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This is a list of some of the things we have been involved in.

See what we got up to by clicking where you see the Photos link

2018

May 2018

Golf Day at The Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club.

Our eleventh Anniversary Event

A sell-out with 16 new entrants

as well as our long-standing supporters

Our golfers enjoyed a warm and sunny dry day.

The raffle had over £2,600 worth of prizes

 including 12 four-ball rounds of golf.

and raised a record £1040 alone

Overall profit is currently £6049 including sponsorship..

THANKS to everybody that took part.

2018 SPONSORS

2017

December 2017

Palace Theatre Newark Collections

We held our second after-show collections at the Palace Theatre

after the Panto “Beauty and The Beast” where we raised £214.25 in one day

Thanks to everyone who donated so generously, and thanks also

to the Management of the Palace for arranging this.

May 2017

Golf Day at The Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club.

Our TENTH Anniversary Event

Yet another sell-out with 17 new entrants

as well as our long-standing supporters

In a week of constant rain we were lucky to have a sunny dry day

The raffle had over £2,600 worth of prizes

 including 15 four-ball rounds of golf.

Overall profit was £6895 including sponsorship.

THANKS to everybody that took part.

2017 SPONSORS

2016

December 2016

Palace Theatre Newark Collections

We held our second after-show collections at the Palace Theatre

after the Panto “Jack and the Beanstalk”

where we raised £240.60 over three nights.

Thanks to everyone who donated so generously, and thanks also

to the Management of the Palace for arranging this.

May 2016

Golf Day at The Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club.

Yet another sell-out with 20% new entrants and long-standing supporters

The weather held dry and the course was in superb condition.

The raffle had over £2,100 worth of prizes including 11 four-ball rounds of golf.

Overall profit was £4918 including sponsorship.

THANKS to everybody that took part.

2016 SPONSORS

2015

December 2015

Palace Theatre Newark Collections

We held our first-ever after-show collections at the Palace Theatre

after the Panto “Cinderella” where we raised £362.65 over three nights.

Thanks to everyone who donated so generously, and thanks also

to the Management of the Palace for arranging this.

September 2015

Car Boot Sale at Newark

Our third car boot sale at Newark Lorry Park

and we came home with £105

Thanks to those that stopped to talk to us and supported us

August 2015

Young Paige Garland completed a sponsored run

and also raised money at a car boot sale.

Together with her family, she  organised a stall at the Picnic In The Park

at Jubilee Park, Burton Road Gedling, Nottingham on August 18th

which was successful, despite miserable weather .

In all, she has managed to raise an amazing £700 for the Appeal.

Colin receives a cheque from Paige and

her Grandparents Chris and Rob Garland

at City Hospital Diaysis Unit, watched by

Charge Nurse’s Shardin Chakraborty and Kerry Fullard

July 2015

A Car Show was organised at Allington, Lincs by Richard and Vickie Withington

and donations and sales of refreshments brought in £360.

We are very grateful for their continuing support

May 2015

Golf Day at The Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club.

Yet another sell-out with a mix of new entrants and long-standing supporters

The weather was good and the course was in superb condition.

The raffle had over £2,500 worth of prizes including 13 four-ball rounds of golf.

Overall profit was an astonishing £5717, with  generous sponsorship

Thanks to everybody that took part.

2015 SPONSORS

March 2015

FASHION SHOW at South Muskham, Newark

organised by the Inner Wheel Club of Newark

2014

Dec 2014

Bag Pack in Morrisons Store, Newark

Another busy bag packing day that raised an amazing  £1,347

Sincere Thanks to everyone that contributed and took the time to talk to us

Many Thanks to the Management and Staff of Morrisons Store,  Newark on Trent

Also Thankyou to those from Coddington WI who supported us with their time:

Lesley, Ann K, Jan B,  Pauline P. Lynne A, Norma, Sandra C, Sonia,

Lesley,Bridget , Jan B,  Rita, Cindy, Margaret, Pat, Lynne, Jane, Sonia,

Barbara, Pauline C, Jan P

Thanks also to Mike and Chris, Sue T, Fiona, Marion ,Colin A, Colin T,

Val. Sarah, Sharon, Rachel, Hazel, Lynne W, Aline, AnnG

Nov 2014

Coffee Morning at Southwell

Organised bt the ladies of the Inner Wheel Club of Newark

Their efforts included a raffle. tombola, and sale of cakes, books and toys

Thanks to everyone that called in

Aug 2014

Car Boot Sale at Newark

Our second car boot sale at Newark Lorry Park

and we came home with £107

Thanks to those that supported us

MG Car Club Lincolnshire

The Luncheon Club outing organised by Richard and Vickie Withington

raised £477 for the Appeal.

We are very grateful for their support

May 2014

Golf Day at The Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club.

Another sell-out with many players returning, plus 8 first-time teams.

We were lucky with the weather, having a dry day and the course was superb

The raffle had over £2,000 worth of prizes including 12 four-ball rounds of golf.

Overall profit was an astonishing £7016, thanks mainly to  generous sponsorship

Thanks to everybody that took part.

2014 SPONSORS

2013

Dec 2013

Bag Pack in Morrisons Store, Newark

Our second “Christmas” bag packing day raised a great £919

Many Thanks to everyone that contributed and took the time to talk to us

Thanks again, to the Management and Staff of Morrisons Store,  Newark on Trent

Also Thankyou to those from Coddington WI who supported us with their time:

Lesley,Bridget , Jan B,  Rita, Cindy, Margaret, Pat, Lynne, Jane, Sonia,

Anne, Barbara, Norma, Pauline, and Sandra G

Thanks to Colin A, Colin M, Aline, Sue and Ron, Tiff, Chris and Richard

We could NOT have done this without your help!

Oct 2013

We achieved our Appeal Target of £90,000

Our adoption by Joseph Whittaker School, Rainworth was a great success.

The students of Rufford House raised an amazing £1456

Aug 2013

Bag Pack and Collection in Morrisons Store, Newark

Raised £309

Car Boot Sale at Newark

Our first-ever car boot sale at Newark Lorry Park

and we came home with £180

Charity Cycle Ride and Collection organised

by Hugh and the “Magnus Prefects’ Football Club 1970”

that donated £200

May 2013

Golf Day at The Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club.

A sell-out with many players returning.

Despite the blustery weather, we had a good day

The raffle held over £2,000 worth of prizes including 12 four-ball rounds of golf

Overall profit was an unbelievable £7123, thanks mainly to sponsorship income.

Thanks to everybody that took part.

Your support “has made a real impact”  (Dr M.D.  Nottingham City Hospital)

2013 SPONSORS

Charity Evening at Waitrose, Newark

A great and lively event organised by Lorna G and her team,

including wine and cheese tasting,and good food.

A record £587.33 was raised for the Appeal.

Thanks to everyone that contributed.  

Feb 2013

Charity Dinner Parties at Home organised

by Chris and Richard Reynolds at their Grantham home.

Over 3 nights, 24 people each enjoyed a 3 course meal 

raising £620

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2012

Sept 2012

Charity Cycle Ride and Collection organised

by Hugh and the “Magnus Prefects’ Football Club 1970”

that donated £435

May 2012

Golf Day at The Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club.

A virtual sell-out with almost half the players entering for the first time.

The weather stayed dry, which was a bonus after so much rain this year.

The high quality raffle  generated a lot of interest once again with many

players taking home some excellent prizes

Overall profit was just under £2000

Thanks to everybody that took part and we hope to see as many as possible again in 2013

2012 SPONSORS

2011

Dec 2011

Bag Pack in Morrisons Store, Newark

Our first-ever bag packing day raised an amazing £1,548

Sincere Thanks to everyone that contributed and took the time to talk to us

Many Thanks to the Management and Staff of Morrisons Store, Newark on Trent

Also Thankyou to those from Coddington WI who supported us with their time:

Lesley,Ann K, Jan B, Karen, Rita, Cindy, Margaret, Pat,

Norma, Sandra C, Sonia, and Sandra G

Thanks to Mike and Chris, Sue T, Fiona, Marian, Ann G, Sue and Ron

and a Special Thankyou to the younger supporters....

Megan, Lucy, Poppy and Molly.... who are a credit to young people today.

We could NOT have done this without your help!

June 2011

Golf Day at The Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club.

The recession and change of diary proved difficult for us, but 14 teams took part.

Despite the lower turnout, it was a fine day that most people seemed to enjoy!

The high quality raffle prizes generated a lot of interest with ticket sales of £560

Overall profit will be down on last year (around £1800...tbc) but that is

no reflection on the generosity of those players (old and new) that took part.

We hope to see as many as possible again in 2012

2011 SPONSORS

Great North Swim at Lake Windermere

We travelled to support Jason Fletcher who completed

the One Mile Open Water event and raised £332 for the Appeal

as well as £127 for Kidney Research UK via their on-line page.

You can see a You Tube film of the event by following this link:-

May 2011

Golf Day at Newark Golf Club, Nottinghamshire.

We enjoyed the excellent hospitality of Newark Golf Club for a super

day that raised £2631

Our thanks to the Club Directors, the Captains, the catering staff,

the ground staff and everyone else that helped out.

We hope we can work together again in the future

March 2011

World Kidney Day at Victoria Shopping Centre Nottinghamshire.

Another opportunity to meet the public and raise health awareness.

Despite being rather quiet, our Tombola and Collection raised £64

Millionaire’s Night

Our first Fun Casino Night kindly organised by the Vale of Belvoir Lions

 Jill and Mick arranged to use Bottesford Village Hall, and

around 70 people enjoyed a great social evening with a magnificent

2-course buffet, bar and prize raffle.

Altogether this raised £1292

Information and pictures available here :-

and here

Feb 2011

Tombola Stall in Morrisons Store, Newark

 Friends helped out to organise a Tombola that raised £148

Jan 2011

Tombola Stall in Morrisons Store, Newark

 Friends helped out to organise a Tombola that raised £247

2010

June 2010

Classic Car Show at Southwell Racecourse, Nottinghamshire.

 Alison and John organised a stall and Tombola that raised £45  

at an unusually very quiet Bank Holiday weekend show.

May 2010

Golf Day at Cotgrave Place, Nottinghamshire.

A sell-out with 21 teams taking part.

 Our most successful Golf Day to date, which made £4330.        

The extra effort made to obtain some incredible raffle prizes paid off, with the ticket sales amounting to £865.

A huge thanks to everyone that took part.

2010 SPONSORS

2009

Dec 2009

Lunch with the Mayor at the Vhojon Restauarant, Mansfield

Thanks to everyone that turned up and supported us for a brilliant afternoon of food, music and a unique auction of Pop memorabilia and other donated items that helped provide us with  almost £2000.

July 2009

Cycle Challenge

 a Trans Pennine 50 mile bike ride starting and finishing near Mansfield.

 Alison, John and friends organised this and the amazing supporters raised over £5,000.

Tombola Stall in Morrisons Store, Newark

 Friends helped out to organise a Tombola that raised £210.

June 2009

Classic Car Show at Southwell Racecourse, Nottinghamshire.

 Alison, John and friends organised a Tombola that raised £165.

May 2009

Golf Day at Cotgrave Place, Nottinghamshire.

A virtual sell-out with increased sponsorship, led to a profit of £2484.

 Despite a very windy  day, the players enjoyed a shotgun start round of golf and continued the  socialising afterwards with a two course meal and presentation of  prizes. There was a winner of the fourth prize Hole in One competition, gaining a set of tailor-made clubs, and supported by donations from local companies and businesses, the raffle generated £560.

2009 SPONSORS

April 2009

Garden Party Grantham       

 Chris and Richard organised a great evening (The Purple Ball) mainly to raise sponsorship for Richard’s entry for the London Marathon.

This also provided £1730 towards the Nottingham Appeal.

Mansfield 2020 Business Partnership AWARDS       

Alison attended the breakfast meeting to receive a cheque for £1123

March 2009

World Kidney Day at Victoria Shopping Centre Nottinghamshire.

An opportunity to meet the public and raise health awareness.

BBCTV East Midlands Today news arrived with Rob Sissons.

2008

July 2008

London Bridges Walk event

May 2008

We achieved our Appeal Target of £97,500

Golf Day at Cotgrave Place Nottinghamshire.

Our first ever golf event that raised over £2000. 

2008 SPONSORS

2007

August 2007

Family Fun Walk at  Holme Pierrepont

A disappointing turnout due to conflicting events and the weather, but still

good fun that raised £250

2005

Sept 2005,

White Water Rafting

at National Water Sports Centre, Holme Pierrepont

Team racing on the famous White Water course.....simply a great day out.

2004

June 2004

”Water Event” thanks to our hosts, Homebase, Nottingham

What do you do with a donation of 16,704 one and

a half litre bottles of excess stock drinking water?

Sell them over a series of weekends at

your friendly DIY store and raise over £4000!!

Sept 2004,

White Water Rafting

at National Water Sports Centre, Holme Pierrepont

Team racing on the famous White Water course.....simply a great day out.

2003

Abseil at the Tower Building, Nottingham University

Gill was mad enouigh to complete her first abseil down the 160 foot high Tower Building

raising £320.  (The event raised over £7000 for Kidney Research UK)

2002

We achieved our Appeal Target of £66,000

Market Stall at Newark Market

were held throughout the year

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