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Friday saw Katie Yorke and I visit a local primary school not far from Zenzeleni. Since the school opened at the start of 2012, it has forged strong links with Zenzeleni, often bringing children to the site for food and playtime. During one such visit earlier in the week, the...Read More
The trip to Zenzeleni has sadly come to an end and I am writing today’s blog from the comfort of a surprisingly sunny (yet chilly) Cheltenham. We’ve said our goodbye’s, braved the journey home and are now learning to cope with our new-found addiction to the delicious...Read More
Last day, roof laid, window spaces bricked up with only half a course of bricks to go, painting only requiring touch-up. We rose at the same time as the previous mornings, had breakfast, packed and said goodbye to our accommodation, the final night would be spent in Jo’Burg....Read More
Despite having worked as hard as we can, getting up at 5.30am, arriving at the project for 7am and working a full day’s work, we decided that we should make extra effort based on the fact that we still had a lot to do and all agreed to stay this day until sun-down. Windows had...Read More
Wednesday, Our third day on site was made very special by an unexpected arrival of around 40 children returning early from school. They were boisterous and energetic and kept us on our toes, curiously running in and amongst our building activities. They played rugby, football...Read More
Another early start today as the team arrived on site at 7am prompt to face the challenges ahead. Whereas the guys scrambled towards the roof and the girls began to get busy installing a new window, we (Pete and Katie) headed off to the local school to help with the local...Read More
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Six hardy runners from Cheltenham law firm BPE took part in Cheltenham’s first ‘Santa Fun Run’ on 2nd December. The 3km run was organised by the town’s Rotary Club and took place within Pittville Park.
BPE Solicitors are delighted to announce that we will be sending a team of volunteers to South Africa in October to help rebuild and improve facilities at a charity centre for orphaned children. The volunteers will get the chance to change lives whilst exploring a diverse and exciting country.
This blog has been created for BPE Solicitors to keep people in touch with the events and activities that take place around the firm.
Our aim is to keep this updated with the latest news on what we have going on as well as future events and activities.
In the case of our South Africa trip we will be checking in as the trip progresses so be sure to keep coming back to these pages for the latest on what our BPE team is up to out there.