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Here are the top 4 stories of the week…







St Helens extend deal with Cash Converters

The relationship between the 2018 Betfred Super League Leaders’ Shield winners and the company will continue for a further three years. This will enable Cash Converters to not only appear on the front of the home kit once more, but also enhance the valuable community work already undertaken between themselves and the club.

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Saracens get green light to renovate the West Stand at Allianz park

Saracens Rugby Club has announce it has been granted planning permission and secured funding in partnership with Barnet Council to renovate the West Stand at Allianz Park. The current West Stand in the multi-purpose north London stadium will be transformed into a modern, fit for purpose event facility and community hub for education, sporting and outreach activities.

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Scottish Rugby continues partnership with Smile Plus Dental Care

Scottish Rugby continues their relationship with long-standing dental partner Smile Plus Dental Care, the Official Dentist and Mouthguard Provider of Scottish Rugby and Edinburgh Rugby. Fiona Davidson, the Practice Principal, has been the Official Dentist of Scottish Rugby for over a decade, delivering general and emergency dental care, as well as the provision of custom-made mouthguards.

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Charity benefits from Exeter Chiefs Foundation fundraising efforts

The well-being of patients and families who use Hospiscare has received a huge boost after the Exeter-based charity this week received a cheque to the tune of £100,000. Earlier this year The Exeter Property Summer Ball and the Exeter Chiefs Foundation teamed together to offer a unique opportunity to a local project to assist in funding a capital project by means of a Legacy Project Grant.

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