The Bradley Stoke Journal is delighted to endorse the following charity appeals.
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TJ’s Netball Club – Cycle Ride & Bristol 10k
Posted: May 2009
Hayley Clements from Bradley Stoke was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in September 2008, one day before her 27th birthday. Being such a positive and determined character, Hayley wanted to give something back to the nurses that have provided such enormous support throughout her journey by organising a 10k run and cycle ride in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. [read more]
Macmillan Cancer Support Stories in The Journal
Owen Wood – London Marathon 2009
Posted: April 2009
This coming Sunday, Owen Wood (19) of Kemperley Way in Bradley Stoke will be running the London Marathon. Having Signed up to run for Chickenshed, a charity that helps in particular children with Special Needs and Learning Difficulties, in Mid January had just 3 months to not only train to be Marathon Fit, but also raise £1300 for chickenshed as well.
He has collected in several places over the previous months. On Saturday the 28th February, he and his Sister, Sinead Wood, collected outside the Tesco in the Willow Brook Centre and in just 3 hours raised a fantastic £62 for Chickenshed. [read more]
Sarah Churchill – World Record Skydive Attempt
Posted: December 2008
The 24 year old has been practising since 2006 to achieve the dizzy heights of being accepted onto an all female World Record team called Jump for the Cause. This team consists of 175 of the best female Skydivers in the World coming together to make a formation which will be the World’s largest to date. The team’s aims, apart from the World Record, will be to raise $1 million for Breast Cancer Care. [read more]
Jump for the Cause Stories in The Journal
NACC – Mayoral Charity 2008/2009
Posted: May 2008
Bradley Stoke’s Town Mayor, Cllr Robert Jones has chosen the National Association for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease (NACC) for the Mayor’s Charity this year.
Cllr Robert Jones explained that the charity held a special significance for him personally “I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease five years ago and at the time I knew nothing about the condition. By choosing NACC as my charity for the year and talking about my own experience, I hope to raise awareness of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases as well as raising money”. [read more]