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Angling Trust grant will improve facilities for disabled fishers on F4S courses

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

The Countryside Alliance Foundation’s Fishing 4 Schools (F4S) project and Hadlow College in Kent have received a £5,000 grant from the Angling Trust to improve facilities for disabled fishers and train young instructors at the college’s Grove Farm Fishery.  F4S runs short courses that offer a different way of learning for pupils, many with special…

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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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Cyclists will battle the 2012 Olympic course for Alliance charities

| Events and Competitions, Foundation, Fundraising, Press Release, Uncategorized

Six brave fundraisers will be pulling on the Lycra and taking on the 2012 Olympic road-race course on 31 July in aid of The Countryside Alliance Foundations excellent charities – Fishing 4 Schools, Casting for Recovery and Falconry for Schools. The four adult members of the Alliance team will ride the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100, which…

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Cambridgeshire showjumper will race at Newmarket

| Events and Competitions, Foundation, Fundraising, Press Release

Showjumper Samantha Burbidge is among supporters of The Countryside Alliance Foundation (TCAF) from across the East of England, Gloucestershire and the Thames Valley who will race on Newmarket’s famous July Course at the Countryside Race Day on Thursday 23 June. The charity race is being run  in aid of TCAF’s charities Fishing 4 Schools, Falconry for…

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Ladies with breast cancer enjoy free fly fishing retreat in Co Mayo

| Campaigns, Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, Fishing, Foundation, Latest News

Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, the unique fly fishing programme for ladies with breast cancer, held a weekend retreat at the Mount Falcon Estate at Ballina, Co Mayo at the weekend. Nine ladies joined the residential retreat to learn the basics of fly casting as well as attending counselling and medical support groups. Casting…

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Breast cancer programme invites applications for fly fishing retreat

| Campaigns, Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, Fishing, Foundation, Latest News

Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, the unique residential fly fishing and medical support programme for ladies who have, or have had, breast cancer, invites applications to its final retreat of 2016. We will be at Forbes of Kingennie near Dundee from 23-25 September and ladies who have (or have had) breast cancer can apply below. For…

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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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Calling van drivers – can you help CfR?

| Campaigns, Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, Fishing, Foundation, Press Release

Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland is looking for someone with a van willing to offer both the van and their services for logistical support. The fly fishing programme run by The Countryside Alliance Foundation for ladies with breast cancer operates weekend residential retreats across England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales and has a store of equipment which needs…

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Casting for Recovery’s warm Yorkshire welcome

| Campaigns, Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, Fishing, Foundation, Latest News, Press Release

Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, the medical fly fishing programme for ladies who have, or have had breast cancer, held its first retreat in North Yorkshire from 15-17 April. The Coniston Hotel Country Estate & Spa near Skipton hosted eleven ladies from across Britain, some of whom were local but with participants from as…

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