Race for life 2016


Posts about charity and fundraisers

Enter the children’s short story competition

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three children wiritng at a desk with an adult sat smiling at them. Teacher helping students in school classroom. Horizontally framed shot.

Have you got a budding writer at home? The short story competition is now open with Leukaemia Cancer Society. ⁣ ⁣ Open to children between 7 and 15 years old, they can enter a short story (less than 500 words) for their chance to be published, with the book raising money for the Leukaemia Cancer […] Read more…


Get running for Alder Hey children’s hospital

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Daniel and scarlet Moffat in stars pyjamas

  It’s every parents worst nightmare for their child to become seriously ill and living in Lancashire I do know people who have been through this and have used he services that Alder Hey children’s hospital provide. Every year Alder Hey cares for over 275,000 patients and their families. I wanted to share a story […] Read more…


East Lancashire Hospice Bubble Rush 2019

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East lancs hospice Bubble Rush 2019

  Lucas and I, along with my friend and her daughter have signed up to take part in Bubble Rush in April. My friend and I did the Race for Life in 2016 but rather than the usual course, we did the Pretty Muddy one so I was delighted when I was shown the Bubble […] Read more…


On the road with… the Summer of Pride

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Summer of Pride #PrideOfBritain

  TSB partners with Trinity Mirror’s Pride of Britain, which is the only awards event in the UK honouring everyday unsung heroes. This event showcases a jaw-dropping act of incredible courage, such as a long battle against the odds or inspirational campaigning. The event is televised at the end of October.   TSB has its […] Read more…


#ReverseAdvent with The Co-Op

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  The Co-Op invited me to take part in their initiative #ReverseAdvent. The idea is every day in advent I put one (or more) item into a box and donate it to someone on Christmas Eve.     They have gifted nearly 700 starters packs to the public so that they can get started with […] Read more…


Sir Quentin Blake Takes on Tatton Park Mansion

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Tatton Park’s 18th century mansion houses a number of precious and historical works of art from the 14th to 20th century, including paintings by Canaletto, Van Dyck, Chardin and Guercino (as part of the Egerton family’s diverse collection). This year, Tatton is delighted to add a temporary addition to this collection – a wonderful illustration […] Read more…


Race For Life 2016

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A couple of weeks ago I took part in Cancer Research Race for Life with two of my friends. We chose to do the Pretty Muddy course rather than the regular run, I’m not a runner but I thought the Pretty Muddy looked like a fun alternative and a great way of raising money for a […] Read more…