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The Morecambe Bay Walk
The Morecambe Bay Walk
New blogger Reasons To Go North shares this fascinating article about their adventure on the notorious sands of Morecambe Bay, which is the destination for a number of charity events this year.
16 year old Alice Pyne from Ulverston has recently launched her own charity. Alice's Escapes provides free breaks for families with a seriously ill child and your support is greatly appreciated.
Join in and help raise money for St Mary's Hospice by taking part in the ladies only moonlit sponsored walk.
St. Mary's Hospice is encouraging local people to part with their small change in a new Penny Pinching Challenge, which aims to cover costs for February 29th, as 2012 is a leap year.
St. Mary's Hospice will be holding another barking mad fundraising event as Paws For Thought returns on Sunday 11th March. The walk is open to any dog owner in the local area and will take place in Dalton-in-Furness, covering two miles.
Support the amazing work of the Bluebell Foundation by sponsoring brave fundraiser Mark Gibbons, who is organising two giant skydiving events to take place on August 4th and 5th.
Charity supporters with a talent to entertain have just 2 weeks to enter the Furness Building Society Charity Challenge competition and win a share of more than £3,000 for their chosen good cause.
What the heck is "Movember"???
What the heck is "Movember"???
Paul Graham, General Manager at the Abbey House Hotel, is asking local people for sponsorship during his involvement in Movember, which aims to raise awareness of men's health by encouraging thousands of them to grow moustaches throughout November.
Help St Mary's to win £6000 for their project by reading all about it here on thebestof Barrow & Furness and then voting for this hard working charity.
VOICES FOR HOSPICES 2011
VOICES FOR HOSPICES 2011
Former Barrow AFC player Neil Doherty is just one of the local celebrities taking part in the much-anticipated Voices for Hospices event next month, which is being sponsored by thebestof barrowandfurness.
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