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DIY SOS building children's centre for Big Build BBC Children in Need Special

DIY SOS will build a bespoke children’s counselling and therapy centre for Treetops Hospice in Risley, Derbyshire


DIY SOS is partnering with BBC Radio 2, to deliver this year’s BBC Children in Need Big Build.  

The team will build a bespoke children’s counselling and therapy centre for Treetops Hospice in Risley, Derbyshire. 


Speaking of the episode, Nick Knowles said: "We have another huge build ahead of us in Derbyshire, which will provide a crucial space for children and their families who are going through some of the toughest times.  

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"If you have a trade, a skill, can spare some time to graft or can help us with materials then get in touch. It’ll be a blast." 

Tommy Nagra, director of content at BBC Children in Need added: "We are so looking forward to seeing this amazing DIY SOS build come together for Treetops Hospice and the support from our friends at Radio 2, who together will create a lasting legacy in the East Midlands." 


Helen Thomas, Head of Radio 2 said: "Following last year’s fantastic DIY SOS to help the Getaway Girls Centre in Leeds, I’m thrilled that this year, we are a part of this Children in Need special to support Treetops Hospice.  

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"I have an army of eager presenters who are looking forward to getting involved." 

Those interested in volunteering as a professional trade or donating product to this charitable build must email: before Trades Day to arrange an appointment to meet with the team. 


The build will commence from Monday September 11 – Thursday September 21 2023. 

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