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England rugby legend supports Beaufort challenge

They've been piling on the pedal power all week - and the fabulous Beaufort Financial team got a helping hand from an England rugby legend.

Jeremy Guscott, who won 65 caps for England, hopped on one of the bikes that the Beaufort Financial team have been using to complete their Static Beano challenge.

As part of the build-up to the Beaufort Financial-sponsored Arkriders Bournemouth Beano event on July 14-15 – which is raising money for Ark Cancer Centre Charity – members of the team have been clocking up the miles on a static bike from July 9-13.

Beaufort Financial team pile on the pedal power

And they're off...members of the fabulous Beaufort Financial team have started piling on the pedal power as they take part in a static Beano bike challenge.

As part of the build-up to the Beaufort Financial-sponsored Arkriders Bournemouth Beano event on July 14-15 – which is raising money for Ark Cancer Centre Charity – members of the team will be clocking up the miles on a static bike from July 9-13.

De La Rue kick off Ark fundraising for 2018-19

Staff at De La Rue have held the first of their fundraising events in support of Ark for 2018-19.

The Summer Picnic event, which took place in 'The Street' of De La Rue's Viables headquarters, saw many of the 500-strong team come along to buy books, plants and take part in a raffle, with all of the proceeds raised going to Ark.

Ark was chosen as the De La Rue head office Charity of the Year for 2018-19 following a staff vote, and the charity is delighted to have received this significant show of support.

Fabulous Arkriders gear up for latest challenge

They've piled on the pedal power from John O’Groats to Land’s End, London to Brighton, and from Basingstoke to Paris – and now the fabulous Arkriders are all geared up for another challenge in support of Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

The Arkriders have collectively raised nearly £180,000 for Ark Cancer Centre Charity’s £5million campaign to help fund a much-needed new cancer treatment centre in Basingstoke.

Basingstoke Loddon Rotarians deliver £1K boost for Ark

Basingstoke Loddon Rotary Club members are long-standing supporters of Ark Cancer Centre Charity - and we'd like to say a big thank-you to the Rotarians for their latest generous donation.

The Basingstoke Loddon Rotarians, who have raised funds for Ark through their popular and successful annual May bank holiday duck races on the River Loddon at Barton's Mill, have boosted the Ark appeal by £1,000.

Beaufort Financial team gear up for a Beano - or 5!

The Beaufort Financial team and fellow Ark Cancer Centre Charity supporters will be piling on the pedal power as they take part in a static Beano bike challenge.

As part of the build-up to the Beaufort Financial-sponsored Arkriders Bournemouth Beano event on July 14-15 – which is raising money for Ark – members of the team will be clocking up the miles on a static bike from July 9-13.

Rob's ultra-marathon feat Merits a medal

He really did go the extra mile, and then some, for Ark Cancer Centre Charity – and now Rob Spencer can truly be crowned an ultra-marathon king.

Rob, 31, was one of hundreds of participants in the 2018 Race to the King event, which saw entrants run, jog or walk from the breathtaking Slindon Estate in Slindon National Park, through the spectacular South Downs Way, in West Sussex, and finish 53.5 miles later at the statue of King Alfred in the heart of Winchester.

50:50 Club June 2018 Prizewinners

Congratulations to this months 50:50 Club Winners

 

This Months Prizewinners are:

1st Prize  Peter Murphy

2nd Prize  Laura Dobson

3rd Prize  Jill Connock

 

Good Luck to everyone for next month!

Super supporters help out at rugby club event

Ark Cancer Centre Charity was delighted to have a stall at Basingstoke RFC's Community Open Day on Sunday - and we'd like to say a big thank-you to fab supporters Debbie Loveridge and Sharon Allen.

Rotary bookbench gets a new home

It was one of the most popular bookbenches on the Sitting With Jane bookbench trail – and now it has a new home.

Sitting With Jane was one of the most high-profile events in Hampshire in 2017 as the county hosted a series of events and activities to mark the 200th anniversary of the death of world-famous author Jane Austen, who spent the first 25 years of her life in Steventon near Basingstoke.

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