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Closed 12/05/2021

108%
£2,703
raised of £2,500 target by 102 supporters

    Weʼve raised £2,703 to maintain the existing footpath network created by Earlston Paths Group

    Earlston, Scottish Borders
    Funded on Wednesday, 12th May 2021

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    Earlston Paths Group

    For the last sixteen years the volunteers of Earlston Paths Group have created and maintained a local footpath network around our community.

    The routes have seen an enormous increase in the number of walkers, runners and cyclists using them in all weathers since the start of the pandemic lockdowns in early 2020. At the same time we have been unable to carry out our normal care and maintenance due to the Covid restrictions.

    The small amount of money raised from our Walks Around Earlston and Redpath booklet, sold in local shops, has also dried up as businesses have been forced to close for long periods.

    As the footpaths have taken a serious bashing the group need to raise funds to carry out immediate and longer term repairs, ensuring paths are still here for use now and into the future. Materials for two recent projects on the highly popular Leader Water Path have cost over £500 and that's just the start of the group's plans for this year.

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    • Ian  Gibb2 months ago
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      2 months ago
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    • Ian  Gibb2 months ago
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      Ian Gibb

      2 months ago

      We'd like to send a, very BIG thank you to everyone who took the time to visit our this Page, now closed, and gave so generously to support work on the footpaths around Earlston and Redpath. The final grand total is even more than you see here. Not everyone donates on line but that doesn't stop them! We also received a total of another £225 from 12 others, making the grand total £2928 - something we could never have imagined when we kicked off with the target of raising £500. Be assured - every penny will be spent on path related work.

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    Supporters

    102

    • Suzanne and Xena

      Suzanne and Xena

      May 8, 2021

      Thank you so much for enhancing all our beautiful walks

      £10.00

    • The Labrador runner

      The Labrador runner

      May 1, 2021

      Amazing work chaps and amazing doggy biscuits too!

      £100.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Apr 27, 2021

      Many thanks to Earlston Paths Group for doing such a wonderful job of setting up the paths around Earlston and for maintaining them brilliantly. Keep up the great work.

      £250.00

    • Elaine Christie

      Elaine Christie

      Apr 23, 2021

      Thank you for all the work you do to maintain the great walks around Earlston.

      £30.00

    • Ricky and Louise Lynch

      Ricky and Louise Lynch

      Apr 21, 2021

      Thank you for all the work you do.

      £20.00

    • Bill & Sheena Byers

      Bill & Sheena Byers

      Apr 20, 2021

      Greatly appreciate all your amazing work

      £20.00

    • Jack & Barbara

      Jack & Barbara

      Apr 20, 2021

      Keep up the great work

      £30.00

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    Ian Gibb

    Earlston, Scottish Borders

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