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    Weʼve raised £1,120 to to raise funds for the family of a former colleague, Laura Cafferty, who sadly died in March.

    Darlington
    Funded on Friday, 4th October 2019

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    Rockliffe Hall’s Chief Executive, Eamonn Elliott, is taking on The Howard triathlon at Castle Howard on Sunday 21st July, to raise funds for the family of a former colleague, Laura Cafferty, who died in March.

    In 2017, at the age of just 34, doctors found a cancerous tumour on Laura’s leg and she was later diagnosed with a form of cancer called Leiomyosarcoma. Laura travelled from her home on Jersey to Southampton for intensive chemotherapy but sadly the treatment didn’t work and the cancer spread to her pelvis and back. Laura died on 25th March 2019, leaving her husband Karl, and their daughter, Maya.

    Eamonn has set up a crowdfunding page to raise funds for Karl and Maya to help support them at this difficult time in their lives.

    The Castle Howard triathlon will involve a 1.5km swim of the Great Lake in front of the castle, followed by a 45km cycle which circumnavigates the 10,000 acre Howard estate passing through the nearby stunning Hovingham Estate and out into the Howardian Hills. The final leg of the competition is a 10km run taking in key landmarks and monuments, including Castle South Lake, The Atlas Fountain and Temple of the Four Winds.

    Eamonn says: “Laura was a fabulous friend and it was a pleasure knowing her, and working with her. She was an incredibly strong woman. I want to try and raise as much money as possible by tackling The Gauntlet, to help Karl and Maya as they try to rebuild their lives.”

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      13

      • McDaid Groundworks Solutions Ltd

        McDaid Groundworks Solutions Ltd

        Aug 29, 2019

        Fantastic effort for a great cause, well done from all at McDaid Groundworks.

        £500.00

      • DEBI COLDWELL

        DEBI COLDWELL

        Aug 19, 2019

        Congratulations on completing your first triathlon in memory of your friend Laura. Good luck with the rest of your fund raising from your friends at Luxe magazine

        £50.00

      • Richard Allen

        Richard Allen

        Aug 12, 2019

        Wonderful work in memory of a wonderful lady Laura and family. Go Eamonn x

        £20.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Aug 10, 2019

        From all at Mac International. Well done on completing your triathlon in memory of your friend Laura. Good luck with the rest of your challenges and hope you manage to raise the £5000.

        £100.00

      • Michael Matthews

        Michael Matthews

        Aug 8, 2019

        What a worthy and kind course my friend, just so typical of you.Hope it all goes well.RegardsMike

        £50.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Aug 6, 2019

        Well done , a big challenge for a worthy cause

        £200.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jul 29, 2019

        All the best from Rockliffe Park Cricket Club.

        £50.00

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