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A Harrogate Hospice care charity has launched a fun new fitness challenge to encourage people to get active this spring and raise vital funds to support local people with terminal illness and bereavement. Saint Michael’s Hospice 100 challenge, which takes place during May, is an easy way for people of all ages and abilities to get motivated, get outside and make a difference - one step at a time. Participants […]

todayApril 6, 2021 4

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A visually impaired woman in Bilton is taking on a bike ride with a difference to support the Covid effort across the Harrogate district. Hayley Day is challenging herself to ride 10 miles a day throughout March from the safety of her static bike. Never one to shy away from a challenge, Hayley was inspired to raise money for the Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP) and its efforts to keep […]

todayMarch 3, 2021 9

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Ashville Director of Sport’s January running challenge raises over £2.6k for charity

Ashville College's Director of Sport has raised more than £2,600 for Cancer Research UK after successfully completing a month-long running challenge. Dominic Bradburne set himself a goal of running a minimum of 5km a day in the first 31 days of 2021, whilst aiming to raise £300 for the national charity. He eventually went well over the 5km a day and finished with a total distance of 210km - in […]

todayFebruary 4, 2021

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Children from St Joseph's Catholic Primary School have completed a virtual trek to the North Pole raising over £1,600 funds for local charity, The Harrogate Easier Living Project (HELP). The challenge was completed as part of the Harrogate School Sport's Partnership 'Walk to the North Pole', which invited participants to choose their own mode of travel. In December, the pupils jointly exceeded their target of 4,048 miles needed to 'reach' […]

todayJanuary 15, 2021 44

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Nidderdale primary school pupils complete 24-hour sponsored skip to raise money for their local NHS

The 18 members of Class Three at Glasshouses Community Primary School in Nidderdale have completed a collective total of 24 hours of skipping, raising over £400 for Harrogate Hospital & Community Charity (HHCC). The Year 5 and 6 pupils completed the skip during one afternoon at school; each student (and their teacher Mr Caswell) skipped non-stop for around one and a half hours on the playground, bringing them to an […]

todayDecember 17, 2020 2

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Harrogate’s Pine Street Allotment community pulls together

Harrogate’s Pine Street Allotment community pulls together to raise money for Harrogate Hospital & Community Charity despite challenges of Covid-19 Pine Street Allotments in Harrogate has faced up to the challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic to raise £1,125 for Harrogate Hospital & Community Charity. After the traditional open day at the height of the growing season was cancelled due to the pandemic, produce including onions, cauliflower, raspberries and […]

todayDecember 15, 2020

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Josh Falkingham Heading to the North Pole

Harrogate Town FC Captain, Josh Falkingham has teamed up with Martin House Charity to help with their virtual race to the North Pole. Falkingham is putting his shirt behind the fund raising challenge. Every step he takes in training and during matches is there to sponsor and the mileage he generates gets the Wetherby Surgery team closer to that tent. You can donate here - Martin House have a […]

todayDecember 8, 2020 2

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Fundraising dogs from across the UK join together to raise funds for 12 new guide dogs this Christmas

The volunteers and four-legged fundraisers from 400+ groups are coming together for the ’12 Guide Dogs of Christmas Collection’ to raise funds for the charity Guide Dogs. Coming this December, the ’12 Guide Dogs of Christmas’ collection will bring everyone some much needed cheer in the form of our four-legged fundraisers from across the UK!  From 1st to 12th December Guide Dogs will be featuring 12 of their amazing fundraising […]

todayDecember 4, 2020 10

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Book raffle organised by York trainee teacher to raise money for children’s ward at Harrogate District Hospital

Laura Lowther, a York-based trainee primary teacher, has organised a raffle to raise money for the Woodlands children’s ward at Harrogate District Hospital. The tickets to enter cost £5 and the prize for the winner is a £50 book voucher and book bundle. Laura is aiming to raise an amazing £450 from the raffle, all of which will go directly to Harrogate Hospital & Community Charity (HHCC) towards the ongoing […]

todayNovember 27, 2020 2