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iEnergy Solar Lantern Project

Thanks to all of your support, Gecko has been able to donate £1,500 towards iEnergy’s Solar Lantern Project currently in operation in the North Eastern region of Sri Lanka. The funds were raised from The Gecko Pub Quiz in January … Continue reading

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The Gecko Sixes 2018 – Match Report

In the midst of a glorious summer heatwave, The Gecko Sixes returned to the Victoria Recreation Ground in its eleventh edition on Saturday 4th August.  Our annual cricket tournament is a fun filled day of six-a-side cricket for all ages, … Continue reading

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The Gecko Sixes 2018 – Charity Cricket Tournament

Given the football and the weather, the British summer so far has been both atypical and exhilarating. With World Cup heartache now behind us (what a tournament!), we know what you’re thinking: how best to channel this sporty competitive energy, … Continue reading

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The Thambiluvil Orphanage

Gecko has supported a number of worthwhile projects, ranging from our most recent contribution to Chitra Lane, contributions toward humanitarian efforts following natural disasters, and supporting training of mental health nurses in Sri Lanka.   The Thambiluvil Home for Girls … Continue reading

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Chitra Lane

Thank you to everyone who came to support us at the Gecko Pub Quiz last month; we hope you all had an amazing time. We would like to tell you about our beneficiary project from last year’s funds. We raised … Continue reading

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Gecko Pub Quiz 2018: “And the winner is…”

It was a rainy Saturday in the gloomy month of January, but all was not lost. Quizmaster extraordinaire Denesh was back hosting the Annual Gecko Pub Quiz, bringing joy to the faces of millions. Well, not quite millions. But with … Continue reading

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Gecko Pub Quiz 2018: The Perfect Evening

Written by Denesh Srikantharajah It’s mid January and those blues are hanging around far longer than I had planned for: that solitary gym session on 2nd January was swiftly followed by a run of (albeit delicious) Nandos fina pittas, those … Continue reading

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Caribbean Hurricanes 2017

By Wikum While our charity primarily raises funds for projects in Sri Lanka, where possible we also contribute towards other humanitarian efforts around the world, particularly following extreme natural disasters. Over the last 2 months, hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria … Continue reading

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Diwali: The Festival of Light

Happy Diwali Everyone! Diwali is a festival where people from all age groups participate. They give expression to their happiness by lighting earthen ‘diyas’ (lamps), decorating the houses, bursting fireworks and inviting near and dear ones to their households for partaking … Continue reading

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Gecko Sixes 2017 – Match Report

There is no bigger day in our calendar than the Gecko Sixes. Saturday 10 June was the date this time around, and the Committee were hugely excited for this edition of our charity’s flagship event. While there had been some … Continue reading

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