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Make ‘stunning and savage’ Croyde Ocean Triathlon your challenge in 2019

The Croyde Ocean Triathlon in association with the Pickwell Foundation returns on Sunday, July 14, 2019. Picture by howaboutdave photography

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.

Sea Breeze Skydivers Raise over £5000

skydiver at Perranporth

Eight colleagues from the Sea Breeze shop at Pentewan Sands campsite took part in a charity skydive and have raised £5063.55 for Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) while doing so.

The intrepid fundraisers took to the sky from Perranporth airfield with Cornwall Parachute Club on 25th November and all completed the jump, with some now looking to repeat it in the future and others glad it is complete.

Castle Vets' Sponsored Walk Raises Over £3000

Castle Vets sponsored walk

Castle Veterinary Group based in Launceston recently took on an 18 mile sponsored walk to help raise money towards their Charity of the Year partnership with Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW).

Castle Vets is one of the largest, independent vet practices in the south west, treating both pets and farm animals across north and east Cornwall and west Devon and the relationship with CHSW started back in the summer.

Former county cricket club chairman launches £26k London Marathon fundraiser for children’s hospice

Andy Nash with Somerset CCC CEO Andrew Cornish, players Sophie Luff, Josh Davey and Craig Overton, and Emma Perry and Tracy Harvey from Children’s Hospice South West at the Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton.

The former chairman of Somerset County Cricket Club is set to run the 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon in aid of Children’s Hospice South West.

Andy Nash, who retired in January this year after 14 years at the Specsavers County Championship club – 10 of which he served as chairman – will join Sir Mo Farah and a cast of thousands of runners in the world-famous road race on Sunday, April 28.

He hopes to raise £26,000 – £1,000 a mile – for the charity, which provides hospice care for hundreds of children and their families all over the South West.

Student’s Charity Head Shave Raises Over £2,000

Sophie Grey group photo after headshave

Penryn College student Sophie Grey has raised more than £2,000 for Children’s Hospice South West, following her incredible act of bravery and selflessness in participating in a charity head shave.

Sophie parted way with her long, brown locks in the Penryn College assembly hall last month, as friends, family, and school staff and students watched on in support.