Beijing Biddies inspire Carlisle Ambassadors with Arctic Challenge

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Edwina addressed 250 people at the last Carlisle Ambassadors’ meeting at the stunning Halston Hotel in Carlisle. She spoke with great passion about her reasons for taking on this second challenge, following her initial 30 day drive to Beijing. Edwina and Kate, the original Beijing Biddies, have now been joined by three “Babes”: Liz Tinkler, Helen Stobart and Kerrie Ellison. … 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

Beijiing Biddies reach Altai Republic

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 Beijing Biddies Team Work Day 20. Well here we are in the Altai Republic. Simply amazing to think that we are are in the South East of Russia after 17 days of driving. 2 extra days had to be spent in Moscow due to the Military Victory Day Parade and 1 extra day in Kurgan due to a visit to … Read More

Beijing Biddies and the Power of Social Media

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2760 Likes and counting from a single Facebook post via Cancer Research UK The Beijing Biddies are so reliant on all you amazing people out there to spread the word about their challenge. This is just one example of how effective social media can be in supporting charity fundraising. This post from Cancer Research UK shortly before BB1 & BB2 … Read More

Hi ho, hi ho, to Lithuania we go! Beijing Biddies update

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Day 5 of the 30 day Charity Challenge for Beijing Biddies In the early morning Found Kate in reception of Westin looking very anxious as she was wondering how to obtain 3 Zloty for the parking machine! I gave the doorman 2 dollars – amazing what 2 dollars will do!!! Issue solved. Ah, but Kate is the hands on problem … Read More

AST Signs sponsor Beijing Biddies £150K charity challenge

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  We are incredibly grateful for the amazing support from all our sponsors, and will be sharing more on this regularly. In the meantime, we wanted to mention AST signs who have wrapped our Nissan Pathfinder with the most inspirational design. It reflects our mission and challenge brilliantly, and is helping us to raise awareness of the extreme adventure ahead. … Read More