The Spark Arts for Children – Our Charity of the year.

Each year at Torr Waterfield we choose a charity, local or national, to represent and raise money for.  This year we have chosen to support The Sparks Arts for Children. The Spark Arts for Children is a busy children’s art organisation based in the LCB Depot (Leicester City Council managed workspace for creative industries), in… Continue reading The Spark Arts for Children – Our Charity of the year.

Our Charity of the year – The Spark Arts for Children

Each year at Torr Waterfield we choose a charity, local or national, to represent and raise money for.  This year we have chosen to support The Sparks Arts for Children. The Spark Arts for Children is a busy children's art organisation based in the LCB Depot (Leicester City Council managed workspace for creative industries), in… Continue reading Our Charity of the year – The Spark Arts for Children

We did it ! – The Yorkshire Three Peaks 2019

This year’s Annual Charity challenge was the Yorkshire Three Peaks.  Our aim was to complete this in 12 hours and we succeeded completing the challenge in 11 Hours 45 Minutes. All of the team completed the challenge, helped by the wonderful weather. There are some sore muscles but fortunately no injuries this year!  Some of… Continue reading We did it ! – The Yorkshire Three Peaks 2019

Team Training is Going Well

As you may well know the TW team are planning on tackling The Yorkshire Three Peaks on Saturday 14th September. They will start and finish this circular walk at the Pen-y-ghent Cafe, Horton-in-Ribblesdale, aiming to complete all three peaks in only 12 hours. This is no easy challenge and we have a great team taking part.… Continue reading Team Training is Going Well

The Yorkshire Three Peaks – Torr Waterfield challenge, 14th September 2019

Last year the TW team, friends and family took part in a gruelling overnight challenge trekking 40 miles around Rutland. This year we are challenging ourselves once again by completing The Yorkshire Three Peaks in only 12 hours. Our usual three musketeers Mike Waterfield, Tom Simpson & Stuart Caney will lead the team. Our Circular… Continue reading The Yorkshire Three Peaks – Torr Waterfield challenge, 14th September 2019

Torr Waterfield Karting Cup 2019

This year was the 6th year of Torr Waterfield raising money through our annual Karting Cup event where 12 teams compete in a two hour endurance race at Sutton Circuit in Broughton Astley. On Wednesday 8 May we raised £1,200 for our charity of the year, the Bodie Hodges Foundation. https://torrwaterfield.wordpress.com/2019/05/02/torr-waterfield-charity-of-the-year-bodie-hodges-foundation/ The track was wet as… Continue reading Torr Waterfield Karting Cup 2019

Gift Aid – The benefit rule

When someone makes a donation, you might want to give the donor something in return (an item or service) to say thank you. This is known as a ‘benefit’. Literature that tells donors what your charity does eg a newsletter, or a simple plaque to thank a donor, doesn’t count as a benefit. The value… Continue reading Gift Aid – The benefit rule

We Did It – 2018 Charity Challenge, The Plod

This year’s challenge was a 40 mile walk around Rutland. We started at around 10pm on Saturday and continued through the night, finishing at 3pm on Sunday afternoon.  This works out as 18 hours allowing for the clocks going back which was fortunate as we had another hour to walk! The walk really was a… Continue reading We Did It – 2018 Charity Challenge, The Plod

Training has now started for the Rutland Plod

As you may well know we are planning to walk 40 miles around Rutland water and surrounding villages, starting at 10pm on Saturday 27th October and finishing hopefully at 3pm Sunday afternoon. Please read our previous blog for more info here.  Last weekend I plotted a 15 mile practice walk around Charnwood ,including Bradgate Park,… Continue reading Training has now started for the Rutland Plod

The Rutland Plod – TW Challenge 2018

Last year the team, friends and family took part in a 2 day challenge, walking 23 miles per day along The Llyn Peninsula. This year we are challenging ourselves even further by trekking 40 miles around Rutland overnight. This means no time to rest as the team begins the challenge at 10pm on Saturday 27… Continue reading The Rutland Plod – TW Challenge 2018