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Fishing for Schools

Success for Alliance team in the RideLondon cycle rides

| Campaigns, Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, Falconry for Schools, Fishing for Schools, Foundation, Fundraising, Press Release, Uncategorised

There was triumph for the Countryside Alliance Foundation (TCAF) team on Sunday, with all members successfully completing the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 and 46 mile courses. The team has now raised more than £5,500 for TCAF charities Fishing 4 Schools, Casting for Recovery and Falconry for Schools, with donations still coming in. Despite long delays and…

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Gravesend pupils flourish on angling course

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Fishing 4 Schools instructor Warren White writes: “Yesterday we were at Monk Lakes on the last session of Thamesview school’s angling course. Most of these pupils are novice anglers but have progressed steadily and were all yesterday awarded with the Cast Awards. Once again it is a situation that these young people often struggle at school…

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National outdoor learning project Fishing 4 Schools expands into Norfolk

| Campaigns, Fishing, Fishing for Schools, Foundation, Latest News, Outdoor Education, Press Release

Teachers, fishing enthusiasts and the press gathered at the Assembly House in Norwich on Thursday 5 May to officially launch and discuss how The Countryside Alliance Foundation’s national Fishing 4 Schools (F4S) initiative might benefit young people of all walks of life and abilities in Norfolk and the eastern region. For nearly a decade F4S…

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Fishing 4 Schools director trains England fly fishing youth team

| Campaigns, Fishing, Fishing for Schools, Foundation, Outdoor Education, Press Release

Fishing 4 Schools director Charles Jardine took to the water with a group of elite young fly fishers over the Easter weekend. Charles is also director of the Team England fly fishing squad and he led their first full training camp at Ravensthorpe in Northamptonshire over the Bank Holiday. It was the first of five…

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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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Fishing 4 Schools inspires youngsters in Kent

| Campaigns, Fishing, Fishing for Schools, Latest News, Press Release

The Countryside Alliance’s Fishing 4 Schools programme ran an inspiring session for pupils from Orchard School at Marshside Fishery near Canterbury on Friday 11th December. Local MP Julian Brazier was in attendance at the day which was run by fishing coach Kevin Durman and Fishing 4 Schools National Director Charles Jardine. Fishing 4 Schools is a…

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Norfolk school children net the benefits of Fishing 4 Schools open day

| Campaigns, Fishing, Fishing for Schools, Foundation, Outdoor Education, Press Release

A fantastic day of fishing-related fun was enjoyed by children from schools around Norwich yesterday (6 October) when Fishing 4 Schools held an open day at Lenwade Pike Club. Sixty children from four local schools – The Clare Special School, Norwich, Hockering Church of England Primary School, Dereham, Aylsham High School, Norwich and Great Witchingham…

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Fishing 4 Schools’ new course in Kent

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Fishing 4 Schools instructor Warren White reports: “We started a new course yesterday with Meadowfield school (Sittingbourne) a school whose pupils have profound learning difficulties and autism. Because of the mild weather conditions, although wet at times, the fishing was really good and the young people got the experience of catching some nice sized Carp. We…

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