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    Weʼve raised £2,465 to help fund a new library at Carfield School

    Sheffield
    Funded on Monday, 14th October 2019

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    Story

    Carfield Primary school wants to reestablish their library. Libraries are where children get hooked on reading, inspired and whisked away on their imagination. At the moment the Carfield School library is an underused storage and quiet room with only couple of dusty shelves without many books. We'd like it to be a space of inspiration and tranquillity in an otherwise very busy school.

    I know there seem to be many grander and more noble causes in the world but a love of reading can literaturely change their lives (like what I did there?) The school has been severely hit by funding cuts and could really do with a break! Please help us make a lasting impact in the education of the 600 pupils at Carfield Primary School.

    The concept is to create an indoor woodland, somewhere the pupils can travel to a different place, a place of imagination and mystery. To this end we have designed an interior which uses real birch trees to form reading circles and cosy dens amongst the shelves of books. Now we need to raise the money to fund it's construction.

    The project is being funded by Carfield Friends, a registered charity (charity no. 1183465) with a large lump sum of support from Dark Peak Gear (www.darkpeakgear.com) and the rest from public donations. Dark Peak are a small local company who design and manufacture feather down jackets. They are generously supporting me as well as homeless charities by donating a jacket for every sale they make.

    To raise money for the project I will be completing a sponsored rock climbing challenge, to climb 1350m of rock routes (the height of Ben Nevis) at Stanage Edge in the Peaks on 10th August. It will be attempted without ropes, in a single day and no climb will be repeated, which equates to 113 separate routes in 1 day. If people would like to sponsor me please give generously.

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    • Stuart Hutchinson3 months ago
      Stuart Hutchinson

      Stuart Hutchinson

      3 months ago

      I did it, achieved 125 climbs, totalling 1351m in 22:22hrs. I'm knackered but exhilarated! Thanks everyone for your donations and words of support, and now I sleep xxx

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    • Stuart Hutchinson3 months ago
      Stuart Hutchinson

      Stuart Hutchinson

      3 months ago

      703m climbed, just over half way. A bit weary but a cuppa helps

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    • Stuart Hutchinson3 months ago
      Stuart Hutchinson

      Stuart Hutchinson

      3 months ago

      360m climbed in 3 hours, I'm stopping for the night, carry on at first light. Climbing well and the friction is good, really enjoying it too! This is my camp for the night, my Dark Peak down jacket makes a great pillow.

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    Page last updated on: 9/24/2019 10.40

    Supporters

    89

    • William Parsons

      William Parsons

      Sep 24, 2019

      £200.00

    • Rosie Frazer

      Rosie Frazer

      Sep 13, 2019

      Delayed but massive well done on your amazing effort.

      £10.00

    • Gary and Pippa

      Gary and Pippa

      Sep 6, 2019

      Fantastic effort Stu!!

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Sep 4, 2019

      Well done!!

      £5.00

    • James Stark

      James Stark

      Sep 3, 2019

      Well done

      £40.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Sep 1, 2019

      Smashed it!!! Well done. Now we just need to get on with the library!!

    • Luca

      Luca

      Aug 29, 2019

      Nice one mate, incredible stuff with the climbing and great cause... Books not bombs!

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    Stuart Hutchinson

    Stuart Hutchinson

    Sheffield

    I am a father, partner, climber and designer. I believe in local action to have agency over the place we live and to regain control over our lives & futures. Governments will only provide some of what we need, corporations certainly won't do much so the rest is up to us!

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