Anglia donates £8000 to Wisbech community organisations

Press Release published by Anglia

Anglia Components, the Wisbech-based electronic component distributor, is presenting cheques totalling £8000 to two very well regarded local good causes: The Alan Hudson Day Treatment Centre and The Helping Hands Group.

Steve Rawlins, Anglia’s CEO commented

Many of our staff are from Wisbech and the surrounding area and we feel that it’s vital to give back to the community in which we live and work. These two very worthwhile organisations make a huge difference to the lives of people with serious illnesses and disabilities and we are proud to be able to support them. Several staff have had experience of their work, as family members have benefitted from the care of one or other of these organisations.

Nearly £3000 was donated directly by the staff themselves through raffles and other fund-raising activities – the balance being contributed by the company. A year ago, Anglia Components streamlined its charitable activities to focus on two local organisations each year.  The two are chosen through a staff ballot.

The Alan Hudson Day Treatment Centre, based at North Cambridgeshire Hospital in Wisbech, is a day centre supporting people who are living with a life-limiting illness. The Helping Hands Group offers Further Education, Personal Development, Day Opportunities, Work Experience and Supported Living for adults in Wisbech and the surrounding areas with a wide range of learning/physical disabilities including Autism, Sensory Impairment, Brain Injury, PMLD and Asperger’s Syndrome. Each good cause receives £4000.

About Anglia

Anglia is the UK’s leading independent authorised distributor of semiconductors, optoelectronics, interconnect, and passive and electromechanical components. A signatory of the ADS SC21 programme, the company holds AS9120, ISO9001 & ISO14001 accreditations and IECQ-CECC qualification. 

Technically adept, with an experienced team of staff, Anglia supports OEM and EMS companies in every sector of electronics manufacturing. Anglia's suppliers include some of the world's leading electronic component brands, complemented by many smaller companies with leadership in their chosen technologies.

Anglia stocks over 1 billion components from over 900,000 product lines in the UK. Components from every supplier are stocked in depth and breadth for same-day dispatch. Anglia aims to streamline logistics and reduce customers' transaction costs through services that include KAN-BAN, EDI, and customer-dedicated inventory, while an accurate, on-time delivery performance is a vital goal for the company.

Technical support spans a sampling service that delivers over £150,000 worth of free evaluation parts each year and expert technical advice from well-trained product specialists and face-to-face guidance from field applications engineers. Both commercially and technically, management of industry legislation and component obsolescence are recognised as areas of vital importance to customers.

Anglia is driven by an ethic of ever-improving customer understanding and, as a privately owned business, aims to provide a fast, consistent and highly responsive service. Further information can be found at 

For further details please contact:

Michelene Hircock at Anglia, Sandall Road, Wisbech, PE13 2PS, UK.

Phone: +44 (0)1945 47 47 47; Web:;


Press contact:

Peter van der Sluijs

Neesham PR

+44 (0) 1296 628180

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