Some playground games just don’t get old and 10 year old Amie from Mount Hawke has proven that skipping certainly has not gone out of fashion, and can even be used to raise some serious cash for good causes.
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Two young sisters from Uffculme have been helping to look after the environment at the same time as raising money for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).
Lizzie Rock-Evans, age seven, and her sister Hannah, age five, did a sponsored litter pick for CHSW after learning more about the charity while donating a bag of items at the Tiverton charity shop.
Mum Sarah said: “They wanted to know more about what the shop was for and when I explained it was raising money for very poorly children they wanted to do something to help.
An eight-year-old boy from Barnstaple has completed a marathon-sized fundraising challenge for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).
Leo Withers ran the equivalent of 26.2 miles in 10 days after reading about the charity and how it helps local families in the North Devon Gazette.
The Fremington Primary School pupil started on May 1 and covered the distance with daily after-school runs near his home in Sticklepath, and in his garage on his dad Alex’s treadmill.
Five year old Amelie Cox from Ivybridge has read 106 books as part of her own charity readathon to raise funds for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).
After enjoying completing a sponsored readathon so much at her school; Stowford Primary in Ivybridge, Amelie decided she would set herself the challenge of reading even more books at home in a second charity readathon.
As part of World Book Day back in March, the children and families of Beansprouts Childcare in Weston-super-Mare held a sponsored ‘listen’ to raise money for books for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).
All the children, aged 1-4, enjoyed sharing books with their families over the period of one week.
Jason Gribble from Redruth has set himself a mammoth swimming challenge in memory of his Grandad; John Gribble.
Kelly House's gardens near Launceston will be open to the public every Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday until 27th June and will be taking the opportunity to educate its visitors about the poisonous plants and flowers that may be found in a country garden.
Keen painter and charity fundraiser Maureen Crofts from Perranporth is supporting a cause close to her heart through the sale of her paintings.