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£200raised of £100 target by 7 supporters

    Weʼve raised £200 to help fund events and equipment for Heywood Ranger Unit

    Heywood, UK
    Funded on Thursday, 6th September 2018

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    Story

    I recently suffered a slipped disc, which has put me out of action preventing me from going on country walks, which is something I love, so as a goal for my recovery I have decided to attempt the `Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge.

    As an added incentive I have decided to try to raise money for the new Heywood Rangers guiding group, this will help girls 14-18 achieve some amazing things, and as a new group they need all the money they can to make as much difference as possible.

    I haven't fixed an exact date as yet, however midd June is the likely time. I'll update this page as I work out more details.

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    • Andrew Ridgway8 months ago
      Andrew Ridgway

      Andrew Ridgway

      8 months ago

      I've managed to get the MRI scans working properly and extracted a couple of images to show the damage to my spine. The lower disk of the two that have gone actually has a tear. The physio is going well, though last week I had a bit of a relapse it was no where near as bad as it was when I first did it, though it did nearly have me off work. Thank you so much to those who have either given a little something or shown support, both are very much appreciated.

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    • Andrew Ridgway9 months ago
      Andrew Ridgway

      Andrew Ridgway

      9 months ago

      New rucksack ordered, it's small 14L which is as much as I need for a summer day walks. The important bit is that it has a frame and a well padded waist belt this will lift the weight of my shoulders and put it on my hips, this reduces the risk of compressing my spine during when walking.

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    10 months ago

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    Page last updated on: 6/19/2018 6:46 PM

    Supporters

    7

    • Isobel Freeman

      Isobel Freeman

      Jun 19, 2018

      Well done. Keep up the good work.

      £100.00

    • Angela Taylor

      Angela Taylor

      Jun 16, 2018

      £10.00

    • Rebecca Kennedy

      Rebecca Kennedy

      Jun 4, 2018

      Good luck

      £10.00

    • Simon Perry

      Simon Perry

      May 31, 2018

      Good luck

      £10.00

    • Wendy James

      Wendy James

      Mar 5, 2018

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Mar 3, 2018

      £30.00

    • Trem Feighery

      Trem Feighery

      Mar 3, 2018

      From the Feighery's with thanks

      £30.00

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    Andrew Ridgway

    Andrew Ridgway

    Heywood, UK

    At 51 I've been walking the hills and more for years, after a recent back injury I've had to stop for now, however like many other people I will get myself fit and walking the hills again, this challenge will help me but more importantly help the new Heywood Rangers.

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