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

The Beijing Biddies take in culture and dodge the drivers in Russia

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Day 10. After the drive from Moscow to Suzdal, it was great to be able to wander through the town of Suzdal and look at all the tiny stalls selling local produce and crafts. Dinner was taken at the Restaurant Trapeznaya in the kremlin. This restaurant serves typical Russian food. Day 11 This was the day for us to leave … Read More

Beijing Biddies hit Latvia

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Latvian leg of Beijing Biddies Charity Challenge Day 6 of the Beijing Biddies Challenge We are now in Latvia! Stayed in Kaunas in very different accommodation to the previous night! Very interesting breakfast which comprised of some grapefruit that I had brought from Cumbria and some porridge which Kate had brought. This was made with water, some chopped dates and … Read More

Beijing Biddies get ready to rumble!

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The Beijing Biddies Charity Challenge starts tomorrow! We’re ready for the off tomorrow morning, and just have to say how grateful we are for the support from media in publicising the £150K charity challenge, the sponsors who have made it all possible and to those who have given time and energy to help get us to departure day tomorrow. One … Read More

The Beijing Biddies Charity Challenge Countdown Begins…

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The Beijing Biddies charity challenge is picking up speed!   Well, here we are in the early days of our endeavour to raise £150,000 for Cancer Research UK and Macmillan Cancer Support!  We now have our logo, brochure and full website up and running, thanks to Kate at Business Toolbox Cumbria, and we really hope that you will help us … Read More