Charity partner announced for Red Rose Awards 2016

Lancashire Business View has revealed that the charity partner for the national award-winning Red Rose Awards 2016 will be Cash for Kids.

Cash for Kids is a Lancashire grant making charity that provides a helping hand to young people in the county, raising money for those who have life limiting conditions, live in poverty or situations of deprivation or are suffering through abuse or neglect.

The charity will receive a wealth of donations on the night of the event at Blackpool’s Winter Gardens, which attracts more than 1,000 attendees.

Nikki Thompson, charity manager at Cash for Kids, said: “We are absolutely delighted to have been chosen as the charity partner for the Red Rose Awards 2016.

“We have such a strong connection with many of the Lancashire businesses that are recognised at these awards each year that this is the perfect partnership for us.

“All of the money that we raise goes directly to help children and young people living right here in Lancashire and we cannot wait for the event.”

Richard Slater, publisher of Lancashire Business View and organiser of the event, said: “Supporting Cash for Kids was an easy decision for us because we have seen the outstanding work that this fantastic organisation undertakes across the red rose county.

“We’ll be encouraging attendees on the night to give generously and look forward to seeing how the money we raise impacts the lives of young people who seek help from Cash for Kids.”

Sponsors confirmed to date include Barclays, Forbes Solicitors, UCLan, Burnley Council, RSM, 2BR/ The Bee, Ascentis, Barton Grange Hotel, Bespoke Web Specialists, Bizspace, Business and Enterprise Trust, Cassons, Four Recruitment, Federation of Small Businesses, Heart Radio, Laura Hartley recruitment, Leonard Dews, Marketing Lancashire, Napthens Solicitors, Northcote at the Rovers, North West Coast Academic Health Science Network, Peter Scott Printers, Preston’s College, Stonehouse Logic, Sunshine Events, WEC Group, Winter Gardens Blackpool. To take part in the Red Rose Awards, visit The closing date is January 15 2016 and the celebration will take place, once again, at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool, on March 10.