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Lynne Vosper from Falmouth is looking forward to taking part in Children’s Hospice South West’s (CHSW) 10th anniversary Moonlight Memory Walk which is happening in Falmouth on Saturday 30th March.
Lynne has taken part in all but one of the charity’s Moonlight Memory Walks over the last 10 years and this year she will be leading the hundreds of walkers at the special 10th anniversary event.
Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) held its annual Jail and Bail fundraising event at Devonport Guildhall in Plymouth on Friday 15th March which raised an amazing £19,136 for the local children’s charity.
12 local business people took part in the event which involved individuals getting arrested and put on trial for fictitious crimes including excessive networking, hacking facebook and being loud in the workplace.
Two sisters from Bideford are taking on next month’s Virgin Money London Marathon in aid of North Devon’s two hospice charities.
Vikki Oliver, 29, is running the world’s biggest marathon on Sunday, April 28 in aid of Children’s Hospice South West, while sister Gemma Copp, 32, is taking part in aid of North Devon Hospice.
They have spent many months training together for their first ever marathon, at the same time as fundraising for their chosen charities.
Even more swimmers are being invited to take on the thrill of an open water swim event in aid of Children’s Hospice South West this summer.
The charity has partnered with Dartmoor Open Water Swim to offer two shorter distance swims, alongside the 8,000m, 4,000m and 2,000m courses at Roadford Lake, near Okehampton, on Sunday, June 16.
More than 200 walkers navigated their way across Exmoor in the 27th annual Rotary StarTrek Challenge on Saturday night.
A total of 46 teams, made up of 240 walkers, took part in this year’s event, organised by the two Ilfracombe Rotary clubs in aid of Children’s Hospice South West and North Devon Hospice and many other local charities and good causes.
Paul and Renate O’Donnell of Wood ‘n’ Things have supported Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) for 16 years and raised tens of thousands of pounds for the charity. Much to their delight, the couple recently won £1,000 in the charity’s weekly lottery.