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Our new Christmas Cards bring good cheer on a cold and frosty day.

A great, if rather cold, morning at Wirksworth Artisan market on Saturday with Vally’s cards and a few crafts items on Aquabox’s stall. Ranald and Viv took the first shift followed by more brave volunteers throughout the day. The star of the day was our set of Christmas Cards. Designed by local artist and Aquabox […]

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Latest shipment to Yemen

The continuing problems in Yemen where two-thirds of the population, or 21.6 million Yemenis, 12 million of which are children remain in dire conditions means we have sent more aid the area . Cholera has affected over one million people with clean drinking water just one of many priorities. We completed the loading of the […]

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BBC East Midlands news filming - Colin and Sarah Teale in front of our world map

Sarah Teale, BBC East Midlands News presenter, filming at Aquabox.

Sarah Teale, a presenter on BBC East Midlands News, visited the depot recently to film a feature on Aquabox’s work this year. This will be broadcast on local TV later in the year in thier annual review of the year. Sarah talked to Aquabox’s volunteer Colin Petty about the challenges we have faced in what […]

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73rd Allestree Jaguar Scouts - Halloween Fundraising 1

Spooky Friday

73rd Allestree Jaguar Scouts spent a spooky Friday evening holding a pumpkin carving competition to raise funds for Aquabox. Imaginations went wild, with some really scary productions – bleeding eyes, vomiting pumpkins to name but a few. There was even an Aquabox logo pumpkin. The result of all this ghoulish enterprise was a fabulous donation […]

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Mehrban and his team sort out our Libyan and Morocco aid dispatch from the UK - Landscape

Aquabox aid ready for despatch to Libya and Morocco.

Getting our much-needed aid to disaster zones takes hard work from dedicated individuals and organisations. In October Aquabox responded rapidly to the earthquakes in Morocco and Libya. After leaving our depot the consignment of Community Filters and Gold Boxes arrived in Sunderland in early October where the first part was shipped, free of charge, to […]

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The High Sheriff of Derbyshire visits Aquabox

Roger Cassidy, Aquabox Chairman, was delighted to introduce Theresa Peltier, the High Sheriff of Derbyshire, to our Wednesday filter making team during a visit on October 25th. Theresa, who lives in Wirksworth, where we are also based, expressed her admiration for the dedication of the team and indeed all the volunteers who give their time […]

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