schoolers are enjoying the great outdoors

Pembridge pre-schoolers are enjoying the great outdoors
Youngsters at Pembridge Preschool have been increasing their physical activity levels following funding from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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Jun 2015 - Monkeying around at Regal Cinema

Monkeying around at Regal Cinema
Youngsters in Tenbury Wells are being introduced to the world of cinema through sports and activities thanks to funding provided by the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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Jun 2015 - Kingspan helps Leominster in Bloom

Kingspan helps Leominster in Bloom
Leominster is looking blooming marvellous following the recent funding from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust which has been used to plant a nutgrove and flowerbeds.
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Apr 2015 - Following a year of fundraising Kingspan raised over £6000

Kingspan Insulation supporting Arthritis Research
Following a year of fundraising Kingspan raised over £6600 for Arthritis Research
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2014

Nov 2014 - Wigmore Students take aim

Wigmore Students take aim
Students at Wigmore School have been practicing their aim thanks to the purchase of four sets of Netball posts following a successful application to the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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Oct 2014 - Luston Primary Football Team Are Ready For The Season Ahead

Luston Primary Football Team Are Ready For The Season Ahead
Pupils at Luston Primary School are looking forward to the coming football season especially as they now look the part thanks to funding from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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Sep 2014 - Luston Primary gets some mini-beasts for the new term

Luston Primary gets some mini-beasts for the new term
Pupils at Luston Primary School having been getting close to nature following the creation of a new school pond thanks to funding received from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust
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Aug 2014 - Kington youngsters serve an ace

Kington Youngsters Serve an Ace
Kington Tennis Club is running a professional winter tennis course thanks to a grant from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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Jun 2014 - Local children enjoy play days

Local children enjoy play days
Marches Family Network has recently provided a number of new and exciting activity ‘Play Days’ for local disabled children, thanks to funding from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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May 2014 - Tenbury girls get out on the pitch

Tenbury girls get out on the pitch
Pupils at Tenbury High School have been benefiting from the use of the Astroturf pitch at Leominster following funding received from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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Apr 2014 - Stoke Prior pupils practice bushcraft

Stoke Prior pupils practice bushcraft
Pupils from Stoke Prior Primary School have been trying their hand at everything from den building to wood whittling.
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Apr 2014 - Hereford and Tenbury High Schools give it a try

Hereford and Tenbury High Schools give it a try
Pupils at Wigmore High School, Lady Hawkins School, Tenbru High School and Earl Mortimer College have been receiving professional coaching from Luctonians RFC thanks to funding supplied by the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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Mar 2014 - Sherburn White Rose on target with Kingspan

Sherburn White Rose on target with Kingspan
Youngsters at Sherburn White Rose FC have been banging in the goals in their new football nets, purchased thanks to a £2,500 grant from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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2013

Dec 2013 - Pupils in Athelstan keep safe on the roads

Pupils in Athelstan keep safe on the roads
Pupils attending Athelstan Community Primary School are learning all about keeping safe on the roads thanks to funding received from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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Oct 2013 - 1st Tenbury Scouts have 2,000 reasons to celebrate thanks to Community

1st Tenbury Scouts have 2,000 reasons to celebrate thanks to Community Trust
1st Tenbury Scout Group has been celebrating in style by making great use out of its new ‘mess tent’ which they have been able to purchase following funding of £2,000 from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trus
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Jun 2013 - Leominster Minors girls under 9's look and play the part

Leominster Minors girls under 9's look and play the part
Leominster Minors Girls Under 9’s football team is celebrating more than just their latest fair play award thanks to funding received from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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2012

Sep 2012 - Pupils clambering to get active at Athelstan Primary

Pupils clambering to get active at Athelstan Primary
Pupils at Athelstan Community Primary School have another exciting option with a new climbing frame, purchased thanks to funding from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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May 2012 - Local Wildlife Has A New Home at Shobdon Preschool

Shobdon Pre-Schoolers Keep An Eye On Nature
With spring now in full bloom, children at Shobdon Arches Preschool have been on the lookout for all kinds of wildlife thanks to funding from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust, helping the preschool purchase a range of new nature equipment.
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Apr 2012 - Expanding the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust

The Kingspan Insulation Community Trust is expanding the Trust to include a wider geographical area around Kingspan's Pembridge site.
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Mar 2012 - New Wildlife Pond at Shobdon Primary School

Shobdon Primary’s New Pond a Splashing Success
Until recently, toads and newts were frequently found making their home in the dark corners of the P.E. shed at Shobdon Primary School.
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Feb 2012 - Athelstan Primary Gets Outdoor Classroom

Athelstan Primary Bring The Classroom To Nature
Pupils at Athelstan Community Primary School have been learning more about the natural world thanks to a new outdoor classroom, purchased with the help of the Kingspan Community Trust.
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Jan 2012 - Shobdon Youth Stay Sporty

Sports Are Still Popular At Shobdon Youth Club
Having been open for just over 3 years, Shobdon Youth Club is continuing to thrive thanks to its ability to offer equipment and facilities to its members.
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2011

Oct 2011 - Wigmore Pupils Get Scrummaging

There's a Right Old Scrummage Going on Over at Wigmore
Pupils at Wigmore School have been busy practicing their scrummaging skills thanks to the purchase of a new scrummaging machine with funding provided by the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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Sep 2011 - Sherburn Scouts Stay Dry Whilst Camping

Sherburn Scouts Group Are Happy Campers
The young members of Sherburn Scout Group have been using their new camping equipment to get active in the great outdoors with the help of a grant from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust. 
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Jun 2011 - Lady Hawkins Pupils Get Recycling

It's Not All Rubbish at Lady Hawkins School
Lady Hawkins School received funding from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust for the purchase of six purpose built recycling bins.
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Feb 2011 - There Are Some Busy Bees Over in Pembridge

Toddlers Get On Their Trikes And Ride
Children at Busy Bees playgroup have been learning the basics of road safety.
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2010

Nov 2010 - Luctonians Look The Part

Luctonians Mini & Midi Rugby Teams Look Like Pro’s
If you’ve been lucky enough to catch any of this seasons matches for the Luctonians Mini and Midi Rugby Teams, you may have had to look twice, as they could be mistaken for Pro’s!
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Oct 2010 - Things Are Getting Wild at Pembridge Primary School

Pembridge Primary School Has Its Own Little Piece Of Paradise
Over the last year pupils, staff and willing parents at Pembridge Primary School have been busy working hard to create their very own wildlife garden which has been named Pembridge Paradise.
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Aug 2010 - Athletics Provision Extended at Lady Hawkins

Lady Hawkins Pupils Embrace Athletics
Pupils at Lady Hawkins have been trying out a variety of the different sports involved in the field of athletics following the purchase of a range of new equipment.

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Jul 2010 - Wigmore School Take To The High Jump

Wigmore School Jumping High
Participating in sport over at Wigmore School is a regular occurrence, and following funding from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust, the pupils now have access to high quality athletics equipment. 
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Jun 2010 - Cricket Equipment for Wigmore

Wigmore School Have A Good Innings
Pupils at Wigmore School have been enjoying their new cricket equipment thanks to funding from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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Jun 2010 - Kingspan Three Times a Winner

Kingspan Three Times a Winner
Kingspan Insulation achieved its third win at the Hereford & Worcester Chamber of Commerce Business Awards, beating off stiff competition to take the Herefordshire Environmental Award in recognition of the company’s ongoing work in this important area.
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May 2010 - Kingsland Pre-School Get Road Safety Equipment

Road Safety At Play
Children at Kingsland pre-school have been enjoying learning all about road safety with their new equipment.
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Apr 2010 - Thinking Inside the Box

Thinking Inside the Box
We all look for ways to re-use things and get the most out of everything we have, but clearly the woodpeckers in Herefordshire are thinking outside the box (well in it actually!) as they have been given insulation by Kingspan to do more than keep warm.
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Feb 2010 - Shobdon Carpet Bowls Get a New Mat

Bowled Over In Shobdon
If you think that bowls is something to be taken up when you retire, think again. Shobdon Carpet Bowls attracts members from the age of twelve years upwards, and offers young people a chance to compete in a sport on an equal footing with seasoned players.
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2009

Dec 2009 - Kingsland Brownies Try Tennis

Kingsland Brownies Are A Sporty Bunch
Kingsland Brownies received funding from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust to purchase a number of tennis racquets, balls and a free standing net, as well as some hi-visibility waistcoats.
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Nov 2009 - Boxercise is the New Craze

Lady Hawkins School Expand Their Sports Offering
Pupils at Lady Hawkins School have being undertaking a rather unusual sport of late, and following funding from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust they are now able to continue developing their new skills.
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Oct 2009 - Wigmore Students Get New Equipment

Wigmore Students Stick With Hockey
Students at Wigmore High School are benefiting from new hockey equipment following £1,245 of funding from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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Oct 2009 - Wigmore School Keep Safe on the Road

Wigmore School Keep Safe On The Road
Students at Wigmore High School have been learning about the importance of road safety thanks to a recent “road show” run by local manufacturer Kingspan Insulation and its haulier TM Logistics.
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Sep 2009 - Shobdon Cricket Club Get a New Net

Shobdon Cricket Club Net Some Funding
Pupils at Pembridge Primary School have been using the new practice net at Shobdon Cricket Ground.
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Jul 2009 - Pembridge Village Green Opens

New Pathway For All Opens At Pembridge Village Green
Reverend Nick Read (Chaplain for Agriculture and Rural Life in the Diocese and also participant in the Arrowvale Environment Group), Dr Rob Widdicombe (Trustee of the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust) and villagers take a walk along the boardwalk stopping to look at the River Arrow.
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Jun 2009 - Pupils Receive Professional Cricket Coaching

Stronger Links With Schools and Sport
Pupils at Shobdon School practising their bowling technique with professional level 2 coach Nick Byron.
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Jun 2009 - Pembridge Blooms At Festival

Community Flocks To Flower Festival
The people of Pembridge flocked to see stunning displays of locally grown flowers at the recent Pembridge Flower Festival.
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May 2009 - Lady Hawkins’ Fight Against Litter

Lady Hawkins’ Bin It All
Litter is a huge problem throughout the country and Lady Hawkins School has taken a stance against it with help from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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May 2009 - Fighting Back Against Global Warming

Arrowvale Environment Group Take On Global Warming
Arrowvale Environment Group (AEG) was formed as a local response to global warming and thanks to funding from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust they have been able to get underway with their campaign to promote environmental awareness.
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Apr 2009 - Kitted Out at Wigmore

Wigmore Teams Look The Part
Members of the Wigmore High Football and Basketball teams certainly look the part following the purchase of new team strips. 
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Apr 2009 - Pupils Receive Rugby Balls

Great Teamwork Sees Local Schools Well Equipped
Youngsters from both secondary and primary schools in the Hereford area are the lucky recipients of rugby equipment thanks to funding from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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Jan 2009 - New Homes at Lady Hawkins’

New Homes at Lady Hawkins’
Installing nesting boxes for birds and bats are just some of the things pupils at Lady Hawkins’ have been doing to encourage Biodiversity thanks to funding from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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2008

Dec 2008 - Wigmore Pupils Go Bug Crazy

Wigmore School Has Ugly Bug Ball
A school is being transformed into a haven for British bugs thanks to a grant from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust. 
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Oct 2008 - Kingsland School Celebrates

Kingsland School Goes Wild
Pupils at Kingsland School celebrate the opening of their ‘Wild Wood’ along with (adults left to right) Angela Daniel, Headteacher, Bill Wiggin MP and Trustee, Marion Webster, EcoSchools Co-ordiantor.
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Sep 2008 - Local Schools Bowled Over

Rain Doesn’t Stop Play With Help From Kingspan
Marcus Thomas (batting) and Hallam Brown (keeping wicket) are taking full advantage of the cricket coaching on offer from Nick Byron (left). Also pictured is James Sparey, PE Teacher at Wigmore (left) and Phil Sharp one of the trustees and chairman of Shobdon Parish Council (back)
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Sep 2008 - Tackling is the Aim of the Game

Wigmore School Tackle Sport
Students at Wigmore School are setting new standards in Rugby and Hockey thanks to a range of new sports equipment purchased following funding from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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Aug 2008 - Sporty Shobdon School

Shobdon School Take A Swing At Tennis
Vicky Hancock, headteacher and Phil Sharp one of the trustees and chairman of Shobdon Council along with pupils from the school who have been enjoying their new tennis and athletic equipment.
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Jul 2008 - Pupils at Lady Hawkins Jump for Sky

Lady Hawkins Reaches New Heights
Pupils at Lady Hawkins High School enjoy practicing the high jump and experiencing a wide variety of activities.
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Jul 2008 - Shobdon School Keep Roads Safe

Celebrity Opening For Shobdon Primary School Play Area
Local celebrity John Challis joined pupils from Shobdon Primary School to celebrate the opening of their new Play Area
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Jun 2008 - Kingsland Youth Club Take on Sport

Sporty Youngsters At Kingsland Youth Club
Members of Kingsland Youth Club are keeping fit this summer thanks to a grant from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust enabling them to purchase a variety of sports equipment.
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May 2008 - Luctonians Youth Rugby Club Looking Like Pros

Luctonians Youth Team Look Good On The Touch-Line
Members of the Luctonians Youth Rugby Teams have received new strips thanks to a grant of £3000 from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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Apr 2008 - Kingsland Guides Keep Fit With Equipment

Kingsland Girl Guiding Gets Fit With Kingspan Grant
Kingsland Brownies and Guides are looking forward to plenty of fresh air and exercise this year thanks to grants from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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Mar 2008 - Luctonians Youth Rugby Club Shelter from Weather

Another Try For Luctonians Youth Rugby Club
Luctonians Youth Rugby Club celebrates the purchase of 3 heavy duty Gazebos which will provide temporary shelters at tournaments.
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Feb 2008 - Shobdon Play Area Becomes Safer

Trust Provides The Gateway For Safety
Bill Wiggin M.P. for Leominster together with Kingspan Insulation Community Trust Trustees – Rob Widdicombe and Phil Sharp open the new access gate to the play area in Shobdon village. The image also includes children and one of the parents from the local Shobdon Primary School.
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Jan 2008 - Winter Funding Helps All Three Parishes

Shobdon, Pembridge & Kingsland Benefit From Winter Funding
Thanks to the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust, residents from all three parishes are benefiting from funding for various projects, ranging from protecting local wildlife to purchasing new sports equipment.
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2007

Dec 2007 - Community Trust Helps Creation of Shobdon School ‘Park and Stride'

Safe Strides At Shobon Primary School
Children from Shobdon Primary School enjoy their new path, part of the new ‘Park and Stride’ with Bill Wiggin MP for Leominster, parents and trustees from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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Nov 2007 - Trust Keeps Kingsland Millennium Green Play Area Safe

A New Layer To Kingsland Millennium Green
Bill Wiggin MP, and John Pudge, both Trustees of the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust help residents of Kingsland add the new layer of wood chippings to Kingsland’s Millennium Green play area thanks to a grant from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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Sep 2007 - Trust Helps Shobdon Playgroup to Play Away

Outdoor Play For The Children Today
Phil Sharp, Chairman of Shobdon Parish Council and Trustee of the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust joins Sam Mizrahi and Jenny Price along with the pupils of Shobdon Playgroup for a session of outdoor play.
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Jul 2007 - Latest Grant Helps Hone Skills at Luctonians Youth

Bowled Over By Kingspan Insulation Community Trust
Trustees of the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust, Bill Wiggin MP and John Pudge, Coaches of Luctonians Youth Cricket, Richard Withers and John Smith and members of the Luctonians Youth Cricket prepare to hit the competition for six.
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Jul 2007 - Ecological Haven Created Thanks To Community Trust

Kingspan Funds Wildlife Wonder Zone At Kingsland Primary
Children at Kingsland Primary School are celebrating the transformation of an area of overgrown land into an eco-friendly Garden of Eden for wildlife which they have named the ‘Wildlife Wonder Zone’ thanks to the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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Jun 2007 - Trust Grants Gardening Equipment for Lady Hawkins

Kingspan Grant Nourishes Young Minds
Pupils at Lady Hawkins High School getting stuck into the good life with equipment bought with a grant from the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust with (from left to right) teacher Kevin Smith, John Garbutt, Chair of the Trust, and teacher Wendy Watkins.
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May 2007 - Trust Funds Training Equipment for Luctonians Youth Rugby

Trust Grant Aids Rugby Scrum and Tackle Safety
Coaches, Ian Moseley and Stuart Austin along with members of Luctonians Youth Rugby celebrate the arrival of their junior scrum sledge, tackle rolls and contact pads with (left) John Pudge, Chairman of Kingsland Parish Council and a Trustee of the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust.
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Apr 2007 - Trust Funds Rugby Kit for Wigmore High School

Community Trust Scores A Try At Wigmore
John Garbutt, Chair of the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust, fellow Trustee and Rugby supporter John Pudge and deputy Headmaster Bob Earl proudly hold up the new strip that will help boys and girls from Wigmore High School to really stand out on the pitch.
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2006

Dec 2006 - Kingspan Supports Wigmore High School

Specialist School Wins Praise From DfEE
Wigmore High School has not only won specialist school status in Maths and Computing, it was also commended by the DfEE for the quality of the bid put forward to achieve this important step. 
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Oct 2006 - The Kingspan Insulation Community Trust is Launched

A Special Day For Shobdon, Pembridge And Kingsland
Today is a very special day for the residents of the three parishes of Shobdon, Pembridge and Kingsland as the Kingspan Insulation Community Trust is launched.
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Aug 2006 - Kingsland Promotes Safety in Primary Schools

Prevention Is Better Than Cure
Pembridge-based Kingspan Insulation, manufacturer of high quality insulation products for the construction industry has donated approximately 120 safety resource files to Pembridge and Kingsland’s Primary Schools.


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Jul 2006 - Kingspan Apprentice Wins Top Award

Top Award For Local Apprentice Ben Greening
Pembridge based manufacturers Kingspan Insulation Ltd, are pleased to announce that one of their Apprentices, 18 year old Ben Greening, has been awarded the prize for ‘Most improved second year’ in his City & Guilds 2800 Maintenance Course. 
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Jun 2006 - Kingspan Retains Investor in People Status

Kingspan Invest In Their People
Pembridge-based Kingspan Insulation, manufacturer of high quality insulation products for the construction industry has been accredited with the Investors in People award as they believe that their employees are their greatest asset. 
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2005

Aug 2005 - Kingspan Insulation Helps Improve Romanian Orphanage

Kingspan Insulation Answers Call For Help From Romanian Orphanage
Pembridge-based Kingspan Insulation has sent a consignment of insulation boards to Romania to help improve the lives of orphaned children suffering from HIV/Aids.


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Jul 2005 - Leominster Swimming Pool Reaches Milestone Thanks to Kingspan

Kingspan Insulation Helps To Put Leominster In The Swim
Leominster’s new swimming pool has just come a step closer with a donation from Pembridge-based Kingspan Insulation Limited. 
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May 2005 - Tenbury High School Visits Kingspan

Tenbury Pupils Swapped Classrooms For A Day Of Learning At Kingspan Insulation
Pupils from Tenbury High School Specialist School in Science and Mathematics in Worcestershire learnt an important lesson about life in the workplace when they spent a full day at the Pembridge based Kingspan Insulation Ltd. 
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Apr 2005 - Shobdon Primary School Enviro Club

Kingspan Insulation Helps School Garden To Bloom
Kingspan Insulation Ltd have been given top marks by pupils at Shobdon Primary School for helping their environmentally friendly project to take shape.
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2004

Nov 2004 - Kingspan Backs Green Advice Centre

Company Link With Plan It Green
Insulation giant Kingspan Insulation has given its support to a new advice centre to help Herefordshire go green. 
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Nov 2004 - Leominster MP Opens New Kingspan Warehouse

New Jobs To Be Created
New jobs, new production machinery and better facilities for staff - the new warehouse for Kingspan Insulation is another leap forward for the Herefordshire company.
 
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May 2004 - Kington Cricket Club is Given a Boost by Kingspan

Kingspan Insulation Gives Sponsorship To KCC
Kington’s young cricketers have been given a boost by Kingspan Insulation. 
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Jan 2004 - The Rt. Hon. Alun Michael MP Opens New Production Line

Open For Big Business At Kingspan
Herefordshire became home to one of the world’s biggest and most successful manufacturing sites with the official opening of a new state of the art production line at Kingspan Insulation.
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Jan 2004 - TV Presenter Nick Knowles Opens New Office

Kingspan Expansion Revives Industrial Estate
The new Kingspan Insulation head office was opened by TV presenter Nick Knowles at Shobdon Airfield Industrial Estate near Pembridge. 
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