Raising around £2.2 million each year, purely thanks to community fundraising activities, the Rotherham Hospice humbly enhances the quality of life of patients and those important to them through specialist palliative care services and education.

Friends of Yellowman have dedicated their support to Rotherham Hospice since September 2012, after Bramall Lane’s famed “Yellowman” Dave Middleton was diagnosed with a rare terminal gallbladder cancer. Never giving up and remaining positive throughout his 15th month battle, Dave determinedly raised money for Rotherham Hospice to help others in similar situations to his. After sadly losing the battle in August 2013 that he fought so hard to beat, Dave’s family and friends have carried on his legacy ever since; raising funds to support people in their own battles against the disease.

This is a charity that we’ve supported for a number of years now, so we jumped at the chance of sponsoring another Friends of Yellowman Charity Golf Event this year.

Global golfFriends of Yellowman Charity Golf Day organiser Brian Robbins said:

‘The 6th Friends of Yellowman Charity Golf Day at College Pines was a tremendous success with more than £8,525 raised for The Rotherham Hospice.  116 golfers enjoyed the day with 15 team prizes and 18 individual hole prizes up for grabs. Add some fantastic auction prizes donated by Mathew Fitzpatrick, Lee Westwood, Jim Furyk and all the local professional sports teams and it was a great day for a great cause.  

We had fantastic support from many local companies and a special mention has to be made of the 15th hole Global Windows Challenge. A hole-in-one won you a fantastic composite door fully fitted with accessories and to just hold the green a sleeve of Titleist Pro V1 was on offer. No-one managed to win the door this year, but a few lucky golfers took away the balls.’

With a respectable £31,927.67 raised over the past 6 events, we’re really proud to have sponsored and taken part in what sadly looks like the last ‘Friends of Yellowman’ fundraising event. But we hope to support Rotherham Hospice at future charity events, to carry on ‘Yellowman’s’ legacy; supporting people and their families with the fight against cancer.

Dave Middleton - Yellowman

Who was Yellowman?

Dave Middleton was nicknamed ‘Yellowman’ after appearing on Match of the Day countless times from behind the goal supporting his beloved Sheffield United, with memorable celebration dances in a bright yellow sweatshirt. His son Zack and good friend Mark originally started the Friends of Yellowman group, creating Facebook and Twitter accounts that really helped to spread the word and gain valuable support behind their noble cause.

Raising over £10,000 for Rotherham Hospice through various fundraising events, Dave and his family remain in our thoughts and we genuinely thank them for all the charity work they’ve done over the years; you’re an inspiration to us all.

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Brilliant company from all we’ve dealt with, right through to the fitters, to the follow-up emails making sure everything was ok. Having used you before and after having work done to my property, I thought you the only obvious choice to return. Was a little worried as I’d had insulated render fitted and was concerned about the removal and refitting into the same size opening, and the damage it would cause. No worries, it seems. Each to their own trade as they say, and I’m glad they managed it and left me in no doubt, another great job done. Many thanks to you all. And see you in 15 years again?

Checkatrade

Windows And Door

After a fair few months of looking for a good window provider we can say we are one hundred percent happy with Global. They exceeded our expectations from start to finish. Michael with the quote, the lovely ladies from the office and Andy and Josh who fitted our seven windows and front door. Very professional, good quality, quick and efficient work. A pleasure to work with such a team. Our next step is the conservatory with Global. Thank you and well done to all.

Florentina

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Excellent Service

My mum wanted to say thank you so much for the fantastic service Global windows have given her following her burglary. From start to finish they reassured her the replacement patio doors would be robust and fitted as quickly as possible to ensure the property was secured. On the day of fitting the fitters arrived promptly and installed the doors with no mess. The gentleman who organised this from Global (sorry she couldn’t remember his name) came out to check the doors and to see mum was happy with them brought her a beautiful bunch of flowers. Mum was over the moon. Thank you so much.

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We decided to re-use this Company despite moving house and County. Global were helpful and very professional at all stages of the installation. We found all their staff friendly and knowledgeable. Dates given, returning phone calls etc. were all met. The price was very competitive, the quality of their products was excellent with a good range of colours and styles. The fitters were very hardworking, managed to get the work done in one day rather than the expected 2, mainly due to the fact they worked as a team, didn’t take breaks and clearly knew their job. Great company.

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Fantastic work from start to finish. Great suggestions made to my own thoughts. The date agreed happened and I was kept fully informed of progress before installation. The fitters were courteous and efficient and worked hard completing on time. I am happy to recommend Global windows to anyone.”

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Replace Lots Of Windows In 4 Bays Along With Others Throughout House. New Door Fitted Also.

Excellent communication and attention to details. Windows were fine quality. Workmanship of highest quality and very considerate and careful. Would recommend to anyone.”

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