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Thank you for visiting the What's Driving Parkinson's fundraising page. I am James Bowthorpe, an honorary research fellow with the What's Driving Parkinson's team. In 2009 I broke the world record for fastest circumnavigation of the globe by 20 days. I am continuing to raise money for the same cause through various events and challenges. The fundraising campaign aims to reach as many people as possible who think progress of research into Parkinson's Disease has been painfully slow - it was first described almost 200 years ago and no one knows what causes it - so please pass on these details.

My inspiration for taking on these challenges is seeing patients benefit in the clinic we run at The Maudsley and King's College Hospitals. Detailed plans are in place to take the research forward over 5 years, with maximal efficiency. All that is needed is the money. You can learn more about the research by visiting the What's Driving Parkinson's website

Raising money for

Psychiatry Research Trust

Psychiatry Research Trust

Charity Registration No. 284286

The Psychiatry Research Trust supports research and investigation into mental health, mental illness and brain disease including specific diseases or conditions with psychiatric aspects. It also supports research into the causes, means of prevention, diagnoses and treatment of such conditions.

Donations 525

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I am deeply impressed!

Donation by Glyn Matthews on 13/12/10

£20.00

Donation by Nick Sore on 27/10/10

£10.00

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you are all AMAZING! what super pedalling!

Donation by Katie Murphy on 13/09/10

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

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I'm so glad I'm in a position to donate this time. Hope JOGLE is fun n' tasty.

Donation by Sophie Deveson on 08/09/10

£50.00

+ £14.10 Gift Aid

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Thank you for your incredible journeys. My step mum has PD and we're fighting for funding for DBS...enjoy the brewery, music and food tomorrow...

Donation by shaun worrall on 06/09/10

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

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Good luck with JOGLE, I'm sure it will be a big success.

Donation by Ed Parker on 02/09/10

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 26/08/10

£50.00

+ £14.10 Gift Aid

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Been meaning to do this4 ages!A very small thanks for all your help with my Dad & a very big thumbs up4 all the incredible work and cycling ur doing

Donation by Etty (& Rich) on 09/08/10

£100.00

+ £28.21 Gift Aid

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My father in law died of Parkinsons before I met my husband. Good luck with the fundraising

Donation by Pam on 24/06/10

£5.00

+ £1.41 Gift Aid

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James, I've been meaningto do this for ages. Congratulations and good luck for future efforts

Donation by Ian Pye on 20/06/10

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Every success James and congratulations on the Junk Boat enterprise

Donation by Janet Suckling on 31/05/10

£50.00

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Well done James, amazing! If your'e doing the JOGLE I'ld be up for it.

Donation by Des Gosling on 29/05/10

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 29/05/10

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

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This is great! Good luck!

Donation by Rachel D on 07/05/10

£5.00

+ £1.41 Gift Aid

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Donation by Hannah Scurfield on 14/04/10

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

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Well done James! Your a true inspiration.

Donation by Anthony Jelliman on 22/03/10

£10.00

+ £2.82 Gift Aid

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best wishes and good luck. following on twitter - will get my repair kit ready.

Donation by adam van den bussche on 18/03/10

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

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Hi James, just a small donation to help you on your way to your target. I hope you get there eventually.

Donation by Niall McGuinness on 20/02/10

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That's a pretty amazing achievement James, well done!! Congratulations on what you have done, a very worthy cause. good luck with the recovery

Donation by nick chapman on 07/12/09

£20.00

+ £5.64 Gift Aid

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Well done James, amazing achievement. Congrats too on just winning award for your fundraising efforts - hip hip hoorah! Niamh x

Donation by Niamh Byrne on 30/11/09

£100.00

+ £28.21 Gift Aid

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A world record breaker with a brilliant beard. Hope you're very proud - there aren't many that perform those 2 tasks with such success.

Donation by Kat Lorenz on 29/11/09

£50.00

+ £14.10 Gift Aid

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As promised!

Donation by Stefan Demetriou on 21/11/09

£40.00

+ £11.28 Gift Aid

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Hi James, congratulations on breaking the world record, you kept those wheels on fire. rob & friends

Donation by rob & friends. on 04/11/09

£110.00

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Proceeds of a raffle at the Annual Dinner of ex employees of AKZO Nobel, Gillingham, Kent.

Donation by Ron Hutton on 01/11/09

£40.00

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Donation by Richard Williams on 01/11/09

£70.00

+ £19.74 Gift Aid

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£21,750.77
  • Offline donations£99,075.57
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£120,826.34
  • Gift Aid£4,737.83

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