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Breast cancer advocacy course welcomes Casting for Recovery

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

Representatives of Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland (CfR), the outdoor therapy programme which provides free fly fishing retreats for ladies who have, or have had, breast cancer, attended a breast cancer advocacy course in Milan recently, courtesy of Europa Donna, the European breast cancer advocacy group. CfR Director Jill Grieve (in the red dress)…

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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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Charity race win for Grand National jockey Ryan Mania crowns highly successful Aintree Countryside Day

| Foundation, Fundraising, Hunting, Latest News

Grand National winning jockey Ryan Mania emerged victorious on his return to the saddle after two years’ retirement, to claim the ribbons in the Countryside Alliance charity race at Aintree on Sunday 23rd October. Ryan, 27, who is now master huntsman of the Berwickshire hunt, raced over a mile and a half of the hallowed…

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More than £200,000 raised for Countryside Alliance by London Wine Auction Dinner

| Events and Competitions, Foundation, Fundraising, Uncategorised

The Countryside Alliance held the 21st London Wine Auction Dinner on Tuesday 4 October in The Raphael Gallery at the Victoria and Albert Museum.   Billed as London’s largest dinner party; it did not disappoint. More than £200,000 was raised for the Countryside Alliance through an auction, sponsored by Roxtons Field Sports.    The dinner was chaired by…

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Fishing 4 Schools course is gateway to BTEC course for young students

| Fishing for Schools, Fishing Groups, Foundation, Outdoor Education

Warren White, who leads the Fishing 4 Schools (F4S) programme in Kent, and angling coach David Evans are working with five students from Rowhill Community Special School, in Longfield. The boys are embarking on a level one BTEC in land-based studies after being introduced to angling by F4S. Warren said: “This course is a bit of…

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Grand National winner Ryan Mania joins Aintree charity race

| Fishing for Schools, Foundation, Fundraising, Hunting, Press Release

Ryan Mania (left, image by Kevin Owens), who won the 2013 Grand National aboard Auroras Encore, will return to the scene of his victory, Aintree, on 23 October to race in a charity event in aid of The Countryside Alliance Foundation. Sponsor him here Eight other fundraisers will attempt to beat the 27-year-old, who last raced in…

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