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Savills Countryside Alliance Point-to-Point secretary Jane Stockdale wins our Goodson-Wickes Trophy

| Events and Competitions, Foundation, Fundraising, Hunting, Latest News, Press Release

The secretary of the Savills Countryside Alliance Point-to-Point, Jane Stockdale, is the latest recipient of the Countryside Alliance’s service award – The Goodson-Wickes Trophy. The attractive bronze award was handed over to Mrs Stockdale at the point-to-point at Badbury Rings, Dorset yesterday (25 February) by Countryside Alliance chief executive Tim Bonner, in recognition of 10…

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Wessex Water Challenge: Charles Jardine’s training blog – “It’s brutal but really toughens you up!”

| Events and Competitions, Fishing, Fishing for Schools, Fishing Groups, Foundation, Fundraising, Our Blog, Outdoor Education, Uncategorised

Charles Jardine, the founder and director of the Fishing for Schools initiative, undertakes his greatest challenge yet on 7/8th April – the #WessexWaterChallenge. This 24-hour event will see 65-year-old Charles fish for trout at three Wessex Water Reservoirs and run the 60 miles between them, all in the space of a day. You can sponsor…

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Fundraising fishing event raises cash for new Fishing for Schools group

| Fishing, Fishing for Schools, Fishing Groups, Foundation, Fundraising, Outdoor Education, Uncategorised

A fabulous fundraising angling event was held at Ladybower Reservoir in the Peak District on Saturday (23 Sept) in aid of the new Fishing for Schools South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire group. Twenty-five people took part in the fishing competitions and then carried on to a very jolly meal and raffle at the nearby Ladybower…

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Fundraising jockeys racing for TCAF at Aintree Countryside Day

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Eight riders will line-up to race at Aintree in aid of The Countryside Alliance Foundation (TCAF) on 29 October. The charity race – where riders compete on borrowed horses – is part of the third annual Aintree Countryside Day, which is a great day out for all the family. It is also the course’s Old Roan Chase…

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Breast cancer nurse to run the Royal Parks Half for our Casting for Recovery programme

| Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, Fundraising, Latest News

One of Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland’s team members, Lottie Weston (pictured), an oncology specialist nurse who has worked in the breast cancer sphere for many years, is running the Royal Parks Half Marathon to raise funds for the charitable project. The half marathon will take place on 8th October and Lottie is already in…

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A huge thank you to all of our Prudential Ride London cyclists

| Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, Fishing for Schools, Foundation, Fundraising, Latest News, Our Blog

Yesterday saw some brave riders tackle the Prudential Ride London 100-mile cycle challenge through London and Surrey to raise vital funds for the Countryside Alliance Foundation. The riders had to complete the gruelling 100-mile course in under eight hours and we are delighted that all of them were successful with no reports of any major post-race…

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Putting the “fun” into fishing fundraiser at the Royal Hospital

| Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, Fishing for Schools, Fundraising, Latest News

We had a wonderful evening at the Royal Hospital Chelsea last night for a fundraiser for The Countryside Alliance Foundation’s Casting for Recovery fly fishing programme for ladies with breast cancer, its sister project Fishing 4 Schools which provides short fishing courses for youngsters and the Angling Trust‘s Save our Salmon conservation campaign. Martin Salter of…

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London Marathon team has raised more than £11,000 and still counting for TCAF initiatives

| Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, Falconry for Schools, Fishing, Fishing for Schools, Foundation, Fundraising, Latest News, Press Release

A massive thank you is due to the six runners who took part in yesterday’s Virgin Money London Marathon (23 April) in aid of The Countryside Alliance Foundation (TCAF). Between them, they have so far raised more than £11,000 for the TCAF initiatives Fishing 4 Schools, Falconry for Schools and Casting for Recovery. This will…

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