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  • Team members: Dominic Watts, Seb Schmoller, Richard Kocher, Ian Carey
  • Event: Brompton World Championship, 04 Oct 2009

Barnsley Hospice

Barnsley Hospice provides care and support for hundreds of local people each year. Our main priority is to achieve the best possible quality of life for patients with a life limiting illness, whilst supporting their families, during the period of illness and bereavement. As a specialist care provider, the range of skills we offer include, pain and symptom management, emotional support and terminal care at the end of life.

Charity Registration No. 700586

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Hi,

Thanks for taking the time to visit my JustGiving page.

Dominic, Seb, Richard and Ian are raising much needed funds for Barnsley Hospice, South Yorkshire.  Have a look at http://www.barnsleyhospice.org/Home.aspx to see how your support can make a big and positive difference to the patients, thier relatives and friends who all recieve help from the hospice.

The Brompton World Championships is a slightly unusal bicycle race, which obviously involves some furiously fast racing, but on Brompton folding bikes and with the riders wearing a jacket and tie!  The Barnsley Hospice Bromptonteers are taking the event very seriously and have already been out training to practice riding in formation, but they also intend to have a lot of fun.  Have a look at http://www.brompton.co.uk/bwc/2009/ for more information.

The Barnsley Hospice Bromptoneers are:

Domonic Watts, who works for Microsoft;

Seb Schmoller, who works for The Association for Learning Technology;

Richard Kocher, who works for the BBC;

Ian Carey, who works for Barnsley Hospice (he's the boss).

Update

We have now completed this wonderful event and had a fantastic time.  Unfortunately we had a major calamity in that just 500m from the finish Dom suffered a puncture!  This has clearly adversely affected our team finishing time.  The results have yet to be published, but we will be analysing them to assess the 'what if' had Dom not punctured.  We are already discussing our tactic for next.

A big thank you to those who have already made a donation and encouragement to those thinking about - it's not too late.

Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving – they’ll never sell them on or send unwanted emails. Once you donate, they’ll send your money directly to the charity and make sure Gift Aid is reclaimed on every eligible donation by a UK taxpayer. So it’s the most efficient way to donate - I raise more, whilst saving time and cutting costs for the charity.

So please dig deep and donate now.

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