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Paint it Pink – Charity Event
Saturday 7th February 2015 @ 00:07 by Mark Andrews


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On Friday 13 and Saturday 14 February 2015, Tameside 4 Good is asking everyone in Tameside to simply wear or make something pink and donate £2 to the charity. It is a fun way to show your love for Tameside and by raising money for Tameside 4 Good you are improving local lives. Share your fun fundraising activities with friends and family and on social media #paintedpink.

During the event 103.6 Tameside Radio will be supporting the PAINT IT PINK event across Tameside. We’ll be visiting various events to see how the fundraising efforts are helping raising money for Tameside 4 Good.



Here’s the full list of events:-


FRIDAY 13th February

► Tameside 4 Good pop-up Paint It Pink Tearoom at Volunteer Centre Tameside, 95-97 Penny Meadow, Ashton-under-Lyne

►Thyme to Eat on Stamford St, Ashton, will be donating the proceeds from sales of chocolate sponge and pink custard. Plus, Manchester tart with shortbread biscuit hearts with pink icing

►From 12noon—1pm, Volunteer Centre Tameside will host a Tameside 4 Good Paint It Pink bake sale. It will be a place where you can socialise, drink a brew, taste some treats, experience feel good factor and demonstrate your support for Tameside 4 Good.

►For only one hour, experience the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party in the training room at Volunteer Centre Tameside!

► Tameside Voices will be performing at the Grafton Centre in Hyde from 1.45 pm – 2.30 pm on Friday 13 Feb. The group would love an audience. The event is free they would  appreciate a donation towards the delectable pink cakes and (normal coloured) cuppa. On the day the weekly subs the group pays will go to Paint it Pink. They will be wearing pink, with a prize for the most outrageous costume – if you care to compete.

►Garcia & Sykes, in Stalybridge, has gone the extra mile for Paint It Pink. The wrought iron specialist has used it skills to create a bright pink 7ft garden arch to raise funds for Tameside 4 Good. Donate minimum £1 now to be entered into a draw to win this amazing piece of art and do your bit to help

►The Thomas Cook UK stores in #Tameside are getting involved in #PaintedPink. They will be embracing pink and  selling pink cakes

►Puccini’s Ashton team will be wearing Tameside 4 Good pink wristbands on Friday and Saturday

►Tameside Council’s Public Health are doing a bit to support for charity.  The team – PUBLIC HEALTH PAINT IT PINK even has a colleague dying their hair pink to raise money for Tameside 4 Good!


SATURDAY 14th February

►From 11am – 1pm, Tameside Cultural Services will be running a Paint It Pink pavement art activity at Portland Basin Museum, Ashton-under-Lyne. The pavement art will take place inside the museum. The interactive activity will see visitors showing their love for Tameside by using chalk to draw / write what the community groups, people and places they love in Tameside.

► Local charity The Anthony Seddon Fund is joining in Paint It Pink. The charity will be selling cakes from its shop on 1 Market St, Ashton-under-Lyne, to fundraise for Tameside 4 Good.

►Members from Ashton Rotary are to place Tameside 4 Good paper hearts around the Rotary Wheel outside Ashton Baths on Saturday 14 February at 10.45am.

►  Mo from Five a Day on Melbourne Street in Stalybridge has set a sponsored challenge. If Stalybridge can raise £250 for Tameside 4 Good five shops along Melbourne Street will be painted pink!

►Tameside Council’s Public Health Tameside will be doing Paint Public Health Pink – the team will be baking healthy treats to raise funds for Tameside 4 Good

►Chris Bird from Sports Tours International is taking on a sponsored run around Tameside on Saturday 14 Feb. He’s aiming to get to all nine towns in two hours.

►O2 Ashton will be baking pink cakes for customers on Friday 13 and Sat 14 Feb

►The Leading Edge Salon in Hyde will be filling the salon with pink balloons for the Paint It Pink weekend and having a great fundraiser

►11am-1pm West African Development will be hosting drumming workshops at the Lymefield Outdoor Learning Centre in Broadbottom

►The Thomas Cook UK stores in #Tameside are getting involved in #PaintedPink. They will be embracing pink and  selling pink cakes

►Chris Bird is aiming to raise £1400 for @Tameside4Good #paintedpink To help raise money for Tameside 4 Good, Paint it Pink, he will be running a Pink-a-thon..a marathon ran wearing pink!! On Saturday morning, Chris will be running though the 9 towns in the borough of Tameside, starting in Mossley and finishing in Broadbottom. In addition, he’ll will also be running through his home town of Hattersley! Show your love for Tameside on Valentine’s day!

For further information on Tameside 4 Good, visit their website here