News & Updates


IT’S A ‘GOOD DAY’ FOR THE TIM BACON FOUNDATION

Salford Brewery SEVEN BRO7HERS has raised nearly £10,000 for the Tim Bacon Foundation through the sales of its Good Day IPA. Launched in November 2019, Good Day IPA has been sold through the brothers’ web shop and on tap in its beer houses; 60p from each can goes directly to support the foundation. For every can sold to the trade, LWC and Mathew Clarke wholesalers have been distributing at cost and a portion of sales have also been donated to... Read More...

£13,400 Donated to Maggies Manchester for workshops

We were very happy to be able to support Maggie's this Autumn with a donation of £13,400.  It is certainly a tough time for all Charities with most events and fundraising activity cancelled for the foreseeable.   Maggie's during the pandemic has remind open mainly electronically to be able to continue to provide the invaluable support.  The doors have slowly started to open again and they are enjoying seeing people at their kitchen table again. The donation we have made is... Read More...

Greg Holmes cycles Lands End to John O’Groats

A Big thank you to Greg Holmes from Australasia Manchester who cycled the length of Britain solo to raise money for the Foundation.  If you haven't followed his journey on Instagram then read his entertaining daily updates below.  His account proves  that these challenges are no holiday! LEJOG #1 - Lands End to Okehampton. Ludicrously tough day in the saddle, my lack of training quickly became apparent. Turns out that doing no training for three weeks whilst doing 50+ hour weeks in... Read More...

TBF partnered with New World Trading present £30K to Joshua Tree

During January New World Trading (The Botanist, The Florist, The Houses) ran the £1 on the bill incentive for the Tim Bacon Foundation.  Diners when they came into the restaurants were giving the option to donate to the Foundation.  This raised £30,000 which has subsequently been donated to the Joshua Tree.  The Joshua Tree moved into their purpose built new premises near Northwich in April  this year and the money donated is going towards their new garden space. We were... Read More...

TBF partner with Seven Bro7hers to bring Good Day IPA

We are excited to share with you news of 'Good Day IPA', our new charity beer that has been brewed by Seven Bro7hers in Salford.  This product is a very fitting celebration of Tim's Aussie heritage and love of beer. 20th November marks the launch of the beer at the PEACH 2020 event in London, we are very proud to be invited to showcase this product among the hospitality industry's finest. The Alchemist, The Botanist, The Florist,  The Oast House... Read More...

Maggie’s Manchester – TBF Continue to Support

The Tim Bacon Foundation donated £68,000 to Maggie’s Manchester and have pledged 10% of all future fundraising. Sinead Collins, Centre Head, told us the impact this has had: “The support of TBF has made an incredible difference to us by helping to increase our services, meaning we can be here for even more people with cancer and their family and friends. We’re so grateful to everyone who has worked hard to set up the foundation and support it – what... Read More...

NWTC Hosts Charity Golf Day

A big thank you goes out to New World Trading and everyone that attended their golf day on Tuesday 8th October.  The event was open to suppliers and employees in support of the Foundation. Thankfully the weather stayed dry so everyone looked happy teeing off.    The golfers in return for a mulligan (a piece of string!) were treated to a wee dram of Laphroaig on the 11th to warm them up.  The evening ended with a BBQ, more fundraising... Read More...

SNOWDON STROLL

On the 22nd September 50 walkers were going to take on Snowdon.  Some were going to take the easier route and the others a more challenging one. Unfortunately due to the Great British weather the Charity was advised by a Guide to cancel the walk, and as a result we needed to listen to the advise and couldn't continue with the event. However the teams from Red Door, Alchemist, Genre Music, Living Ventures and Barlow's decided to ignore the advise... Read More...

TIM BACON MEMORIAL CUP

On Thursday 12th September Paul Campbell XI took on Ian Edward XI at St Mary's Cricket Club Harrow.  The event is in it's third year and the battle was on to be crowed the winners of the Tim Bacon Memorial Cup. Our congratulations goes out to Ian Campbell's team for lifting the cup for the first time!  Thank you to everyone who supported this event and for those of you who hit the sixes and ended up with the heftiest... Read More...

UK Hospitality raises money for Tim Bacon Foundation

A big thank you to everyone that attended the UK Hospitality Golf Day and for contributing to raise £1500.00 for the Foundation. We can't thank everyone enough for their support. If you are hosting an event to raise money for the Tim Bacon Foundation please let us know so that we can shout out about it on our website and social media.   Read More...

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