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Weʼre raising £9,000 to Partnership between ‘The Lodge’ at Buckshaw retirement village and Buckshaw Village Community Church. Aim to fund three Rickshaws

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‘BV Rickshaws’ is a collaborative partnership between ‘The Lodge’ at Buckshaw retirement village and Buckshaw Village Community Church. The partnership aims to raise funds for three Rickshaws which will:

• Strengthen and build community through connecting the church community, the retirement village community and other local groups, businesses and individuals.

• Reduce social exclusion, isolation and loneliness across the community by involving people as volunteer cyclists or as rider supporting someone else to enjoy a ride.

• Give older people the opportunity to feel the joys of cycling- the wind in their hair, the fresh air on their faces and in their lungs, the freedom of being out and about.

• Increase social participation for all across the community through providing the elderly with the opportunity to remain an active part of society and their local community.

• Build bridges between generations, connections between young and old that support and reinforce mutual trust and respect.

You can help show your support and be a part of this venture by attending the launch contributing to making it an amazing event. You can also support the event by raising awareness - help spread the news about this campaign through word of mouth by telling others who you think might be interested or able to help. You can also help by sponsoring or part sponsoring a rickshaw or donating an affordable cash amount Lodge Manager Julie Stringfellow said, “The idea with the rickshaws is not to go a long route but to take in the moment at an easy pace — to notice the surroundings such as nature and activities and perhaps even stop and get an ice-cream. It’s an outdoor experience. But it’s also more than that. This is about the mental, emotional, and social stimulation a person receives.”

To find out more, come along to our event and speak directly to the people involved. Call 01772 625 000 for more information

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    7

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jun 16, 2019

    • Dave and Alice

      Dave and Alice

      Jun 15, 2019

      Brilliant idea. Hope it happens.

    • Danielle Revill

      Danielle Revill

      Jun 15, 2019

      I love this! What a fantastic idea. Good luck raising the funds.From Danielle, Nev, Claudia & Tarquin 🐶 of Argyll Ave xxx

      £10.00

    • Andy Marland

      Andy Marland

      Jun 15, 2019

      £20.00

    • Susan Noon

      Susan Noon

      Jun 14, 2019

      A very worthy cause! Wishing you all the very best.

      £20.00

    • julie mcglough

      julie mcglough

      Jun 9, 2019

      looking forward to friday and been part of the great project cannot wait to see our residents faces

      £10.00

    • Andrew Kesiak

      Andrew Kesiak

      Jun 8, 2019

      Fantastic idea! Can't wait to ride one of these rickshaws through Buckshaw Village!

      £10.00

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