Give Back This Christmas

Delightful response from readers for Toy Appeal

Dorset Echo: SPECIAL DELIVERY:  Claire Jarmin from the Dorset Echo with Ian Moore from Howleys Toymaster

10:00am Saturday 21st December 2013

HUNDREDS of children will have an extra special Christmas thanks to the readers of the Dorset Echo.

Tasty treat for the needy at Christmas

Dorset Echo: DOING OUR BIT: Dawn Culling and Jaime Davis from The Wasbi Company with their donation

12:00pm Thursday 19th December 2013

‘GIVING children a happy Christmas’ is the motivation behind one Weymouth company donating to the Toy Appeal.

Family store full of goodwill for the Echo Toy Appeal

Dorset Echo: TOYS ARE US: Tom Steadman from Tom & Erins gift shop

11:09am Wednesday 18th December 2013

TWO hundred pounds worth of toys for Dorset children will be donated to the Echo Toy Appeal thanks to a generous Weymouth tourist shop.

Firms giving a little hope to the needy this Christmas

Dorset Echo: ON A ROLL: Barry Mould of Dorchester Carpets and Beds

11:57am Tuesday 17th December 2013

ANOTHER generous donation to the Echo Toy Appeal has brought the total raised up to £3,000.

Mayor helps needy children with Christmas Toy Appeal donation

Dorset Echo: BACKING APPEAL: Mayor Ray Banham and mayoress Pam Nixon

4:00pm Monday 16th December 2013

MAYOR of Weymouth and Portland Ray Banham will be sharing magic this festive season with a Toy Appeal donation from his Christmas Fund.

Spreading happiness for the children of county

Dorset Echo: NICE ONE: Crystal Hart and Kelly Bisogno from GR Westbuild with their £100 donation

1:00pm Saturday 14th December 2013

SPREADING happiness among Dorset children this Christmas’ is the motivation for one company backing the Echo Toy Appeal.

Generous donation from Indian takeaway

Dorset Echo: GIFT: Abul Miah of Indi's with £100 donation

1:00pm Friday 13th December 2013

CHILDREN across Dorset are one step closer to having a happy Christmas thanks to a £100 Toy Appeal donation from one Weymouth takeaway business.

Hotelier group donates £100 to Toy Appeal

Dorset Echo: GENEROSITY: Hoteliers, from left, Jim Groves, Mark Wall and Roger Knowles  donate to our appeal

12:00pm Thursday 12th December 2013

FESTIVE cheer will be shared this Christmas thanks to another £100 donation to the Echo Toy Appeal.

Weymouth fish and chip shop donates generously to the Echo Toy Appeal

Dorset Echo: CHIPPING IN: Mark Bennett, who is backing the Echo’s Toy Appeal

11:00am Wednesday 11th December 2013

BENNETT’S on the Waterfront will help share happiness among Dorset children this Christmas thanks to a £100 donation to the Echo Toy Appeal.

Lulworth Estate gives generously to Echo's Christmas Toy campaign

Dorset Echo: GENEROUS: Sally Weld has given to the appeal

1:00pm Tuesday 10th December 2013

FESTIVE joy will be shared among Dorset children this Christmas thanks to a £200 Echo Toy Appeal donation from the Lulworth Estate.

Castle donates cash to 'crucial appeal'

Dorset Echo: TOP NOTES: Jo Peters, right, and Kat McConnell from Pennsylvania Castle

12:00pm Monday 9th December 2013

PENNSYLVANIA Castle will help provide a magical Christmas for Dorset children thanks to a £100 donation to the Toy Appeal.

Briantspuddle's Bladen Social Club donates to Echo Toy Appeal

Dorset Echo: GIFT: Sue Jeanes from Bladen Social Club which has donated £100 to the appeal

1:42pm Friday 6th December 2013

‘GIVING something back this Christmas’ is the reason one social club has donated to the Toy Appeal for the first time.

Ideas in Partnership backs Dorset Echo Christmas Toy Appeal

Dorset Echo: Harvey Bailey of Ideas in Partnership

2:00pm Wednesday 4th December 2013

‘SUPPORTING those less fortunate’ is the motivation behind one business donating to the Echo Toy Appeal for the third time.

Dorchester photographer Greg Cameron-Day donates £100 to Christmas toy appeal

Dorset Echo: GENEROUS: Greg Cameron-Day

12:00pm Monday 2nd December 2013

A DORCHESTER photographer will help put a smile on children’s faces this Christmas after his £100 donation to the Toy Appeal.

Magna donates to Echo's Christmas toy appeal

Dorset Echo: DONATION: Magna staff, from left, Ella Thorpe, Colette McKenney, Catriona Fountain and Gemma Rea

1:00pm Thursday 28th November 2013

A HOUSING association will help provide new homes for toys this Christmas after a £100 donation to the Echo Toy Appeal.

Weymouth Sea Life Park backs Echo's Toy Appeal

Dorset Echo: DROP IN: Amy Harvey with the Toy Appeal bin at the Sea Life Park

1:00pm Friday 22nd November 2013

SPECIAL offers from Weymouth Sea Life Park will run alongside the Echo Toy Appeal in a bid to help children have a happy Christmas.

Bring a Christmas smile with Echo toy appeal

Dorset Echo: Greg Cameron-Day

10:59am Tuesday 12th November 2013

A DORCHESTER photographer is helping to put a smile on youngsters’ faces this Christmas by supporting the Echo’s Toy Appeal.

Dorset raise £3,500 for the Echo Christmas Toy Appeal

Dorset Echo: Ryan, Chloe and Robbie Prowse raided their piggy banks to boost the appeal

10:00am Friday 23rd December 2011

DORSET has given generously to the 12th Echo Christmas Toy Appeal to raise a fabulous £3,500, despite tough economic times.

Kind Weymouth ambulance staff donate prize-winning vouchers to Echo Christmas Toy Appeal

Dorset Echo: GIFT: From left Lisa Wilms, Jeff Jones, store manager Simon Kingdon and Paul Maclean

3:30pm Thursday 22nd December 2011

AMBULANCE staff who won an award have decided to donate it to underprivileged children.

Echo Toy Appeal backed by Direct Removals

Dorset Echo: Barry and David Smale at Direct Removals

2:30pm Wednesday 21st December 2011

BUYING presents for his own children prompted a business owner to donate to the Echo Christmas Toy Appeal.

Andrews Haulage donates to Dorset Echo Toy Appeal

Dorset Echo: Peter Andrews of Andrews Haulage is donating £100 to the Toy Appeal

2:30pm Wednesday 21st December 2011

A BUSINESS owner has donated to the Echo Christmas Toy Appeal as a heartfelt tribute to an old friend.

Christmas Toy Appeal: Eats & Drinks in Weymouth donate £100

Dorset Echo: THANKS A LOT: Naguleswaran Jayasuthan and his team at Eats and Drink

3:00pm Tuesday 20th December 2011

A CONVENIENCE store has given to the Echo Christmas Toy Appeal after seeing in the paper how it helps needy children.

Family business team donates to Echo Christmas Toy Appeal

Dorset Echo: MORE THAN HAPPY: Mark Sherratt, Michelle Keys, Michelle Sherratt, Keith Sherratt and children Matthew and James

3:30pm Monday 19th December 2011

A FAMILY business team is sharing its festive spirit by donating to the Echo Chri-stmas Toy Appeal.

Dad's the word for a festive donation

Dorset Echo: Andrew Beaumont from AJB Construction

2:00pm Friday 16th December 2011

BECOMING a parent prompted one Weymouth business owner to give to those less fortunate.

Tanks for helping Dorset Echo's Christmas appeal

Dorset Echo: West Dorset Aquatics’ Andrew Cogan with a cheque for £100

3:00pm Wednesday 14th December 2011

AN AQUATICS centre has donated to the Echo Christmas Toy Appeal to help children in need.

Christmas Toy Appeal: Pennsylvania Castle on Portland donates £150

Dorset Echo: KEEP DONATING: Will Smith, Ull Mac-An-Toisich and Jo Peters at Pennsylvania Castle on Portland

2:00pm Tuesday 13th December 2011

THE Echo Christmas Toy Appeal has been given an extra boost thanks to a £150 donation.

Supermarket collects for Echo Christmas Toy Appeal

Dorset Echo: Margaret Parkes at Tesco in Dorchester

2:00pm Monday 12th December 2011

A Dorchester superstore is reminding customers that every little helps when it comes to donating to the Echo Christmas Toy Appeal.

Weymouth fish and chip shop donates to Christmas Toy Appeal

Dorset Echo: Paul Hay from Fish ‘N’ Fritz donates £100

4:00pm Saturday 10th December 2011

SAYING thank you to its local supporters is the reason one Weymouth company has donated to the Echo Christmas Toy Appeal.

Portland firm urges others to help Dorset Echo Christmas Toy Appeal

Dorset Echo: JOIN US: Danny Nash  of Portland Stone Ltd

2:30pm Thursday 8th December 2011

THERE is not much time left to make your donation to the Echo Christmas Toy Appeal and one Portland business is urging others to give generously too.

Christmas tree festival at Weymouth's Hope United Reformed Church

Dorset Echo: Chloe Frampton decorates the Julia’s House tree

1:30pm Wednesday 7th December 2011

TWINKLING trees have returned to help light up people’s lives.

Department store aids toy appeal

Dorset Echo: COLLECTION: Debenhams store manager Brett Sharman with sales assistant Teresa Gifford

3:00pm Monday 5th December 2011

AMONG the decorations and gifts on display at a Weymouth department store is a Christmas Toy Appeal collection pot filling up with donations.

Weymouth kitchen company supports Echo's Toy Appeal

Dorset Echo: Nathan Hall of Bella Kitchens

2:00pm Saturday 3rd December 2011

STAFF at a Weymouth family firm are supporting the Echo Toy Appeal so that others can have a happy Christmas.

Give back this Christmas: Weymouth Tandoori donates £500 to raffle

Dorset Echo: Jamal Uddin from Weymouth Tandoori with Gill Taylor, right, Catherine Dunford and Mary and Alf Larkin

2:30pm Friday 2nd December 2011

A tandoori restaurant in Weymouth has donated hundreds of pounds to support a local charity.

Dorchester shop calls for more donations to Christmas Toy Appeal

Dorset Echo: Tina Samways at Wellchester in Dorchester

2:30pm Thursday 1st December 2011

A Dorchester shop is hoping that the response to this year’s Echo Christmas Toy Appeal will be even better than before.

Weymouth and Portland Lions Club backs Dorset Echo Toy Appeal

Dorset Echo: Echo promotions manager Debbie Hellaby receving the cheque from Les Board and club president Trevor Stratton

10:46am Wednesday 30th November 2011

A LOCAL club that raises money for worthy causes has donated to the Echo Christmas Toy Appeal for the third year running.

Don your hat for Dorchester's Santa Fun Run

Dorset Echo: Weldmar staff Katie Slade with, kneeling, Joe Panton and Matt Smith

2:56pm Tuesday 29th November 2011

GET your Santa hat on and get on your marks, ready for a special festive run for charity.

Dorchester toy shop puts out its gift collection bin for children

Dorset Echo: GIVING BACK: Becky Wilson with the toy bin at Toymaster in South Street, Dorchester

4:00pm Monday 28th November 2011

A TOY shop may have shelves full of the perfect children’s gifts but it is hoping its Echo Christmas Toy Appeal collection bin will fill up with just as many.

Echo Christmas Toy Appeal: Morrisons in Weymouth donate generously

Dorset Echo: COLLECTION POINT: Morrisons store Weymouth manager John Volney with the Echo toy collection bin

1:00pm Thursday 24th November 2011

SHOPPERS are doing their bit for the Echo Christmas Toy Appeal as they bag some bargains.

Olds of Portesham backs Dorset Echo Toy Appeal

Dorset Echo: Alan Old

2:00pm Wednesday 23rd November 2011

SUPPORTING the local community is the reason one business has donated to the Echo’s Christmas Toy Appeal.

Dorset Echo toy story is a real winner

Dorset Echo: Vicki Noakes at WH Smith, Dorchester

5:05pm Monday 21st November 2011

IT’S just over a month until thousands of children across the county will tear open presents on Christmas morning.

Donate to Dorset Echo Christmas Toy Appeal seven days a week

Dorset Echo: Donate to Dorset Echo Christmas Toy Appeal seven days a week

2:00pm Friday 18th November 2011

SHOPPER are being reminded that they can donate to the Echo Christmas Toy Appeal seven days a week.

Portland mum's Christmas charity effort

Dorset Echo: Lyn Kirkland with her son Rory, husband Hamish and supporters of CLIC Sargent

2:30pm Wednesday 16th November 2011

A Portland mother has raised hundreds of pounds for the charity that helped her son battle leukaemia.

Wessex Conveyancing backs Dorset Echo Toy Appeal

Dorset Echo: Jane White and John Pacey with staff at Wessex Conveyancing Limited

10:42am Wednesday 16th November 2011

CHRISTMAS is a busy time for many businesses – but one firm knows it is also a time for giving and it is donating to the Echo Christmas Toy Appeal.

Dorset Echo Toy Appeal - support from Boots

Dorset Echo: Mandy Chaffers at Boots with the Dorset Echo’s Christmas bin

2:30pm Friday 11th November 2011

A WEYMOUTH shop is busy collecting donations from kind customers for the Echo Christmas Toy Appeal.

Weymouth grandad's Shelterbox Christmas gift

Dorset Echo: Ian Brooke is giving a Shelterbox for Christmas

2:30pm Friday 11th November 2011

A GRANDFATHER who gives more to charity than his family at Christmas says ‘the world would be a better place’ if everyone did the same.

Weymouth WHSmith staff support Echo's Toy Appeal

Dorset Echo: James Buckley at WHSmith, Weymouth

2:00pm Thursday 10th November 2011

STAFF at a Weymouth store are helping out those in need this Christmas by backing the Echo Toy Appeal.

Dorset Echo Toy Appeal - it's launch time

Dorset Echo: Jo Ricketts and Tony Swatton at Value House, Weymouth

10:04am Wednesday 9th November 2011

THE Echo is today launching its 12th Christmas Toy Appeal.

Dorset Echo highlights charities at Christmas

Dorset Echo: Dorset Echo highlights charities at Christmas

2:00pm Tuesday 8th November 2011

EVERY WEEK from now until Christmas the Dorset Echo will be helping to highlight the heart-warming, helpful things our local companies and readers are doing for charity this 2011 festive season.


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