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Golf Day & Dinner raises over £16k

We are delighted to announce that The Build a School in Gambia Golf Day and Dinner was a huge success raising over £16,000 for the charity.  The event was staged at the Stoke By Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa and was well attended by many in the Plumbing & Heating Business.  This year the Golf […]

By |May 19th, 2015|News|Comments Off

Race Night Success

We had another fantastic night on Saturday, raising funds with lots of ‘fun’ thrown in. Our race night raised over £1000 for the Build a School in Gambia Charity. Thank you to everyone that came and made the night such a great success and dug deep….buying cakes (thanks to Dianne! Over £100 was made on […]

By |March 30th, 2015|News|Comments Off

Saving Saikou

We are very happy to report that BASIG has been able to help a little boy, Saikou, who recently had an emergency hernia operation. It was spotted by one of our BASIG members, Pauline, who was visiting the Mrs Jallow’s school. She noticed that Saikou had a huge navel hernia and it was aggravating him. […]

By |March 18th, 2015|News|14,667 Comments

Thank you letter from SOS School

By |February 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Raise Your Glass for Johnny Wark!

It is with great pleasure to announce that we have secured the entertainment for our fully booked Golf Day at Stoke By Nayland Hotel & Spa on the 15th May….. JOHNNY WARK
John Wark is a Scottish former footballer who spent most of his playing time with Ipswich Town. He won a record four ‘Player of […]

By |February 3rd, 2015|News|11,402 Comments

Race Night – 28th March 2015

Join us for a great evening of ‘racing’…. raising all important funds for the charity and the current improvement projects. See poster for details. Don’t miss out!

Our last race night raised a fantastic £1500. The evening was full of fun and of course, tensions were high (if the shouting at the screens was anything to […]

By |January 16th, 2015|News|12,053 Comments

15th May 2015 – Charity Golf Day & Dinner


If you would like to attend our BASIG Charity Dinner on Friday 15th May at the Stoke by Nayland Hotel, we have some tables available! The evening includes a delicious three course dinner followed by an evening packed with great entertainment; there is a raffle draw to win some great prizes, a charity auction and a […]

By |January 13th, 2015|News|15,717 Comments

Creating Opportunities & Success

We are very proud to announce that Philomen Badjam has completed her first year studying Basic English at the local SOS School. She passed with flying colours and is now able to enrol in the second year of the course. Once the course has been completed Philomen plans to study Early Child Development at the […]

By |January 6th, 2015|News|17,021 Comments

November ‘Review’ Trip

The trip started with an important stop at the Bank. The £4000 that we took over was changed (70 dalasi to the £) and then paid into the Nursery School’s bank account. We kept back some of the money changed to purchase 6 months worth of cleaning materials for the school .


It was great to […]

By |November 19th, 2014|News|14,829 Comments

Top 100 Oct & Nov Winners

Here are the results for October and November Top 100 draw, congrats to the winners! Anyone who wishing to join the Top 100 Club please click here.


Adam Barton 1st £30.00

Mick Coleman 2nd £21.00

Di Biedul 3rd £9.00


Karen Cornforth 1st £30.00

Gary Mowles 2nd £21.00


By |November 1st, 2014|News|17,480 Comments