Fundraising

Darts challenge hits the bullseye raising £866

A darts challenge event has raised £866 for the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance. Organised by the Seaton family, the Wally Seaton 2014 Memorial Darts Trophy took place at the Tigers Social Club in Holbeach and saw Chris Fiddler from Bourne walk away the winner. Runner-up was Gary Mace from Long Sutton and nine dart winner was Simon Hill with ...

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Pinchbeck building needs vote clicks from South Holland residents

A church hall is in need of help from South Holland residents – with just a click of a computer’s mouse. St Mary’s Church Hall in Pinchbeck is trying to win a public vote to be awarded £25,000 for urgent repairs. Organisers have already found the money for some of the refurbishment – but desperately need help to fund the ...

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Spalding duo raise £2,000 with midnight walk in London

Two Spalding women were among 17,000 women and some brave men who walked a marathon at the weekend all in aid of breast cancer. Sharon Macaulay, a solicitor from Calthrops, and Tammy Staples, school secretary of Ayscoughfee Hall School, took part in the annual London Moonwalk, which started at midnight on Saturday. Participants have to walk either a half marathon ...

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Friends take to streets in bras to fight cancer

Two Spalding women were among 17,000 women and some brave men who walked a marathon at the weekend all in aid of breast cancer. Sharon Macaulay, a solicitor from Calthrops, and Tammy Staples, school secretary of Ayscoughfee Hall School, took part in the annual London Moonwalk, which started at midnight on Saturday. Participants have to walk either a half marathon ...

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Sarah’s ready for the rat race

A Spalding mum gave it her all in a half marathon as she put the final touches to her training for a race billed as the “largest assault course on Earth”. Sarah Le Sage took part in the Plymouth Half Marathon as part of her training for the Burghley Dirty Weekend Rat Race, which takes place this Saturday. She finished ...

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How will you support Two Lips fundraising this month?

The Rotary Club of Spalding’s push to raise £10,000 for a third successive Two Lips campaign is well under way. Fundraising events are on throughout this month but the focal week starts on Monday and culminates in a ball at the Castle Sports Complex in Spalding on Saturday, May 17. Tribute acts to Take That and Robbie Williams are the ...

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Vista Crew runs up £550 for good cause

A group of 15 young people, volunteers and friends set off for a three mile run around town to raise money for the Multiple Sclerosis Society. The Vista Crew, which is a group for teenagers that meets every other Saturday morning at the St Nicolas Church Hall, organised the charity run on Sunday. The event raised around £550. The total ...

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Terry takes the high road for charity Tour de France

A Spalding cyclist is getting ready to ride up hill and down dale on the Yorkshire stretch of this year’s Tour de France for charity. Terry Roberts decided to climb into the saddle and start cycling just a few months ago after a chance meeting with an old school friend on the market. The pair settled on the 120-mile challenge ...

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Penny mile helps to raise cash for MND

Members and friends of the MND Association have been going the extra mile to raise cash for the charity. Last year Andrew Grantham was diagnosed with Motor Neurone disease and since then his friends and family have held various fundraising events in aid of the MND Association. The latest fundraiser was a Penny Mile held in Spalding’s Ayscoughfee Gardens. Andrew’s ...

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Record bid in memory of Karen

Four badminton players want to break a world record in memory of a friend who died from motor neurone disease. Lewis Pearson, Andrew Scoot, Richard Johnson and Stuart Cunnington are trying to break the world record for the longest doubles badminton match. The current record is 30 hours and the foursome hope to set a new record while raising invaluable ...

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Holbeach band needs your help

A brass band which has been part of the Holbeach community for more than 40 years is calling for public support to help raise £100,000 to find a new home. Holbeach Town Band has rented its Back Lane premises from the parish council for the last 35 years but has been given two years’ notice to find an alternative home. ...

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Could you help our heroes?

All over the country, people are baking cakes, shaving heads, parachuting, trekking, cycling, running and much, much more to raise money for our wounded. Help for Heroes relies on its team of fantastic volunteers to support the hundreds and thousands of people who are doing their bit for our wounded heroes. Here’s where you come in – the charity is ...

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Join the party and help raise funds for pets

There’s still time to join the party and raise funds for pet charities by joining the 25th anniversary celebrations of National Pet Month. This national celebration of responsible pet ownership has helped countless pet organisations over the past 25 years with thousands of pet owners, vet and pet professionals organising fun and educational events around the country. From schools, veterinary ...

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