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The Ursula Keyes Trust

You can read a selection of our news below. Please do contact us if you want to find out more or to discuss your own needs.

The Done Room, Tarporley

The Done Room, Tarporley

For nearly 400 years, the Done Room has stood at the heart of the education of young people in Tarporley and the surrounding areas. Since its initial inception in 1636, founded by the generosity of Dorothy Done, it has played a role in the life of generations of...

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Upton-by-Chester U16 Netball Team

Upton-by-Chester U16 Netball Team

A HIGH school in Chester has been awarded a grant from the Ursula Keyes Trust to buy essential equipment to support its Netball Team compete at National level. The Upton-by-Chester U16 Netball Team is an exceptionally talented group of young athletes, who achieved...

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Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

Funds from the Ursula Keyes Trust are being put towards the cost of a new gas barbecue for the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust which would be used at their base in Largs in Scotland. This piece of equipment is required to ensure that the Trust has the required provisions...

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British Forces Foundation

British Forces Foundation

A donation was made towards the British Forces Foundation to support their traveling pantomime. The British Forces Foundation is acutely aware of the important role played by families within the Armed Forces community. Having settled, content families is a vital...

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The Hospice of the Good Shepherd

The Hospice of the Good Shepherd

The Hospice of the Good Shepherd in Chester has been awarded a generous grant from the Ursula Keyes Trust to buy essential equipment to support the safety and well-being of their end-of-life patients. The funds are being used to replace electric adaptable...

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Neuro Therapy Centre

Neuro Therapy Centre

The Ursula Keyes Trust is supporting the expansion of the Neuro Therapy Centre and the work they do into premises next door to existing facilities at Brymau Estate in Saltney, Chester. The Neuro Therapy Centre is a charity that provides support to people with...

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Chester Mystery Plays

Chester Mystery Plays

The Ursula Keyes Trust supported Chester Mystery Plays this year and helped to plug the gap in a shortfall of funding originally requested from Arts Council England. Chester Mystery Plays (CMP) did receive funding from the Arts Council later but it was 30% of the...

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Scout Hut at St Marks Saltney

Scout Hut at St Marks Saltney

The Ursula Keyes Trust is helping 1st Saltney (St Marks) Scout Group, a registered charity, to find the funds needed to restore its brick built hut in St Marks Church’s grounds in Saltney. The hut is badly in need of a general very extensive upgrade and whilst The...

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Go Kids Go

Go Kids Go

Our donation to Go Kids Go, a wheelchair training charity extends support to those with mobility challenges, bringing a sense of hope and renewed possibilities to their lives. This charitable endeavour is not merely a financial contribution; it is an investment in the...

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Countess Hospital Donation

Countess Hospital Donation

The Ursula Keyes Breast Care Centre at the Countess of Chester Hospital was opened in May 2003 to offer fully integrated patient care. It was so named because of the role the Ursula Keyes Trust had in matching the donations from others and from many fundraising...

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New Trustee for Ursula Keyes Trust

New Trustee for Ursula Keyes Trust

The Ursula Keyes Trust has announced a new trustee. Mrs Sian Preston (Dr Hill) adds her medical skills to the Board of Trustees as a former consultant anaesthetist at the Countess of Chester Hospital for 22 years from 1997 to 2019. Sian has lived in Cheshire for 35...

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Chester City Baths in bid to open Pacific Pool

Chester City Baths in bid to open Pacific Pool

Chester City Baths has been teaching Chester to swim since 1901. Run by Chester Swimming Association since 1977, it was not immune to the ravages of the pandemic with closure, economy measures to stay afloat and resulting damage to one of the two pools using for...

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“Thank you to the Ursula Keyes Trust and all the other donors and fundraisers who have helped us so far.”

Chester City Baths

“We are hugely grateful for the outstanding support, belief and encouragement we have received from everyone involved in this project. It would not have been possible without them.”

Chester FC Community Trust

“We are extremely grateful to everyone who has contributed to enable us to replace the mobile classroom and ensure that we can support families in our local community for many more years.”

Oldfield Pre-School

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