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The days are getting shorter and the nights seem darker than ever, yet agents still find time to raise money for good causes.

We're always very happy to publicise every agent's efforts and pay tribute to your fine work, especially in the build-up to Christmas. If you want to be mentioned, please let us know. Email press@estateagenttoday.co.uk.

In the meantime, here are this week's updates.

Guerrilla Gardening - Milton Keynes lettings agent Zest Residential is engaged in a serious of community projects to add social value to the area and is now working with local residents on a Guerrilla Gardening scheme. We're transforming a communal area abandoned by developers once they failed to obtain additional planning permission. The adjoining flats are mostly rentals so Zest, on behalf of the residents, identified the owners says the agency.


World Hospice Week - Staff from Waterfords estate agency in the Home Counties have volunteered to fundraise for local charity Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice by packing bags for supermarket shoppers at Sainsburys in Camberley, raising an impressive £185.29 in just two hours. Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice is the only adult hospice caring for terminally ill patients and their families across West Surrey and part of North East Hampshire. Every day, the hospice gives its care free of charge supporting over 140 patients, relatives and carers in their own homes, in the community and at the hospice.


Breast Cancer Week - Staff from Penarth agency ACJ have raised over £550 for the breast cancer campaign by taking part in the wear it pink' fundraising event. Alison Hajilambi, who has worked at the estate agents on Victoria Road for more than 10 years, was diagnosed with breast cancer in September last year. Since then she has undergone chemotherapy, radiotherapy and a lumpectomy, and has now been welcomed back to work. As well as everyone being sponsored £2 to wear something pink and making donations themselves, staff from a neighbouring hairdressers contributed £1 from every haircut.


Prostate Cancer UK - A former director of Heather and Lay agency in Falmouth, Cornwall, has more than doubled his fundraising target following a 630-mile walk to help fight a cancer that has afflicted several members of his family. Paul Beevers hoped to raise at least £3,000 for Prostate Cancer UK, through walking the length of the South West Coast path. To date the total stands at £7,300, with donations still coming in. His marathon walk started in Poole, Dorset before taking in Portland, the Jurassic Coast and the entire coasts of Devon and Cornwall before the final Somerset section. After 42 days, 630 miles and 35,000 metres of climbing, Paul arrived in Minehead, Somerset.


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