Firstly we need to send an enormous ‘Well Done’ to Chris Bingham and Michael Brock who completed 10 marathons in 10 days. What an amazing achievement! They ran through rain, fog, snow and the occasional ray of sun and Michael completed the marathons with stress fractures to his right tibia. They have raised a huge total of £5903, which with Gift Aid added on amounts to £7184! (

The children walked 19 marathons in total during the same time period and their sponsorship money has raised £1109 – well done to all the children! Eliza in the nursery walked / was pushed for her own marathon and raised additional funds – thank you! The barbeque raised £550 and we all had a great day. A friend of Jo and Heidi’s has been cycling around the Hebrides and has raised £935. Amy from Pre-school raised £250 by completing the 3 Peaks Challenge—well done! We held a silent auction of a Donald Crossley painting and our cook book is on sale now (only £5!) and raising more funds for Candlelighters.

This means that the total raised so far adds up to a phenomenal £10,471

Thank you very much to everyone who has helped raise this fantastic amount for Candlelighters.