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Shalni Arora has become a Beacon Fellow after winning a Judges Special Award at a reception at Mansion House in London.

The Beacon Awards (http://beaconawards.org.uk/) celebrate outstanding philanthropy, giving awards to recognise exceptional philanthropists, changing the world through inspirational and strategic philanthropic investments of time, knowledge and resource.  Other winners on the night include Kelly Holmes, Vivienne Westwood and Martin Lewis the Money Saving Expert.…

Alderhey leads the way in research and innovation

Alder Hey and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital will be improved following a £3.4m award from the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR). The award will offer five years of funding for both the Clinical Research Facility at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital and the Clinical Research Unit at the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital.…

Major fundraising boost for Manchester Museum’s new South Asia Gallery

A major gift by Shalni and Simon Arora means that Manchester Museum’s plan to develop a permanent gallery on South Asia takes a great step forward.

A significant gift from the Aroras through the Savannah Wisdom Foundation and B&M Retail is the first step towards raising the remaining funds for the Gallery, which will be the first in the country to present both the deep history of South Asia, and the story of the diaspora community in the UK.…

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