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Cancer nurse runs the Royal Parks Half for our Casting for Recovery programme

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

One of Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland’s team members, Lottie Weston, an oncology specialist nurse who has previously worked in the breast cancer sphere for many years, ran the Royal Parks Half Marathon on Sunday 8th October to raise funds for the charitable project. Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland is a charitable programme…

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Our Casting for Recovery team create pink flies to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2017 and raise vital donations

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

To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2017, our team at Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland have created some beautiful pink flies to raise vital donations for the project. Casting for Recovery (CfR) has been in operation in the UK and Ireland for 10 years, and is a charitable project run by The Countryside Alliance…

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Dave Hull named ‘Rural Hero’ at the 2016 Rural Oscars receives his award from Guy Opperman MP

| Campaigns, Countryside Alliance Awards, Latest News, Press Release

Dave Hull, who runs both the Blanchland Shop and Post Office, and The Old Village Shop in Edmundbyers Northumberland, was awarded with his Countryside Alliance Awards prize on Friday 6 October by local MP Guy Opperman. The 2016 Countryside Alliance Awards, nicknamed the ‘Rural Oscars’, saw Mr Hull win a “Rural Hero” award in recognition…

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Fundraising jockeys racing for TCAF at Aintree Countryside Day

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

Eight riders will line-up to race at Aintree in aid of The Countryside Alliance Foundation (TCAF) on 29 October. The charity race – where riders compete on borrowed horses – is part of the third annual Aintree Countryside Day, which is a great day out for all the family. It is also the course’s Old Roan Chase…

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A fabulous Chatsworth Country Fair for Fishing for Schools

| Fishing for Schools, Fishing Groups, Foundation, Our Blog, Outdoor Education, Press Release

Fishing for Schools enjoyed three fabulous days at Chatsworth Country Fair (1-3 September), with the new and improved Fishing for Schools Fisherman’s Village an unprecedented success. For the first time the angling area at the annual country fair was sponsored and run by Fishing for Schools and our new fly fishing charity Castaway, with additional…

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Natural Resources Wales use of firearms review underway with over 20 NRW staff involved in the process

| Countryside Alliance Wales, Latest News, Press Release, Shooting

The much-criticised review of whether the use of firearms is appropriate on Natural Resources Wales (NRW) owned or managed land for third party activity and pest control is now well underway with no fewer than 20 NRW paid employees involved in the process, excluding the team responsible for collating responses and elected NRW board members….

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