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Andy & Babs are Walking the South Downs Way to help raise funds for Cancer Research UK

View our blog at http://andybabs.blogspot.co.uk

Something that we feel that is close to everyone’s heart !...

Like so many other people having had family, close friends and colleagues who have lost their fight against cancer and now also having two family members fighting cancer.

Andy & Babs wanted to do something to help other people who have been, and will be in the future, affected by this terrible disease.


To celebrate our 40 years of marriage on 17 June - We decided that we would take on the challenge of a long distance walk in the South of England called The South Downs Way which is 100 miles long and follows the old routes and droveways along the chalk escarpment and ridges of the South Downs from Winchester to Eastbourne.


We Started this walk on 19th June and took eight days to complete it.

We would like to get as many people as possible to help in our fundraising, and by asking you to sponsor us!

You can view the walk by going to the following link:
www.nationaltrail.co.uk/southdowns

You can also read about Cancer Research UK by going to the following link:
www.cancerresearchuk.org

Alternatively you can donate online by going to the following link:
www.justgiving.com/AndyBabsSDW Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving and they’ll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they’ll send your money directly to the Cancer Research UK and make sure Gift Aid is reclaimed on every eligible donation by a UK taxpayer. So it’s the most efficient way to donate We raise more, whilst saving time and cutting costs for the charity.

Our promise is that every penny collected will go to Cancer Research UK and will not be taken to pay for our walk, we are paying all expenses for this ourselves.

So please dig deep and donate now !....

What a coincidence.... By chance we found out that the South Downs Way was opened 40 years ago.... So we celebrate a Double Ruby Anniversary as we do the walk along the Way... How fitting is that!...

In advance and on behalf of Cancer Research UK and the people that it will help to benefit in the future - we thank each and every one of you for your kind help and support !………..

Yours forever grateful Andy & Babs

Raising money for

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK

Charity Registration No. in England and Wales 1089464, Scotland SC041666

Cancer Research UK is the world's leading charity dedicated to beating cancer through research. We are fighting cancer on all fronts, finding new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat it to save more lives. We are entirely funded by the public. With your help, we can ensure more people beat cancer.

Donations 31

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Well done Andy & Babs a great effort for a great cause...

Donation by Mel Stephenson on 21/09/12

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Another donation from Tim & Babs towards a great cause!

Donation by Tim & Babs on 21/09/12

£40.00

+ £10.00 Gift Aid

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Raised by Tim & Babs on their big day "Thanks to them both" xx

Donation by Andy & Babs Reid on 31/08/12

£27.00

+ £6.75 Gift Aid

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thanks for all your help at the wedding and lending the gazebo linda and rob x

Donation by linda marshall on 27/08/12

£25.00

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Well done, the joys of deep heat

Donation by Clive on 18/07/12

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Well done on your fantastic effort.

Donation by Adamson Construction on 16/07/12

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well done you two keep up the good work such a good cause they deserve all the help they can get

Donation by brian gillon on 14/07/12

£100.00

+ £25.00 Gift Aid

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Well done, a very worthy cause

Donation by Paul Allshire on 11/07/12

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Well done to you both.

Donation by Sally and Dave Bell on 03/07/12

£20.00

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Well done Andy & Babs

Donation by Tony Lane- Kebur Garden Materials on 29/06/12

£25.00

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You are amazing! I hope you enjoy a good pub lunch or two on the way.

Donation by Andrew Cormack on 28/06/12

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Well done - I know how much effort it was and it was great talking with you on our mutual last day. I hope you enjoyed your bath!!!

Donation by Jemma (Alfriston to Eastbourne) on 28/06/12

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Good luck!

Donation by Howard Smith on 25/06/12

£40.00

+ £10.00 Gift Aid

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Quite an achievement on both counts!! Hope all is going well.

Donation by Philip Winson on 24/06/12

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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I wish you both well and enjoy it. All the very best, take care.

Donation by Vicky on 18/06/12

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Donation by Dale Whitehouse on 18/06/12

£38.00

+ £9.50 Gift Aid

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Happy Anniversary & Good Luck.Hope the rain stays away! Peter & Barbara Cook

Donation by Barbara Cook on 18/06/12

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Donation by Dale Whitehouse on 18/06/12

£155.00

+ £38.75 Gift Aid

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Dear Andy and Babs, We wish you the best for a great walk. Have fun and Happy Anniversary! Regards, Mike and Katherine.

Donation by Mike & Katherine Carraretto on 18/06/12

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Hi all the best on your challenge. A great cause which I am more than pleased to support. Don't forget to enjoy yourselves too!

Donation by Robin Spice on 16/06/12

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Best of lucky. Keep the head up & keep smiling! Left Right Left & keep in step!

Donation by David & Maureen WEBSTER on 12/06/12

£25.00

+ £6.25 Gift Aid

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Fingers crossed for warm weather. Dad would have loved to join you both for a drink on the way. Claire, Toby, Eve, Hugo and Louis x

Donation by Claire Carroll on 10/06/12

£40.00

+ £10.00 Gift Aid

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Good Luck with your 'expedition' and well done for undertaking it. Sue Payne-Butler

Donation by Susan Payne-Butler on 07/06/12

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

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Donation by Richard and Pat on 06/06/12

Good Luck and all our very best wishes Andy & Babs – Bob will be looking down cheering you on!

Donation by Audrey Ball & Janet Pearsons on 06/06/12

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£1,146.00
  • Offline donations£2,511.25
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£3,657.25
  • Gift Aid£239.00

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