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Team Spark Spinnaker Tower Abseil

Spark sponsored abseil down Spinnaker Tower

On Saturday 12th September 2021 our Spark team did a sponsored abseil down the Spinnaker tower. This amazing team together fundraised over £3000 for us! People who took part: Cllr George Fielding (Labour) Sandie Doyle, Teona Wingate and Sylvia Goater – Volunteers Debbie Payne – Pompey Mag Louise Mant – Trustee Kate Thatcher – Southscene

Spark Community Space set to benefit as firms get support from the FSB

Spark and FSB support

Emma Weatherstone is the Solent business advisor for the Federation of Small Businesses. She has joined forces with The News in Portsmouth through the FSB to sponsor its Business Bounceback scheme. Emma will be donating 10 per cent of all the FSB memberships generated through the initiative to two charities close to her heart – …

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Spark aims to reduce loneliness across Portsmouth

Spark's Becki outside Sherlocks Bar

Local group aims to reduce loneliness across Portsmouth   A new community friendship group has been launched in Portsmouth, helping people to reconnect and make friends in a safe and comfortable environment, whilst reducing loneliness throughout the local area. Spark Community Space, based in Sherlock’s Bar, Southsea, was set up by local lady, Rebecca Clarke-Simmons. …

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HiWCF grant boosts Spark Community Space

Spark Community Space charity

The Hampshire & Isle of Wight Community Foundation (HIWCF) has provided a boost to 23 community groups and voluntary organisations, helping disadvantaged and vulnerable people across the Portsmouth area. New charity Spark Community Space was founded last year by Becki Simmonds, who was inspired to set up the group after life-changing brain surgery. It all …

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Spark Community Space coffee mornings

Southsea community rallies in support of Spark Community Space for first coffee mornings   Southsea has welcomed a new charity with open arms as it holds its first physical events to provide a safe and friendly space for everyone. Inclusive and supportive charity Spark Community Space was founded in October 2020 by Becki Simmons, who …

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Spark Community Space crowd funder exceeds target

Spark meetup

Spark Community Space crowd funder exceeds £10,000 target as Portsmouth community shows its support   THE community has come together to support an up-and-coming charity as people from across the area have helped a charity hit its crowdfunding goal. People, businesses and organisations from Portsmouth and beyond have chipped in to Spark Community Space’s crowdfunding …

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Spark charity launches crowd funder to open community café and shop

spark community space - what we do

A charity is crowdfunding to open a community café and shop. Becki Simmons from Southsea launched Spark Community Space in October last year and is now taking the charity to the next level by raising funds to open a physical space. The mum-of-two was inspired to start the charity after undergoing emergency brain surgery eight …

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