Bob, Jamie and Dan from Triangle Networks based in Clevedon are aiming to raise £3,000 for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) by taking part in a combined 36 half marathons (12 each) over the course of the year.
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Royal Marines based at Instow have been stepping up their fundraising support for Children’s Hospice South West.
The 11 Amphibious Trails and Training Squadron, which raised more than £500 during a family fun day last summer, has now presented a further £671.71 to the charity following some festive fundraisers held on December 19.
Blights Motors in Bideford has raised £615 for Children’s Hospice South West.
The family-run MG dealership in Clovelly Road held a Christmas raffle in the showroom, and also collected donations to the charity from customers, staff and family members.
Around 1,000 raffle tickets were sold and Mary Blight, who ran the garage for many years with husband Fred, also made her own Christmas puddings and sold them to help boost the garage’s fundraising efforts.
The Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) shop in Nailsea, which has been trading since 2007, has temporarily closed due to re-fit to make it bigger and better. However, during closure you’ll still be able to support the charity as it’s opening a pop-up shop during this period.
If you’re taking your training for the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon up a notch this January, you’re not alone!
Former Somerset County Cricket Club chairman, Andy Nash will be among many running their first ever marathon on Sunday, April 28 – and he returned to the County Ground in Taunton yesterday (Wednesday) to train with members of the Somerset first team.
Children’s Hospice South West’s Little Bridge House hospice has been chosen to receive a grant of £746 from the Provincial Grand Lodge of Devonshire Freemasons.
The grant comes through the Masonic Charitable Foundation (MCF), and will be used to help provide respite care and support for the children and their families at the hospice in Fremington, North Devon.
Award-winning Masterchef Peter Gorton will add a touch of Michelin Star quality to the Falcon Hotel in Bude this winter.
The top West Country chef will be working with the hotel’s head chef Aaron Vanstone to create special two- and three-course menus for a series of charity ‘lunch and learn’ events taking place at the waterfront hotel.
If you’re looking for a new challenge with real bite in 2019, registration for the ‘stunning and savage’ Croyde Ocean Triathlon is now open and entry places are selling fast.
The Olympic distance triathlon, named as one of 220 Triathlon magazine’s ‘top 21 must-do’ triathlons, returns on Sunday, July 14.
Kingswood Preparatory School in Bath chose Children’s Hospice South West as its charity of the year for 2017-2018 and took part in a variety of fundraising activities.