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Unlikely Cyclists Salisbury District Hospital Stars Appeal

Fundraising for Salisbury District Hospital Stars Appeal
raised of £5,000 target
by 345 supporters
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Bike Ride , 12 July 2023


Sarah was diagnosed with Breast Cancer in late 2022 and while sitting in Salisbury Hospital one grey and damp January morning , I read through the list of companies and individuals who had donated to the Breast care unit to provide a calm and peaceful atmosphere for treatment with a dedicated team of nurses, the care Sarah received from them throughout was faultless,

We all know someone that has or will be impacted by this disease, but diagnosis and treatments are improving on a daily basis.

So I decided i would get on my bike to Devon and raise some funds along the way, I mentioned this to a few friends most thought I was bonkers , however, a few said they would like to join in so THE UNLIKELY CYCLISTS were born.

Ranging from a few experienced riders to offer guidance on everything from bikes to the correct attire, to friends who have not been on a bike for a decade or three. let alone purchased Lycra before and now can be found puffing around the Wiltshire countryside at weekends in training, strangely satisfying seems to be the general consensus.

So we are leaving Marston near Devizes on July 13th and arriving in Axminster at the end of the day some 68 miles, then to Moretonhampstead on day two just 44 miles mainly up hill !.

The Unlikely Cyclists are -

John Matthews , Andy Hillier , Matt Oakes , Mike & Elaine Davis, Nick Cordel, Matt Hurley Alistair Fenwick, Wayne Davis , Tristan & William Warden and a late entry from Chris Combe

With an age range from under 30 to over 70.

Any donations or sponsorship will be greatly received.

ED & W Bodman Ltd have kindly offered to sponsor the riders a guinea a mile for the entire route , Many thanks and very generous

Many thanks for the donations from the June Sedbury Sim Day over the weekend expertly extracted by Ed and Dave , this will take us over the £5k mark ,

extra thanks to Billy Haines and Devizes Building Supplies for their special donations

A big thank you to the May Ball Committee for their generous donation from the recent Edington May Ball.

Another Massive Thanks to ED & W Bodman for their donation to go with their kind sponsorship

About the charity

The Stars Appeal is the NHS charity for Salisbury District Hospital. Every day Stars Appeal funded projects help hundreds of patients across all wards and departments and support the NHS staff who care for them. Please tell us if you wish to support a specific ward, department or cause. Thank you

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