Monthly Archives: June 2013

Back From the Hills – The Magnificent 7!

At the weekend The Magnificent 7 from Smiths News IT at last put all their hard work and training into practice, when they tackled the National Three Peaks Challenge. Vicky Enebeli reports on her experiences… We started Ben Nevis at 4:30pm on … Continue reading

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Steve Gets on His Bike

Steve Benson at Stockport has been in touch to remind us of his fundraising challenge which takes place next month… I have signed up for the 62 mile Manchester to Blackpool bike ride on Sunday 14th July. The Christie cancer … Continue reading

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The Race for Life Enters July

Nora Roth at Rowan House has been in touch with details of her latest entry in the Race for Life coming up in July… I’m taking part for the 5th year in the Race for Life on 14th July in … Continue reading

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It’s “Job Done” for Kevin

Trade Marketing‘s Kevin Fitzmaurice had a Father’s Day with a difference on June 16th, when he took part in Europe’s largest charity cycle ride, the London to Brighton Bike Ride. This is a major fundraiser for the British Heart Foundation. … Continue reading

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Jackie the Brave

Ahead of the Magnificent 7’s National 3 Peaks Challenge this weekend, we have news that Instore‘s Jackie Jamieson has been blazing a trail up Ben Nevis already! She has a valuable insight re the ‘on the ground’ conditions up there, … Continue reading

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Lucy Gets Running

Lucy Manfield – graduate trainee at Rowan House – is taking part in the British 10k London Run on July 14th. This event bills itself as “The world’s greatest road race route”. Lucy’s chosen charity is the Alzheimer’s Society and according to … Continue reading

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Bertrams Bravehearts Face the Dragon

In the wake of last week’s Race the Dragon, we have news of another intrepid team! Bertrams Bravehearts are taking part in the Norwich Dragon Boat Race on the 21st July in aid of the East Anglian Air Ambulance. This is an … Continue reading

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Borehamwood Join the Race for Life

We have our third Race for Life report for this year via Borehamwood‘s Lenka Polakova 🙂 We as a team The Bravehearts ran the race for life on 9th June and the total amount we raised as a team is £738.94. … Continue reading

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Claire’s Charity Walk!!

She may be new to the Communications Team at Rowan House, but that hasn’t stopped Claire Phillips-High getting stuck-in straight away with Charity Fundraising! She has a personal reason for doing so, as Claire explains… Stars Appeal, which is Salisbury … Continue reading

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Paris to Swindon: The All Important Who’s Who

The response to this year’s cycling challenge has been amazing! A team of 20 drawn from across the whole of Smiths News will assemble to tackle the route from Paris to Swindon this September. We’re keeping their pictures under wraps … Continue reading

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