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Legal eagles help hospice

A team of specialist lawyers from national law firm Irwin Mitchell raised over £1,200 for a local hospice by participating in an annual boat race.

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Oxford UK 31st May 2019 Vicars on penny farthings in Oxford'Credit Richard Cave Photography.''Vicars from across the country descended on Oxford on Friday to learn how to ride penny farthings to promote a charity event that raises money for the upkeep of historic churches.''A peloton of clergymen and women swept through the streets of Oxford in their dog collars to raise awareness of Ride + Stride, the annual fundraiser that sees the public sponsored to walk or cycle between churches.''Clergy who signed up received instruction from world experts from the Penny Farthing Club in the car park of Wolvercote Primary School, before the more accomplished and adventurous ones set off on a circular ride from St Peter's Church, First Turn.''The event passed off with plenty of nervous laughter and wobbling ' but no serious injuries or, worse, blasphemy.''Ride + Stride takes place this year on Saturday, September 14th. Nationally, the event raises more than �1million annually.'''Vicar&. said: 'Ride + Stride raises such a

Wetherby vicar takes ride in stride

Vicars from across the country learnt how to ride penny farthings to promote a charity event that raises money for the upkeep of historic churches, including Rev Nick Morgan from Wetherby.

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Friends ride the night for cancer charities

Friends ride the night for cancer charities

A group of 14 friends from Boston Spa have just taken part in the Women V Cancer, Ride the Night London raising £9,710 for three female cancer charities - Breast Cancer Care, Ovarian Cancer Action and Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust.

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Golf captain raises over £12k

Golf captain raises over £12k

Wetherby Golf Club Men’s Captain Terry Nicholson has handed over a cheque for £12,305.63 to Susan Childs of Prostate Cancer UK after his year of fundraising.

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Time for tea to help hospice

Time for tea to help hospice

Guests enjoying a Harrogate hotel’s afternoon tea this summer will be helping to raise funds for the region’s only dedicated children’s hospice.

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Teen on song for award

Teen on song for award

A Harrogate teenager who raised more than £12,000 for the national cancer charity Macmillan Cancer Support has been rewarded with The Young Macmillan Champion Award 2019 for the North of England.

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Remembering the role of women in war

Remembering the role of women in war

June 6 marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the day in 1944 when Allied forces in World War II invaded France from offshore, resulting in the largest seaborne invasion in history.

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