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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

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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

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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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Alliance Marathon team enters the final straight for their fundraising efforts

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It’s the final week of training for our Virgin Money London Marathon team, who will be lining up in Greenwich Park on Sunday – 24 April. But there’s still time for you to show them your support with a sponsorship donation. Thomas Eyles: London-based financial planner Tom has an incentive to run the London Marathon…

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Fishing 4 Schools director trains England fly fishing youth team

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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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