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A £5,000 thank you

So, the blisters are all now healed and we’re very pleased to say that the sponsorship total for the row across Scotland, including Gift Aid, has gone past the £5,000 mark.  So far, £5,184.33 has been raised for Marie Curie … Continue reading

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Made it! And here’s the video to prove it…

On Friday 13th September 2013 at 8.30am, the Channel Four set out from Corpach near Fort William on the west coast of Scotland, and at exactly 5.30pm on Saturday 14th September, they left the sea lock on the east coast … Continue reading

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The cross Scotland row in pictures

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The final countdown

With just two days to go, we’re well and truly into the final countdown. Tomorrow, the crew start the long drive up to Ullapool to pick up the boat and then it’s back to Fort William for the start. The … Continue reading

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Scotland row promo video

If you want to know what the row is all about, then just take a look at this…

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Three weeks to go!

With exactly three weeks to go, we’re making the final preparations for the row. The very nice people at Scottish Canals have been helping us out as have the team at Marie Curie. The gym is taking a pounding. That … Continue reading

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STOP PRESS: The Channel Four to row across Scotland

On Friday 13th September, The Channel Four, embark on their next gruelling rowing challenge for Marie Curie Cancer Care following a six hour, Force 5, slog across the English Channel in 2012. This time we are raising the bar higher, … Continue reading

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A massive £12,000 thank you

Well, all the sponsorship for the cross-Channel row is now in and counted and The Channel Four are delighted to announce that your donations have resulted in an incredible £10,861.48, equal to £12,184.73 with Gift Aid. All of your kind … Continue reading

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The row, the film…

A short film of our Channel crossing…  

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The row in the papers

Since we completed the row a number of our local papers have run the story.  The Echo in Essex, Toby’s local paper, ran an article including reference to the symptoms of bone cancer, which Toby had.  If you’d like a look, the … Continue reading

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