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It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like Christmas!

14.12.2018 by Jenn Granger

Yep, that’s right – there’s a Christmas feeling in the air, and we can’t get enough of it! We really do get in the festive spirit here at UKFast and it’s something we love to share. This week we welcomed more than 400 children to our South Manchester Campus so local schoolkids could enjoy a special screening of a holiday classic. Kids from Dean Trust Ardwick, Heyes Lane Primary School, St Mary’s C of E Primary School and Holy Name RC Primary School were met with a massive snow machine, a whole load of Christmas helpers and a fire engine…

Derian House: Lending A Helping Hand

4.12.2018 by Jenn Granger

This weekend, we were so privileged to visit Derian House Children’s Hospice in Lancashire. The UKFast team was delighted to lend a hand and help make Derian Lodge into a winter wonderland. We believe that everyone deserves to have their…

Giving Back This Christmas

23.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

It’s at this time of the year that we really start to get into the festive spirit! The tree is up and the lights are twinkling, but the build-up to Christmas isn’t just about sparkly lights – it’s a time…

UKFast Christmas Appeal: How Can You Help?

12.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

We’ve all got that special Christmas memory that makes us feel warm and fuzzy inside, but for many people across Greater Manchester, the holiday season isn’t always filled with joy. There are 48,000 children living in poverty throughout Manchester and…

Halloween Half-Term Treats

1.11.2018 by Jenn Granger

Half-term, Halloween and the end of BST – it’s all been happening over this past week! While it’s all fun and games for so many of us, it’s important to think about the issues that affect a lot of people…

Teamwork at Seashell Trust

17.9.2018 by Jenn Granger

At UKFast, we know it’s the dedication of our incredible team that makes us who we are today. It’s such an honour to have fantastic people around us, all pitching in to do great work, not only on the UKFast…

Holiday Hunger: How UKFast Help

12.9.2018 by Jenn Granger

Over the summer months, many youngsters have been enjoying their holidays and living life to the max. However, for some children living in disadvantaged areas, this might not be the case. Estimates suggest that 4.1 million children are living in…

Everyone Can: How Gaming Transforms Lives

21.8.2018 by Alice Cullen

What better way to make friends as a child in our modern world than over a video game session with friends? Not only are they having fun, they’re learning essential soft skills, improving communication and familiarising themselves with technology. Yet,…

UKFast Summer Cinema Club

9.8.2018 by Jenn Granger

It’s been a wonderful whirlwind of UKFast community events lately! At UKFast, we’re on a mission to support as many worthy projects across the Greater Manchester area as possible, and our latest children’s afternoon proved to be an all-singing, show-stopping…

UKFast’s Day at the Beach

23.7.2018 by Jenn Granger

Is there anything better than a trip to the seaside? Building sandcastles, paddling in the sea and football on the beach are what memories are made of! So when we heard that some of the children at a nursery right…