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CHARITY DRAGON BOAT RACE

A fantastic day in Belfast racing against all 10 businesses within the W& R Barrnett group, including teams from the Logson Group – Logson, Boxshop, Cardboard Box Company, Jardin Corrugated Cases, and Boxes and Packaging. Board24 and Cases24 team raised a total of £4,955 for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. Sadly, their team called “the win-oars”, didn’t make it to the final despite the promising name choice. Nonetheless, the whole team rowed well and raised a substantial amount for GOSH charity.

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SUCCESSFUL BOARD24 WELLBEING EVENT

On the 10th of September, Board24 and Cases24 came together to raise awareness for World Suicide Prevention Day. The Wellbeing Group gave every employee a box labelled “Don’t box it up,” to encourage employees to share what’s on their mind over a brew.

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WEAR YELLOW DAY FOR CYSTIC FIBROSIS

On Friday 17th September, Board24 Coalville, came together in a bright fundraising event to help raise awareness and funds for people affected by cystic fibrosis (CF). CF is a genetic condition affecting more than 10,600 people in the UK, in which the lungs and the digestive system get clogged with mucus.

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CONSUMERS UNDERESTIMATE THE GREAT RECYCLING RATE OF PAPER

Results of a 2021 study carried out by Two Sides show that most UK consumers believe the recycling rate of paper isn’t very high. This low consumer awareness is worrying when paper is, in fact, one of the most recycled materials in the world with a recycling rate of 74%. Additionally, paper packaging has an even higher recycling rate of 85%.

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FSC FRIDAY 2021

On 24th September,2021, the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) celebrates FSC® Friday, an annual event held to highlight the importance of responsible forest management. Forests play an essential role in climate regulation. Alongside oceans, forests are the key ecosystems the planet uses to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere – a major contributing factor to climate change.

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DON’T BOX IT UP – BOARD24 WELLBEING EVENT

The importance of good mental health and wellbeing will be highlighted on World Suicide Prevention Day this Friday (10th September). Board24 and Cases24 will be using the day to raise awareness of the help and support available for people experiencing distress or despair, and to open up a dialogue around this complex issue.

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Manual Handling Training with Olympic Weightlifting Techniques

On the 17th and 18th August, 25 operatives from the case maker area took part in a Manual Handling Course. Pristine Condition, a world leading organisation specialising in manual handling delivered hands-on training at the Coalville site. Cases24 have previously used Pristine Condition, so they were invited back for a refresher session.

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TEAM LEADER ON CORRUGATOR 2 

Board24 is pleased to announce the promotion of Tom Jones to team leader on Corrugator 2.  Initially Tom applied for a role as Reelstore Team Leader but was unsuccessful. Despite this, the interviewing panel were very impressed with his presentation during the interview process. Instead, Corrugator 2 offered him a position on an apprenticeship scheme. He has now replaced Robert Woods on Corrugator 2 after only 6 months training.

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