Community Support & Sponsorship

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TR supports postman’s muddy exploits with charity donation

TR Fastenings is proud to be helping local postman Craig Davis to raise funds for the Chailey Heritage Foundation charity by sponsoring his upcoming ‘Mud Run’.

TR has pledged a £150 donation towards Craig’s fundraising efforts as he prepares to tackle the 10 kilometre (6.2-mile) course in Tunbridge Wells’ Eridge Park on Saturday 25th March.

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TR Team Taking on Hastings Half-Marathon for Charity on Sunday 19th March 

Runners exercising their hearts and lungs in own 'Battle of Hastings'

TR Fastenings' European Distribution Account Manager, Nathan Parmar, has assembled a TR team to run the Hastings Half-Marathon on Sunday 19th March in air of a charity he has strong personal ties to.

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Latest News from Uckfield Grasshoppers JFC 

TR Fastenings is a proud sponsor of Uckfield Grasshoppers JFC.

The club set up in 1981 by a group of local parents, since when it has grown into a club with over 250 registered members.

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TR Treks the Freedom Trail in the Pyrenees Mountains 

Raising much-needed funds for hospice services.

Sean Cushen, BDM of TR Fastenings' Branded Products range, is striding out this September as part of a team of 18 who will be undertaking the famous Freedom Trail Challenge across the Pyrenees Mountains.

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Lancaster Fastener Co Ltd Provides Sponsorship For Junior Football Team

Lancaster Fastener Co Ltd Supports Junior Football Team in Morecambe

Lancaster Fastener Co Ltd, a sister company of global fastenings business TR Fastenings and part of the Trifast Group, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of a junior football team close to its headquarters in Morecambe, Lancashire. 

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TR Fastenings employee planning daring wing walk for disability charity

TR Employee, Tracy Wells is planning a wing walk for the Disability Charity Phab

Tracey Wells, Administration Manager and Products Assistant at Uckfield firm TR Fastenings, is taking on a huge personal challenge on Sunday 7th May by embarking on a courageous Wing Walk for charity Phab. 

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Police Football Teams Set For Arresting Performance in TR Fastenings Kit

TR Fastenings Supports Metropolitan Police Football Worldcup

TR Fastenings (TR) is pleased to announce its sponsorship of a group of Metropolitan Police (Met) football teams who are competing at the World Police Indoor Soccer Tournament in October 2017. 

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TR Colleague Embraces the Chill and Takes Part in the 2016 White Christmas Dip

Nick Rees, Business Development Manager at TR Fastenings Poole took part in the White Christmas Dip.

The White Christmas Dip is an annual charity fancy dress Christmas morning dip held on the beach next to Boscombe Pier in Bournemouth.

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TR Scotland Makes a Difference at Christmas for Children at Women's Aid Shelter

TR Scotland's Annmarie McArdle has completed a collection of chocolate selection boxes for children under the care of a local Women's Aid shelter for the third year running.

This year, an amazing 94 selection boxes were donated, improving on last year's total of 70 and 40 boxes collected in 2014.

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TR Fastenings Wear Christmas Jumpers for Charity

On Friday 16th December TR Fastenings took part in Christmas Jumper Day.

Everyone taking part donated £2 to wear their Christmas Jumpers to raise money for Save the Children and St Wilfrid's Hospice.

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Star Apprentice Wins TR Fastenings Award at Uckfield Showcase

TR Fastenings congratulates Jake Holmes on winning the TR-sponsored Young Employee/Apprentice of the Year category in the 2016 Uckfield Business Awards.

21 year old Jake, is serving an apprenticeship with CJ Thorne & Co, a third generation family-run firm of civil engineering contractors with 120 permanent staff.

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Manager at Sussex-Based Global Company Asks For Your Socks

Maddy is seeking sock-toys, Lego and financial donations - all to support a small Sussex-Based charity.

Friends of Mombasa Children (FOMC) is currently fundraising to buy mosquito nets to provide protection against malaria for children living in its school orphanage and nearby slums.

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TR Goes for the Ultra - 69 Miles in 24 Hours

Don Lamb, BDM at TR Aycliffe, will be undertaking an incredible cross-country ultramarathon on 18th June, running 69 miles in 24 hours.

Supported by TR Fastenings, Don is raising funds for Waverley Primary School.

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Latest News from Newick Cricket Club

TR Fastenings is delighted to be a Corporate Sponsor of Newick Cricket Club.

Newick Cricket Club is a vibrant village club, with over 200 members, ranging in age from 8 to 80.

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TR Fastenings Sponsors a Table at Cancer Research UK Summer Lunch

TR Fastenings is delighted to be supporting the Cancer Research UK Summer Lunch again this year.

Organised by the Crowborough Volunteer Committee this year's event will take place on Wednesday 10th June.

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The Need for Speed - TR Fastenings Sponsors Glasgow Tigers

TR is proud to annouce it is sponsoring the Glasgow Tigers - the West of Scotland's only professional speedway team and one of only a handful of motosport venues in Scotland.

Celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, the Glasgow Tigers race at the recently redeveloped Peugeot Ashfield Stadium and compete in British Speedway's Premier League.

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TR Takes on the Three Peaks Challenge

Five adventurous emplyees from TR Fastenings are gearing up to scale the UK's three highest mountains this July, in a bid to raise £2,000 for Cancer Research UK.

'The TRekkers', who work in the sales, purchasing and the quality department at the company's headquarters in Uckfield, East Sussex will attempt to climb Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon.

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Young Sussex Tennis Talent Receives Support from TR Fastenings

TR Fastenings is delighted to be sponsoring rising young tennis player, Amelia Devlin, from Heathfield in East Sussex.

Amelia started playing tennis when she was four and now aged ten competes regularly at both county and at regional level, has won numerous tournaments and dreams of one day winning Wimbledon.

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TR Fastenings Supports Uckfield Triathlete with Eyes on the Olympics!

TR is delighted to be sponsoring Jamie Bedwell, an aspiring 17-year-old triathlete from Uckfield who hopes to be selected for the Olympic Games in the next ten years.

Jamie decided at the age of 14 that he wanted to pursue a career as a triathlete and as a result of around 20 hours a week of training alongside studying for A Levels at Sussex Downs College in Eastbourne.

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TR Scotland Wear Christmas Jumpers for Charity

On Friday 17th December the TR Office in Scotland wore Christmas Jumpers to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support, Save the Children and Make a Wish. 

The team held a cake sale and a festive quiz with everyone donating money towards the selected Charities.

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Latest News from Phil Edwards of Weald Electric Vehicle Technology

Upcoming events and updates from Phil and the EV1000 project.

Good progress has been made on the three main modules; the chassis/bodywork, the capacitor pack and the motors. The designs are interlinked of course so as we make progress in one area they all leap forward.

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TR Fastenings Head Office Holds Savoury Bake Off for Children In Need 2015

TR staff in Uckfield, East Sussex hosted a Savoury Bake Off to raise money for charity.

The day was a great success with team members baking some delicious offerings

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Remembering a TR Fastenings Colleague with Coffee & Affection

TR Aycliffe, recently held a Halloween-themed coffee morning with the proceeds going to Macmillan Cancer Support.

In memory of Linda Woodward, a former colleague and Accounts Co-ordinator at TR Fastenings.

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Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud - TR Staff Get Mucky for a Good Cause

TR was delighted to support nine feisty mums who recently took up the challenge of the Mud Monsters 5km Run Challenge.

Raising much-needed funds for Nutley Pre-School playgroup, the team which included Shane Bills, the Goods-In Team Leader at TR in Uckfield, have so far raised £700 for new soft play equipment and indoor furniture.

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TR Fastenings Hosts Macmillan Cancer Research Cake Sale

Employees located at TR's Head Office in Uckfield, East Sussex hosted a cake sale to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. 

A large selection of cakes were baked by members of staff and sold throughout the day.

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TR Fastenings Supports Charity Football Match in Aid of Chestnut Tree House

Steve Marner, a member of TR’s staff played in the G4S Celebrity Charity Football Match in aid of Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice on Sunday 27th September.

Steve was amongst a team that went up against celebrities from the world of sport and entertainment.

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Success for TR Fastenings at US Golf Event

TR Fastenings’ USA Automotive team has had a wonderful showing at the United Way Annual Golf Event in Plymouth, Michigan. 

TR was honoured to be a part of the event as an Eagle sponsor, one of only a select few companies associated with the tournament.

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TR Support Contributes to Fund-Raising Success for Manor Primary School

Children from Manor Primary School in Uckfield have successfully managed to raise enough money both to pay for the education of a 13-year-old Ugandan boy and also build his family a new home.

To date, over £7,000 has been raised.

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TR Fastenings' Hosts Electric Car Grand Prix in Uckfield Festival

TR Fastenings will once again host the Annual Uckfield Grand Prix in its Bellbrook Estate car park.

The vast car park will be transformed into a racing track featuring 20 local schools in a fast paced competition with chequered flag, winning podiums, cups and prizes. 

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TR Supports Ashdown Forest RDA Equine Therapy Centre for Children

TR Fastenings new sponsorship of Ashdown Forest RDA.

Founded in 2008, Ashdown Forest RDA offers a variety of horse-related activities for local disabled children from the age of 3 to 14 years old.

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TR Red Nose Day 2015 Bake Off

TR head office took part in a bake off to raise money for Red Nose Day.

A selection of cakes, sweet and savoury were backed and entered for a prize.

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Cyclists Saddle Up for Challenging Devon Bike Ride

TR Fastenings supports intrepid team in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support

A team of seven adventurous cyclists are taking on the 150 mile Devon Coast to Coast challenge from 6th to 9th May 2015 

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Uckfield Art Trial 2015

Celebrating its 10th year anniversary, the Uckfield Art Trail returns to Uckfield Art Festival.

The exhabition will again be based in the Uckfield Civic Centre on the 17th and 18th of july. 

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Mick Kirby Takes the ‘Dis’ Out of Disability with Clay Pigeon Shooting Success

TR Fastenings supports local sportsman who suffered paralysis after stroke.

Uckfield based TR Fastenings is pleased to be sponsoring champion shooter and disabled person Mark Kirby, in clay pigeon shooting competitions across the UK. 

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TR Proud to Support The Stroke Association 

TR Fastenings will be supporting Craig Davis in the London Marathon.  

TR Fastenings will be supporting Craig Davis, local employee at the Royal Mail on BellBrook Industrial Estate as he participates in the London Marathon for the Stroke Association.

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TR Scotland Supports Save The Children  

TR Scotland takes part in christmas jumper day for Save The Children.  

The team at Scotland had a sucessful day for the jumper fundraising day which took place on the 12th of dec. 

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TR Supports Young Engineers At Uckfield Community Technical College 

TR Fastenings Supports the development of a electric powered race car 

TR Fastenings is proud to sponsor the development of a new electirc powered race car to be built by the students at Uckfield Community Technical College.  

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