Europa celebrates successful Charity Fun Day

Sutton Guardian: Europa celebrates successful Charity Fun Day

11:57am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Leading Logistics Company, Europa Worldwide raised an impressive £13,500 for charity with twice as many people attending their recent Charity Fun Day.

Marks & Spencer raises over £2,800 For Hospice Charity

Sutton Guardian: Marks & Spencer raises over £2,800 For Hospice Charity

11:47am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Marks & Spencer employees and customers in Eltham have raised over £2,800 for Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice during a successful Charity of the Year 2013/14 partnership.

A Mountain to Climb

Sutton Guardian: A Mountain to Climb

11:45am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Sarah Francis, 23, from Bexley, is going to be taking on Africa's highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro with fellow students of Loughborough University, where she is studying for a Fine Arts History Degree, to raise money for Meningitis Research. she has been working tirelessly to raise the sponsorship money with targeted campaigns, boot fairs, fundraising days and so far has raised 60% of her target.

Dartford accountants go purple for hospice

Sutton Guardian: Accountants Go Purple

11:14am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Dartford based accountants, Adams and Moore went purple to raise money for the Children’s services at Ellenor Lions Hospice.

Raising Money for Prostate Cancer

Sutton Guardian: Raising Money for Prostate Cancer

2:03pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Hi there KEYLINE RALLY 1980s STYLE TO RAISE MONEY FOR PROSTATE CANCER UK Employees from Keyline - the UK’s leading specialist supplier of heavy building materials, civils and drainage solutions - Northfleet Branch on Grove Road, are taking part in a 1980s themed fundraising car rally, travelling to Hamburg to raise money for Prostate Cancer UK.

Gravesend and Meopham Rotary Club raise £8000 for charity on a Sponsored Walk of hadrian's Wall

Sutton Guardian: Gravesend and Meopham Rotary Club raise £8000 for charity on a Sponsored Walk of hadrian's Wall

2:02pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A number of members of Gravesend and Meopham Rotary Club together with their partners went the extra mile to raise monies for two deserving causes last month. The group of eleven walked across England coast to coast, west to east in 6 days along the Hadrian’s Wall path in aid of the Junior Diabetes Research foundation and Shelterbox.

Local mom takes on 5 challenges, from climbing to running, to fund raise for Save the children.

Sutton Guardian: Local mom takes on 5 challenges, from climbing to running, to fund raise for Save the children.

2:01pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

Hi. I am a local mom of two young boys.

Cystic fibrosis fundraiser in Bromley raises more than £2,500

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12:42pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

The Cystic Fibrosis Family Fun Day FUNdraiser, held on June 28 at the Chatterton Arms, was an amazing success.

Urgent appeal for Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life runs in Crystal Palace and Blackheath

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11:09am Thursday 19th June 2014

The hunt is on to find women ready to answer an urgent appeal to sign up for the most important race of all – Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.

Kent strongman event raises money to buy vital gadget for disabled girl

Sutton Guardian: Kent strongman event raises money to buy vital gadget for disabled girl

1:38pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

Strongmen descended on Ash in Kent when the Strongman Sanctuary organised a fundraising competition for 5 year old Brooke, who suffers from Hyper Contractile Muscular Dystrophy, an extremely rare condition that means she cannot move independently or speak.

My mission towards the London Marathon 2015

Sutton Guardian: My mission towards the London Marathon 2015

11:11am Wednesday 11th June 2014

For years and years I have been trying to lose weight and keep it off. It is the most challenging thing I have tried to accomplish in my time. But I have now found with the right support and right motivation around you - you can achieve anything!

Beckenham slimmers lose pounds and raise pounds for good cause

Sutton Guardian: Beckenham slimmers lose pounds and raise pounds for good cause

11:10am Wednesday 11th June 2014

27th May 2014 Beckenham slimmers celebrate losing over 51 stone and helping The Bereavement Unit on the Maternity Suite at Princess Royal Hospital A group of big-hearted slimmers from Beckenham are celebrating losing 51 stone 7.5 lbs between them and raising £3116.00 as part of a sponsored slim for The Bereavement Suite, known as the Robinson Suite, on the maternity unit at Princess Royal University Hospital in Farnborough.

KiliClimb 2014

Sutton Guardian: KiliClimb 2014

11:09am Wednesday 11th June 2014

Village Education Project Kilimanjaro (VEPK) is an education charity. Our programmes are in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania and our UK office is based in Sevenoaks, Kent.

8yr old Bromley Girl starts £500 fundraising campaign for Gravesend cheer squad ICE

11:07am Wednesday 11th June 2014

8 yr old Tabitha from Bromley is raising £500 for equipment for her cheerleading squad, INTENSITY CHEER EXTREME, in Gravesend, Kent because she believes in her team and what they can accomplish ...and because Tabby believes in random acts of kindness.

Hair Today Gone Tomorrow

Sutton Guardian: Hair Today Gone Tomorrow

12:19pm Monday 12th May 2014

Claire has been working with Cafe Du Monde for 6 years and in that time has been a Cub Scout leader. She has been chosen to take a group of Scouts to the International Jamboree in Japan in 2015 and has to fund raise for herself and the scouts. She has held boot fairs, bag packing in Sainsburys, selling sweets to the cubs and holding a monthly prize draw. With her next fundraising challenge she wanted not only raise money for the Scouts but also for Macmillan.

Beckenham school girls raise over £10,000!

Sutton Guardian: Big thanks from Beckenham Schoolgirls

12:07pm Monday 12th May 2014

Four Year 11 schoolgirls from Langley Park School for Girls in Beckenham have between them raised over £10,000 to fund a four week school expedition to Ecuador this summer with Camps International to do volunteer work to raise living and educational standards in rural areas.

Three Peak Challenge

Sutton Guardian: Three Peak Challenge

12:05pm Monday 12th May 2014

On Sunday 22 June I will be completing the 'Three Peak Challenge’ in order to raise money for Infertility Network UK.

Fundraising for Africa

11:48am Monday 12th May 2014

On the 28th August 2014 I will be taking the Machame route to the summit of Kilimanjaro.

Raising money and awareness of local hospice

12:17pm Monday 12th May 2014

Local hospices do amazing work and sometimes go unrecognised or unnoticed.

Not a runner but have a heart to volunteer?

Sutton Guardian: BHF runner

9:17am Tuesday 29th April 2014

You don’t need to own a pair of trainers or a sweatband to be a part of the British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) fantastic London Runs. Volunteers ensure our runs are a great experience by helping with essential roles at each event. Around 30 people give up their time to volunteer at each of our London Runs and take on a variety of jobs including registering our runners, looking after runners’ bags, giving out water during the run and handing out medals at the finishing line.

Helping teenagers face the challenge of living with heart disease

Sutton Guardian: Lyndsay Kay Leaver

9:36am Thursday 24th April 2014

Lindsay-Kay Leaver, 30, is a Cardiac Adolescent and Transition Clinical Nurse Specialist at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in London. She supports thousands of teenagers with heart conditions as they move from the very supportive environment of paediatric care into adult services where they need to take more responsibility for their own heart health and medical appointments.

Q&A with Dr Afzal Sohaib, a British Heart Foundation (BHF) Clinical Research Training Fellow working in London and a keen runner.

Sutton Guardian: Q&A with Dr Afzal Sohaib, a British Heart Foundation (BHF) Clinical Research Training Fellow working in London and a keen runner.

8:49am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Q&A with Dr Afzal Sohaib, a British Heart Foundation (BHF) Clinical Research Training Fellow working in London and a keen runner.

Pledge to help Chislehurst Rocks return

Sutton Guardian: Pledge to help Chislehurst Rocks return

4:35pm Monday 14th April 2014

Chislehurst Rocks is a firm fixture in the diary with its great variety of bands and family fun – and you can help it to return.

Running for healthy hearts

Sutton Guardian: Lucy Chan BHF

9:15am Friday 11th April 2014

Learning to run was a frustrating process (I started off not being able to run for more than 30 seconds...) but immensely satisfying (that runner’s ‘high’ is, in my eyes, unbeatable!) Soon enough I was running three times a week and ready to take on a charity run.

Malcolm Durrant’s Tower of London Run

Sutton Guardian: Malcom Durrant BHF

8:30am Monday 7th April 2014

As an ex-serviceman I like to think I am in charge of my life. Being in control of your money, fortune or health was drilled into me

Run all over heart disease at the British Heart Foundation’s London 10k Runs

Sutton Guardian: London 10k Runs

10:09am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

If this months’ iconic London Marathon has inspired you to take up running but you don’t fancy starting with a 26 mile challenge, then why not run or jog up to 10k around some of London’s iconic landmarks and green spaces and help the fight heart disease at the same time.

Hannah prepares for her first marathon

Sutton Guardian: Hannah prepares for her first marathon

12:25pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

She took up running just a year ago. Now Hannah Ewen is preparing for her biggest physical challenge yet – her first London Marathon.

Brockley Man Runs London Marathon for MS Society

Sutton Guardian: Brockley Man Runs London Marathon for MS Society

12:23pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

David Sayce, Digital Marketing Consultant from Brockley, is preparing for the sporting challenge of his life – pounding the streets of London in aid of Multiple Sclerosis and the MS Society. Training over the last couple of years has been tough and included the British 10K and Run to the Beat, a half marathon run through Greenwich.

Marathon effort for Blackheath bowel cancer supporter

Sutton Guardian: Marathon effort for Blackheath bowel cancer supporter

12:19pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

A full-time mum from Blackheath whose 32 year old husband underwent treatment for bowel cancer last year will be getting into her running shoes and pushing her body to the limit later this month for one of the UK’s biggest annual sporting events, the London Marathon.

Education in Ghana

Sutton Guardian: Education in Ghana

10:29am Friday 28th March 2014

This summer I am taking part in a charity project in conjunction with KickStart Ghana.

Doctor running London Marathon for Get Kids Going! charity

Sutton Guardian: Doctor running London Marathon for Get Kids Going! charity

10:28am Friday 28th March 2014

I'm running in the Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday 13th April to raise money for a charity called Get Kids Going! They provide sports wheelchairs and other support for disabled children that want to do sports. I need to raise at least £2000!

Running for Cancer Research UK.

Sutton Guardian: Running for Cancer Research UK.

4:23pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

On Saturday 24th May I shall be taking part in the London 2Brighton Challenge, a 62.5 mile (100km) run from the Old Deer Park, Richmond to Brighton Racecourse.

Osteopath raising money in memory of principal of Osteopathic College

Sutton Guardian: Osteopath raising money in memory of Principal of Osteopathic College

4:20pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

I am taking part in my first Olympic Distance Triathlon in Ashford on the 15th June 2014, which involves a 1500m open water swim, 40K bike ride and then a 10k run.

The 2014 London Marathon

4:12pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

On Sunday 13th April 2014, I will be participating in the London Marathon. I have organised an event, Friday 4th April 2014, Pat Nugent & Mustang, Sidcup Working Men’s Club, tickets priced £8. I am organising a raffle for the event too and I am writing to request donations, for the raffle prizes i.e. a bottle of wine, a toy, toiletries, a gift voucher etc.

Sisters trip to South Africa for Charity

Sutton Guardian: Sisters trip to South Africa for Charity

4:15pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

This summer, My sister and I are traveling to South Africa to undergo different charity projects.

The Positive Path - Sunday 27th April 2014

4:12pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

Every year, Bobby Beech, Trustee of The Chartwell Cancer Trust, organises this exciting family event. The Positive Path is a sponsored Walk and Fun Day, which each year commences at Biggin Hill Recreation Ground at 12 noon.

Raise money for Downs Syndrome charity at Cleeve Park School, Sidcup

4:12pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

A teacher at our school Mr Dodsworth grandson was born with Downs Syndrome so we are holding a charity event in school on the 21st March 2014, a cake sale and also selling wrist bands.

A mother's child with Asperger Syndrome

Sutton Guardian: A mothers' child with Asperger Syndrome

4:13pm Wednesday 19th March 2014

When my child was first diagnosed with autism I was upset and shocked although it was a relief to know what the problem was, I was upset, angry and confused. At first it was difficult to take in what this meant for my child and the family.

My girlfriend and I are running the Livability 5K for (Livability) a charity which helps moderate to severe disabled adults with there lives

Sutton Guardian: My girlfriend and I are running the Livability 5K for (Livability) a charity which helps moderate to severe disabled adults with there lives

4:51pm Friday 7th March 2014

On April the 26th, my girlfriend and I will be running the Clapham 5k Livability Race for (Livability) a great charity which helps disabled adults with their lives.

The Great Wall Walk

Sutton Guardian: The Great Wall Walk

4:45pm Friday 7th March 2014

ELTHAM resident Dr Nikki Ramskill, 28, is taking part in a women-only challenge to trek The Great Wall of China, over six days from Jinshanling to Mutianyu and finishing in Beijing. She is fund-raising for the charity Genesis Research Trust, helping women and babies.

Are you doing the Burgess Walk?

Sutton Guardian: Are you doing the Burgess Walk?

4:44pm Friday 7th March 2014

In the spirit of Autism Awareness Month, we will be holding the Burgess Autistic Trust Charity Walk on Sunday 27th April in Farnborough Village, Orpington, and High Elms Country Park between 10am and 2pm.

Father and Daughter Running this years Virgin London Marathon

Sutton Guardian: Father and Daughter Running this years Virgin London Marathon

2:39pm Monday 3rd March 2014

My daughter 25 and I are running this years Virgin London Marathon in April, please see our stories below kirsty is running for the British Heart Foundation.

Countdown begins for the Sport Relief Swimathon at West Wickham Leisure Centre

Sutton Guardian: LOCAL SWIMMERS AT WEST WICKHAM LEISURE CENTRE

2:39pm Monday 3rd March 2014

With the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Swimathon just around the corner, West Wickham Leisure Centre is encouraging Bromley locals to take part in their event from 21st – 23rd March 2014. West Wickham Leisure Centre, which is operated by Mytime Active, is one of 600 pools across the UK taking part in the Swimathon.

Heath for Health Schools & Community Fun Run - 27th April 2014

2:36pm Monday 3rd March 2014

John Ball School has teamed up with All Saint’s School to present to you our Heath for Health schools & community Fun Run. The fun run will take place on Blackheath on Sunday 27th April 2014, beginning with a fun and dynamic Dance based warm up from Laura Joyes, a 5km run for adults and families starting at 10:30 am, followed by a one mile race for children at 11:30 am.

Computers 4 Africa Urgent Monitor Appeal

Sutton Guardian: Computers 4 Africa Urgent Monitor Appeal

2:35pm Monday 3rd March 2014

Computers 4 Africa are appealing to the local community to help meet a shortage of second-hand IT equipment.

Running the London Marathon in memory of Beth

12:42pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

In April I will be running the London Marathon (I am 64 years of age).

Running the London Marathon for Whizz-Kidz charity

Sutton Guardian: running the London marathon for Whizz-Kidz charity

1:05pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

I'm crazy enough to be taking part in the London Marathon this year! It's for a great charity. Whizz Kidz provides mobility equipment, and help and advice to children with disabilities and their families.

Face-painting fun at Wilko in Woolwich raises money for Cancer Research UK

Sutton Guardian: FACE PAINTING FUN AT WILKO RAISES MONEY FOR CANCER RESEARCH UK

1:02pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

Team members from the Wilko store on Woolwich New Road, Woolwich, have raised £126 for Cancer Research UK by painting the faces of children visiting the store.

Get your running shoes on for Bromley’s Sport Relief Mile

Sutton Guardian: Get your running shoes on for Bromley’s Sport Relief Mile

1:00pm Tuesday 4th February 2014

Mytime Active is delighted to announce that the Sport Relief Mile in Bromley will be returning for a third year on Sunday 23rd March at Norman Park.

VIDEO: News Shopper gets a preview of daredevil charity chilli sausage challenge

Sutton Guardian: Aron (left) and Shane are in high spirits as the challenge begins but smiles soon turn to grimaces

4:09pm Tuesday 28th January 2014

“DON’T just have a little bit, take a proper bite,” says Mark. Believing him to be sincere, I do just that and for a moment I can’t work out what all the fuss is about.








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