Beijing Biddies plan departure

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 Beijing Biddies Lunch Fundraiser & Farewell Launch

Beijing Biddies Sunday Lunch Westmorland HotelWestmorland Hotel have just released this press release to journalists in Cumbria and further afield, to support our wonderful Beijing Biddies! Don’t forget that you can donate a £1 or more by texting BBID60 to 70070 with your amount. Every £1 helps them one step closer to their goal.

On the 1st of May 2014 two intrepid ladies (of a certain age) will be departing from Tebay Services Westmorland Hotel on an epic adventure, driving from Tebay to Beijing via Holland, Germany and Poland, Lithuania and Latvia, right across Russia, through Mongolia to China and finally arriving at Beijing 30 days later.

Edwina Sorkin and Kate Sleath are aiming to raise £150,000 for MacMillan Cancer (Cumbria) and Cancer Research (UK) and will be travelling un-aided or supported. The start of their journey will mark the end of a year of vigorous training including vehicle maintenance, Off-Road driving, fitness and first aid training

Join the Beijing Biddies for a Roast Beef Sunday Lunch fundraiser to support their £150k charity challenge on Sunday 27th April, 12.30pm at Tebay Services Westmorland Hotel, Orton. Tickets are £25, to book call Edwina on 01539 587667 or email

Press are also invited to the Grand Send Off on May 1st.

For more information contact David Morton – or call Edwina on 01539 587667 or email

Beijing Biddies Sunday Lunch Westmorland Hotel

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