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St Andrew's Day
St Andrew's Day
30th November 2021
National news

Today is St Andrew’s Day, so we found out a little more about this important Scottish festival. Why we celebrate it and what it means to so many people around the world....

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Hanukkah
Hanukkah
26th November 2021
National news

This Sunday marks the start of Hanukkah, the eight-day festival of lights for the Jewish faith....

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Fill your boots this shopping weekend
Fill your boots this shopping weekend
23rd November 2021
National news

his weekend is not only Black Friday, but Cyber Monday too. And next weekend is Small Business Saturday. So, what better time to hit the high streets and get ready for Christmas?...

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New Members' Magazine, Podium
New Members' Magazine, Podium
15th November 2021
National news

Welcome to your special centenary edition of our brand-new members’ magazine, Podium. Packed full of history, adventure and insight....

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Remembrance Day
Remembrance Day
11th November 2021
National news

To remember and honour all members of the Commonwealth’s Armed Forces, CSSC will be inviting its staff to observe the two-minute silence at 11am today....

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Win a Break this Founders’ Day
Win a Break this Founders’ Day
4th November 2021
National news

Today marks exactly 100 years since we were founded by four visionaries of the civil service. And we’re celebrating our ‘Founders’ Day’ with a series of giveaways and introspectives....

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Diwali
Diwali
2nd November 2021
National news

The five days of Diwali starts today and lasts all week, culminating on Bhai Duj on Saturday....

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Halloween ideas and themes
Halloween ideas and themes
26th October 2021
National news

It’s Halloween this weekend and a great chance to get outside and make some awesome memories with your friends and family. And not a trick in sight....

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World Teachers' Day
World Teachers' Day
5th October 2021
National news

Today is World Teachers’ Day where we come together, recognise and thank our amazing teachers for their hard work, dedication and resilience....

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What to do in October
What to do in October
1st October 2021
National news

Despite its often gloomy weather and dark evenings, October is a fantastic month to get out and about, explore and have fun with CSSC....

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National GetOutside Day - 26 September
National GetOutside Day - 26 September
24th September 2021
National news

This Sunday, 26 September is Ordnance Survey’s National GetOutside Day. So, what better opportunity to explore somewhere gorgeous near you, with the perfect partnership of CSSC and Ordnance Survey?...

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National Fitness Day
National Fitness Day
21st September 2021
National news

On Wednesday 22 September it’s National Fitness Day, so what better day to explore CSSC’s products, partners and offers?...

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Kensington Palace volunteer award celebration
Kensington Palace volunteer award celebration
16th September 2021
National news

Congratulations to our volunteer award winners who were presented with their 2020 CSSC awards by HRH The Duchess of Gloucester, at Wednesday night’s centenary celebration at Kensington Palace....

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No Time to Die
No Time to Die
13th September 2021
National news

Today is the most hotly anticipated day in the cinema calendar, with tickets to the long-awaited James Bond film, No Time to Die, going on sale. Make sure you get yours with CSSC for some of the best prices around....

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The London Marathon 2021
The London Marathon 2021
6th September 2021
National news

This year’s London Marathon is under a month away, so there’s still plenty of time to keep up with your training regime and to take onboard some last-minute hints and tips from fellow runners....

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Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games
23rd August 2021
National news

Tomorrow is the start of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic games. Two weeks of awesome sports from some of the most inspiring and skilled athletes in the world....

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Plotting for the future
Plotting for the future
9th August 2021
National news

This week is National Allotments week and we’re celebrating the contribution that these valuable spaces make to not only our health and wellbeing but our town, cities and habitats throughout the country....

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Cycle to work day 2021
Cycle to work day 2021
4th August 2021
National news

Tomorrow is national cycle to work day, which is a great opportunity to talk to your friends, colleagues, leaders, and organisations about encouraging more people to cycle to work....

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The Tokyo Olympic Games - pt.2
The Tokyo Olympic Games - pt.2
21st July 2021
National news

It’s just two days to go until Tokyo 2020 kicks off, in what is sure to be sensational style. It’s guaranteed to be like no other Olympics in the history of the Games....

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The Tokyo Olympic Games -pt.1
The Tokyo Olympic Games -pt.1
19th July 2021
National news

This Friday is the opening ceremony of Tokyo 2020, the Olympic Games. It’s been a long time coming and is set to be the most highly anticipated event of the year....

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July - The sporting month
July - The sporting month
7th July 2021
National news

After the drought of sporting events last year, it seems 2021 is playing catch up. And no month has a fuller agenda than July....

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Armed Forces Day - 26 June 2021
Armed Forces Day - 26 June 2021
25th June 2021
National news

Join us in showing your support for the men, women and families of our serving personnel, veterans and cadets of the Armed Forces, for this year’s Armed Forces Day....

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Public Service Day
Public Service Day
23rd June 2021
National news

It’s Public Service Day today, when we give thanks to the millions of public servants throughout the UK and the world for their hard work and service to others....

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ASICS London 10k with The Charity of Civil Servants
ASICS London 10k with The Charity of Civil Servants
22nd June 2021
National news

The Charity has been taking part in the London 10k since 2006, with 10 places for civil servants to create a running team for the ASICS London 10k. Sign up today to take part!...

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A living laboratory at Kew’s wild botanic garden, Wakehurst
A living laboratory at Kew’s wild botanic garden, Wakehurst
7th June 2021
National news

The new Landscape Ecology Programme launches at Wakehurst to explore and research the value of biodiversity....

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