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 Depart from Russia with love and on to Mongolia

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Who’d have thought an Orange could taste so good? Day 22 On packing car an orange was found which had.travelled all the way from Cumbria. The money bag of BB 1 broke yesterday and BB 1 was very pleased to find a local workman to give her a piece of string to tie it up BB1 then pierced her finger … 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

Beijing Biddies hit Poland

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Beijing Biddies Competition Winners from RCI Banque

The Charity Challenge to Beijing Continues…. Saturday evening was spent with a delightful Polish family near Warsaw in Poland, and I (BB1 aka Edwina!) was able to help in the kitchen! Delicious Local Polish food and hospitality. Day 4 Short drive in to Warsaw dodging crazy driving. Met with the 2 competition winners from RCI Banque who very kindly gave … Read More

Beijing Biddies plan departure

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 Beijing Biddies Lunch Fundraiser & Farewell Launch Westmorland 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 … Read More