12 Oct 18

88 year old fundraiser earns national Growing Old Disgracefully award!

When 88-year old John Harvey announced he wanted to ride the world’s fastest zip wire for charity, people told him he was crazy! But four months after whizzing down the Velocity 2 at over 80 miles per hour, John has been awarded the Growing Old Disgracefully prize at the fifth annual National Activity Providers Association…

19 Jul 18

Football fundraisers are top of the league

Football fans have raised more than £11,000 for St Luke’s Hospice over the last two years. From bucket collections and car boot sales to family fun days and raffles, Northwich 1874 Community Football Club and its supporters are at the top of their game when it comes to fundraising. Angela Slack, Community Partnerships Manager at…

14 Jul 18

Land’s End to John O’Groats blog – day 14 (the last day!)

Saturday 14th July 7am Well it’s here! Last day today 🙂 Today our final destination will be John O Groats! We have around 75 miles to do and will be finishing around tea time! Thank you everyone who has donated to St Luke’s Hospice and for everyone’s support over the last 14 days, it really is greatly appreciated….

13 Jul 18

Land’s End to John O’Groats blog – day 13

Friday 13th July 7am Day 13 of the 14 day cycle today. Inverness to Altnaharra today – 75miles!!!   7.35am How far we have come! We have not made it easy for ourselves either, we have chosen all the more challenging routes. Yesterday I even did a 7 miles stone track on my road bike, that…

13 Jul 18

Land’s End to John O’Groats blog – day 12

Thursday 12th July 7.19am Today is the longest day. 85 miles with steepest climb of the whole ride. We are cycling the Caledonian Canal and Loch Ness. 3 more days to go! 7.35am We left bikes somewhere last night and will go back and pick them up this morning. Got a lift to the hostel…

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