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Weʼre raising £500 to help replace Banavie play park and to help Extinction Rebellion continue their campaigning on the climate crisis.

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On Saturday the 6th July I'll be running a Ramsay round; 24 Lochaber Munros in 56 miles to be completed under 24 hours. I'm hoping to go a good bit quicker than that, but this sort of distance is new to me so I'll see how I go!

I'll be starting at 3am on Saturday morning, you can track my progress here; http://live.opentracking.co.uk/ramsey19/?n=5

I'm raising money for two causes, and will split donations 50/50 between Friends of Banavie Park and Extinction Rebellion. Both are working hard to improve the future for the next generation, one at a very local level, one at a global level!

Our local playpark is in a wonderful spot next to Neptune's staircase on the Caledonian Canal but is dilapidated and threatened with closure. It's currently well used by both locals and visitors, and it would be tragic to see it go. Friends of Banavie park are raising money to get a new playground worthy of this fantastic venue and community. They are approaching a funding threshold that will allow them to apply for grants for the large sums required.

In the space of a few months Extinction Rebellion have changed the conversation on the Climate Crisis, prompting governments and councils to declare a climate emergency and set ambitious net-zero targets. But the work is only just starting, the science suggests we need to be both more ambitious and set in place policies that have a chance of fulfilling our ambitions. Donations to Extinction Rebellion will enable them to grow their movement of non-violent civil dissobedience in order to keep up the pressure on governments to take the climate crisis seriously.

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    • Mark Leggett

      Mark Leggett

      Aug 2, 2019

      I read about your amazing run in the paper . Well done!

      £20.00

    • Oliver Metherell

      Oliver Metherell

      Jul 10, 2019

      Great work Es - Really happy you broke the record!

    • Fiona Wild

      Fiona Wild

      Jul 9, 2019

      Congratulations Es!Great achievement.

      £25.00

    • Ken Sutor

      Ken Sutor

      Jul 9, 2019

      Congratulations on getting the record - better late than never in contributing to your crowdfund.

      £20.00

    • Marie Meldrum

      Marie Meldrum

      Jul 9, 2019

      Well done Es. Incredible achievement.

      £50.00

    • Gregor

      Gregor

      Jul 8, 2019

      Well done again Es, truly inspirational!

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jul 8, 2019

      £10.00

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