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Weʼre raising £400 to help with funds for the North West Police Benevolent Fund and Police Memorial Trust

Rawtenstall, Rossendale, UK

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Hi,

My name is Matthew. I am 16 years of age. I am a volunteer Police cadet in Hyndburn.

In October I am doing a skydive. The skydive is booked for Friday 26th October in Cornwall.

I am hoping for a career in the police and am currently on the public services course through my local college.

I contacted Lancashire Police with a view to getting sponsorship for the skydive for a charity they support.

The chief constable Andy Rhodes supported the North West Police Benevolent Fund and the UK police memorial fund. My intention should I raise enough money is to split between the 2 charities.

Please sponsor me to make a difference towards sick, injured, retired and their families at a time of need.

North west Police Benevolent Fund

Our Mission:

To relieve officers of Cheshire Constabulary, Greater Manchester Police, Merseyside Police, Lancashire Constabulary, Cumbria Constabulary and NCA, retired officers of those and previous police forces amalgamated within the constituent forces, together with their dependants, who are in a condition of need and hardship or distress.

UK Police Memorial fund:

The Police Memorial Trust is a charitable organisation founded in 1984 and based in London. The trust's objective is to erect memorials to British police officers killed in the line of duty, at or near the spot where they died, thereby acting as a permanent reminder to the public of the sacrifice they made.

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  • Josephine harrison1 month ago
    Josephine harrison

    Josephine harrison

    1 month ago

    Update ............. Due to lousy weather I was unable to do the skydive last Friday and the winds were still high all weekend. It is now hopefully going to happen over the weekend of 5-7th April. Thank you to everyone who has so far supported me. Hopefully between now and then I can raise more money for the causes Thank you again Matthew

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  • Josephine harrison2 months ago
    Josephine harrison

    Josephine harrison

    2 months ago

    Absolutely gutted. After 7 hours it was finally decided the jump couldn’t be done today. Winds were in excess of 30 mph. We need to leave for home Sunday. Weather not looking in our favour for rejump before having to return home. If this is the case it will be booked for next year. I will post a further update after the weekend. Gutted isnt the word 😟

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  • Josephine harrison2 months ago
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    Josephine harrison

    2 months ago

    So far winds are in excess of 30 mph awaiting a 1pm update. Hoping the wind will die down!!

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Page last updated on: 10/29/2018 6:40 PM

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21

  • Simon Yates

    Simon Yates

    Oct 25, 2018

    Well done and good luck Matthew.

    £10.00

  • Ex Cadet from 1965 Blackpool Borough!

    Ex Cadet from 1965 Blackpool Borough!

    Oct 12, 2018

    Well done!

    £10.00

  • Andy Horne. Chairman Chester Narpo

    Andy Horne. Chairman Chester Narpo

    Oct 8, 2018

    As an ex cadet myself 58 years ago I’m pleased to see they’re still doing great work

    £25.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Oct 8, 2018

    £10.00

  • denis henaghan

    denis henaghan

    Oct 4, 2018

    thank for raising money for the NWPBF. good luck

    £10.00

  • Jillian Fentem

    Jillian Fentem

    Oct 3, 2018

    Well done Matthew on your fund raising.

    £5.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Oct 2, 2018

    All the very best for the skydive. Good luck.

    £30.00

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