Fishing for Schools

Fishing 4 Schools East celebrates two generous donations

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Fishing 4 Schools  Eastern region has recently received two  major contributions to its projects. The Thetford-based Shadwell Estate Company donated £1,300 to help provide a 10-session course to youngsters at Thetford Academy over the past two months. The course focussed on children who had been excluded from mainstream education because of behavioural issues and F4s volunteer Andrew Matthews said the…

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Wiltshire school pupils get hooked on angling thanks to Fishing 4 Schools course

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Pupils from Pewsey Vale School in Wiltshire have been learning to fly fish at Marlborough College’s fantastic angling facilities on the River Kennet this term, thanks to a collaboration between the two schools and our national Fishing 4 Schools (F4S) project. Six key stage three pupils – Callum Dawson, Zak Awoodun, George Prout, Kahlan and Raye…

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CA at River Itchen day with politicians and Angling Trust to highlight chalkstream plight

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The Countryside Alliance’s Sue Shaw and Charles Jardine attended a chalk stream discovery day on Friday June 16th at the invitation of the Angling Trust and WWF. The day saw MPs including Sports Minister Tracey Crouch MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary for Defra, Dr Therese Coffey MP, former Environment Minister Richard Benyon MP and Parliamentary Angling Group…

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

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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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Sussex school children make a splash at Arlington Reservoir with Fishing 4 Schools

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Pupils from six Sussex schools enjoyed a day exploring fishing, fish and wildlife themed activities on 26 April at Arlington Reservoir, taking part in activities from pond-dipping to hedge laying. The day, organised by South East Water and The Countryside Alliance Foundation’s Fishing 4 Schools initiative, was the first of many at this prestigious reservoir…

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

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

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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

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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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