Remembering Geoffrey Bowes

Our fundraising achievements in memory of Geoffrey Bowes

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    Amount we’ve raised in Geoffrey ’s memory $3,627.31

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    • Donation by Carol Lord

      Very well done Dory. You're brilliant. Lots of love Graham Hill xxxxx

      £70.00

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    • Donation by Carol Lord

      Best wishes well done from Ann... welk done from Mike Gresty xx

      £30.00

      + £0.00 Gift Aid

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    • Carol-Lord9

      I am swimming the full length of Loch Lomond in August 2018 without a wet suit for charity. I wanted a charity that will keep me focused, determined and hopefully spur me on 'not to stop' when I am struggling. I will just think of my dad, the FFC my own personal goal and BOOM I'll be off! 

      My dad was a Fire officer for nearly 30 yrs. He saved numerous lives by putting his life at risk. I wanted to raise money to support mental health issues, PTSD, physical disabilities, emotional issues, bereavement, counselling for families, respite & a rehabilitation service and this fantastic charity covers all of the above and so much more.

      My dad taught me loads of wonderful things including how to swim. He absolutely LOVED swimming in lakes and in the sea and most of our BRILLIANT family holidays were in the Lake District and the Lochs in Scotland. I only started swimming in open water events 2 years after he died but the ironic thing was that he tragically died in Sep 2011 while swimming in the sea, on holiday with his best friend Ronnie Howarth who was also an X fire fighter. They were in Turkey in the sun. No pain, no heart attack, no stroke and  he didn't drown It was just his time to go. His light was turned off in an instant. It was TRAGIC for all concerned and we were all deeply shocked at and it left us bereft for a very long time, but what a wonderful way for him to go. He deserved to go this way. 

      I know my dad swims along side of me in spirit every time I swim and I know he will be with me every stroke when I swim Loch Lomond because he always said "I'd love to swim Lomond". I am so determined and focused and I WILL do it. To every fire fighter out there especially my dad, you are all HEROES. I love you dearly dad. Xxx

      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. So it's the most efficient way to donate - saving time and cutting costs for the charity.

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    Donations made in memory of Geoffrey Bowes128

    • Donation by Carol Lordto Carol's page on 09/12/2018

      Very well done Dory. You're brilliant. Lots of love Graham Hill xxxxx

      £70.00

      + £0.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Carol Lordto Carol's page on 03/12/2018

      Best wishes well done from Ann... welk done from Mike Gresty xx

      £30.00

      + £0.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Jayne Colmanto Carol's page on 26/10/2018

      £5.00

      + £1.25 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Laurence Whelehanto Carol's page on 12/10/2018

      i just read your story in the Here4you mag, and just read your lovely story on your donation page ,your dad would be so proud , that is a mammoth achievement ! very well done !!!

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

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      Donation by to Carol's page on 09/10/2018

      £5.00

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    • Donation by Jane Schofieldto Carol's page on 08/10/2018

      Well done Carol x You are also a hero, just like those fire fighters. I really hope you raise your target

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Jane Robertsto Carol's page on 08/10/2018

      Well done Dory - knew you would do it.

    • Donation by Carol Lordto Carol's page on 06/10/2018

      From Maz Hart and Spice Valley xxx BLOODY WELL DONE DORY 😁😁🏊‍♀️

      £45.00

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    • Donation by Carol Lordto Carol's page on 26/09/2018

      Congratulation Dory. Brilliant swim xxx

      £40.00

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    • Donation by Liz Howarthto Carol's page on 23/09/2018

      For Uncle Geoff, and for my dad who will never forget ❤️❤️❤️ Thank you Carol 😘😘😘 xx

      £20.00

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    • Donation by Jane Woodburnto Carol's page on 16/09/2018

      Fantastic achievement Dory! Great to meet you today - can’t wait to hear about your next challenge! xxx

      £10.00

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    • Donation by Annick Richterichto Carol's page on 15/09/2018

    • Donation by Alan Knellto Carol's page on 15/09/2018

      You have done something so amazing! It's been amazing to support you on this amazing adventure. Thank you!

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Michelle Hallto Carol's page on 15/09/2018

      I think you just said you were £42 short, well done!!!

      £42.00

      + £10.50 Gift Aid

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      Donation by to Carol's page on 15/09/2018

      £10.00

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      Donation by to Carol's page on 15/09/2018

      £10.00

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      Donation by to Carol's page on 15/09/2018

      £10.00

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    • Donation by Carol Lordto Carol's page on 14/09/2018

      From donations using the collecting pots, random people and generally good people. YOU DID IT :):)))

      £569.30

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    • Donation by Les Richardsto Carol's page on 14/09/2018

      £50.00

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    • Donation by Carol Cunliffeto Carol's page on 12/09/2018

      Unbelievable achievement Lordy!!

      £10.00

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    • Donation by Jennifer Danielto Carol's page on 12/09/2018

      Heroes one and all X Thank you X

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Tammy Thompsonto Carol's page on 12/09/2018

      An amazing and incredibly feat by such a lovely lady. Well done xx (Iain and Tammy)

      £20.00

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    • Donation by Lisa Vickersto Carol's page on 12/09/2018

      £10.00

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    • Donation by Kris farrinondto Carol's page on 12/09/2018

      You are a star x You should be welcome in every fire station, in the country, for a brew after this x

      £100.00

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      Donation by to Carol's page on 10/09/2018

      £3.00

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      Donation by to Carol's page on 10/09/2018

      £10.00

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    • Donation by Anthony Hewittto Carol's page on 09/09/2018

      £10.00

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      Donation by to Carol's page on 09/09/2018

      £5.00

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      Donation by to Carol's page on 09/09/2018

      £10.00

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    • Donation by Motorcise Ladies Gymto Carol's page on 07/09/2018

      What a Fantastic achievement 👍 what you have raised will help the firefighters & their loved ones that suffer trauma or loss . More than just a job more acts of heroism ❤️

      £30.00

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      Donation by to Carol's page on 04/09/2018

      £10.00

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    • Donation by Richard Hibbertto Carol's page on 29/08/2018

      Well done Carol X

      £30.00

      + £7.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Elaine Higginsto Carol's page on 27/08/2018

      fabulous achievement Carol. Well done x

      £5.00

      + £1.25 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Amy Hareto Carol's page on 22/08/2018

      Yay well done Carol !! Absolute star !

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Erica Gelyczakto Carol's page on 18/08/2018

      Congratulation Carol. Epic swimming xxx

      £50.00

      + £12.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Sue Horrocksto Carol's page on 16/08/2018

      Well done Dory👍

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Anne Staffordto Carol's page on 16/08/2018

      Amazing swim and amazing firefighters

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Keith Higsonto Carol's page on 15/08/2018

      Congratulations

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Fiona Montgomeryto Carol's page on 15/08/2018

      Well done Carol. Brilliant achievement. Your dad would have been so proud. Xxxx

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Karen McKennato Carol's page on 15/08/2018

      Fantastic achievement for a deserving cause. You are amazing!

      £10.00

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    • Donation by Susan Haddock Hughesto Carol's page on 15/08/2018

      £30.00

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    • Donation by STEPHANIE KEANEto Carol's page on 15/08/2018

      Well done Carol... huge achievement! xx

      £100.00

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    • Donation by Anonymousto Carol's page on 14/08/2018

      Dory - what an extraordinary achievement - you inspirational woman we feel very privileged to have you as a friend :-) xxx

      £50.00

      + £12.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Anonymousto Carol's page on 14/08/2018

      Amazing lady. What an achievement xx

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Marylyn Dickinsonto Carol's page on 14/08/2018

      Love you lots. So proud of you Carol. That was an awesome swim for you and your dad and amazing charity. That’s an epic achievement. Full of love, grit, courage & determination. £1 for each mile 😘xxx

      £23.00

      + £5.75 Gift Aid

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      Donation by to Carol's page on 15/08/2018

      £10.00

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    • Donation by Sylvia Leeto Carol's page on 14/08/2018

      Well done Carol, we at BLPP, are extremely proud of you, and of course the Brave Firefighters you swam for x

      £10.00

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    • Donation by Ian McDonaldto Carol's page on 14/08/2018

      £10.00

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    • Donation by Gillian Cloughto Carol's page on 14/08/2018

      Well done Carol,you’re amazing! Best wisshes from myself and Gordon.xx

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Erica Byronto Carol's page on 14/08/2018

      It’s amazing what you have achieved. Well done!

      £5.00

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      Donation by Bill Grestyto Carol's page on 14/08/2018

      £10.00

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      Donation by to Carol's page on 14/08/2018

      £5.00

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    • Donation by Christine Murrayto Carol's page on 14/08/2018

      Fantastic Carol Lord, well done, we are all proud of you! xx

      £5.00

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    • Donation by Carrie Mellingto Carol's page on 14/08/2018

      You amazing lady...so so proud of you!!! What next? 🏊🏼‍♀️ xxx

      £25.00

      + £6.25 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Jeanette Wilsonto Carol's page on 14/08/2018

      Massive congratulations Carol. You’re amazing 🏊‍♂️🏊‍♂️🏊‍♂️😀

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Helen Minshallto Carol's page on 14/08/2018

      Well done Carol - what a legend you are! Now go and get some rest before your next challenge!!!!!

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Louise Robinsto Carol's page on 14/08/2018

      Amazing job Carol... well done..! xx

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Maureen Collinsto Carol's page on 13/08/2018

      With grit..determination and sheer stubbornness anything can be achieved. ..... you're an inspiration to all of us xxxxx

      £20.00

      + £0.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Donna Mellettto Carol's page on 13/08/2018

      Just heard you’re in your last mile. You’re truly amazing. Such an inspiration. 💪

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Eileen Sharmanto Carol's page on 13/08/2018

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by June&Fred Heysto Carol's page on 13/08/2018

      What would we do without the firefighters?! Dory is amazing - Well done.

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Bernadette Whelanto Carol's page on 13/08/2018

      Go Carol (Dory) xx

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Jackie Kubisto Carol's page on 13/08/2018

      £5.00

      + £1.25 Gift Aid

    • Donation by JOANNE KITSONto Carol's page on 13/08/2018

      £5.00

      + £1.25 Gift Aid

    • Donation by GAYNOR PRICEto Carol's page on 13/08/2018

      YOU CAN DO THIS CAROL LORD. ONE AMAZING, MAD, BONKERS LADY. LOTS OF LOVE AND CWTCHES XXXX

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Graham Hillto Carol's page on 13/08/2018

      Nearly there Carol. xx

      £5.00

      + £1.25 Gift Aid

    • Donation by David Bensonto Carol's page on 13/08/2018

      From a friend of Lisa Heys whose father was also a firefighter for 35yrs!! Good luck x

      £30.00

      + £7.50 Gift Aid

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      Donation by Ann Plumbleyto Carol's page on 14/08/2018

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

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      Donation by Emma Hughesto Carol's page on 13/08/2018

      You’re truly inspirational. You’re Dad will be beaming with pride xx

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

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      Donation by to Carol's page on 14/08/2018

      £10.00

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      Donation by Christine Morristo Carol's page on 13/08/2018

      Awesome lady your amazing x

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Simon Connollyto Carol's page on 12/08/2018

      Good luck Carol you will smash this #justkeepswimming 🏊🏾‍♀️

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Averil McGregorto Carol's page on 12/08/2018

      Good luck 🏊‍♀️👍🍾

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by .steven Holdento Carol's page on 12/08/2018

      Good luck

      £20.00

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    • Donation by John Watsonto Carol's page on 12/08/2018

      best wishes, go swim

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Janet Guyto Carol's page on 12/08/2018

      Good luck on your epic Swim you will smash it xx

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Lucy Haworthto Carol's page on 12/08/2018

      LOVE YOU MUM!!! Good luck, you’ll do it. Just think - just keep swimming, just keep swimming, just keep swimming swimming swimming :) love you xxxxxxx

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

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      Donation by to Carol's page on 12/08/2018

      £10.00

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    • Donation by joyce ryanto Carol's page on 11/08/2018

      Best of luck Carol. No doubt you can do this

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by John Finanto Carol's page on 11/08/2018

      Just met you in a he Glenroy in Balloch. All the best with your swim, John & Katie. 🏊‍♀️ Stay safe 😉👍🏻

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Helen Claire Shepherdto Carol's page on 11/08/2018

      Good luck sweetie I’ll be there with you every stroke of the way... go girl you can do it 😘 xx

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Karen Caneto Carol's page on 10/08/2018

      Good luck Lordy! What a challenge... and what a great cause. Having had a fire at home myself recently I can't praise the fire brigade enough. Will be thinking about you. Go girl! :-)

      £25.00

      + £6.25 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Jinny Newellto Carol's page on 09/08/2018

      Go girl if any one can do it you can. Love one of the Bitches xxxx

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Justine Rowlandto Carol's page on 09/08/2018

      Wishing you lots of luck Carol, you go for it!!

      £20.00

      + £0.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Iain Hammertonto Carol's page on 08/08/2018

      Best of luck. Just keep swimming. x

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Justin Robertsto Carol's page on 08/08/2018

      What was it you said to me? Ah yeah "Just keep swimming!!!!'

      £30.00

      + £7.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Anonymousto Carol's page on 07/08/2018

      £40.00

      + £10.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Jo Boltonto Carol's page on 07/08/2018

      Good luck, Xxx

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

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      Donation by to Carol's page on 08/08/2018

      £10.00

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    • Donation by Andto Carol's page on 07/08/2018

      Go carol! Your amazing, hope it all goes ‘swimmingly’!

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Loraine Jacksonto Carol's page on 05/08/2018

      £10.00

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    • Donation by Diane Ainsworthto Carol's page on 05/08/2018

      Good luck Carol......🐟🐟🐟🐟🐟🏊‍♂️Xxx

      £5.00

      + £0.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Damon Winterbottomto Carol's page on 05/08/2018

      Good luck Carol - great cause

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Stuart Reidto Carol's page on 02/08/2018

      You’re more than ready for this. Enjoy every stroke. Best of luck! Xx

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Julie Lloydto Carol's page on 27/07/2018

      Have an amazing swim x

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Lisa Preeceto Carol's page on 26/07/2018

      An amazing challenge for an amazing charity by an amazing woman! Go Dory!

      £25.00

      + £6.25 Gift Aid

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      Donation by ALEX JOHNSTONEto Carol's page on 26/07/2018

      good luck

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Jeff Johnstoneto Carol's page on 23/07/2018

      Good luck carol

      £25.00

      + £6.25 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Stuart Cannonto Carol's page on 23/07/2018

      Good luck fantastic cause 👍

      £30.00

      + £7.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Chris Sharpto Carol's page on 18/07/2018

      Best of luck for the swim from your 'family' at the Georgian x

      £25.00

      + £6.25 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Tina Mooreto Carol's page on 18/07/2018

      Come on , Lordy! Shake those fins! Watch our for Nessie's relative who patrols the waters of Loch Lomond. Whoops! I've done it twice but you deserve it. Good luck.

      £10.00

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    • Donation by Tina Mooreto Carol's page on 18/07/2018

      Come on, Lordy. Loch Lomond has its own monster like Nessie, so that should spur you on!

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Joy Morristo Carol's page on 18/07/2018

      I wish you well.

      £10.00

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    • Donation by Jamie Hallto Carol's page on 17/07/2018

      £20.00

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    • Donation by Anonymousto Carol's page on 15/07/2018

      £20.00

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    • Donation by Anonymousto Carol's page on 13/07/2018

      Go Dory

      £2.00

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    • Donation by Debra Duckettto Carol's page on 11/07/2018

      wishing you a safe swim & hope you raise lots of money xx

      £20.00

      + £0.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Yvonne Worthingtonto Carol's page on 11/07/2018

      An amazing cause. No doubt you will smash this Carol. xxxxx

      £10.00

      + £0.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Ashleigh Seldonto Carol's page on 10/07/2018

      Good luck Carol! Xxx

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Kay Cheethamto Carol's page on 10/07/2018

      Good luck Carol - keep swimming!!!! :)

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Lucy L-Rto Carol's page on 09/07/2018

      Go show that Loch who's boss! 🏊‍♀️

    • Donation by Pam Greenwayto Carol's page on 06/07/2018

      Great charity, amazing challenge Carol - good luck 😉

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Barbara Williamsto Carol's page on 04/07/2018

      Lomond seal go smash that loch xx

      £10.00

      + £0.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Jane Gibsonto Carol's page on 01/07/2018

      All the very best wishes for a successful challenge ! From Jane, John and our boxer dogs Obi and Molly !

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Heather Walmsleyto Carol's page on 24/06/2018

      Awesome challenge Dory, awesome charity. You will do it 😍😍

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Mooseto Carol's page on 18/06/2018

      Good luck I’m sure ul smash it Hun and I’m sure ur dad will be with u all the way

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Jade Hanleyto Carol's page on 17/06/2018

      Good luck! Just keep swimming!

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Jo Brownto Carol's page on 17/06/2018

      Good luck to you for another awesome Swim challenge xx

      £5.00

      + £1.25 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Noelle Collinsto Carol's page on 16/06/2018

      Great cause smash it carol xxx

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Janis Parker-Brooksto Carol's page on 15/06/2018

      Such a worthy cause.

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Graham Hillto Carol's page on 14/06/2018

      We know you can do it Carol. You are a star xxx

      £5.00

      + £1.25 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Carol Lordto Carol's page on 14/06/2018

      Good luck from Eileen, Sharon, Dawn, Brenda & Jean the BC group and Lilyas Watson. Xxx SMASH IT💪👍🏊‍♂️🏊‍♂️

      £35.00

      + £0.00 Gift Aid

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      Donation by Louise Mccoolto Carol's page on 19/05/2018

      Good Luck Carol! Lou xxx

      £5.00

      + £1.25 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Wendy Mellettto Carol's page on 17/05/2018

      Good luck Carol you will smash this swim 🏊‍♂️ xx 😘

      £5.00

      + £1.25 Gift Aid

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      Donation by Carol Lordto Carol's page on 17/05/2018

      £10.00

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    • Donation by Joanna Gaddto Carol's page on 08/05/2018

      Good luck Carol 🏊‍♀️🏊‍♀️ xx

      £10.00

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    • Donation by Tracy Disleyto Carol's page on 05/05/2018

      Carol Lord you will smash it, enjoy my love xxxx

      £20.00

      + £5.00 Gift Aid

    • Donation by Kate Harveyto Carol's page on 05/05/2018

      Go on Lordy!! Xx

      £10.00

      + £2.50 Gift Aid

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