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Mar 082013
 

Camp in my GardenThinking of doing the End to End cycle? Thinking of camping for some or all of it? Then check out the Camp in my Garden website. It’s the first and only website advertising private gardens as micro campsites; providing accessible, affordable and fun alternatives to traditional accommodation.

Right now they are not that many camping sites listed. But it’s growing fast.

If you live along a route that people often use doing the End to End cycle. Then why not get your own garden listed? Sign up for free at campinmygarden.com/signup and add your garden!

Mar 072013
 

sustrans-logoThe atrocious weather in 2012 has taken its toll on the National Cycle Network and they are are facing essential maintenance work on an unprecedented scale.

Please DONATE today to help them meet the extra costs of getting some of there key routes repaired and ready for spring.

For more information please check out www.sustrans.org.uk/support-sustrans/repairalert.

Oct 042012
 

Scotland’s cycle path network is to get a £6m revamp, which will include improvements to the Land’s End to John O’Groats route.

The famous route will be upgraded from Barnton Junction to the Forth Road Bridge.

The money will also be used to create more cycle paths in Glasgow ahead of the Commonwealth Games in 2014.

Read it on BBC News website.

 

Sep 082012
 

A volunteer driver for The Bassetlaw Community Car Scheme is raising money for the charity by cycling from Lands End to John O’Groats.

David Wadsworth, 57, of Cavendish Road, Retford is hoping to raise £5000 for The Bassetlaw Action Centre by cycling the 990 miles starting on Sunday 9th September.

Read it on Worksop Guardian website.

Aug 232012
 

A BABY’S diagnosis of cystic fibrosis has inspired her father to do his first fundraising event – cycling the length of the country.

Mike Smith took 12 days to cycle from John o’Groats to Land’s End, joined by six friends for the final 60-mile leg from Bodmin.

Read it on This is Cornwall website.

Aug 232012
 

A blind cyclist is to pass through Glastonbury on August 24, as part of a charity ride from Land’s End to John O’Groats.

Chris Mairs, 55, registered blind, will be cycling 1000 miles across the country on a tandem bicycle with the help of his good friend and personal fitness trainer Guy Simpson, 45.

Read it on This is Somerset website.

Make a donation:  www.justgiving.com/keepyoureyesopen

 

Aug 222012
 

A Land’s End to John O’Groats charity cyclist raising money for terminally ill children has had his top-of-the-range bike stolen by thieves in Shrewsbury.

The county man, who has not been named, was in the middle of completing the 600-mile cycle ride when the thieves struck.

Read it on the Shropshire Star website.

Jun 222012
 

Tom Nicholls, Assistant Headteacher at St John’s in Marlborough, will attempt to cycle from Land’s End to John O’Groats in July in order to raise money towards the planned All Weather Pitch at St John’s.

He aims to cycle 100 miles each day for nine days,  to raise £5,000.

Read it on the Marlborough People website.

Make a donation: www.justgiving.com/TomNicholls12

Jun 212012
 

If you thought the Tour de France was the toughest bike event on the planet… think again!

Four men from a leading St Helens company have set their sights on completing the epic Land’s End to John O’ Groats slog in a non-stop relay… in under three days.

Read it on the St Helens Star website.

Make a donation: www.justgiving.com/ena-shaw-lejog

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