Tag: Cancer Research UK

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

Success despite catalogue of challenges

TWO teenagers finished a charity cycle ride from John O’Groats to Land’s End despite breakdowns that threatened to end the attempt.

A third teenager had to drop out because he could not get a replacement cycle when his broke down.

Student Jack Jiggens, 19, from Kiln Lane, Binfield Heath, Tony Knights, 19, a trainee boat-builder, from Shiplake Cross, and Nick Pole, 19, from Wheeler End, near West Wycombe, hit problems from the start of their charity ride.

Donations should go to Camp Mohawk www.justgiving.com/tandemplusone or Cancer Research UK www.justgiving.com/tandemplus1.

Read the full news article on the Henley on Thames website: www.henleystandard.co.uk/news/news.php?id=811049.

Weird bike in End to End attempt

A bicycle powered by seven cyclists sitting in a circle is being pedalled from John O’Groats to Land’s End.

The team led by Ed Greig, from London, hopes to set a world record by being the first group to complete the route on a conference bike.

Volunteers are being sought along the way. So far the bicycle has reached Inverness and is now heading towards Grantown-on-Spey.

Read the full news article on the BBC news website: www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-10868799.

Twitter: twitter.com/conferencebike.
Website: www.cobiuk.com (Website now off-line).

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