I live each day as if it’s my last – because it could be

If a brain tumour the size of a clementine won’t stop you enjoying life, then it’s unlikely that anything will.

This is the mentality of 22-year-old Warwick man Mat Davis who, despite being diagnosed with an inoperable cancerous tumour, has found the joy in life rather than giving up on it.

Support worker Mr Davis was diagnosed with the tumour two years ago and is now planning to cycle from Lands End to John O Groats with his close friend Matt Whatson.

Read it on the Warwick Courier website.

Make a donation: www.justgiving.com/Mattsend2end

Ride raises £3866 for Great Ormond Street

Schoolboys Ben Ellis and Ben Warburton have raised a magnificent £3,866 to date for Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital in London.

The intrepid 16-year-olds cycled from Land’s End in Cornwall to John O’Groats in Scotland.

Read it on the Stamford Mercury website.

Make a donation: www.justgiving.com/BenandBen-NorthToSouth

Made it to the end, two years ago today!

I can’t believe it was two years ago today, that I finished the End to End cycle. Where has all that time gone? So I would like to say good luck to everyone that is setting off today. And well done to everyone making it to the end!

Below is a great photo of myself with Henry, Ben and Edward at Land’s End that I met while doing the cycle.

Left to right: Myself, Henry, Ben and Edward at Land's End.

John O’Groats to Land’s End trip took two weeks

Two friends from Otley are celebrating completing a ‘top to bottom’ UK cycling challenge.

Twenty-two-year-old Roy Wood, supported by driver and navigator Ben Wilson, took just two weeks to cycle from John O’Groats to Land’s End.

Read it on Wharfedale Observer website.

Make a donation: www.justgiving.com/top2bottom2011.

 

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Cycle of life

A FATHER and daughter from Queensferry have raised a bumper sum for a cancer charity after undertaking to cycle the length and breadth of Great Britain.

Sixty-three year old Bob Henry and daughter Jane (39) cycled the 874 miles from John O’Groats to Lands End last month to raise over £3000 for Maggie’s Caring Centre in Edinburgh, the cancer charity which helps sufferers and their families live with cancer.

Read it on Queensferry Gazette website.

Make a donation: www.justgiving.com/jane-henry.

Land’s End to John O’Groats penny farthing cycle ride

Cyclists are being invited to mount penny farthings, tandems and circus bikes for an alternative charity ride from Land’s End to John O’Groats.

Leicester charity Cyclemagic is aiming to raise funds for the development of its disability cycling project.

Read it on the BBC News website.

Workers set to cycle the length of the country in End to End challenge

Workers from a building maintenance firm are parking up their vans and getting on two wheels to help three local charities.

Employees from Kier Sheffield, based on Manor Lane, are holding a follow-up event to a ride from Sheffield to Cleethorpes in 2009 and a sponsored coast-to-coast bike ride last year.

This time they are cycling almost 1,000 miles from John O’Groats to Land’s End.

Read it on The Star website.

Make a donation:  www.justgiving.com/teams/KierE2EChallenge.

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