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£400raised of £400 target by 19 supporters

    Weʼve raised £400 to Purchase a memorial bench to be located in Hinchingbrooke Country Park celebrating the life of Judi Figgures.

    Hinchingbrooke Country Park, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, UK
    Funded on Friday, 21st September 2018

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    In memory of Judi Figgures

    Judi was a larger than life character who enriched the lives of everyone who met her. She championed the cause of disability in Sport and in the Hinchingbrooke and Huntingdon communities with great success. Within the sport of sailing she could be seen sailing at Grafham Water every week. As an accomplished yachtswoman she travelled the world to compete in international sailing competitions, inspiring other disabled people to do the same. Within the local community, she successfully applied for funding to buy 2 electric cross country buggies for Hinchingbrooke Country Park. The buggies are still in use today allowing people who are less mobile to ride around the country park and enjoy the wildlife, lakes, trees and wildflowers as well as the company of the multitude of dog walkers and fellow strollers. To commemorate her life we are raising funds to purchase a park bench bearing Judi's name to allow park users to rest and enjoy the park environment, something Judi was passionate about. For all those who knew and loved Judi, this is an opportunity to give to the community, something we believe Judi would have approved of.



    • Stephen  Connor4 months ago
      Stephen  Connor

      Stephen Connor

      4 months ago

      I have finally identified a heavy duty park bench (Pic below) at a really good price which, including an inscription, falls within the amount we raised. So I now need suggestions for an inscription. My suggestion: I recall driving Judi to the Park in her van whilst she listened to the song 'Windmill in old Amsterdam (I saw a mouse).' She never failed to laugh out loud during the song, it was so innocent and loving. So 'In loving memory of Judi Figgures - she saw a little mouse with clogs on' Please respond with your suggestions. Thank you.

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    • Stephen  Connor5 months ago
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    • Stephen  Connor6 months ago
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      Stephen Connor

      6 months ago
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      Nearly there, thank you all so much.

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    • Judith Arnold

      Judith Arnold

      Jul 7, 2018

      In memory of Judi. RIP.




      Jun 12, 2018

      A very special lady, such admiration for her I will never forget her, enjoyed seeing Judi at the park with her dog, my husband also admired her. Pleasure to have met her. Zoe and Ivor.


    • David Robinson

      David Robinson

      Jun 11, 2018

      Just remember if you go over the amount, think of another project Judy would have supported


    • Jenny and Gregg

      Jenny and Gregg

      Jun 2, 2018

      She was a fantastic individual who was never disheartened by her ilness and was always happy. We spent many hours walking around Hinchingbrooke Country Park with the dogs and talking.


    • John Tyler

      John Tyler

      Jun 1, 2018

      A great lady who was an set an example to all who met her in how to cope with any problem they should ever have.


    • Anonymous


      May 30, 2018

      A lovely lady, always cheerful and a wonderful neighbour for many years. The Baxter family.


    • Wen ChouMillar

      Wen ChouMillar

      May 29, 2018

      Miss you Judi. Thank you for being so kind to me.


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    Stephen  Connor

    Stephen Connor

    Hinchingbrooke Country Park, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, UK

    Hinchingbrooke Country Park dog walker and sometimes carer of Judi Figgures.

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