Category Archives: Flagship Fundraiser

Trans Pennine Hike – Mission Complete

After Nadine’s story yesterday, how did the others get on? The answer is… mighty fine! Each of our 22 walkers did amazingly, battling sore knees and blisters, and all deserved their medal as they crossed the finish line. We’re still totting … Continue reading

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And Then There Were 3…

At last we have news from our Trans Pennine Hikers! In our first post from the event, we have The Consortium‘s Nadine Evans, whose picture and marvellous personal account below shows why her story deserves to be told on its own… … Continue reading

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Good Luck Trans Pennine Hikers!

We wish everyone hitting the Trans Pennine trail the very best of luck for your hike this weekend. May the weather gods be kind to you and we look forward to seeing all your photos and hearing your travellers’ tales … Continue reading

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Who’s Taking Part in the Trans Pennine Hike?

The answer is lots of you! We have 23 participants, which is just brilliant. So on the 18th July the following will be heading for the hills to raise pots of cash for Macmillan: Simon Parker and Abby Brooks – Bertrams … Continue reading

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Borehamwood Have a Food Day

The Trans-Pennine Hike on July 18th may seem a long way away, but Borehamwood are already up and running with their fundraising! Chris Foord and Abby Slinger have signed up for this event, so their colleagues thought the best way … Continue reading

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Last Call for Hikers

Inspired by yesterday’s London Marathon, but you’re not keen on running? We have just the answer in the shape of our next Flagship Fundraiser, The Trans Pennine Hike! Fancy a 26-mile hike in glorious scenery? Then this is for you. The … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

We hope you had a great Easter break and have come back raring to go with all your Community Link-Up activities! We have some great events lined up for the coming months. Our next flagship event is the Trans Pennine … Continue reading

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Get Going on the Trans Pennine Hike

Our second Flagship Event of the year is a fundraising one – the Trans Pennine Hike for Macmillan Cancer Support. We’re heading north this time to trek 26 miles in the glorious Peak District. This was the first area of … Continue reading

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From Source to Sauce: The Slideshow

Following last week’s Mission Complete post, we thought you’d like to add some more sauce to your day! So here are some more pictures from Luke Simons’s From Source to Sauce adventures. Last time we looked, Luke’s Virgin Money Giving page showed a magnificent £2,578 raised. Well done! As this was … Continue reading

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From Source to Sauce – Mission Complete

Instore’s Luke Simons completed his Source to Sauce challenge on Sunday – he arrived at Worcester Severn Bridge amidst cheering and clapping, as friends and family (and a few spectators!) watched him dragonboating to the finish line. Friends and family … Continue reading

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