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.
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
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
The count down is on! There are less than 24 Hours to go until the TW team begin their gruelling challenge. Thank you if you have already made a donation and if you haven't had a chance yet there is still time. The challenge will commence at 9am on Saturday 14th September with Tom Simpson, Mike… Continue reading Wish us luck, less than 24 Hours To Go…..
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
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
This year we have chosen to support the local charity Bodie Hodges Foundation. Following the death of 10 month old Bodie, the Bodie Hodges Foundation was formed in 2012. The charity supports families who have been bereaved of a child and also promotes organ donation. They work with local hospices and the NHS to ensure… Continue reading Torr Waterfield Charity of the Year – Bodie Hodges Foundation
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
With just under 3 weeks until the 40 mile walk around Rutland, I completed my first practice walk. The walk will take place on the 27th of October and should take around 16 hours to complete. The team will be completing the walk for the chosen charity Coping with cancer. For previous updates read the… Continue reading The Training Continues
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