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Santa and all his little elves from the Rotary Club of St Ives would very much like to thank the super people of St Ives, Earith, Colne, Needingworth, Somersham, Hilton, Fenstanton, Bluntisham and no doubt lots of people from other places who gave to our Saturday collections, for the incredible total donations of £8837.13 - stunning. This is a huge amount of money, which when Gift Aid is added rises to over £10,000. This money gives us the ability to provide significant support to not just national and international charities, but also make a real difference locally. We will post details of this so everyone can see where this money goes.
Saying thanks ever so much really doesn't seem sufficient - but this is exactly how we feel - and not just for the donations but also for the good fun each round has been. So we will say it again - thank you all, ever so much - and do have a Merry Christmas and all the best for The New Year.
Unbelievable, but today at Waitrose Santa and his elves from the Rotary Club of St Ives collected a staggering £954, which is the most by a long way that we have ever collected on a single day. This is a fantastic amount, all of which will have a significant impact on both the local and national charities that we support, together with the many local good causes that benefit from your generous donations. Well done indeed St Ives - we really can't thank you enough. Great stuff.
Santa's not finished yet either. Follow the link below to see where he will be next...
Santa and all his elves from the Rotary Club of St Ives would like to thank the very generous residents of Needingworth for their tremendous donation on Friday, totalling over £590.00. All this money will go towards our charitable donations and local good causes. This is a great effort and thank you all for making Santa's visit such great fun, especially the chocolates, mulled wine and mince pies. We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Santa and all his elves from the Rotary Club of St Ives would like to thank the very generous residents of Earith and Colne for their tremendous donation on Wednesday, totalling over £537.00. All this money will go towards our charitable donations and local good causes. This is a great effort and thank you all for making Santa's visit such great fun. We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Don't forget the Town Centre Post Office in St Ives has relocated from one end of Market Hill to the other. The Post Office is now located within the Mace Convenience Store adjacent to W H Smith at the Bridge Street end of Market Hill
If you are organising a public Christmas or New Year event in Huntingdonshire then once you have finalised the details don't forget to send us an email with the dates, times, details and ticket prices (if relevant) so that we can put it into the events diary and let LOADS of people see it. The earlier you do this the more people will get the chance to find our what you are doing.
If you are planning to have a SPECIAL ONE-OFF XMAS LATE NIGHT OPENING EVENT then let's have details of these too. You know what we mean a proper festive spirit type thing, warm mince pies, fancy dressed elves (I mean staff) and perhaps treats for the kids. Last year the St Ives Co-op staff dressed up as Polar Bears and Reindeer, it was hilarious!
Of course if you are a member you can put this stuff in yourself but you can email it to us and we'll do it for you too.
WEBMASTER@JEVSTAR.CO.UK and mark it FESTIVE DIARY
We have finished upgrading the Huntingdonshire websites for the time being, but nothing stands still for long. Time to go and think about what new things we can add next. Have a good weekend...
The website upgrade runs on at a good pace. We're half-way through the villages of Huntingdonshire having just completed Hilton but we're working backwards having started at Yaxley.
We have been making the websites more user friendly for smart phone users with small screens and for touch screen users who don't want small buttons that are impossible to activate. In general we think it is an overall improvement as we have tried very hard to keep the design of the websites the same, so things are were you left them the last time you visited.
Judging by the fact that Google tells us that we have well over 20,000 user sessions over the Huntingdonshire websites each month, it must be working!
The upgrade of the Godmanchester website is now complete and we are practically finished at Ramsey too. So that's all five of the Huntingdonshire towns sorted for a little while and that's just as well as we now have over 60 village websites to do plus a few others!
You can visit any one of them by following the link below...