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How people have been raising community spirits during lockdown

How people have been raising community spirits during lockdown

Lockdown restrictions are finally being lifted across the UK, and the rest of the world, following months of isolation. Some of us have been working from home or keeping our children entertained, or both, whilst others have been furloughed, doing their best to keep busy with new DIY projects and hobbies. From a daily bovine bellow to front door performances, people within our communities have brought us together in many ways, during an uncertain time. We share a few of the ways we managed to keep in touch and bringing our communities together in the face of a pandemic.    Paul Potts gives a street performance for a 70th wedding anniversary   Opera singer, Paul Potts, gave a heart-warming street performance to celebrate his neighbours’ special 70th wedding anniversary, from the front garden of his home in Aberavon, Wales. The Britain’s Got Talent winner was contacted by the council, requesting a video of him singing, to celebrate Gwyneth and Gerwyn&r...

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Sanjay's 500km Challenge for The Fine & Country Foundation
Sanjay Gandhi has held the license for Fine & Country York for 18 months and in that time has done an outstanding amount of fundraising...
Nepal village completed: Feeling on top of the world
[Pemba Dorje Sherpa at the summit of Mount Everest with the Campbells Foundation and Fine & Country flag] The remote hillside village o...
Celebrating 10 years of the Fine & Country Gold Cup
Join us for a fun-filled day of polo, refreshments and relaxing in the sun for the 10th anniversary of the Fine & Country Gold Cup at Da...

Sanjay's 500km Challenge for The Fine & Country Foundation

Sanjay's 500km Challenge for The Fine & Country Foundation

Sanjay Gandhi has held the license for Fine & Country York for 18 months and in that time has done an outstanding amount of fundraising for a variety of causes – from support of Meningitis to Cleft Palate treatment. Since the world went into lockdown, Sanjay has been on a personal journey which has led him to this particular challenge of walking 500km.    After contracting Coronavirus in March, being bed-ridden for almost the entire month and ending up in hospital care twice, things were put into perspective for Sanjay and he became determined to recover physically as well as mentally.    Starting out by walking a small distance each day, he was soon at the 600km mark and decided that this personal challenge could also benefit those less fortunate. As of 14th September, Sanjay started his mission in walking 500km with the aim of completing this in roughly three months. Two weeks in and Sanjay’s £1,000 target has already been surpassed, with...

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28th Sep 2020
How people have been raising community spirits during lockdown
Lockdown restrictions are finally being lifted across the UK, and the rest of the world, following months of isolation. Some of us have been...
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15th Jul 2020
Rachel Slade’s Attempt at 100km in July
Rachel Slade, Finance Coordinator at University of Cambridge, set herself the challenge to run a total of 100km in July to fundraise for the...
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30th Jun 2020
Food Bank Donations: An interview with Fine & Country agent, Marie Fritz
Fine & Country Northampton’s Partner Agent, Marie Fritz, has been using her time in lockdown to devote to helping those in need by...
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8th Jun 2020

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