Events and Competitions

Unique breast cancer charity becomes part of The Countryside Alliance Foundation

| About Us, Campaigns, Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, Events and Competitions, Fishing, Fishing Groups, Foundation, Fundraising

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

| Campaigns, Events and Competitions, Fishing, Fishing for Schools, Fishing Groups, Foundation, Fundraising, Outdoor Education

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

| Events and Competitions, Foundation, Fundraising

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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Results of the Hunt Tumblers’ Club competition

| Campaigns, Events and Competitions, Hunting, Latest News, Prizes and Competitions

Having received a huge number of photos for our Tumblers’ Club competition supported by Pol Roger Champagne, the entries have been vigorously studied and a decision made. Judged by a panel of hunting supporters including The Field’s Ali Henson and three-day eventer Harry Meade, plus representatives from Pol Roger and the Countryside Alliance, it was…

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‘NatWest everywoman Award’ winner encouraging rural businesswomen

| Campaigns, Communities and Business, Events and Competitions, Prizes and Competitions

In late 2013 Mandy Scott, Managing Director of AA Flags, the international bespoke flag manufacturers based in County Durham, won the NatWest everywoman rural award, which the Countryside Alliance supports. We have spoken to Mandy about what the experience has meant, how business is going and why other female rural entrepreneurs should put themselves forward…

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