Beijing Biddies Arctic Team visit Macmillan Centre Harrogate

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Beijing Biddies visit Macmillan Centre Harrogate

On Thursday, the Beijing Biddies visited the Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre in Harrogate as part of our fact-finding and team building exercises. Whilst at the centre we donated £4,500 which we raised from recent fundraising activities, the same amount has also been donated to Cancer Research UK. We found it really benefical and motivational to see how the money … Read More

Charity walk boosts Beijing Biddies’ fund

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Our recent charity walk has helped boost funds for Cancer Research UK and Macmillan Cancer Support. Forty walkers, who set out from Kirkby Stephen Hostel on a four, eight or 12-mile hike, raised £700 for our two charities. We decided to organise the event as part of our continuing campaign to raise money to help in the fight against cancer. It is almost … Read More

Helen Skelton helps Beijing Biddies drive up the total for cancer charities

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Our glittering ball hosted by television presenter Helen Skelton has raised a fantastic £13,000 for the Beijing Biddies Charity Challenge! Helen joined us for the Dickie Bows and Diamonds Ball at the Rheged Centre on Saturday November 29 to help raise funds for Cancer Research UK and Macmillan Cancer Support. During the evening guests were given the first glimpse of … Read More

Beijing Biddies say thank you to Ast

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We have met some wonderfully generous people during our Beijing Biddies fundraising activities for Macmillan Cancer Support and Cancer Research UK, none more so than Mark Aston and his great team at Ast Transport Branding. When it came to making sure our trusty vehicle really got noticed as we travelled the 8,000 miles across the UK, through Holland to Germany, … Read More

Beijing Biddies raising more money to beat cancer

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Well it’s very nearly upon us – that’s the Beijing Biddies Dickie Bows and Diamonds Charity Grand Ball! We can’t wait to welcome you all to our great BIG fundraising party on Saturday at the Rheged Centre, Redhills, Penrith. We are so thrilled to have television presenter and all-round daredevil Helen Skelton joining us to host the evening. She’ll be … Read More

The Beijing Biddies shall go to the Ball

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In the last few days we’ve been getting lots of renewed attention about our mammoth Beijing Biddies driving challenge. It’s probably because we’ve been working hard to spread the word about the Charity Grand Ball we’re organising and the local media have picked up on the story. If you haven’t already seen them, here are just two of the great … Read More

Beijing Biddies Driven to Keep On Giving

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We set out on our trip to Beijing fired up by very personal motivations and having completed the challenge neither of us feels any less compelled to keep on fund raising. Incredibly humbled by all the stories shared with us since we set out on our crusade, we are now more determined than ever to do what we can for … Read More

What’s next for the Beijing Biddies

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It might seem that the BBs have had a couple of quiet months but don’t you believe it! We’ve not been resting after our fantastic journey to Beijing but have been very busy visiting sponsors, saying thank you for all the wonderfully generous donations and planning our next event. So many people asked about how they could help us raise … Read More

Beijing Biddies Challengers Return

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After the epic UK to China 29 day charity challenge BBs excitedly arrived in to Beijing , China – their final destination. It took 29 days of driving to reach Beijing. It was an incredible journey – a lifetime experience. Travelling through so many countries and such diverse landscapes. Before returning home, there was just time to do a bit … Read More