East Woodhay

Festive walkers deliver welcome late present

Festive fundraisers in north Hampshire put their best foot forward for Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

A total of 234 walkers from Highclere, Woolton Hill and surrounding villages met up at the Red House in Highclere for their 31st Annual Charity Christmas Walk.

East Woodhay Society continues support

GENEROUS members of the East Woodhay Society have made another telling contribution to Ark Cancer Centre Charity's £5million fundraising appeal.

At the latest AGM, chairman John Angle, pictured right, presented Mark Jones, the charity's director of fundraising and communications, with a cheque for £750.

Crafty Craft Race

Nineteen craft set sail on May Bank Holiday Monday at one of Newbury’s biggest events as a flotilla of home-made boats set off along the Kennet and Avon Canal. 

The annual Crafty Craft race set off at 8.30  from the Dundas Arms in Kintbury to the finish line at Newbury’s Victoria Park.One team, and three time winners at Crafty Craft, was raising money for the Ark Cancer Centre Charity.  

The all women team - the Bicycle Belles, was confident as they crossed the finish line. Chairman of the East Woodhay Society,John Angle said: "I think we have broken the record this time."

East Woodhay Society Donation

EAST Woodhay Society has boosted funds for a local cancer charity by £1,125, thanks to the efforts of members.

The society recently (Nov 15) hosted its 3rd AGM at St Thomas’ church hall and during which chairman, John Angle presented a cheque for £1,125 to Mr Merv Rees, the trustee and fundraising chairman of the Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

Highclere and East Woodhay Society Charity Walk

Despite the threat of bad weather, about 160 walkers from Highclere, Woolton Hill and the surrounding villages met up at the Red House in Highclere for their 29th Annual Charity Christmas Walk.