Cheltenham Countryside Day a great success

| Campaigns, Events and Competitions, Fundraising, Hunting, Press Release

The Cheltenham Countryside Race Day, on 13 November, was a fantastic success, raising £59,000 for Equestrian Team GBR and another £113,179 for the Countryside Alliance. The funds raised for the British Equestrian Federation will support our equestrian athletes, across dressage, show jumping, eventing and para-dressage, as they prepare for this year’s Olympic Games and Paralympics….

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Dinner hooks big donations for our fishing charities

| Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, Events and Competitions, Fishing for Schools, Fishing Groups, Foundation, Fundraising, Latest News, Press Release

Fishing charities, including our Fishing 4 Schools and Casting for Recovery campaigns, are more than £76,000 better off thanks to the generosity of guests at a charity dinner held at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea on Thursday (10 March). The Fishing for Our Future event, to jointly benefit The Angling Trust, Fishing 4 Schools and Casting for…

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Please support our London Marathon runners

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It’s Virgin Money London Marathon week and our team is revving up for the 26.2mile run on Sunday. Each runner has pledged to raise £2,000 for the Countryside Alliance Foundation so we hope you will all dig deep to support these rural warriors running for the countryside. The team is made up of: Thomas Eyles: London-based financial…

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Alliance London Marathon team gets help from a personal trainer

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Personal trainer Graeme Hilditch (www.ghtraining.co.uk) is helping the Countryside Alliance Foundation’s Virgin Money London Marathon team ensure they are in top condition for the big day. Between now and the marathon on 24 April our eight brave runners will benefit from a weekly training email from Graeme, leading them through their preparations, from running kit…

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Shopping with the Countryside Alliance

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The Countryside Alliance has joined forces with Giles and Nicola Palmer from Cedarstone Ltd to run an impressive new online shop, and there are plenty of gift ideas. We have developed an exclusive range of great new products, working with three of our top female UK countryside artists, Debbie Harris, Alice Arnold and Catherine Ingleby. The…

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Kimbridge retreat is a joy despite the downpour!

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  Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, a project run by The Countryside Alliance Foundation which offers fly fishing retreats (with counselling and medical support) to ladies with breast cancer, enjoyed a return to Kimbridge-on-the-Test in Hampshire over the weekend of 24-26 July. Twelve ladies joined the team from all over the country and all…

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Unique breast cancer charity becomes part of The Countryside Alliance Foundation

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Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, the unique outdoor programme which combines counselling and medical support with fly fishing for ladies who have (or have had) breast cancer, has merged with The Countryside Alliance Foundation. Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland was founded eight years ago with the aim of providing free-of-charge retreats at beautiful…

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Fishing for School’s successful course with The Malling school

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Fishing 4 Schools instructor Warren reports back from a successful first trip to Hadlow with The Malling school: “This session was changed from Monk Lakes to Hadlow because of a weather forecast of heavy rain and lightning. At Hadlow we have the new lodge that has just been built so handy in bad weather conditions….

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London Marathon team raises thousands for The Countryside Alliance Foundation

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Congratulations to the Countryside Alliance team who raised thousands of pounds for The Countryside Alliance Foundation in yesterday’s Virgin Money London Marathon. Fishing 4 Schools guru Charles Jardine (pictured) ran the marathon in 5hrs 32min, improving on his time from a few years ago. Charles has raised £2,677 and counting – sponsor him athttps://www.justgiving.com/Charles-Jardine2/. And…

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