Fishing for Schools

Charles Jardine’s London Marathon blog: Week 8 – It’s time to download some tunes

| Falconry for Schools, Fishing for Schools, Foundation, Latest News, Outdoor Education

Fishing 4 Schools founder and director Charles Jardine will run the Virgin Money London Marathon on 23 April for Fishing 4 Schools. You can sponsor him through JustGiving. It’s been a frantic week workwise, which has meant little time for training, but what I have done has been good and we are into the final…

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The Countryside Alliance Foundation London Marathon team eyes the start line with three weeks to go

| Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, Falconry for Schools, Fishing for Schools, Foundation, Latest News, Outdoor Education, Uncategorised

There are now just three weeks to the Virgin Money London Marathon on 23 April and our intrepid six-strong team are raring for the off. They are all raising money for our TCAF charities – Fishing 4 Schools, Casting for Recovery and Falconry for Schools. You can sponsor each of them through JustGiving by following the…

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Just two months to go for the Countryside Alliance London Marathon team

| Events and Competitions, Fishing for Schools, Foundation, Fundraising

Training is starting in earnest for the Countryside Alliance’s Virgin Money London Marathon team who will be pounding the streets of London on 23 April, in aid of The Countryside Alliance Foundation (TCAF). Top fundraiser so far is amateur polo player and Cheshire hunt regular Josh Woolley, 27, who was to run the Marathon for…

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Fishing 4 Schools director welcomes Government pledge to improve mental health support for children

| Fishing for Schools, Latest News, Press Release

Fishing 4 Schools, a charity project run by the Countryside Alliance, is pleased by the Government’s announcement today (9 January) of improved support for children with mental health issues. Many of the children and young adults who attend Fishing 4 Schools courses across the country attend special schools and a number of them have issues…

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The Countryside Alliance Foundation nets fly fishing star

| Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, Fishing for Schools, Foundation

The Countryside Alliance Foundation is delighted to announce that Sue Shaw, a former England Ladies Fly Fishing team captain, has joined the charity as its new Projects Co-ordinator. Sue will join the team to work across charitable projects including Casting for Recovery and Fishing 4 Schools, primarily to promote fishing’s role in education and therapy…

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Fishing 4 Schools feature in the Telegraph

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On Saturday 5th November 2016 the Daily Telegraph’s Education section featured The Countryside Alliance Foundation’s Fishing 4 Schools project. In “Cast the rod, empower the child,” Jonny Cooper writes: “Look what happens as soon as you start teaching fishing to children,” says Charles Jardine, reaching for his equipment. “You tell them to hold a net in…

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Fly fishing and a common purpose

| Fishing, Fishing for Schools, Latest News

Fishing 4 Schools Director and fly fishing legend Charles Jardine recently hosted one of the successful bids from last year’s New York Auction with his good friend Robert Denman on Robert’s section of the Elk River in Colorado. This “lot” will be repeated in this years’s NYC auction and is a fitting reminder of the…

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